Sharp Electronics. For the outside world, the mere mention of the company’s name is likely to bring back some noteworthy nostalgia for days long past. Alternatively, if one follows tech talk, it may conjure up the word “Foxconn“.
Here in Japan however, the company has continued to manufacture multitudes of machines, and is one of the few remaining Japanese OEMs still making mobile phones. In a rather unexpected move,Sharp has just announced an Android One phone, the first for Japan – and seemingly the first for a developed market, as well.