Personal Communications Devices Introduces Android Powered, Messaging-Savvy Sharp FX Plus

Available on the AT&T Network Exclusively at Walmart

Aug 02, 2011, 08:00 ET from Personal Communications Devices

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Personal Communications Devices today announced the availability of the Sharp FX Plus on the AT&T network. The FX Plus is Sharp's latest Android-powered smartphone, which offers users both the convenient option of a slide-out QWERTY keyboard and a touch screen for quick texting. With access to thousands of applications available through the Android Market and speedy access to social media networks, the device makes socializing on-the-go easy. Brought to market by Personal Communications Devices (, the Sharp FX Plus is ideal for young, socially connected consumers.

Key features include seven customizable menus with wallpaper, applications, pictures and more; direct access to the Android Market; and the option of using a touch screen or keyboard for messaging needs. The Sharp FX Plus also allows users to access their favorite sites and AT&T's 3G network makes updating their status a breeze.

"The Sharp FX Plus combines the popular touch screen with the convenience of a slide-out keyboard," said Philip Christopher, president of PCD. "It's the best of both worlds – and customizable menus add to the convenience, congregating user content into one platform."

Key Features

  • 3.2" touch-screen display and full QWERTY keyboard
  • Social Networking capabilities (Facebook, Twitter)
  • GPS navigation with voice guidance
  • 3.0MP digital camera with camcorder
  • Swype capabilities
  • earSmart™ technology ( for highest quality sound
  • Wi-Fi™
  • Seven customizable screens with wallpapers, widgets, applications, pictures and more

Price and Availability

The Sharp FX Plus will retail for $28.88 and is available exclusively at Walmart and beginning on July 30, 2011.

About PCD

PCD ( is committed to bringing you the wireless world through innovative wireless devices and rich service offerings. PCD serves as a global gateway for technology partners, providing high-quality, reliable and versatile wireless communications devices including handsets, smartphones, messaging devices and wireless broadband modems to carriers throughout North and South America. PCD conducts product planning and development on CDMA, GSM/GPRS and HSDPA platforms, and provides technical testing quality control as well as marketing and warranty support for its carrier and technology partners, differentiating it from other wireless industry suppliers. PCD is based in Hauppauge, New York, and maintains operations and support facilities in Brea, California, and Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

About Sharp

Sharp Corporation is a worldwide developer of innovative products and core technologies that play a key role in shaping the future of electronics. As a leader in liquid crystal displays (LCDs) and digital technologies, Sharp offers one of the broadest and most advanced lines of consumer electronics, information products and electronic components, while also creating new network businesses.

Sharp Corporation employs 64,500 people in the world (as of May 31, 2011) and recorded consolidated annual sales of 2,755,948 million yen for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011.  

For more information, please visit Sharp's Web site at

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