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Sharp Aquos R3 has a 120Hz display with two notches



Sharp is a brand that makes various kinds of electronic products but is mainly known for its LCD panels. The company launches a few phones every year in every price segment in the Japanese market, but it is a brand that’s not known for the best looking phones. The Sharp Aquos R3 is the latest offering from the brand & it’s the second phone from the company that has a dual Notch display, which looks weird & for many, ugly.

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So, there is not only a notch on top but also on the bottom that makes space for the fingerprint scanner. The rest of the design isn’t any fancy as the phone has a glass sandwich design & a vertical dual camera setup on the rear.

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The display is probably one of the best things about the Sharp Aquos R3 as the phone has a 6.2-inch Pro IGZO panel with a Quad-HD+ resolution & 120Hz refresh rate. The Razer Phone was the first phone to launch in 2017 with a 120Hz IGZO panel & the Aquos R3 uses the similar display panel. 120Hz refresh rate means that the overall experience of scrolling & moving between screens is going to be super smooth.

Moreover, the display supports HDR10, but those two notches certainly ruin the design from the front.

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The processor under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 with 6GB RAM & 128GB internal storage. The UI seems close to stock Android Pie as we can see in the images above so that’s a good thing.

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Coming to the cameras, the Sharp Aquos R3 has dual rear cameras that include a primary 12.2MP camera with f/1.7 aperture & 20MP secondary camera with f/2.4 aperture. The secondary camera is basically for video recording & there are a handful of AI features as well. There is a single camera on the front that’s a 16.3MP unit.

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The Aquos R3 has a 3,200mAh battery & the phone supports 11W Wireless Charging as well. There is no information on the pricing & availability at the moment.

Arvind is an 19-year old college student and the one who started DroidHolic. Currently, he works as the Editor-in-Chief, webmaster and Managing Director. Passionate about smartphones, he likes to write on latest smartphone trends. You can connect with him via social media.

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