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HTC U Ultra hands-on

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The very best of CES 2017

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Sharp showcases an IGZO LCD display with a ludicrous 736ppi

Sharp has shown off a 4.1-inch IGZO LCD demo display with a resolution of 1600 x 2560, resulting in a crazy pixel density of 736ppi.
by Robert TriggsNovember 12, 201415

Sharp Aquos Crystal Review

This Sharp smartphone comes with a bezel-less design that makes it stand out. But what else does it have to offer? We find out in our Sharp Aquos Crystal review
by Lanh NguyenOctober 23, 201429

Sharp Aquos Crystal arrives to Boost and Sprint Prepaid, $150 outright

The Sharp Aquos Crystal is a solid mid-range device with extremely attractive ultra-thin bezels, and now you can pick it up through Boost Mobile or Sprint Prepaid.
by Andrew GrushOctober 10, 201454

Industry first: 7-inch Sharp MEMS-IGZO tablet coming H1 2015

Sharp has announced details about its state-of-the-art 7-inch MEMS-IGZO display tablet, which is heading our way in the first half of 2015. We have the breakdown of how the tech works, ...
by Robert TriggsOctober 6, 20149
 
 

Sprint’s Aquos Crystal: aggressive bezels at an aggressive price

Just as expected, Sprint unveiled the Sharp Aquos Crystal for the US at its “Take the edge off” event today. The device will be offered at a surprisingly low price of $239 off contract.
by Bogdan PetrovanAugust 19, 201421

The stunning Sharp Aquos Crystal is coming to Sprint tomorrow!

Great news, Sprint customers. You will get to turn heads everywhere you go thanks to the “frameless” Sharp Aquos Crystal coming to Sprint soon.
by Bogdan PetrovanAugust 18, 201415

The Aquos Crystal is the closest we can get to a bezel-less phone (for now)

Made by Sharp for Softbank, the new Aquos Crystal is pushing the physical envelope of smartphone design with a “frame-less” design that’s almost all screen.
by Bogdan PetrovanAugust 18, 201450

Display technology explained: A-Si, LTPS, amorphous IGZO, and beyond

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 ...
by Robert TriggsJuly 2, 20147

Sharp Free-Form display opens the door for weird and wonderful designs

Sharp has been showing off its latest display innovation called “Free-Form”, which allows for displays that break free from the rectangular status-quo.
by Robert TriggsJune 18, 201421

Why thin bezels are a horrible idea for smartphones [Opinion]

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?
by Edgar CervantesJune 10, 2014119
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