AQUOS sense SHV40

High-resolution IGZO display and outstanding performance are the new standard for a long time to come

Product Summary

  • Display Size
    Approx. 5.0 inches
  • Main camera effective pixels
    Approx. 13.10 million pixels
  • Battery Capacity
  • Internal memory capacity (RAM/ROM)
  • Size
    Approx. 72 × 144 × 8.6mm
  • Weight
    Approx. 148g
  • Wi-Fi
    IEEE802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz)
  • OS
    Android™ 8.0
  • au 5G
    au 5G
    5G is the fifth generation mobile communication system that is the next generation of LTE-Advanced. In addition to high-speed, high-capacity, mulit-connectivity, and low-latency (real-time), 5G is expected to meet a wide range of needs from the devices that people carry every day to the realm of IoT.
  • 4G LTE
    4G LTE
    We provide an ultra high-speed communication services with a maximum receiving speed of 75 Mbps that is easy to connect to with a 99% population coverage rate (800 MHz). * The maximum receiving speed differs depending on the model and area.
  • au VoLTE
    au VoLTE
    Allows you to use clearer voice calls compared to 3G.

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  • Water proof
    Water proof
    Mobile phones durable to water.
  • Osaifu-Keitai®
    Turn the phone into e-money, a train ticket, or a point card. This convenient service lets you use the phone for various situations just by touching it to a reader.

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  • au World Service
    au World Service
    Service for using current au cellphone and number overseas.

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  • Hi-Res
    Playback music with sound quality higher than that of music CDs.
  • Emergency Rapid Mail
    Emergency Rapid Mail
    Emergency news service for earthquakes, tsunami or other disasters and their evacuation sites announced by the National Weather Service, national and local governments. *Some cellphones will only receive emergency earthquake news.

* Updating your OS may be required to use with Android™ 8.0. Click here for details and how to update.

Product Video

(in Japanese Only)

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Equipped with full HD IGZO display for beautiful color expression in high definition

High-definition display delivers sharp, realistic images from landscapes to food

High-definition display delivers sharp, realistic images from landscapes to food

Sharp's liquid crystal technology faithfully reproduces subtle nuances of color, tone and texture. Thanks to the high transmittance of the IGZO display, power consumption by the backlight is also reduced.

  • The IGZO liquid crystal display was designed for mass production through joint development with Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Delivers stunningly vibrant and realistic images

Delivers stunningly vibrant and realistic images

Based on AQUOS LCD TV technology but with a greatly expanded range of color gamut information, photos and videos are reproduced in amazingly true colors.

  • Digital Cinema Initiatives (DCI) is a joint venture of seven major U.S. motion picture studios, formed to establish a standard architecture for digital cinema systems.

Delivers sharp and vivid videos

Delivers sharp and vivid videos

You can watch normal quality video content or videos that you have recorded yourself in HDR (high dynamic range) quality.

  • May not apply to all videos, depending on app
  • This feature is set to OFF before shipping.
  • Comparative images are for illustrative purposes only.

Every screen has a beauty of its own

Every screen has a beauty of its own

The wallpaper changes automatically each time you display the Lock screen. You can also use your own photos.

  • Selection of the folder containing the wallpapers for automatic cycling is required.
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Waterproofing* allows comfortable operation with wet hands in the bathroom or kitchen

You can check a recipe with wet hands or use your phone in the bath

You can check a recipe with wet hands or use your phone in the bath

The Aquos SHV40 brings even more fun and convenience to your smartphone experience. The low-noise IGZO display functions normally even when wet, so there's no need to worry about using your phone with wet hands.
You can look up a recipe while cooking or listen to your favorite music in the bath.

  • IPX5/IPX8 rating for waterproof performance. When using the phone, be sure the caps are securely fastened.
  • Do not immerse the phone in hot spring water or water containing bath salts. Do not leave the phone in the bathroom for an extended period of time.
  • Do not splash the phone with or immerse it in alcohol, water containing soap or detergent, or any liquid other than tap water at room temperature. Do not splash the phone with or immerse it in hot water as it is not designed to be heat-resistant.
  • The fingerprint sensor may not respond to wet fingers.
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Smooth response and precise, easy operation of the fingerprint sensor

Responds smoothly even when multiple apps are launched

Responds smoothly even when multiple apps are launched

Sharp's tuning technology and large memory capacity ensure smooth, comfortable operation as well as ample storage space for data and apps.

Unlock by just touching the phone

Unlock by just touching the phone

Even when the screen is black, you can unlock the phone simply by touching the fingerprint sensor on the front. The fingerprint sensor can also be used as the home button.

  • You can register up to five fingers.
  • This feature is set to OFF before shipping.


  • For Internet connection, a separate subscription to LTE Net Course is required.
  • Available only with an au Nano IC Card 04.
  • au VoLTE is a voice call service that is available for devices that support VoLTE within the au 4G LTE area.
  • When connecting with other devices that support au VoLTE (within au's 4G LTE area), voice calls with high-quality sound are enabled. In other situations, a conventional level of sound quality is enabled for voice calls.
  • Devices that support au VoLTE are not able to use 3G communications in Japan.
  • Note on high-quality sound The actual voice sound quality may vary depending on the communication environment and network traffic conditions.
  • EZweb service and EZ apps are not available. When you switch from the current mobile phone contracted under the EZ WIN Course to a new one, note that your subscription to EZweb service, EZweb site, e-mail newsletters, and Machi-Uta is not automatically terminated or canceled. To cancel or unsubscribe from these services, please follow the necessary procedures.
  • Some smartphone applications may perform data communications even when the user does not operate the device. Subscription to a fixed rate packet (data) communication service is recommended. Some apps installed from the Internet may pose a security risk, just like with personal computers. For example, smartphone operations could become unstable due to attacks by malicious hackers, or the device could be taken over and used in illicit activities. Accordingly, make sure that the provider of the app is reliable and thoroughly check the operating conditions before use. Please note that apps installed by yourself and any malfunctions arising from them are not covered by the warranty. KDDI is not responsible for any trouble resulting from the installation of apps.
  • All screen depictions are simulated images. Actual screens may differ.
  • Please note that the specifications and other details are subject to change without prior notice.

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