Japan Display announces 5.5-Inch WQHD LCD modules for leading-edge smartphones
Japan Display today announced the development of a wide Quad HD (WQHD) format with a resolution of 1,440 horizontal pixels x 2,560 vertical pixels as a display format for leading-edge smartphones. The camera device and image processing technologies incorporated in smartphones are becoming increasingly sophisticated with every day. It is now possible to enjoy high quality images on large displays in excess of 5-inches. Japan Display product wide Quad HD boasts a world-class screen resolution of 538 ppi among the volume production products. It reproduces photo images and videos more realistically than in the Full-HD format with a resolution of 1,080 horizontal pixels x 1,920 vertical pixels on smartphone displays.
Japan Display is now ready to begin volume production of WQHD products and will commence shipping 5.5-inch WQHD TFT liquid crystal display modules in coming April. With this product as a starter, Japan Display will be releasing a number of WQHD products in 2014 and it is anticipated that a new leading-edge range will emerge in the smartphone sector.