Sunday, July 20, 2014

Mobile Phone's Display Screen

Gorilla Glass

Gorilla Glass protect mobile screen from small scratches in everyday use. It has been used for first time in iPhone. Samsung, Motorola and Nokia are using Gorilla Glass to protect their mobile screens. It can also be used for portable media players, some television screens, laptops and computers screens. Second generation Gorilla Glass 2 was introduced in 2012 and it is 20 percent thinner than the first generation. Third generation Gorilla Glass 3 was introduced in 2013. Gorilla Glass 3 is more durable and it is up to three times more damage-resistant than the older versions.

Retina Display

Retina Display is used by Apple in iPhone, iPod and iPad. Its pixels can not be individually identified by human eyes which makes display super sharp and more clear. It has a greater pixel density. Retina HD Display was introduced in September 2014 and Retina 5K Display was introduced in October 2014. It is used in LG G3, Gionee Elife E6 etc.


It is manufactured by Asahi Glass Co. It is an Alkali-Aluminosilicate sheet glass. It is a thin, light weighted and hard glass which provides high scratch resistance and damage resistance. It is 6 times stronger than conventional soda lime glass and used with smartphones and tablets. The company recently introduced DragonTrail X which is extra tough glass with 30 percent more strength compared to previous versions. It is used by Sony Xperia Z1, Sony Xperia Z2, Sony Xperia Z3, Motorola Droid phones, Galaxy Nexus, Lava Iris, XOLO Q, Samsung Galaxy and Fire phones.


AMOLED stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode. It is used for media players, digital cameras, televisions and mobile devices. It display excellent color quality, low-power, low-cost and large-size and great contrast. It is difficult to view in sunlight. Super AMOLED is the next version of AMOLED and it is thinner comparatively and it uses very little electricity which results in less power consumption. It gives better outdoor display. AMOLED display screen is used in Nokia N 8, Nokia C 7, HTC One S, HTC Desire, Samsung Galaxy S 3 and Samsung Vibrant etc.


TFT LCD is Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Display. It improve brightness of image quality and high resolution. The drawback of TFT LCD is narrow viewing angles and poor visibility in direct sunlight. Its difficult to see if you view it from side. These screens uses more electricity which results in more power consumption. It is most common display screen that can be found in low budget cell phones and basic cell phones. 


Its In-Plan Switching used for LCDs has brilliant picture quality. It consume less power that provides much improved battery life. It also provides wider viewing angle and provide accurate color from all viewing angles. You can see this display screen in various Sony phones, Nokia Lumia 520, Intex Aqua i4+, Xolo A600, IPXolo A500S IPS, Xolo A700, Micromax A92 Canvas Lite etc.

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