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Sharp unveils new high-resolution IGZO LCDs
Sharp announced last Friday in Japan a new series of High-resolution LCDs with the IGZO or Indium Gallium Zinc Oxide LCD. These new IGZO are set to offer mode details and being 90% less power greedy than none IGZO LCDs, while offering impressive resolutions with in Sharp’s example a 3840×2160 140ppi 32” LCD, a 2560×1600 300ppi 10” and a 800×1280 217ppi 7”
Kameyama Plant No. 2 first started operations in August 2006, manufacturing highly advanced LCD panels for TVs. Production systems have subsequently been reorganized to focus on producing small- and medium-sized LCD panels for the world’s rapidly growing smartphone and tablet terminal markets.
Employing advanced IGZO oxide semiconductors enables Sharp to produce LCDs with smaller thin-film transistors and increased pixel transparency, thus allowing for lower energy consumption. In addition, proprietary UV2A*3 photo-alignment technology employed in Sharp’s AQUOS LCD TVs enables these displays to achieve high image quality.
Sharp will encourage the application of its new high-resolution LCD panels to high-definition notebook PCs and LCD monitors-which are both expected to grow in demand-as well as to mobile devices. Sharp will also contribute to creating markets for attractive new products.
Sample Specifications of LCD Panels Incorporating IGZO
For LCD Monitors Display size 32 inches
No. of pixels 3,840 x 2,160
Pixel density 140 ppi
For High-Definition Notebook PCs Display size 10 inches
No. of pixels 2,560 x 1,600
Pixel density 300 ppi
For Tablet Terminals Display size 7 inches
No. of pixels 800 x 1,280
Pixel density 217 ppi