Who else actually thought that Google’s Android One project was no more? Well, it’s interesting to note that Google’s initiative to providing sophisticated android phones at relatively affordable prices isn’t dead as another Android One phone is heading for Japan.
Google, in collaboration with Sharp and Y! Mobile, is launching the Sharp 507SH and going by the specs, the device is going to be pretty interesting.
The Sharp 507SH will be the first Android One smartphone in Japan just as the infinix Hot 2 is the first and so far, the only Android One smartphone in Africa.
The Sharp 507SH features the following specs:
- 5.0″ IGZO LCD display (1280×720) with 2.5D glass and Corning Gorilla Glass 4
- Snapdragon 617 processor
- Android 6.0
- 16GB storage / 2GB RAM
- 13MP rear / 5MP front camera
- micro SD slot
- 3010mAh battery
- LTE with VoLTE
- Bluetooth 4.2
- IPX5, IPX8, and IP5X certified water and dust-resistant (no port covers)
No price has been stated yet regarding the smartphone. However, the Sharp 507SH is expected to debut in Japan sometime this month being July.