Samsung Preps New Pixel Layout for Galaxy S IV’s Screen – Report

The phone will boast one of the highest resolution displays on the market

By on January 23rd, 2013 12:01 GMT

South Korean mobile phone maker Samsung is reportedly working on a new screen technology for the upcoming Galaxy S IV smartphone, supposedly set to be officially introduced at an Unpacked Event in March.

A recent report from DigiTimes cites “industry sources” claiming that Samsung Display is preparing new pixel layouts for the AMOLED screen of the upcoming flagship device.

Apparently, these are hexagon- and diamond-shaped pixel layouts, meant to increase the overall pixel density of the screen to over 440ppi.

The current side-by-side layout does not allow for such a pixel density to be achieved easily, it seems.

The news site also notes that Samsung is likely to use a LITI production process for the panel, and that the Galaxy S IV flagship will have one of the highest resolution displays on the market.

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