Sharp Aquos L2: A Closer Look at Specs and Cameras
Sharp announced the launch of the Aquos L2 smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Sharp Aquos L2 phone with 5 inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.
The Sharp Aquos L2 series was launched with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) pre-installed, but it is upgradable to newer versions of OS as they become available. This phone uses a high resolution 720 x 1280 px, Sharp IGZO display. This 5 inch display has the capability to achieve high refresh rates. This smartphone has a single camera on the back (13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus). The single camera setup can be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The selfie camera of Aquos L2 allows you to capture self-portraits or group photos without needing someone else to take the picture for you.
Sharp Aquos L2 pictures
The specifications below are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Sharp Aquos L2, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
Sharp Aquos L2 specifications
|Dimensions||5.63 x 2.8 x 0.33 inch|
|SIM type||Nano SIM|
The weight of Sharp Aquos L2 is about 4.83 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Sharp smartphone are average (5.63 x 2.8 x 0.33 inch). Smaller smartphones are more compact and easier to carry around, but they may have smaller displays that can be harder to read and interact with. A Nano SIM is a small (12.3 x 8.8 x 0.67 mm) chipcard that is used in smartphones as a subscriber identity module (SIM) for connecting to a cellular network.
|OS version||Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937|
|CPU||Octa-core, Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A53|
The Sharp Aquos L2 comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is closely integrated with various Google services, such as Google Maps, Gmail, and Google Drive, which makes it easy for users to access and manage their data across multiple devices. The Aquos L2 utilizes Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937 chipset. This octa-core CPU is managed by an advanced scheduler that allocates tasks to the CPU for speed and power efficiency in real time.
The Aquos L2 utilizes Adreno 505 GPU. A GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a specialized chip that is primarily designed to handle and accelerate the processing of graphics and visual data. It is responsible for rendering images, videos, and animations on a smartphone screen. Adreno GPUs are designed to work in conjunction with Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors. The latest Adreno GPUs support advanced graphics features such as high dynamic range (HDR) rendering, virtual reality, and augmented reality applications.
|Screen size||5 inch|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 px|
This smartphone comes with a high-resolution IGZO display. IGZO displays can achieve high pixel densities, allowing for sharper and more detailed images. This makes them particularly well-suited for devices with small screens, such as smartphones. The 5 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. A larger screen typically requires more power to illuminate, which can impact battery life. The display of Sharp Aquos L2 is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.
|Internal storage||16 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
With 2 GB of RAM, a smartphone can run multiple apps simultaneously without experiencing any significant lag or slow performance. Having more RAM alone does not necessarily guarantee better performance, and other factors such as the processor and storage speed can also impact overall performance. 32 GB of internal storage is generally considered to be the minimum amount of storage you would want in a smartphone. The Aquos L2 has only 16 GB of internal storage. The internal storage of the Aquos L2 (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. A microSD card is a type of small, removable flash memory card used to store digital information.
|Main camera||13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus|
|Selfie camera||5 MP|
The Aquos L2 offers only a single-camera setup. The single camera can still be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The main camera of the Aquos L2 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The Aquos L2 does not have optical image stabilization (OIS). OIS technology is more commonly found in higher-end smartphones and is designed to reduce camera shake and blur, resulting in sharper and clearer images and videos.
|GSM 2G bands||900 / 1800|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G / 4G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Sharp Aquos L2 supports 4G/LTE networks. 4G stands for fourth-generation mobile networks, which are wireless networks that provide faster data transfer speeds and greater network capacity than previous 3G networks. The Sharp Aquos L2 like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Wi-Fi networks use radio waves to transmit data between devices and a wireless access point, which is typically connected to a wired network and serves as a hub for wireless devices to connect to the internet or other networks.
With Bluetooth connectivity, you can connect your Aquos L2 smartphone to a wide range of Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as headphones, speakers, smartwatches, fitness trackers, and more. The Aquos L2 has a GPS receiver. GPS allows smartphones to determine their precise location and provide accurate navigation and mapping services. This includes turn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic updates, points of interest, and alternative routes.
The Aquos L2 is NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC stands for Near Field Communication, and it is a wireless communication technology that allows two devices to exchange information when they are brought close together. The Aquos L2 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio receiver. The Aquos L2 has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The Aquos L2 smartphone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is a small round port, that allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.
|Type||Li-Po 2700 mAh, non-removable|
The Li-Po 2700 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Aquos L2 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.
|Sensors||accelerometer, light, proximity|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer provides information about the smartphone's movement in three axes: X (horizontal), Y (vertical), and Z (depth). This Sharp phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The ambient light sensor detects the level of ambient light in the surrounding environment. The main purpose of a light sensor in a smartphone is to automatically adjust the brightness of the device's display. This smartphone supports fast charging. Fast charging is an important feature for smartphones. It allows you to quickly and easily recharge your phone's battery when you are on the go.
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