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Sharp Actius RD3D

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Sharp Actius RD3D. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the keyboard and image quality. Views about the screen and durability are different. Some have doubts about the performance and price.

image quality, keyboard

portability, price, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Sharp Actius RD3D is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Kalpana Ettenson (

Sharp's 3D Notebook


The Actius RD3D laptop can display images with a 3D effect.

The Actius RD3D laptop can display images with a 3D effect.

Mar, 2004

Expert review by : Brian Nadel (

Sharp Actius RD review: Sharp Actius RD


Rich, bright 3D screen; flash memory-card slots; sturdy keyboard; great included software.

Huge and heavy; slow; expensive; no built-in Wi-Fi; limited content available to take advantage of 3D screen.

If you crave the most bleeding-edge equipment, including a 3D screen, check out the Sharp Actius RD3D. Otherwise, skip this expensive, 10-pound monster.

Jan, 2004

Expert review by : Bill Howard (

Sharp Actius RD3D


It's not every day—or every year, for that matter—that a new screen technology appears. So the debut of the Sharp Actius RD3D notebook ($3,299 direct) is news.

Without a doubt, this is incredibly advanced display technology. We were disappointed with our 3-D game experience, but the still-image and video-clip demos show that the technology has promise. Currently the 3-D feature adds "in the low hundreds of...

Nov, 2003

Expert review by : Eric Grevstad (

HardwareCentral - Sharp Actius RD3D Review.


Where to buy Sharp Actius RD3D (pc-rd3d) PC Notebook Products StoreHWC CertifiedIn stockShippingPriceWrite a store reviewyesCheck Site$549.00  Linux is a trademark of Linus Torvalds

Mar, 2004

Product Specifications

Sharp PC-RD3D is the world's first notebook PC equipped with an original 3D LCD that requires no special glasses to see 3D images and can be easily switched between plane (2D) and solid (3D) display modes. This allows the PC to offer dynamic 3D display for using 3D content and for preparing 2D documents and spreadsheets like on a normal PC. The futuristic notebook PC is offered for application software and content developers as well as companies considering its use for business purposes. Solid (3D) display allows dynamic reproduction of spatial positions of an object, and is expected to work as a futuristic display technology ushering in a new world of digital images that deliver life-like experience unaffordable with 2D display for versatile purposes, including CAD and other design applications, medical care, education, entertainment, advertising, broadcasting, and electronic books. A built-in high-performance Intel Pentium 4 microprocessor 2.8 GHz and NVIDIA GeForce 4 440 Go graphics chip provide an environment to draw three-dimensional digital images smoothly. Users can actually experience 3D display performance through preinstalled 3D content display and preparation software and sample content.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):1.3hour(s)

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sharp Mebius

Input Device



Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Professional


Clock Speed:2.8GHz
Type:Pentium 4


Installed Size:512MB
Max Supported Size:1GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type:3.5" 1.44 MB floppy / 3.5 1.44 MB floppy

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:60GB
Notebook Type:Notebook

Video Memory

Installed Size:64MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce4 440 Go