SHARP Aquos R9 with 240Hz Pro-IGZO OLED, Leica cameras unveiled

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SHARP recently announced its latest mid-range smartphone in Japan packing incredible specs, the SHARP Aquos R9.

The device boasts Leica-branded cameras consisting of a 50MP 1/1.55-inch main sensor with a 23mm equivalent focal length Leica Hektor lens and a 50MP 122-degree ultra-wide shooter with a 13mm equivalent sensor. Upfront is a 50MP selfie camera.

At the front, it sports a 6.5-inch FHD+ Pro-IGZO OLED panel with LTPO 1-240Hz refresh rate, 1,500 nits of max brightness, and Dolby Vision support.

Powering it is Qualcomm’s 2.8GHz 4nm Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 octa-core processor with Adreno 720 GPU, 12GB LPDDR5X RAM, and 256GB storage.

Juicing it up is a 5,000mAh battery. However, the brand did not reveal its charging speed.

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SHARP Aquos R9 specs:

  • Network: 4G LTE, 5G
  • Display: 6.5-inch FHD+ (1080 x 2340) Pro-IGZO OLED panel with LTPO 1-240Hz refresh rate, 1,500 nits of max brightness, Dolby Vision
  • OS: Android 14
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 (4nm)
  • GPU: Adreno 720
  • Memory: 12GB LPDDR5X RAM, 256GB storage
  • Security: Fingerprint scanner
  • Rear Camera:
    – 50MP f/1.9 (main), OIS (Leica Hektor)
    – 50MP f/2.2 (ultrawide)
  • Front/Selfie Camera: 50MP f/2.2
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax/be,  Bluetooth 5.4, GPS, NFC
  • Audio: Dual stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • Port(s): USB Type-C
  • Battery: 5,000mAh
  • Dimensions & Weight: (unspecified)
  • Colors: White, Green
  • IP68 dust and water resistance
  • MIL-STD-810G standard

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Pricing and Availability

The company has yet to reveal the smartphone’s pricing, but it is scheduled to launch in mid-July.

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