Evaluation/Review of the AQUOS R compact. We've done a detailed breakdown of the specs, as well as the performance pros and cons.

Created date: 02/24/2018, 23:07:28, Updated date: 09/30/2018, 14:07:28

In-depth review of AQUOS R compact's features

We have evaluated the AQUOS R compact thoroughly based on its functions, specifications/performances, and ease of use, and provided a review on whether you should buy it. We have also summarized the pros and cons of choosing the AQUOS R compact so that you can see them at a glance.

The merits and demerits of AQUOS R compact

The merits of AQUOS R compact

  • It is easy to hold, and you can use it comfortably with one hand.
  • It is lightweight.
  • The display is large, so text and images appear clear on the screen.
  • The screen quality is very high, and pictures and videos appear crisp.
  • It has a relatively high-grade CPU, so you will rarely experience stuttering under normal use.

The demerits of AQUOS R compact

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Features, Performance, and Reviews for the AQUOS R compact

The CPU performance of AQUOS R compact

With the 2.2GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore) for processing power, the AQUOS R compact has high performance and you will not feel any stress using the vast majority of apps. Even among all smartphones released to date, it is one with quite a high level of performance. Even relatively heavy 3D games can be played with hardly any feeling of stress.

With 3GB of RAM, the AQUOS R compact has a sufficient amount. Very occasional cases of insufficient RAM do occur, but with this sort of amount of RAM, it will rarely be the cause of feeling any stress.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the AQUOS R compact, it is a smartphone in the high-end category and can almost always be used without stress. However, if you want smooth and comfortable usage in heavy apps like 3D games, caution is necessary.

AQUOS R compact's storage capacity

The data storage capacity of the AQUOS R compact is 32GB, and while it is enough for taking photos, it might feel insufficient for those who often shoot videos or who install many games.

The AQUOS R compact is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

AQUOS R compact's size

The AQUOS R compact has a width of 26.0 in (66 mm), a length of 52.0 in (132 mm), and a thickness of 3.8 in (9.6 mm).Men with large hands can easily operate it single-handedly, but a woman with a small hand might feel like the size is a bit bigger.In addition, the weight of the AQUOS R compact is about 4.9 oz (140 g).Even if you are operating it with one hand it feels almost weightless. However, depending on the person, you may feel tired after using it for a while.

Assessing the overall ease of carrying the AQUOS R compact in terms of size and weight, it will not be a problem for everyday use.

AQUOS R compact's screen

AQUOS R compact has a 4.9 inch display.It is large enough and you will rarely encounter issues due to the screen size. However, note that it is not very suited for writing long text.

AQUOS R compact has a very high-quality screen and any graphical content that you enjoy, including videos and games, will be displayed clearly.

The camera function of AQUOS R compact

AQUOS R compact has a 16.4 MP main camera, which can take very high-resolution photos and videos. While you might feel a little dissatisfied when you need better resolution for landscape photography or want to print high-definition photographs, you will be satisfied most of the time.

Also, AQUOS R compact has an 8 MP front camera, which is an average figure for a smartphone camera. It is good enough for taking selfies, but you may be a little dissatisfied when you need to take a group photo or print your photos.

The battery performance of AQUOS R compact

The battery performance of the AQUOS R compact is 2500mAh, which is a normal capacity.Compared to other smartphones, the AQUOS R compact has a normal amount of battery life. There is nothing to be worried about with everyday use. However, if you are using the internet or playing a game for a long time, you might feel a bit frustrated with the battery life.

Overall assessment of AQUOS R compact

The AQUOS R compact is a high-performance smartphone when viewed comprehensively. It works for everyday use with hardly any inconvenience.

body size

ImageProduct namebody size

AQUOS R compact

67.5-Dimensions (width x height x thickness):26.0 in (66 mm) x 52.0 in (132 mm) x 3.8 in (9.6 mm)

AQUOS Xx3 mini 603SH

65.9Dimensions (width x height x thickness):26.4 in (67 mm) x 53.1 in (135 mm) x 3.4 in (8.6 mm)

AQUOS L2

59.0Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.0 in (71 mm) x 56.3 in (143 mm) x 3.3 in (8.3 mm)

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV38

65.9Dimensions (width x height x thickness):26.4 in (67 mm) x 53.1 in (135 mm) x 3.4 in (8.6 mm)

AQUOS R 605SH

53.6Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.1 in (74 mm) x 60.2 in (153 mm) x 3.4 in (8.7 mm)

AQUOS R SH-03J

53.6Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.1 in (74 mm) x 60.2 in (153 mm) x 3.4 in (8.7 mm)

body weight

ImageProduct namebody weight

AQUOS R compact

74.3-Weight:4.9 oz (140 g)

AQUOS Xx3 mini 603SH

76.3Weight:4.8 oz (135 g)

AQUOS L2

75.1Weight:4.9 oz (138 g)

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV38

76.7Weight:4.7 oz (134 g)

AQUOS R 605SH

62.8Weight:6.0 oz (169 g)

