Here’s the Star Wars smartphone – Dark side editions and Light side editions

Here’s are the Star Wars-themed mobile phones and we’re all getting jealous. SoftBank, the leading Japanese carrier has announced a new Star Wars mobile phone to mark the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. These smartphones are made by Sharp and comes in two versions – Light side and Dark side editions – all you need to choose your side 🙂 !!

Naturally the Star Wars smartphones come equipped with Star Wars themes, live wallpapers that that turn its screen into the cockpit of an X-Wing or a Tie fighter cockpit. Star Wars-themed alarm clock app, ringtones and emojis are also included. It also comes with a Star Wars Movie Player app that lets you watch The Force Awakens for free.


The smartphones runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow and features a 5.3” IGZO display (1080p resolution). It is powered by a Snapdragon 820 chipset coupled with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage (plus a microSD slot). The phone comes with waterproof (IP58) certifications and packs inside a 3,000mAh battery.

Star Wars mobile phone specifications
  • Display: 5.3-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) IGZO display
  • Processor: Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with Adreno 530 GPU
  • Memory: 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, expandable up to 256GB
  • Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Rear Camera: 22.6 MP camera with LED flash
  • Front Camera: 5MP camera
  • Durability: Waterproof and Dustproof (IPX5, IPX8/IP5X certified)
  • Dimensions: 73 Ă— 149 Ă— 7.6mm
  • Weight: 155g
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, WiFI 802.11 ac (2.4GHz, 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
  • Battery: 3,000mAh battery
Pricing and Availability

The pre-orders for Star Wars Mobile phones start today, and the devices go on sale on December 2 in Japan. So if you want one (and are in Japan, obviously), you can pre-order it here. We Don’t know if the phone would launch globally in future, there is no such information yet.

Source (Japanese)


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