Sharp Aquos Pad SH-05G launching with a Snapdragon 810 and 4G LTE

sharp aquos pad SH-05G

Sharp still isn’t a household name when it comes to smartphones and tablets, but devices like the Aquos Crystal are helping them spread the word. That handset was a surprise, and the same can be said for a new tablet called the Sharp Aquos Pad SH-05G that is gearing up to launch in Japan.

VAIO smartphone specs and price are unexciting

Vaio smartphone specs and price

Many of you will have heard of Sony VAIO laptops and computers, and over the last few months there have been rumors about a VAIO smartphone on the way. Sony sold off its VAIO division and VAIO Corporation has now used the familiar branding for a phone. The first VAIO smartphone has now been officially […]

VAIO retail box shown ahead of VAIO smartphone release

Vaio smartphone box

Towards the end of last year, we started hearing rumblings that there may be a VAIO smartphone in the works which is interesting considering Sony sold their VAIO PC business to JIP. The handset was rumored to arrive in January, and while it hasn’t shown up, the retail packaging has.

The stylish Infobar A03 is set to hit Japan in February

Infobar A03

If you live in the West, chances are you haven’t heard of Infobar smartphone. The devices are known to be stylish, and their latest creation may be their slickest yet. You’ll have to live in Japan to get it, but the Infobar A03 is well worth a look if you dig stylish smartphones that are unique.

Sharp unveils the Aquos mini SHV31 and Flip K smartphones

Aquos mini SHV31

Sharp has announced two new smartphones today, and both have surprised us in totally different ways. The speedy Sharp Aquos mini SHV31 features the company’s EDGEST design whereas the Aquos K Flip is a midrange flip phone.

LG Isai VL headed to Japan with VoLTE and 3GB of RAM

LG Isai VL

Remember that sleek LG Isai we showed you back in May? It was the one LG product that’s arguably better looking that their flagship, even if you couldn’t get it outside of Japan. We’re not sure how well that handset has done in the region, but LG already has a follow-up of sorts in the works with the LG Isai VL.

Sony Xperia Z1 f released, global availability next

Sony Xperia Z1 f released, global availability next

There has been a number of high end smartphones launched this year by Japanese manufacturer Sony, but one device that has got a lot of people excited is the smaller mini version of the Xperia Z1. Now the Sony Xperia Z1 f has finally been released in the company’s home country with global availability due […]

Microsoft Surface Pro specs get supersized, global release unknown

Microsoft Surface Pro gets supersized global release unknown

The move by Microsoft into the tablet PC world has so far been a mixed bag of success sales wise, but the company has recently been expanding the regions that have access to the Microsoft Surface Pro, which now gets some of its specs supersized but a global release is unknown. We have seen the […]

HTC One for Japan (J One) storage expansion bonus


We’ve not held back with our enthusiasm for the HTC One, which is a truly notable Android smartphone. However one criticism that some have had for this sleek device is that although it comes in 32 or 64GB internal storage options, this is not expandable via microSD. However the HTC One variant for Japan, dubbed […]

Sharp Aquos 206SH has 3080 mAh battery for endurance


We’ve previously brought news about Sharp Aquos smartphones and now we have some details for another in the lineup called the Sharp Aquos 206SH. This has a very decently-sized 3080 mAh battery for endurance and looks set for a release in June. Great battery life is a key highlight of the Aquos Phone Xx SoftBank […]