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Sharp FX Plus (photos)

We're happy to see Sharp's rare phone contribution graduate from a feature phone to Android.

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Something borrowed, something new

The Sharp FX Plus is a sequel device for Sharp and AT&T. While the update offers some of the same specs and a familiar slide-out QWERTY keyboard, it also features Android 2.2 Froyo instead of a proprietary operating system.

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Feel

An especially silky version of the soft-touch coating makes the FX Plus nice to hold. (Read the complete Sharp FX Plus review.)
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Keyboard

Rounder keyboard buttons on this compact four-row keyboard are convenient for smaller hands to access, though the keys are a little flat. (Read the complete Sharp FX Plus review.)
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Rear view

A 3-megapixel camera/camcorder sits on the back. Slide off the back cover to access the microSD card slot. It comes with 2GB already inside, and takes up to 32GB total. (Read the complete Sharp FX Plus review.)
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Sideways glance

The Sharp FX Plus has an unusual design. From the side, the slide-out screen almost looks detached (it's not.) (Read the complete Sharp FX Plus review.)

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