In June 2005 Sharp delivered the biggest LCD TV at the time, with a showcase of 65 inches. It went at a bargain in August 2005 in Japan.
From 2005 to 2010 Sharp was the greatest cell phone mark in Japan. From that point forward it has been continually exchanging spots through money related quarters against opponents Fujitsu, Apple and Sony.
Sharp gained a controlling stake in Pioneer Corporation in 2007.
At CES 2007, Sharp presented a model biggest LCD TV, with a screen size of 108 inches. In July 2008 Sharp declared that the model will go into generation for the Japanese market.
In 2008, Sharp worked together with Emblaze Mobile on the Monolith, "… a goal-oriented task to plan a definitive all encompassing portable device". The venture was never conveyed to showcase. Key programming designers were later gotten by different organizations.
On 25 June 2009, Sharp and Pioneer consented to shape a joint endeavor containing their optical organizations, called "Pioneer Digital Design and Manufacturing Corporation".
In 2012 Sharp uncovered the biggest creation TV at the time, with a screen size of 80 inches. It is a piece of the Aquos run and went marked down in Japan at around JP¥950,000.
2012 was the 100th commemoration for Sharp yet it reported the most exceedingly awful monetary record in its history, with lost JP¥376 billion (US$4.7 billion) in April 2012. In September, Sharp declared employment cuts. In 2014, Sharp could stem misfortunes and convey a positive net pay for its first quarter results.
In March 2012 the Taiwan-based hardware organization Hon Hai, exchanging as Foxconn, consented to gain a 10% stake in Sharp Corporation for US$806 million, and to buy up to 50 percent of the LCD shows created at Sharp's plant in Sakai, Japan. In June 2012, Hon Hai director Terry Gou paid cash for Sakai plant and got half responsibility for plant. In any case, since the declaration in March, Sharp's offer cost kept declining and achieved JP¥192 on 3 August. Sharp arrangement's cost was initially JP¥550 per share. The two organizations consented to renegotiate the offer cost, yet they never went to an agreement.
Sharp reported it acknowledged a US$100 million venture from Samsung in March 2013.
In 2013 Sharp built up the most proficient sun powered cell, changing over a record 44.4% of daylight into electricity.
Following quite a while of enormous misfortunes in its abroad TV business, Sharp sold its Mexico TV production line to Chinese hardware producer Hisense for $23.7 million in July 2015. The deal incorporates rights to utilize the Sharp brand name and all its direct assets in North and South America, aside from Brazil. This implied Sharp has left the TV showcase in the Americas (aside from Brazil). It was a sign demonstrating Sharp's fast decrease in that market, where it used to be one of the main makers for LCD TVs 10 years earlier. Sharp's TV piece of the pie in North America was 4.6% out of 2015. However Sharp remains the greatest TV mark in the Japanese market.
In October 2015 Sharp reported a cell phone that additionally functions as a robot, called RoboHon. It will be sold in 2016 in Japan.
Sharp started offering the world's first financially accessible TV with a 8K goals in October 2015. The 85-inch LV-85001 model costs JP¥16 million (US$133,000). Japanese open telecaster NHK will have test communicates at 8K beginning 2016, with standard administrations expected when of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
On 25 February 2016, Foxconn reported its purpose to procure a 66% controlling stake in Sharp for 700 billion yen (US$6.24 billion). However, the arrangement was quickly postponed because of unexpected money related liabilities; on 30 March 2016, Foxconn declared that it had consented to pay US$3.5 billion for the stake rather, Foxconn wished to utilize the buy to venture into direct-to-customer item deals instead of filling in as an agreement manufacturer.
In September 2016 Sharp divulged the Sharp INTELLOS Automated Unmanned Ground Vehicle (An UGV) at the ASIS International 62nd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2016) in Orlando, Florida.
On 28 April 2017, Sharp turned its initially working benefit in three years, refering to the rebuilding endeavors by Foxconn.
In June 2017, Sharp sued its Chinese licensee Hisense for harming the notoriety of its image, looking for an exit from its authorizing understanding. Sharp blamed the organization for delivering "poorly fabricated" TVs under the Sharp name, including items they accepted were infringing upon U.S. security guidelines for electromagnetic radiation, and the subject of tricky promoting over their quality. Hisense denied that it occupied with these practices, and expressed that it wanted to protect itself in court and "will proceed to produce and offer quality TVs under the Sharp authorized brands."
In February 2018, Sharp dropped the claim against Hisense.
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