Sharp announces 905SH Mobile Phone with a Rotating Screen

Sharp announces the 905SH which will probably be available in Japan in June. The Vodafone 905SH features a “Cycloid Style” LCD that can rotate 90 degrees to a horizontal position. This design innovation enables customers to enjoy digital TV broadcasts in 400 x 240pixel resolution, full widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio format. The handset has a large-size 2.6-inch Mobile ASV LCD, which is based on ASV (Advanced Super View) technology for vivid, wide-angle viewing, found in Sharp’s AQUOS line of LCD TVs

Quick spec.

Network: W-CDMA *for use in Japan only

Size (Width x Height x Thickness): Approx. 49 x 105 x 27mm (when folded)

Weight: Approx.143 g

Continuous talktime: Approx. 180 min

Standby time: Approx.360 hrs. (when folded)

Digital TV continuous viewing: Approx. 4 hours [preliminary] (when using earphones)

Display: Main 2.6-inch (240 x 400 pixels), Mobile ASV LCD (max. 260k colours)
Sub 1 line, 6 characters (12 x 72 pixels) monochrome LCD

Mobile camera: Main 2.02 million effective pixels/CCD
Sub 110,000 effective pixels/CMOS

External memory: miniSD Memory Card (sold separately)

Other main functions: V-appli (Mega Appli), Chaku-Uta Full, Video call, Deru Moji 3D Pictogram Display, Mail Art, Custom Screens, USB connectivity, PC Link, IrDA, Macromedia Flash, Bilingual menus

Colour variations: Black (pictured), White, Aqua Marine

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[source][offical press release PDF]


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