Samsung Electronics showcased the first 1.98" LCD panel to achieve VGA resolution, using the company's amorphous silicon (a-Si) technology, at the Society of Information display conference in San Francicso this week.
Mobile phones equipped with this new, display will be able to show Windows
screens and documents with the same VGA quality that is provided by most
desktop or notebook PCs.
The new mobile display promises to deliver better mobile TV images, with
delineation of visual details as small as 63 microns - half the average
width of a human hair (120 microns). A typical 40" HD LCD TV has 40 pixels
per square inch, while the new 1.98? LCD panel has 10 times as many, or 400
Samsung has achieved a wide range of technology improvements in the
development of its new 1.98" VGA LCD. The company's proprietary, amorphous
silicon gates are built into the LCD panel to achieve maximum efficiency in
design and module processing. Samsung also has achieved 16 million colors,
and the new LCD can accommodate the extremely fast data transmission rates
The new VGA LCD is a transmissive LCD with liquid crystals that
provide a wide viewing angle, images that exhibit 250 nits of brightness and
a contrast ratio of 300 to 1.
Display size 1.98"
Resolution VGA (480 x 640 pixels)
Display type Transmissive
Brightness 250 nit
Contrast ratio 300:1
Number of Colors 16 million
Color saturation 40%