Home » Uncategorized » Samsung Reveals its 2560×1600 WQXGA Tablet Display
samsung_WQXGA_01-580x360

Samsung Reveals its 2560×1600 WQXGA Tablet Display

It seems that 2011 is the year for change when it comes to smartphone and tablet video resolutions. Just a little over a week ago, Toshiba slammed us with a 6” inch demo retina screen running an eye popping resolution of 2560×1600. Although it showed impressive visuals, it also left many of us a little confused, as 6” is typically too small for a tablet — unless you’re RIM — and too big for a smartphone — unless you’re Dell — so what exactly had Toshiba been thinking?

Luckily, Toshiba isn’t the only company looking to the future when it comes to high-end HD resolutions. Back in May, Samsung actually showed off a 10.1” prototype screen technology that also ran at a resolution of 2560×1600, yet this time they are back at it again with even more improvements. This week at the FPD International 2011 Conference, they showed off a new WQXGA 10.1-inch display that also is targeting a resolution of 2560×1600. The big difference for this display, however, is that it uses IGZO TFT utilizing oxide semiconductors; in english, it makes for a much more colorful, vivid and bright experience. As of now Samsung has yet to announce a specific product that will utilize this impressive WQXGA display but I can fairly confidently say it’s unlikely you will see the display in commercial product anytime soon.

I like these true HD resolutions reaching tablets and smartphones, it just looks damn nice. It’s also very likely that Samsung and Toshiba are the first of many companies focusing on projects that go above the current maximum tablet display of 1280×800.  In fact, we may even speculate to say that the iPad 3, with a suspected resolution of 2048×1536 could sport this Samsung panel.

[via TechOn]

About Andrew Grush

Check Also

wii-oculus-rift-hoverboard

Try Oculus Rift And Wii To Roam Around On The Back To The Future Hoverboard

Check out how you can fly in virtual space by using an Oculus Rift and a Wii Balance Board.

131129-amz

Amazon Appstore for Android Holiday Deals, Including Free Apps

There are tons of deals from the Amazon Appstore that will be offered starting now and throughout the holiday shopping season. They say that they will have "hundreds of titles that are eitehr free... or available between 50-90% off" the regular price.

131129-google

Black Friday: Google Play Store Apps, Games and Content on Sale All Weekend

Case in point, if you head over to the Google Play Store right now, you'll find that Google is celebrating all Cyber Weekend with discounts on all sorts of content. This includes many popular apps and games

131129-gtab

Black Friday Deal: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1-Inch for $100 Off

Did you manage to score any epic Black Friday deals this morning? Are you still ...

131128-diy

Arduino Co-Creator Releases Plans for $200 DIY Mobile Phone

Mellis was one of the people who came up with the now hugely popular Arduino platform and now he has come up with plans for people to build their own cell phone for about $200 in parts.

131128-apple

No Discounts for Apple Black Friday, Just Free Gift Cards

If you were hoping to save yourself some cash as you brave the Black Friday shopping crowds, you'll want to go somewhere other than the official Apple Stores.