Sharp was founded in 1912 in Tokyo and gets its name from one of its first products the Ever-Sharp mechanical pencil. Sharp are known throughout the world as a manufacturer of electronic products. From calculators to Hifi systems Sharp is a household name in electronics and television. Sharp produced the first pocket size computer the PC-1251 back in 1982.
Sharp also produce a range of products aimed at the business sector including laser printers and digital photocopy machines. Sharp started out in photocopiers back in 1971, currently they offer a range of MFP’s with software solutions for improving document management and workflow.
Today Sharp are probably best known for there Mobile Phone range and in 2016 released their first Smartphone called RoboHon to the Japanese market.