SHARP AQUOS R8s pro and sense8 Singapore Launch

SHARP AQUOS R8s Pro and sense8 Singapore Launch
SHARP AQUOS R8s Pro and sense8 Singapore Launch.

We all know a fantastic camera system and an awesome display are hallmarks of an exemplary smartphone. But outside of these, what features are the most important to you?

Superb speed and performance without overheating, because you regularly game with your handset?

Super lightweight portability and durability because, well, who likes a brick in the pocket? Especially one that chips easily.

Or is it incredible battery life, because you have so many gadgets to juice each day?

Whichever feature is important to you, good news is heading your way. Come Jun 3, 2024, SHARP, the renowned Japanese leader in consumer technology, will be launching two new phones in Singapore under the AQUOS series—the flagship AQUOS R8s pro and AQUOS sense8.

The launch will mark the introduction of SHARP AQUOS smartphones in Singapore. As befitting the occasion, both new models boast unique state-of-the-art features for today’s discerning mobile markets. Both models demonstrate SHARP’s unwavering dedication to pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence in mobile technology too.

The R8s pro’s heat-releasing system caters to mobile gamers seeking exemplary performance without overheating and is equipped with a top-notch 1” sensor camera. The sense8 weighs a mere 159g, is military-certified for durability, and comes with a 2-day battery life, making it perfect for active users.

Said Mr. Woo Keat Chew, Managing Director of SHARP Singapore. “We are thrilled to introduce the AQUOS R8s pro and sense8 to the Singapore market. The AQUOS R8s pro, with its Dolby Vision, Atmos support, and heat-releasing system, caters perfectly to mobile gamers and movie enthusiasts. On the other hand, the sense8 is designed for users who prioritise reliability. As the world’s lightest 5G smartphone, weighing only 159g, and boasting a 2-day battery life, the sense8 offers unmatched durability and functionality. These devices embody our dedication to pushing the boundaries of mobile technology, offering users a seamless blend of performance, functionality, and style.”

AQUOS R8s Pro | Pro Gaming Redefined.
AQUOS R8s Pro | Pro Gaming Redefined.

AQUOS R8s pro

The AQUOS R8s pro’s star feature is its outstanding heat-releasing system, which ensures high efficiency, speed, and excellent performance without overheating. Together with its 5,000 Milliamp hour (mAh) battery, the device delivers long-lasting performance that is especially attractive to avid gamers and multimedia enthusiasts.

In the camera department, the AQUOS R8s pro features a 47MP rear camera with a 1” sensor that’s equipped with advanced capabilities such as All-Pixel PDAF and RAW HDR, allowing users to capture stunning photographs with exceptional clarity and detail. (For selfie lovers, a 13MP front camera provides for high-quality self-portraits and video calls)


The camera furthermore includes an Artificial Intelligence (AI) engine for pet detection and a 7-piece lens combination—specially developed for the R8s pro—that captures images while suppressing glare and reducing image distortion.

The R8s pro can even be equipped with exclusive multi-layer coated filters. What’s more, it comes with an exclusive protective case and magnetic adapter ring.

AQUOS R8s Pro Singapore Launch
The AQUOS R8s pro is a gaming, imaging, and multimedia entertainment powerhouse.

6.6 Inch Pro IGZO OLED Display & Snapdragon Processor

No flagship smartphone can do without a top-end display. The AQUOS R8s pro boasts a stunning 6.6-inch ultra-low power consumption Pro IGZO OLED display for immersive viewing experiences. Coupled with Dolby Vision and Atmos support, users are assured cinematic quality visuals and audio quality at their fingertips.

As for chipset and memory, the AQUOS R8s pro is powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, 12GB of RAM, and 256GB of internal storage. Smooth multitasking is assured with this combination. You will, of course, be freed of digital storage issues too.

AQUOS sense8 | World's Lightest 5g Smartphone
AQUOS sense8 | World’s Lightest 5g Smartphone.

AQUOS sense8

As the world’s lightest 5G smartphone, weighing in at a mere 159g, the new sense8 sets a new standard for mobility and convenience.

Its sleek metal body design not only enhances aesthetic appeal but also ensures durability—it is certified MIL-STD-810G. To ensure outstanding durability, the sense8 underwent a battery of rigorous tests in accordance with military standards established by the United States Department of Defense, tests that include 1.2m drop tests to simulate real-world accidents.

Additionally, the device was subjected to extreme temperature tests with temperatures ranging from -20°C to 52°C to guarantee optimal performance regardless of climate conditions.

All these tests contribute to the sense8 being ready for action, on top of being shockproof and dustproof. It is the ideal companion for outdoor adventures and daily usage.

SHARP AQUOS sense8 Singapore Launch
The sense8 is equipped with a 5000 mAh and is built to last.

Ease of Use With 2-Day Battery

Integrated with a power button and finger sensor for one-handed operation, the sense8 offers unparalleled ease of use and convenience.

With a remarkable 2-day battery life and support for 4 years of security updates and 2 system updates, the sense8 epitomises efficiency and productivity, catering to the diverse needs of modern users. Its 6.1-inch IGZO OLED display is capable of exceptional brightness levels and high refresh rates, effortlessly delivering captivating visuals with seamless fluidity.

Powered by a Snapdragon 6 Gen1 processor, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of internal storage, the sense8 furthermore ensures smooth performance across various tasks and multimedia activities.

50MP Rear Camera With All The Works

In the realm of photography, the sense8 excels with a 50MP rear camera that features Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) and All-Pixel PDAF; you’ll be able to capture sharp and detailed images in any lighting condition. Complementing this capability is also an 8MP front camera, providing outstanding quality for selfies and video calls.

With its robust battery life and efficient power management, the sense8 guarantees extended usage and uninterrupted productivity, and daily mobile joy.

The AQUOS R8s pro and sense8 will be available on the SHARP CocoroLife estore, at selected outlets of Best Denki, Challenger, Courts and Dealer stores islandwide from Jun 3, 2024.

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SHARP AQUOS R8s pro and sense8 Singapore Launch
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SHARP AQUOS R8s pro and sense8 Singapore Launch
SHARP revolutionises the mobile experience in Singapore with the world’s lightest 5G Smartphone and a flagship model with heat-releasing system.

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