LG Display announced today that it has developed the world?s first Quad HD AH-IPS LCD panel for smartphones. At 2560X1440 with 538ppi, the new 5.5-inch Quad HD panel is the highest resolution and ppi (pixel per inch) mobile panel to date.
Only 1.21mm thin with a 1.2mm bezel measured in LCD modules (LCM), LG Display's new Quad HD panel is both the world?s slimmest and narrowest panel, with 12% reduced thickness compared to the company's 5.2-inch Full HD panel released last month. Based on Low Temperature Poly-Silicon (LTPS) substrate, the panel also realizes superior brightness of 430nit with improved transmittance and larger aperture opening size.
LTPS-based smartphone displays are expected to record 765 million units in shipments next year according to research firm DisplaySearch, as displays with larger screens, higher resolution, and less power consumption prove key to competitiveness in the premium model segment.
Release Of New Tablet
Staying with LG, the company will reportedly LG give tablet PCs another try after a failure two years ago. It is launching a new tablet next month before sales begin in October, ChosunMedia reported today citing industry insiders.
LG has completed development of a new tablet PC and will showcase it at the IFA Berlin in early September. The tablet is equipped with an 8.3-inch display and runs on the Android operating system.
An LG tablet has also appeared on FCC's web site
, showing the V500, a 9.8-inch device. Not many spacifications have been emerged, rather than the dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 LE connectivity of the tablet.
LG mobile is also expected to release a 6-inch handset along with a Firefox OS device early next year. LG may also enter the smartwatch category soon.