LG has confirmed that its upcoming LG G6 flagship smartphone will carry a QHD+ screen with 18:9 aspect ratio. LG Display made the announcement yesterday, stating that the wider screen would allow for a more immersive experience and would be optimized for multi-tasking and dual-screen functions.
The 5.7-inch LCD panel will provide a 1440 x 2880 resolution with 564 pixels-per-inch and will make use of LG’s proprietary in-TOUCH technology. This eliminates the need for touch cover glass by using a touch sensor inside of the LCD cell —said to offer a superior response rate.
Without the touch cover glass, LG’s new display will also measure 1 mm in thickness and provide slimmer bezels than its previous smartphones. Further, LG claims that in-TOUCH displays perform better in sunlight thanks to the embedded touch layer.
The news follows rumors that Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8 may house a 90 percent screen-to-body ratio and the release of Xiaomi’s concept phone, the Mi MIX, which has a near-bezel-less display with a 17:9 aspect ratio. LG’s display pursuits appear to be very much on trend.
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