Display makers often throw around terms like A-Si, IGZO, or LTPS. But what do these acronyms actually mean and what’s the impact of backplane technology on user experience? What about future developments?
Sharp has been showing off its latest display innovation called “Free-Form”, which allows for displays that break free from the rectangular status-quo.
The industry keeps pushing bezels away like they are some kind of bacterial disease, making for devices that are nearly all screen. Is this a problem?
Sharp is preparing its manufacturing line for mass production of the company’s new 600 PPI LCD mobile displays next spring.
Both the AQUOS Pad and AQUOS Phone Mini squeeze as much screen as possible into the available space feature what Sharp is calling the EDGEST design. They’re not quite an edge-to-edge displays, but they’re heading that way.
The first MEMS display tablets due to arrive within the next six months, and could be a serious rival to LCD and AMOLED devices. Let’s take a look at how the technology works and what it could mean for your future tablet or smartphone.
Samsung is reportedly getting ready to launch its own 12-inch tablet some time in the not-too-distant future, beating Apple to the punch in early 2014. Here’s what we know so far.
Sharp quietly launches Aquos Pad SH-08E tablet with Full HD IGZO display through NTT DoCoMo in Japan
The Sharp Aquos Pad SH-08E made its debut as the newest 7-inch Android tablet available through NTT DoCoMo. It comes pre-loaded with Android 4.2 and equipped with a 1920×1200 pixel resolution 7-inch IGZO display.
Imagine a handset that packs a big display and fast processor, yet still offers enough power efficiency to make it through two days of use. That’s exactly what the newly announced Sharp AQUOS Phone 206SH sets out to accomplish.
According to industry sources, a number of display manufacturers are developing 6 inch smartphone display panels for use in handsets later this year.