Sharp 2.2-inch Super-thin 0.68mm LCD developed

Sharp 2.2-inch super-thin LCD Sharp has announced that it has begun the development of a 2.2-inch super-thin LCD that is meant exclusively for mobile phones. This ultra thin LCD will have a thickness of 0.68mm, making it’s the thinnest in the industry till date.

According to Sharp, mobile devices like mobile phones and digital cameras are rapidly becoming thinner as manufacturers strive to improve portability and offer consumers more stylish designs. Thus, thinner embedded components like LCDs are also seeing an increase in demand.

To meet this demand, Sharp has developed the new 2.2-inch Mobile Advanced Super View LCD which is based on proprietary Sharp fabrication techniques for thin LCDs in particular, glass substrate and backlight technologies.

This new Sharp Mobile Advanced Super View LCD delivers superior image quality approaching that of an LCD TV thanks to a high contrast ratio of 2000:1, wide viewing angle of 176 degrees, and fast response speed of 8 ms, which are among the highest levels in the industry.

Specifications of the Sharp Mobile Advanced Super View LCD:

  • Screen size – 2.2 inches
  • Pixel count – 240 x 320 (QVGA)
  • Module thickness – 0.68 mm
  • Contrast – 2000:1
  • Viewing angle – Vertical, horizontal, and diagonal: 176 degrees
  • Response speed – 8 ms (black white display)
  • Applications – Mobile phones, digital cameras and other mobile devices
  • The new 2.2-inch LCD is on display at Pacifico Yokohama. Meanwhile, Sharp said that it will continue to develop new technologies for LCDs ranging from large-size LCDs for TVs to small and medium-size displays, further contributing to the evolution of mobile devices in the future.