Sharp Aquos S3


Sharp Aquos S3
Sharp Aquos S3 (Aquos Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 8 x 2.2 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
6144 MB 
6 inch 18:9, 2160 x 1080 pixel 402 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD up to 256 GB (SIM 2 slot), Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, finger print, USB-C
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM, CDMA, HSPA, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 8 x 148.2 x 74.2 ( = 0.31 x 5.83 x 2.92 in)
3200 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 8.0 Oreo
Primary Camera: 13 MPix Dual-camera 12MP (f/1.8, 1/2.55", 1.4 µm, Dual Pixel) + 13MP 2x optical zoom
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix f/2.0
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
165 g ( = 5.82 oz / 0.36 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
400 Euro



Reviews for the Sharp Aquos S3

Test du Sharp Aquos S3 : pour 120 balles, t’es bien servi
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; beautiful screen; NFC chip. Negative: No B20 band in 4G LTE; no mini-jack port.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/29/2019
Trên tay nhanh Sharp Aquos S3 tại VN: Đẹp & sang, màn hình viền mỏng đi nhiều
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Nice design; thin frames; nice display; good cameras; decent hardware; face ID.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/27/2018


Qualcomm Adreno 508: Integrated graphics card in the Snapdragon 630 SoC based on the Adreno 500 architecture. According to Qualcomm "up to 30% faster graphics rendering than previous designs". 

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

SD 630: Mid-range octa-core SoC with eight ARM Cortex-A53 cpu cores at up to 2.2 GHz, an Adreno 508 GPU, a LPDDR4-2666 memory controller and a X12 LTE (Cat 13/12, 300 / 150 MBit) modem. Manufactured in the modern 14nm process. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.165 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Adreno 508

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Devices with the same GPU

CAT S48c
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Adreno 508, Snapdragon SD 630, 5.5", 0.14 kg
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Adreno 508, Snapdragon SD 630, 5.2", 0.25 kg
Sharp Aquos S2
Adreno 508, Snapdragon SD 630, 5.5", 0.14 kg
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Adreno 508, Snapdragon SD 630, 5.2", 0.171 kg
Nokia 7
Adreno 508, Snapdragon SD 630, 5.2", 0.153 kg

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Adreno 540, Snapdragon SD 835, 5.9", 0.173 kg
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Adreno 630, Snapdragon SD 845, 6", 0.181 kg
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2018-04-12)