Sharp to launch bezel-less smartphone in the US via Sprint, report claims

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Sharp, the Japanese electronics giant best known for producing televisions, is preparing to re-enter the crowded US smartphone market. The company recently unveiled two new smartphones for release in Japan but according to Engadget, one of them is also destined...

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The spec is such I'd call it a Borderless Shame :) Design versus features.

P.S. A 2mm border isn't really borderless. Bizarrely, the word has been used ever since 7mm borders, evidently for eyes so sharp they couldn't tell a phone screen from a traffic light.
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LoL. Agreed.

This is definitely a crap idea, dip a toe into a pool of piranha that are ready to chew you up, or go in guns blazing and take some down with you? Why would enter a market, with a weak hand. The display as borderless as it claims to be, will only help to show the laggy performance better.


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Is the phone also equipped with a self-aware AI that can tell when you were only holding the thing rather than clicking something?

LOL, ***** manufacturers.


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I didn't know what to make of this phone when I read a snippet about it recently, in fact I never gave it any thought at all but now I've just seen a video preview of it and from the bit I saw it impressed me. It's not high end at all but I'm not interested in the usual overpriced high end phones, mid range is right up my alley, they offer far better bang for the buck.