Oct 4th, 2010

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To call the touchscreen found on the new Sharp ISO3 a retina display might not be totally true — Sharp foregoes any such branding — but the pixels are there plain as day to speak for themselves. This Japan only release for KDDI au sports a screen running at 960×640 resolution, easily besting every other Android handset on the market and matching up to the Pixel count of the iPhone 4. The screen also brings along Advanced Super View technology for improved viewing angles.

Other big-time specs rounding out the handset include a 9.6MP autofocus camera with image stabilization and a one-seg TV tuner. Now for the “too good to be true” part: the phone comes with Android 2.1 out of the box. But if that is the biggest complaint we can throw at the handset (at least on paper) then we have to be at least a bit envious of our friends in the land of the rising sun. While the phone will feature global CDMA and can therefore be imported for use in the US and other areas, no plans are in palce to offer the handset outside of Japan.

[via Engadget]

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