LG Display has announced the first ever 5.7-inch QHD+ LCD panel with and aspect ratio of 18:9. LG has said that it has developed this display with 18:9 aspect ratio to provide more immersive viewing experiences and also due to demands from its customers for bigger screens. LG also says, 18:9 aspect ratio is also optimized for multi-tasking using the dual-screen functions.
LG used a 5.5-inch QHD panel with a pixel density of 538PPI for the LG G4 and used a QHD panel for its LG G5 that has a 5.3-inch display with 554PPI pixel density. The latest 5.7-inch panel called QHD+, has a resolution of 1440 x 2880 with a pixel density of 564 PPI which is much higher than the QHD LCD’s we have seen.
This latest display promises to provide excellent touch responses with the help of the company’s exclusive in-TOUCH technology. Due to the lack of Touch Cover Glass, it helps in achieving a thinner and lighter smartphones that give more comfort levels. Moreover, it also brings improved outdoor visibility by increasing transmittance by 10% and also by reducing the power consumption by 30% which will improve the battery life.
After excluding the cover glass, the new LCD display is less 1mm thick and also has a reduced bezel width by 0.2mm on the top, which is almost 20%. There is also a reduction of 0.54mm (10%) on the either sides of the display when compared to the conventional QHD LCD displays. LG also announced that its new display would be used in its next flagship device which will be LG G6 which is expected to be unveiled at the MWC 2017.
LG has not provided any image of this new display, and we need to wait for it. How many changes will this new display from LG change the market? Share your views and comment in the section below if you have queries on the same. Stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more news and updates.