Sharp S3: A Closer Look at Specs and Cameras
Sharp announced the launch of the S3 smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Sharp S3 phone with 5 inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.
The Sharp S3 series was launched with Android OS v8.0 (Oreo) pre-installed, but it is upgradable to newer versions of OS as they become available. The 5 inch phone comes with a high resolution IGZO display (1080 x 1920 px). This display can support higher pixel densities, resulting in sharper and more detailed images. 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 S3 also features a 5 MP front-facing camera.
Sharp S3 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 S3, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
Sharp S3 specifications
|Dimensions||5.67 x 2.8 x 0.33 inch|
|Colors||black, green, pink, white|
|SIM type||Nano SIM|
The weight of Sharp S3 is about 5.04 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Sharp smartphone are average (5.67 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 v8.0 (Oreo)|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937|
|CPU||Octa-core, Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A53|
The Sharp S3 comes with Android OS v8.0 (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software. The S3 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 S3 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||1080 x 1920 px|
The 5 inch phone comes with IGZO display. IGZO is developed by Sharp, this screen technology is a promising technology and represents a breakthrough for the screen with efficient energy consumption. 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 S3 is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.
|Internal storage||32 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
With 3 GB of RAM, a smartphone can run multiple apps simultaneously without experiencing any significant lag or slow performance. Having more RAM in a smartphone can provide benefits in terms of performance and multitasking. When you have more RAM, you can keep more apps and processes open in the background without slowing down the device. 32 GB of internal storage is generally considered to be the minimum amount of storage you would want in a smartphone. The S3 has 32 GB of internal storage. The memory of Sharp S3 (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (32 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 S3 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 S3 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 main camera of S3 smartphone does not have OIS. The optical image stabilization (OIS) is an important feature in smartphones, particularly for those who frequently use their phones to take photos and videos.
|GSM 2G bands||900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G / 4G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Sharp S3 supports 4G/LTE networks. 4G is the fourth generation of mobile phone technology. 4G provides faster data transfer speeds compared to previous generations. It offers peak download speeds ranging from 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps, depending on the specific network and implementation. The Sharp S3 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.
The S3 smartphone is capable of connecting to Bluetooth devices. Bluetooth is a wireless communication technology that allows devices to connect and communicate with each other over short distances. The S3 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 S3 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The S3 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio receiver. The S3 has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The S3 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 S3 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.
|Sensors||accelerometer, compass, fingerprint, light, proximity|
|Specials||Fast charging, AndroidOne|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The S3 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. 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 S3 phone comes with a compass sensor. A compass sensor is a device that provides accurate directions in relation to the earth's North and South magnetic poles. 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 technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.
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