Jakarta, Gizmologi – The entry-level smartphone market has indeed become the most ‘hot’ for both manufacturers and consumers. Sharp as a global giant electronics manufacturer now wants to play in this segment, by launching two new smartphones specifically in Indonesia: Sharp Aquos V6 & V6 Plus.
The journey of Sharp smartphones in Indonesia itself has been started since 2020, where flagship variants such as the Zero series were launched which have advantages in performance and screen technology. Continuing in 2021, there are Sharp Aquos Sense4 Plus which we also reviewed earlier, carries IP68 certification. This year, it’s the turn of the entry class segment.
Yes, in a virtual launch, it was explained that the Sharp Aquos V6 Series was launched specifically for the Indonesian market. And sure enough, this device can not be found in the global market. Both the Sharp Aquos V6 & V6 Plus have identical displays and core specifications, with differences in memory capacity, camera and battery.
Specifications of Sharp Aquos V6 Series
In appearance, the Sharp Aqous V6 Series design looks quite stylish with a modern camera design, comes in Gray Sand & Deep Sea Blue colors. The difference is, for the Plus variant, the back panel is made shiny with metallic accents. Both have a fingerprint sensor located under the rear camera module.
The front display of the Sharp Aquous V6 itself is quite standard, using a waterdrop notch and a slightly thick bottom bezel—a situation that is very normal for the entry class. The screen itself has dimensions of 6.52 inches with HD + resolution, has a refresh rate of 60Hz plus a maximum brightness of up to 450 nits. Rated enough to view content outdoors.
The chipset used is the MediaTek Helio G25 octa-core 12nm, and the Sharp Aquos V6 has 3GB of RAM capacity plus 32GB of internal storage, plus a microSD card slot up to 512GB. The battery capacity itself is also quite large, reaching 5,000 mAh. It also uses a USB-C port, for easy accessory compatibility with other devices.
What’s quite interesting is that the Sharp Aquos V6 also runs the latest operating system, Android 12. In addition to the fingerprint sensor, an NFC sensor is also embedded to facilitate the contactless payment process. It is stated that these specifications are adapted to the needs of the people of the country.
Sharp Aquos V6 Plus Has a 50MP Camera
For a better option, the Sharp Aquos V6 Plus has a few specs enhancements. In the memory sector, for example, it has a larger RAM and internal storage capacity. Namely 4GB & 64GB, can meet the needs of multitasking more smoothly. And in the camera sector, the main sensor has a resolution of 50MP, an increase from 13MP on the standard version of the Sharp Aquos V6. As well as an 8MP front camera (vs 5MP).
Both variants are accompanied by two 2MP sensors for macro and portrait on the rear camera. Then for charging, the Sharp Aquos V6 Plus is also supported with 15W fast charging so you don’t have to wait too long. Interested in buying it? The two latest Sharp smartphones are already on sale by pre-order, exclusively on JD.ID e-commerce.
Lasts until February 22, 2022, consumers can pre-order the Sharp Aquos V6 & V6 Plus. Price? IDR 1,949 million & IDR 2,499 million, aka the difference of IDR 500 thousand for each variant. During the pre-order period, consumers can get a discount of IDR 50,000 plus free Sharp Ear Buds TWS, especially for the first 222 buyers.
Also for purchases in the pre-order period, Sharp Indonesia provides excellent after-sales service. Where consumers can enjoy the “damaged replace new” benefit, aka no need for service during the warranty period. Sharp itself is optimistic that it is targeting this latest series to sell up to 100 thousand units, complete with around 400 service centers spread throughout Indonesia.
The Indonesian version of this article can be read in Gizmologi.ID