Sharp Corp has developed an LCD panel with a resolution so high that a cellular phone can display the same kinds of screens shown on a personal computer monitor. The new LCD panel has 300% higher resolution than today’s panels. The 2.6-inch version has 307,200 pixels, for a pixel density comparable to that of a PC display.
By using high-performance transistors to control these pixels and by miniaturizing the countless wires that span the panel, Sharp was able to design an LCD panel with a far greater ability to display objects. The result is a panel for cell phones that can display spreadsheets and Web sites with the same detail as PCs, showing text and images with high clarity. Continue >>