Ultra wide-angle video camera with reliable image stabilizer.* Enjoy a dynamic video experience on the big screen.

  • Main camera only.

Product Summary

  • Display Size
    Approx. 6.0 inches
  • Main camera effective pixels
    Approx. 22.60 million pixels / Approx. 16.30 million pixels
  • Battery Capacity
  • Internal memory capacity (RAM/ROM)
  • Size
    Approx. 74 × 156 × 9.0mm
  • Weight
    Approx. 181g
  • Wi-Fi
  • OS
    Android™ 8.0
  • 4G LTE (800MHz/2GHz)
    4G LTE (800MHz/2GHz)
    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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  • TV
    Users can watch digital terrestrial broadcasting TV.

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  • Water proof
    Water proof
    Mobile phones durable to water.
  • Osaifu-Keitai®
    Smartphones which can be used as a prepaid card, store member ship card or ticket.

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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.

Product Video

(in Japanese Only)

Ultra wide-angle video camera with reliable image stabilizer.*1 AI supports photography while you are taking videos.

AQUOS R2 adapts to your scenario and captures your precious moments with its optimal camera

  1. Main camera only.

Dramatic Wide Camera (optimized for videos)

Take dynamic videos with a 135º ultra wide-angle camera!*2

Combining deep focus with a 135º ultra wide-angle lens*2, this camera is optimized for capturing sharp images and video of subjects in motion so you can enjoy a new level of dynamic and extraordinary videos.

  1. The full 135º angle is not applied when using the image stabilizer.

World’s first smartphone with AI-driven auto photography function!*3

Two cameras for simultaneous auto AI photography and video capture*4 AI Live Snapshot

The dual camera configuration comprising of a video camera and standard camera lets you take videos while the AI automatically takes selected photos.*4

  1. First dual main camera smartphone in the world to have a function that takes still images with one camera while the user is recording a video with the other. (As of April 12, 2018 (on sale June 2018) based on a survey by SHARP.)
  2. Photos can be taken manually.

Standard Camera

Features top-class resolution in the AQUOS lineup, taking 22.6 megapixel photos!

Enjoy clear nightscape pictures with the new image quality engine ProPix featuring advanced noise reduction. AI automatically selects the optimal photography mode for any scene, such as fireworks, food, and evening views. Take your perfect shot with the best conditions for the subject.

Sub Camera

More fun for selfies with the wide-angle sub camera!

You can take wide-angle, high-def selfies with the 16.3 megapixel sub camera. Background can be blurred to create ambiance.

Experience viewing dynamic content with a 6-inch screen and a Dolby® audiovisual system.

A dramatic visual experience on near-full frame screen

Large 6.0-inch display

Exquisite graphics realized by 1.8x higher resolution than full HD and WQHD (3,040 x 1,440). High-transmittance IGZO display contributes to power saving even with the large size.

  • Size and resolution are calculated based on the premise that the display is a perfect rectangle.

Dolby Vision™・Dolby Atmos®

AQUOS R2 SHV42 is the world’s first smartphone *7 to adopt both Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos. *5 *6 Enjoy a dynamic video experience with vivid colors and powerful sound.

  1. Content must support Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos in order to view with these technologies. Viewing with Dolby Atmos is only supported for output from the earphone/microphone jack. Please use generic earphones or headphones for viewing with Dolby Atmos.
  2. If you enable Dolby Atmos, the audio effect will be applied to all media sounds, including content supporting Dolby Atmos (excluding high-resolution audio content playable on this device).
  3. Information as of April 12, 2018 (on sale June 2018) based on a survey by SHARP.
  • Dolby is a registered trademark of Dolby Laboratories.

Smooth operability with the latest CPU and high-speed IGZO display

Easy to see, easy to use with outstanding processing power.

High speed IGZO

Response speed 25% up!*8 Smooth and fast operations realized by optimal tuning.

  1. Compared to previous model, AQUOS R SHV39.
  • The IGZO liquid crystal display was designed for mass production through joint development with Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Featuring the latest CPU, high-speed memory, and a heat-dissipating design

Adopting the latest CPU, SDM845, and high-speed memory, the new AQUOS delivers stress-free operation with outstanding processing power and excellent heat dissipation.

  1. Compared to previous model, AQUOS R SHV39.


  • 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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