Samsung smartphone display to have 768 x 1280 resolution

Samsung smartphone display to have 768 x 1280 resolution
According to a Korean web site called MovePlayer, Samsung is working on a smartphone that is equipped with as display offering resolution of 768 x 1280 (WXGA). The handset is known only by its model number, which is SHV-120S. Not much is known about this phone except that it will run Android 2.3 and have a Qualcomm MSM8250 single-core 1GHz processor under the hood. The display handles 16 million colors. The information was discovered in a registration made to SK Telecom's T Store Developer Center. If Samsung uses this display on a 4.5 inch screen, the pixels per inch would come in at 332, topping the 326ppi reading of the Retina Display on the Apple iPhone 4.

One possibility is that the model is the Nexus Prime which would use the Ice Cream Sandwich build of the Android OS. That build does away with hardware buttons on the front of the phone, allowing for a larger sized screen. As we hear more about the SHV-120S, we will pass it on to you. After all, a display offering such high resolution will be easy to keep an eye on.

source: TStoreDeveloperCenter via electronista

This registration for a new Samsung Android device includes a 768 x 1280 resolution display
This registration for a new Samsung Android device includes a 768 x 1280 resolution display

This registration for a new Samsung Android device includes a 768 x 1280 resolution display



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34 Comments

1. epic unregistered

*drools*

2. GALAXY-S

Posts: 701; Member since: Jun 07, 2011

SWEEET!!! i would not even think twice to get this phone!!!

3. GALAXY-S

Posts: 701; Member since: Jun 07, 2011

this will defenitly be a great improvement over the current 800x480 they have now !! but when will U.S see it?? 2012 maybe?? :(

4. ArmageddonX

Posts: 96; Member since: May 11, 2011

Galaxy SIII (S3) or Nexus Prime would be my guess.

5. tech-head unregistered

Single Core?!?!?

6. ibap

Posts: 865; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

I second that one.

7. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

this phone's going to be a sluggish one with that high of a display on a single core 1ghz.

30. rican

Posts: 132; Member since: Jul 02, 2011

its just speculations and rumors right now

8. nak1017

Posts: 328; Member since: Jan 08, 2010

This could be the single core version of the rumored Nexus Prime or the fabled Hercules...

9. sowhat unregistered

This is probably just early proto-type for Nexus prime display. So they used old processor in it. They will put dual or quad core beast in it soon if it's Nexus prime proto-type.

10. heatfan316 unregistered

The nexus prime will not have a single-core processor that would be complete failure only if was a 2ghz single-core not 1

11. alecgale

Posts: 55; Member since: Jun 29, 2011

can a single core even handle that high of a resolution and be able to play games i don't think so this is probably just a prototype

13. christianqwerty

Posts: 467; Member since: May 05, 2011

Lol this guy is hilarious

15. GALAXY-S

Posts: 701; Member since: Jun 07, 2011

lol fat, f**ked and brainwashed .... jus go kill yourself :)

16. alecgale

Posts: 55; Member since: Jun 29, 2011

last time i checked the iphone 5 will only have a resolution of 960x640 NOT 1920x1080 full HD that would be pointless as steve jobs has claimed that the human eye can't tell the difference over 300 ppi at 1 foot away also the SGS2 is actually more responsive than any apple device watch the youtube videos. also it is thinner than the iphone 4 and likely the iphone 5 if they are using a metal back your just some ignorant stupid apple fan who believes that apple is the best when they aren't even close

21. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

i really think that was supposed to be a parody of some of our board regulars, alec. I laughed. :)

22. readingthissh1t

Posts: 303; Member since: Jul 20, 2011

i always thought this guy was seriously trollin' i always say the most inappropriate things to him.

25. Happy Skinnyvirgin unregistered

You forgot to mention that your iPhone 4 had 4g a year before the technology was even rolled out. ...and that your Macbook can't get viruses because OS X is better than Windows.

26. sgogeta4

Posts: 394; Member since: Feb 02, 2011

Hey Angry Fatf**k, Samsung MAKES the iPhone's screen. Please stfu and go back to the little hole where you came from and die. Thank you, the rest of the world.

29. DIYguy

Posts: 190; Member since: Feb 27, 2011

idiot LG makes iphone 4 screens, they aren't apples...

31. rican

Posts: 132; Member since: Jul 02, 2011

lmao i always thought u were serious but the more i read ur s**t the funnier it gets, thanks for the laugh i needed it

14. sjsjsj unregistered

yeah this is obviously some unattractive and insecure young boy who was possibly abused and feels lonely, lost and ashamed. venting here on comments helps him to feel vindicated that is life is such horror show. so sad.

17. kdsgs2

Posts: 3; Member since: Jul 26, 2011

This man is really f**ked up and he needs one more session

18. KingK unregistered

Sounds weak, last week. Why not make it HD? Why qualcomm? Pointless phone.

20. twenti7

Posts: 152; Member since: Jul 09, 2011

This is more than likely just a prototype device for testing the screen itself and not a prototype for an actual phone. No doubt when this screen is ready to come to market it will be paired with top of the line hardware to match.

19. som

Posts: 768; Member since: Nov 10, 2009

iPhone 5 has 1920 x 1080, what company is making screen iPhone 5? Spoiled Apple will not get any Samsung components from now on included this new 1280 x 768 display for smartphones and Samsung's new 10.1-inch, 2560x1600 display for tablets in 2012.

23. readingthissh1t

Posts: 303; Member since: Jul 20, 2011

your stoned mann. aVictory today

32. Laurynas unregistered

And what components Apple was geting from Samsung?

24. sniperace

Posts: 95; Member since: Aug 20, 2009

Single core they better be wrong about that.

27. OpTiKaWn unregistered

Actuly i think its LG that makes the retina display.... could be wrong but im pretty sure, yeah im sure, i think samsung has a lil to do with it but its mainly LG even on lots of sites it says stuff like LG's ceo says ipad 3 to get retina display and crap, they are the main player and i guess samsung helps a lil bit lol with it...

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