What happens when a Japanese carrier buys a US carrier? Well, at the moment, nothing has really happened, but wouldn’t it be cool if this would mean that some hot Japanese phones will make it to the US earlier on that carrier than any other? We have nothing official to claim that there will be any of this collaboration between SoftBank and Sprint, but a little puzzle could point to that possibility.
Sprint’s event tomorrow teased the phrase “take the edge off,” and showed a lot of crystals all around the invite. If you match that with the recent announcement of the Sharp Aquos Crystal, and the possibilities are endless. Sharp’s presence in the US is literally inexistent, and this is definitely a hot device to look forward to, at least in design, as there are no bezels in the display. The specs are really of a midrange phone, with details like a 5-inch 720p display, an LTE-capable quad-core Snapdragon 400 SoC running at 1.2GHz and 1.5GB of RAM, 8GB of storage space, and runs on Android 4.4.2.
What makes this phone hot is really the display, and even though it’s hard to predict what we’ll see tomorrow at Sprint’s event, keep your eyes open as we cover the news.