Of course.. Sharp has geeks drooling for their latest design, available via DoCoMo soon, that will serve as a new benchmark: http://bit.ly/j1whZi
While most everyone will wow the specs.. we noted, via Tech-on below, the magic “Tethering” term. Most interested to see how they bundle that offering! [Eds]
NTT Docomo Inc announced [JPN] a smartphone that comes with two cameras and can shoot 3D movies May 11, 2011. The SH-12C was developed by Sharp and will be released May 20, 2011, in Japan.
The SH-12C has two 800-Mpixel CMOS cameras on the back of its chassis and can shoot 3D still images and 3D movies with a resolution of 720p (high definition). The predecessors of the SH-12C can take only 3D still images. The SH-12C is also equipped with a 4.2-inch 3D LCD display that can be viewed with the naked eye and is based on the parallax barrier method. The pixel count of its 2D images is 540 x 960.
The dimensions of the new smartphone are approximately 64 x 127 x 11.9mm, and its weight is about 138g. It is based on Google Inc’s Android version 2.3. The SH-12C can be used as a wireless LAN router (tethering function). In addition, it features functions of mobile wallet, 1seg digital TV broadcast and infrared communication for users in Japan.