The Sharp Z2 & Sharp M1 Smartphones Revealed

On 1 November 2016, Commtiva Technology announced their strategic partnership with SHARP to launch SHARP Mobile in Malaysia. Spearheading the debut of SHARP Mobile in Malaysia are two new mid-tier smartphones – the SHARP Z2 and the SHARP M1.

Also present at the launch was Mr. Iwaki Junichi, SHARP Mobile General Manager, and Mr. T. Wakasumi, Managing Director of SRSSC. Join us for the launch of the SHARP Z2 & SHARP M1 smartphones!

Don’t forget to check out our hands-on preview of the SHARP Z2 and SHARP M1 smartphones!

 

SHARP Z2 & M1 Launch Event

Jerry Ang, Commtiva Technology Product Manager, explains the key features of the new SHARP Zs and SHARP M1 smartphones. James Lowerance, Commtiva Technology Sales Director then reveals the prices and availability of the two new SHARP smartphones.

 

SHARP Z2 Smartphone

The SHARP Z2 is a 5.5″ smartphone, powered by the 2.3GHz deca-core MediaTek Helio X20 flagship processor with Tri-Cluster CPU architecture. It promises to offer a balance of high performance, with up to 30% less power consumption.

The SHARP Z2 comes with 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal flash storage. It also supports dual SIM, dual standby capability and its storage is upgradable via a microSD card.

The SHARP Z2 smartphone boasts a 16 MP main camera with phase-detection autofocus (PDAF) capability, and an 8 MP front camera with f/1.8 lens for great selfies. It also supports fast charging, recharging 50% of its 3,000mAh battery in just 30 minutes.

 

SHARP M1 Smartphone

The SHARP M1 is a 5.5″ smartphone, powered by the MediaTek MT6753 octa-core processor running at 1.3 GHz. It has 3 GB of RAM, with 64 GB of internal flash memory.

The SHARP M1 comes with 13 MP front and rear cameras, and features curved 3D Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It also has dual SIM, dual standby capability, and a microSD card slot that supports microSD cards of up to 64 GB in capacity.

 

SHARP Z2 & M1 Specifications

SpecificationsSHARP Z2SHARP M1
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Display5.5" LTPS display (1080 x 1920)5.5" LTPS display (1080 x 1920)
System PlatformMediaTek MT6797MediaTek MT6753
Processor2 x ARM Cortex-A72 (2.3 GHz)
4 x ARM Cortex-A53 (1.4 GHz)
8 x ARM Cortex-A53 (1.3 GHz)
Graphics ProcessorARM Mali-T880ARM Mali-T720
Memory4 GB RAM3 GB RAM
Storage32 GB internal flash storage
microSD card slot (up to 128 GB)
64 GB internal flash storage
microSD card slot (up to 64 GB)
Selfie Camera8 MP camera with f/1.8 lens13 MP camera
Main Camera16 MP camera with PDAF13 MP camera
SensorsAL/Proximity, E-Compass, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, MagneticAL/Proximity, G-sensor, E-Compass
FM RadioYesYes
Battery3,000 mAh lithium-ion2,600 mAh lithium-ion
SIM Card SupportDual SIM, Dual StandbyDual SIM, Dual Standby
Dimensions76 mm wide
153 mm tall
8.4 mm thick
76.9 mm wide
155 mm tall
7.6 mm thick
Weight160 g151 g
Available ColoursGold / SilverHanayome White / Pure Pink
Launch PriceRM 1,199 / ~US$ 299RM 899 / ~US$ 225

Don’t forget to check out our hands-on preview of the SHARP Z2 and SHARP M1 smartphones!

 

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