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LG Display reveals 5.5 inch Quad HD panel with the highest resolution and pixel density on a smartphone display

0. phoneArena 21 Aug 2013, 01:23 posted on

On Wednesday morning, LG Display announced the first Quad HD AH-IPS LCD display for smartphones; the Korean based company, which brought the first FHD panel for smartphones in 2012, says that the new display offers a 5.5 inch screen with resolution of 1440 x 2560. That would work out to a pixel density of 538ppi and would be 70ppi higher than the industry leading 468ppi experienced by HTC One users...

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posted on 21 Aug 2013, 01:29 16

1. bugsbunny00 (Posts: 2117; Member since: 07 Jun 2013)


aahh! LG is teasing sammy and sony..stop it LG! hahaha.

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 01:47 7

7. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2283; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


Hahaha i tip phonearena about this.. .. and RIP sammys AMOLED displays haha

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 01:50 17

10. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Samsung is going to announce something similar to this soon. a 1440x2560 Super AMOLED screen. Then Sony comes along and brings a 1440x2560 Trilum. screen.

2014 should be interesting.

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 01:54 11

11. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2283; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


Triluminus, should be the winner, imo

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 02:01 18

12. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


I personally love AMOLED. I love watching videos and movies, gaming, and looking at pictures on my phone, and the over saturated colors appeal to me more than IPS.

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 02:13 12

15. james004 (Posts: 486; Member since: 15 May 2013)


this seems unnecessary. companies need to get rid of the 768p laptops first. 90% of the laptops have this screen.
phones have more than enough pixels already.
may be companies should pay attention to other technologies as well other than screen like battery life , camera and sound quality

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 04:01 1

21. vincelongman (Posts: 4570; Member since: 10 Feb 2013)


Agreed.
Also Samsung, please bring the ATIV Book 9's 1800p to the ATIV Book 8. And bring the 8's 1080p display to the 6 (currently 768p).
Why does the is 9 (Intel HD 4400) 1800p and the 8 (Radeon HD 8870M) 1080p?

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 12:55

37. pkiran1996 (Posts: 166; Member since: 22 Oct 2011)


While 768p is borderline horrifying, Microsoft need to change the pixel density for Windows 8. The ATIV Q for example is 1080p on a 13.3", but it makes the UI awfully tiny - especially on desktop mode. the Live Tiles alone are almost the szie they should be. Unless i'm wrong and Microsoft have increased it.

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 02:37 4

17. MCrapp (Posts: 318; Member since: 07 Apr 2013)


I also love Amoled! And I waiting for Amoled TV (without price from space! )

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 05:15 7

25. Oxygen (Posts: 125; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)


I also found myself loving the Superamoled of the S4 more than the display on my HTC One. After owning a Note1 and a S3, I guess I grew a liking to the "color punch" of amoled displays.

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 17:15 2

40. SuperMaoriBro (Posts: 527; Member since: 23 Jun 2012)


me too. AMOLED is one of the main drawcards for me when looking for a smartphone. I tried the One X last year because so many reviews said how great the screen was, it was nice, but the black levels were terrible compared to AMOLED, and I really didnt like it. And now with such high pixel densities I don't notice the dithering of the pentile matrix S4 like I did on the S3.

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 10:31

35. Larry_ThaGr81 (Posts: 442; Member since: 26 May 2011)


Yep, by the time I'm ready to retire my Note II, Sammy will already added a display with this resolution to the Note IV.

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 01:48 13

8. istitch (Posts: 181; Member since: 19 Mar 2013)


I doubt so, Sony has the technology to produce OLED with 2098 pixel density (1280 x 720 on a 0.7inch screen), though it will be used mainly in medical field.

http://www.androidauthority.com/worlds-highest-ppi-display-2098ppi-oled-display-sony-254182/

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 01:49

9. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


What if LG were to release a screen with this resolution on the Nexus 5? :o

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 02:11 3

14. james004 (Posts: 486; Member since: 15 May 2013)


-_- you sound like you were bored a second ago. nexus never breaks any barrier. its just a typical phone, mostly behind the curve. its a developer phone not a flagship phone for any company.

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 12:39 2

36. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Nexus 10 shipped with the highest screen resolution, and still does in case you didn't know.

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 02:18 2

16. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2283; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


Ahhh nah.. nexus are made to be plain and boring.. imho..lol spec wise,..well the last nextus, was aight lol

posted on 22 Aug 2013, 01:47

42. cezarepc (Posts: 716; Member since: 23 Nov 2012)


So I guess you were expecting cortex A15's for a $200+ tab?

Nexus devices are made so people with low budget can get good android user-experience and, in turn, Google to make money from them via ads. It is made to attract as many people as possible to the android platform.

Also @james. in case you don't know, developers don't develop for phones, they develop for chipsets.

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 02:04 5

13. pwnarena (Posts: 1129; Member since: 15 Feb 2013)


sony fans, here's your defense

http://www.androidauthority.com/worlds-highest-ppi-display-2098ppi-oled-display-sony-254182/

2098 PPI OLED display

posted on 25 Aug 2013, 23:24

46. chocolaking (Posts: 494; Member since: 22 May 2012)


R.I.Peace SAMoLED

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 01:32 6

2. GeekMovement (Posts: 2156; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)


wow, i wonder what that would look like on a smartphone screen, but i'd rather have everyone work on longer lasting batteries first..

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 01:38 4

6. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Equipped with a next-gen Snapdragon SoC and a beefy 3500+ mAh battery, that would be a dream phone no doubt.

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 01:35 3

3. affandi (Posts: 85; Member since: 25 Jan 2013)


This is the type of news I like to wake up to! See you in 2014 LG.

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 01:36 1

4. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Wow. That's all I can really say. I'm mind blown they managed to put that many pixels on a screen. I really want to see this in action ASAP.

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 01:36 1

5. wicpromd (Posts: 266; Member since: 20 Aug 2013)


sharp is already comimg up with some IGZO and 2K displays

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 14:55

38. a_merryman (Posts: 749; Member since: 14 Dec 2011)


I'm really looking forward to the IGZO displays hitting the market, supposedly they are great for battery life..while still having very high ppi's.

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 02:39 4

18. livyatan (Posts: 867; Member since: 19 Jun 2013)


Alright now this is the STUPIDEST thing in the field of tech this year.

Have you ever seen the fullhd 5.5" display in person?
There is absolutely NO reason for it to go any more pixel dense.
It is razor sharp and no way in hell you will distinguish individual pixel!

So this will only bring more demand on the battery and processor with no tangible benefit.

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 05:48 3

28. juandante (Posts: 463; Member since: 23 Apr 2013)


Re-read the news. I am very happy at least untill 5mpx+ screens.. You will have to zoom less on webpages and pictures (1080p is only 2mpx by the way), and scroll less like a ****.

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 03:09 6

19. mr.techdude (Posts: 571; Member since: 19 Nov 2012)


How much clearer can smartphone displays get like I can't tell the difference between the HTC one and HTC one x.

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 10:20 2

33. av911 (Posts: 190; Member since: 19 Nov 2012)


There's a lot people who can tell the difference, you're not the rule. I can tell the difference between the HTC One and the S4.

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