AQUOS R SH-03J

62.8Weight:6.0 oz (169 g)

screen size

ImageProduct namescreen size

AQUOS R compact

72.4-Display size:4.9 inch

AQUOS Xx3 mini 603SH

69.2Display size:4.7 inch

AQUOS L2

74.0Display size:5 inch

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV38

69.2Display size:4.7 inch

AQUOS R 605SH

78.8Display size:5.3 inch

AQUOS R SH-03J

78.8Display size:5.3 inch

rAM capacity

ImageProduct namerAM capacity

AQUOS R compact

60.0-RAM size:3GB

AQUOS Xx3 mini 603SH

60.0RAM size:3GB

AQUOS L2

50.0RAM size:2GB

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV38

60.0RAM size:3GB

AQUOS R 605SH

70.0RAM size:4GB

AQUOS R SH-03J

70.0RAM size:4GB

storage size

ImageProduct namestorage size

AQUOS R compact

55.5-Storage size:32GB

AQUOS Xx3 mini 603SH

50.0Storage size:16GB

AQUOS L2

50.0Storage size:16GB

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV38

50.0Storage size:16GB

AQUOS R 605SH

67.0Storage size:64GB

AQUOS R SH-03J

67.0Storage size:64GB

battery

ImageProduct namebattery

AQUOS R compact

57.5-Battery capacity:2500mAh

AQUOS Xx3 mini 603SH

56.0Battery capacity:2400mAh

AQUOS L2

60.5Battery capacity:2700mAh

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV38

56.0Battery capacity:2400mAh

AQUOS R 605SH

67.4Battery capacity:3160mAh

AQUOS R SH-03J

67.4Battery capacity:3160mAh

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct namerear-camera resolution

AQUOS R compact

69.7-Rear-camera resolution:16.4 MP

AQUOS Xx3 mini 603SH

80.6Rear-camera resolution:21 MP

AQUOS L2

61.9Rear-camera resolution:13.1 MP

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV38

80.6Rear-camera resolution:21 MP

AQUOS R 605SH

84.3Rear-camera resolution:22.6 MP

AQUOS R SH-03J

84.3Rear-camera resolution:22.6 MP

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct namefront-camera resolution

AQUOS R compact

58.3-Front-camera resolution:8 MP

AQUOS Xx3 mini 603SH

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

AQUOS L2

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV38

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

AQUOS R 605SH

75.8Front-camera resolution:16.3 MP

AQUOS R SH-03J

75.8Front-camera resolution:16.3 MP

grip

ImageProduct namegrip

AQUOS R compact

70.9-Color:Metal Black-111|Moon White-eee|Rose Pink-E36, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):26.0 in (66 mm) x 52.0 in (132 mm) x 3.8 in (9.6 mm), Weight:4.9 oz (140 g)

AQUOS Xx3 mini 603SH

71.1Color:Yellow Green/Black/Blue/Pink/White, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):26.4 in (67 mm) x 53.1 in (135 mm) x 3.4 in (8.6 mm), Weight:4.8 oz (135 g)

AQUOS L2

67.0Color:Lavender/White/Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.0 in (71 mm) x 56.3 in (143 mm) x 3.3 in (8.3 mm), Weight:4.9 oz (138 g)

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV38

71.3Color:Navy/White/Champagne Pink, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):26.4 in (67 mm) x 53.1 in (135 mm) x 3.4 in (8.6 mm), Weight:4.7 oz (134 g)

AQUOS R 605SH

58.2Color:Mercury Black/Zirconia White/Blaze Orange, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.1 in (74 mm) x 60.2 in (153 mm) x 3.4 in (8.7 mm), Weight:6.0 oz (169 g)

AQUOS R SH-03J

58.2Color:Zirconia White/Mercury Black/Crystal Lavender, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.1 in (74 mm) x 60.2 in (153 mm) x 3.4 in (8.7 mm), Weight:6.0 oz (169 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct namescreen cleanliness

AQUOS R compact

86.7-Display type:IGZO, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2032, Pixel density:469ppi

AQUOS Xx3 mini 603SH

86.7Display type:IGZO, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:468ppi

AQUOS L2

59.9Display type:IGZO, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:293ppi

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV38

86.7Display type:IGZO, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:468ppi

AQUOS R 605SH

89.0Display type:IGZO, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2560, Pixel density:554ppi

AQUOS R SH-03J

89.0Display type:IGZO, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2560, Pixel density:554ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameperformance

AQUOS R compact

78.4-OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660, CPU specs:2.2GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

AQUOS Xx3 mini 603SH

63.4OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952, CPU specs:1.5GHz+1.2GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

AQUOS L2

52.6OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937, CPU specs:1.4GHz+1.1GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:2GB

AQUOS SERIE mini SHV38

63.4OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952, CPU specs:1.5GHz+1.2GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

AQUOS R 605SH

87.6OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998, CPU specs:2.2GHz+1.9GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

AQUOS R SH-03J

87.6OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998, CPU specs:2.2GHz+1.9GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Specifications of AQUOS R compact

AQUOS R compact
ImageAQUOS R compact
MakerSHARP
BrandAQUOS
Release date12, 2017
ColorMetal Black-111|Moon White-eee|Rose Pink-E36
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)26.0 in (66 mm) x 52.0 in (132 mm) x 3.8 in (9.6 mm)
Weight4.9 oz (140 g)
Display size4.9 inch
Display typeIGZO
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 2032
Pixel density469ppi
Battery capacity2500mAh
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660
CPU specs2.2GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size3GB
Storage size32GB
Rear-camera resolution16.4 MP
Front-camera resolution8 MP

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