Sharp FX Plus (AT&T)
Manufacturer: Sharp Part number: 5370275
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CNET editors' review
price range: $100.01
- Reviewed by: Jessica Dolcourt
- Reviewed on: 09/14/2011
- Released on: 08/02/2011
The good: The Sharp FX Plus is a side-sliding Android smartphone with a decent keyboard, good call quality, and 2GB external memory preloaded.
The bad: Battery life is short on Sharp's FX Plus, and the 600MHz processor slows things down. The keyboard keys are also a tad flat.
The bottom line: The Sharp FX Plus is a budget Android 2.2 smartphone for certain first-timers, but when it comes to some features, you get what you pay for.
Awful phone, died twice, do not buy!
by srseale on September 3, 2013
Pros: Cheap. That's it. Still not worth the price.
Summary: We bought this phone - and literally the day after we started using it, the screen started flickering and looking funny, then it wouldn't even start at all. We ...
Summary: We bought this phone - and literally the day after we started using it, the screen started flickering and looking funny, then it wouldn't even start at all. We took it back to the store where we bought it, and they said it was a bad battery and replaced with a new battery.
No joke, less than TWO WEEKS later, the phone completely died again! This time I have no idea if it's the battery again or something else, but I give up. This crappy phone is not worth buying or using. Never have I experienced such a useless piece of "technology." Save your money and get something else.
FX plus could have been great, but isn't
by icetre4 on March 28, 2013
Pros: Android phone with a nice physical qwerty keyboard. Appears to be fairly durable.
Cons: This phone is so slow and unresponsive!
Summary: I bought this phone after the screen went out on my MyTouch 3G Slide. I liked the price for a brand new unlocked one I found on ebay. I compared ...
Summary: I bought this phone after the screen went out on my MyTouch 3G Slide. I liked the price for a brand new unlocked one I found on ebay. I compared it to my old phone with geekaphone.com and it was very comparable. It has a 600mhz processor, just like my MyTouch 3G Slide, but this phone is so much slower. Sometimes I get texts but the phone will not "wake-up" for several seconds after pushing the button or trying to unlock the phone with the touchscreen. Sometimes I have to touch the screen several times before it will actually change screens (but phone vibrates every time). Seems like it has the hardware to be a nice phone but it lags big time. I mean, it has gotten me by until I qualify for an upgrade, but it's agonizing to wait on it all the time.
The funky and dashing new sharp fx plus is amazing!
by MoStNeR7 on August 4, 2011
Pros: The funky and dashing new sharp fx plus is greatly attractive to most text-friendly users.
Cons: This is a new competitor with other android phones, and is definitely better than the original Sharp FX because of a not-so-laggy screen.
- Manufacturer: Sharp
- Part number: 5370275
- Description: FX supports AT&T Mobile TV powered by MediaFLO, a multimedia broadcasting service for mobile handsets, and also incorporates versatile functions including social networking service (SNS) applications. FX provides user-friendly features with a compact and light weight design incorporating a 3.0-inch WQVGA touch screen LCD and QWERTY keyboard. It supports MediaFLO, which provides access to a maximum of fifteen TV channels, including news, sports, dramas, and music programs. The touch screen LCD and QWERTY keyboard enable intuitive operation and smooth text input. It also supports various SNS, and can be used as a compact SNS terminal for your social life.
- Packaged Quantity 1
- Product Type Smartphone
- Form Factor Slider - Full keyboard,
- Integrated Components GPS receiver,
Digital TV tuner,
- Antenna Internal
- Width 2.2 in
- Depth 0.6 in
- Height 4.5 in
- Weight 5 oz
- Body Color Black
- Technology WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM
- Band WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900
- Mobile Broadband Generation 3G
- Service Provider AT&T
- Operating System Android 2.2 OS
- Input Device(s) QWERTY keyboard,
Touch sensitive screen
Messaging & Internet
- Cellular Messaging Services MMS,
- Instant Messaging Services Yahoo! Messenger,
AOL Instant Messenger Service (AIM),
Windows Live Messenger (MSN Messenger)
- Supported Email Protocols POP3,
- Supported Social Networks and Blogs MySpace,
- Mobile Services AT&T Mobile TV with FLO,
- Data Transmission GPRS,
- Wireless Interface Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
- Bluetooth Profiles Object Push Profile (OPP),
Hands Free Profile (HFP),
Headset Profile (HSP),
Dial-up Networking Profile (DUN),
Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP),
Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP)
- Communication Features Internet browser,
Mobile Email client
- Phone Functions Call timer,
- Polyphonic Ringer Yes
- Sensors Ambient light sensor
- Additional Features Software updates FOTA (Firmware Over The Air),
- Personal Information Management Synchronization with PC,
- Supported Digital Audio Standards M4A,
- Supported Digital Video Standards MPEG-4,
- Type QUALCOMM
- RAM 128 MB
- User Memory 80 MB
- Supported Flash Memory Cards microSDHC - up to 32 GB
- Sensor Resolution 2 megapixels
- Optical Sensor Type CMOS
- Still Image Resolutions 320 x 240,
640 x 480,
1280 x 960,
1600 x 1200
- Still Image Formats JPEG
- Digital Zoom 4
- Video Recorder Resolutions 176 x 144 (QCIF),
320 x 240 (QVGA)
- Digital Video Formats H.263,
- Features Video recording
- GPS Navigation A-GPS receiver
- Navigation Software & Services AT&T Navigator
- Type LCD display - Color
- Technology TFT
- Diagonal Size 3 in
- Display Resolution 240 x 400 pixels
- Color Depth 18-bit (262000 Colors)
- Connector Type Micro-USB,
Headset jack - Mini-phone 3.5 mm
- Technology Lithium ion
- Capacity 1240 mAh
- Run Time Details Talk - up to 180 min,
Standby - up to 250 hour(s)
- Compliant Standards HAC(Hearing Aid Compatible)
- Included Accessories Power adapter , Power adapter,