At CES 2011, Sharp showed their 3.8″ parallax barrier 3D screen in their Android powered 3D phone on the Softbank network. Sharp is making the 3D screen that is in the upcoming Nintendo 3DS, it allows for amazing 3D screen without the need for 3D glasses. Thus as Sharp is ramping up mass production of that “parallax barrier” 3.8″ WVGA 3D screen, they are able to put it in Smart phones as well, which is how they are now shipping in Japan the Sharp 003SH and 005SH (with slide-out keyboard). Sharp is also entering the Tablet market with their new Tablet optimized screens at 5.5″ and 10.8″ super sharp high resolution LCD screens in the Galapagos Tablets now released in the Japanese market.
- Japan only: Sharp Galapagos 003SH and 005SH rock Android, glasses-free 3D screens! (intomobile.com)
- CES 2011: Hands-On With Sharp’s Galapagos 003SH Glasses-Free 3D Android Phone. Surprisingly, It Works! [Video] (androidpolice.com)
- CES 2011: In pictures: Sharp Galapagos tablet (techradar.com)
- 3D Sharp Galapagos 003SH First Disney Mobile Smartphone (pocketnow.com)