First 6-inch 4K AMOLED panel targets VR devices

August 10, 2015 // By Paul Buckley
EverDisplay Optronics (EDO) has launched what is claimed to be the world's first 6-inch 4K AMOLED display.

Although 4K TV is already commonplace among the consumer market, replicating the same resolution onto a 6-inch panel has demanded a hike up to 734 PPI and  represents a hundred-fold scale challenge in terms of both design and process.

The advent of the 6-inch 4K AMOLED panel, which has a resolution of 3840 x 2160, opens up wider possibilities for newer applications, such as virtual reality (VR).

Whether smartphone display demands super high resolution remains to be seen, but a host of new applications would definitely use much more pixel packed displays.
 
"Visually a person immerses himself into a faux real surrounding by means of VR devices. To do so, it requires exponentially higher PPI in display, far beyond what current market offers. Using today's UHD (4K) display turn-on as a launch pad, EDO is determined to enter the VR market," explained Dr. David Chu, EDO's CEO.

More than perfect color, AMOLED displays offer low latency, real darkness with superb contrast ratio and minimal hazardous high-energy blue ray. All those features are ideal to support VR devices.

EDO has been quickly catching up on the industry, first with HD resolution from March 2014 to FHD, then WQHD (2.5K) and UHD (4K) today, all done in less than 18 months. With its 6-inch 4K display, EDO has projected itself to the forefront of first tier in the industry.

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