Sharp IS01: 5-inch Android clamshell smartbook

March 30, 2010 at 3:57 pm

Sharp IS01Sharp is prepping the IS01 Android smartbook in Japan that will be offered by Japan’s number mobile carrier called KDDI. The 5-inch clamshell device will be powered by a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, Android 1.6 and seems more akin to a smartphone rather than a smartbook in the traditional sense.

The 5-inch capacitive display has a 960 x 480 resolution and comes with a QWERTY keyboard, 5MP camera, Wi-Fi (b/g), Bluetooth 2.1 and 4GB of storage. The Sharp IS01 will ship in Japan at the beginning of June and so far it’s not known if it will appear in other regions. Click through for the specs.

Sharp IS01 Technical Specifications:

Snapdragon processor (1GHz)
3G CDMA module
Android 1.6 OS
5-inch touchscreen with 960×480 resolution (Sharp uses one of their proprietary Mobile ASV Displays)
QWERTY keyboard
5MP camera plus front camera
802.11 b/g Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Blu-ray recorder connectivity
One-Seg digital TV tuner
4GB of internal memory
microSD/microSDHC slot
mini USB port
Augmented Reality app “Sekai Camera” pre-installed
available in blue or black
weight: 227g
size: 83×149×17.9mm

Via Akihabara News.


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