Sharp's founder, Tokuji Hayakawa, establishes a metal works in Tokyo.
Tokuji Hayakawa starts out on his own with the Tokubijo Snap Buckle that could be adjusted in length without the need for fastening holes.
Tokuji Hayakawa invents the Ever-Sharp Pencil. The Sharp corporate name and trademark are derived from the Ever-Sharp Pencil.
Assembly and marketing of Japan's first crystal radio sets. Radio broadcasting begins in Japan.
Production of the first Sharp Dyne AC-powered vacuum-tube radio sets.
Japan's first mass production of TV sets to coincide with Japan’s first TV broadcasts.
Japan's first mass production of microwave ovens.
Japan's first mass production of solar cells.
Introduction of the world's first all-transistor desktop calculator.
Introduction of Japan's first microwave oven with a turntable.
Introduction of the world's first electronic calculator incorporating LSIs.
Three-door refrigerator with separate vegetable compartment
Development of the world's first electronic calculator incorporating an LCD.
The first TV in the industry allowing viewers to watch 2 programs at once on the same screen
Microwave oven equipped with cooking sensor
The world's first product merging the personal computer and the TV
Electronic organizer with various functions
The world's first 14-inch color TFT LCD
100-inch LCD video projector
Dual-swing door refrigerator
The world's first thinnest home-use facsimile
Wall-mount, 8.6-inch LCD TV
The world's first LCD Viewcam
Fully automatic washing machine with a water-saving hole-less tube
The smallest and lightest portable MD (MiniDisc) player
Zaurus Personal Information combined all the necessary business feature
Super Mobile LCD eliminated the need for the backlight
The world's first 1-Bit Amplifier
Industry's first Camera-Equipped mobile phone
Air Purifier using Plasmacluster Ion Technology for eliminating airborne bacteria, mold and viruses
Super Heated Steam Oven giving delicious food with good nutrition
The biggest 65-Inch Digital Full-HD LCD TV
The world's first 108-inch LCD monitior
AQUOS LCD TV with built-in Blu-ray disc recorder
LED Lamp which can be adjustable color and brightness via remote controller
Multi-Screen Display System
AQUOS Quattron 3D TV
GALAPAGOS Media Tablet
LED Ceiling Lights
Sakura-Colored LED light, users are likely to fall asleep easily and wake up feeling refreshed
Robotic Cleaning Appliance equipped with Plasmacluster technology
Unique Rice cooker minimizes inconsistencies in rice rinsing and rice cooking under the Biomimetic concept giving full, fluffy and delicious rice.
The first smartphone in the industry to be equipped with the next-generation IGZO display