Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Great new phone from Sharp: AQUOS Crystal

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting #MC for Sprint. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and to thank me for participating.

Over the course of the past year, I have been a Sprint Ambassador and have been testing Sprint devices and service plans. For my last phone I was sent the Sharp Aquos Crystal.

SoftBank and Sprint merge to bring the Sharp AQUOS Crystal smartphone to the United States. Sprint and its prepaid brands (Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA) are the exclusive U.S. carriers for this groundbreaking AQUOS device.

The first thing I noticed is that the screen takes up almost the entire phone and is an impressive 5 inches.  There aren’t many phones that have a larger displays.

  • Dimensions: 5.16 x 2.6 x 0.40 inches
  • Weight: 4.97 ounces
  • Display: 5-inch HD frameless LCD display (1,280x720)
  • Battery: 2,040mAh Lithium-Ion battery
  • Memory: 1.5GB RAM; 8GB ROM

I do wish it had a better front facing camera since we all do selfies, but the rear camera is still 8MP which is pretty good. One of the thing I loved is the sound quality. Harman Kardon is a leader in the sound industry so having that on board is a huge plus.

Mya has been using the phone like crazy, playing games, using snapchat and of course taking pictures. She loves this phone and said everything is super fast. She loves using Google Play to listen to music and the fact that once in awhile you can get an entire album for free from Eric Church or even Ariana Grande.

Taken with the Aquos (don't mind the mangled tree in the background, the cat got to it)
Even though she uses the Netflix app to watch movies I still let her take advantage of the SD card slot which can go up to a whopping 128GB and loaded her up with movies on there as well.

Sprint has this new service called App Pass- “a U.S. Sprint exclusive subscription service that allows customers to access a hand-selected catalog of premium apps and games for one low monthly fee.” It’s definitely worth checking out and has some pretty cool apps.

If you are looking for a very affordable knew phone to add to your Christmas gifts, I would take a look at the Sharp AQUOS now. I’m sure whoever you give it to will love it.

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  1. I still have yet to get a cell phone. I guess I am a bit behind the times. :(

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