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Qualcomm invests in a joint IGZO screen effort with Sharp

0. phoneArena posted on 04 Dec 2012, 02:57

Sharp’s IGZO display technology promises a breakthrough in energy-efficient screens, but the Japanese manufacturer is in financial dire straits…

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posted on 04 Dec 2012, 03:03

1. Hammerfest (Posts: 384; Member since: 12 May 2012)

for all the screen tech we see, where the heck is my damn uber battery that has been touted in "breakthrough's" over the last 4 years... oh ya, thats right! Greed keeps it under lock and key, I mean how would they sell spares or extended battery's if you only needed one for heavens sake!

I can remember 5 "ready for production" battery tech announcements that was said to bring 5x to 50x battery power/capacity/life to anything, only to go POOF and never be heard from again

posted on 04 Dec 2012, 04:08

2. TheMan (Posts: 493; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)

Whom do you have in mind? I don't know of any.

posted on 04 Dec 2012, 10:40

3. MorePhonesThanNeeded (Posts: 645; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)

I only see great things here, Qualcomm already has chipsets that have LTE that run pretty well with batteries in phones now, this can only mean greater strides in reduced power comsumption for phones using IGZO tech and Qualcomm chips.

posted on 04 Dec 2012, 17:58

4. MC1123 (Posts: 1256; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)

wasnt qualcomm making its own display called mirasol?

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