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Sharp Plans Symbian Phones

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Jul 12, 2004, 8:49 AM   by (staff)

At a press conference last week, Sharp announced plans to start using the Symbian operating system (OS) in some of its phones. The Japanese company also aims to boost its international phone business to 50% of shipments, up from 30% today. The company plans to adopt Symbian primarily for higher-end GSM and WCDMA phones. The company recent international models includes the TM100 and the GX30, Europe's first megapixel camera phone.

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Jul 12, 2004, 3:07 PM

Sharp Screens!

What I wouldn't give to see Sharp release a nice bar-style phone for Verizon or any CDMA carrier like the TM100 for Tmobile, Europe. The screens on Sharp's phones (especially the gx-30) are absolutely stunning. I won't hold my breath, though...especially when GSM/WCDMA markets are incredibly more lucrative for Sharp.
Remember the Sharp Z-800 for Verizon?

https://www.phonescoop.com/phones/phone.php?p=14 »

...that was a decent start. Not perfect, but the Z-900:

https://www.phonescoop.com/news/item.php?n=423 »

...was supposed to really kick butt. VGA camera a...
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