Sharp unveils virtually borderless smartphone
Hardware manufacturer Sharp has a smartphone unveiled with virtually no screen borders.
The Sharp Aquos 2 was during an event in China revealed. It is not yet known whether the device on the western market to be sold. The phone is sold from converted 315 euro.
Smartphonemakers Samsung and LG brought earlier phones with smaller screen borders on the market. The Aquos 2 goes a step further, by the phone almost borderless. Only on the bottom has a slightly thicker bezel, presumably for the connection points of the screen.
At the top of the phone there is a small indentation of the screen, which makes the selfiecamera in the usual place, can be displayed.
There are in China two versions of the phone announced, with, respectively, a Snapdragon 630 or 660 processor and 4 or 6 gigabytes of working memory.
In October 2016, demonstrated Sharp all the technology in the Aquos 2 is used. The Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi also showed a phone that works in a similar way.