Everdisplay reveals the world's first 4K AMOLED display

Ultra HD logoGetting tired of the PPI race? If that's the case, you might want to skip to another article, as this one is about the official announcement of the world's first 6-inch AMOLED panel with a 4K (also called UHD) resolution.

Everdisplay, a China-based AMOLED panel manufacturer that is also known as Hehui Optoelectronics, has just announced the world's first 4K AMOLED panel, and no, it's not designed to be used on 4K TV sets. Measuring 6 inches across the diagonal, the display boasts a PPI density of 734, well above the current record for market-ready smartphone displays, held by the Samsung Galaxy S6 with its 5.1-inch QHD AMOLED panel with a PPI of 577.

Asus announces Zenfone Max with 5,000 mAh battery

Everdisplay unveiled a working prototype earlier today in China, but the manufacturer did not specify when the display might actually enter mass-production. The display manufacturer did not make any mention of this display being aimed at the smartphone/phablet market. Instead, the company says that such high-resolution AMOLED panels will find their utility in the virtual reality products of tomorrow. The reasoning is that VR displays usually sit much closer to the eye compared to the regular viewing distance of a smartphone display.

Although a PPI density of 734 is definitely high-definition by any modern standard, bear in mind that this doesn't break any records as far as prototype displays go. Earlier this year, Sharp announced a 5.5-inch IGZO display with a 4K resolution and a PPI of 806. Furthermore, Samsung recently announced plans to manufacture a display with a mind-boggling 11K resolution, one that would feature the unthinkable PPI of 2250.

Source: phoneArena

Tags: technologies

Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
Your comment:

Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party

Last news

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1180 will be Turing-based with a 12nm FinFET die shrink
This only works on posts made by profiles that are public
The device will be standalone and based on a Qualcomm chipset
Apple plans on offering a cheaper smart speaker that will be priced at $199
Chrome will adopt a new approach to indicating site security
Data shows they are leading smartphone sale worldwide
Is this an error or it is really happening?
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 /
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /

News Archive



Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (10)