China-centric Android OS – ‘Tapas’ already on Sharp phones
Sharp has announced two phones for Chinese market; these smartphones will run on Tapas OS, which is based on Android. Tapas was announced a week back only by x-Google China president Kai-Fu Lee.
First of these two Tapas based phones, Sharp SH828U comes with a 3.5” WVGA screen, a 5MP Camera with AF and flash, Bluetooth, WiFi, microSD slot, and powered by a 600MHz Qualcomm MSM7227 processor.
While the other one – Sharp SH8118U will come with a smaller 3.2” inch touch screen, and same 600MHz Qualcomm MSM7227 processor with other basic specs.
Sharp SH828U will be available in China later this October at around $475 USD and Sharp SH8118U will sell for $335 USD around the same time.