Tag Archive: Displays


Motorola announces new Moto G6 and E5 families with taller displays, better batteries, and dual cameras

Motorola announces its new Moto G6 and G6 Play with tall displays, Turbopower, and budget prices. Alongside this, the company announced the E5 Plus and E5 Play, which are its truly budget phones.

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Smartphone Displays – What’s the Difference?

AMOLED, IPS, TFT, SLCD, Super AMOLED…with all these acronyms and subtypes of Displays, it’s hard to keep them all straight. This guide will help you understand the strengths and weaknesses of each to better your understanding.

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Android P will feature a ‘dramatic redesign’ and support notch displays

The new software is currently being referred to as Android Pistachio Ice Cream.

In less than three months, Google will take the stage at its Mountain View campus in California for its annual I/O developer conference. One of the things we’re expecting Google to announce at this year’s I/O is Android P / 9.0, and a new report from Bloomberg sheds some light on what we could expect from the latest update.

To not much surprise, Android  [Read More…]

Google purchased a company that turns displays into speakers

Is this a sign of things to come on the Pixel 3?

Right ahead of the Pixel 2‘s unveiling last fall, it was announced that Google purchased a heap of smartphone engineers from HTC to spearhead smartphone projects for the coming years. According to a report from Bloomberg, Google made another purchase about a month before this for UK-based company Redux.

If you haven’t heard of Redux, you’re not alone. The company hasn’t actually released any consumer-facing  [Read More…]

These are all the Google Assistant Smart Displays

Smart Displays are coming first from JBL, Lenovo, LG, and Sony.

We’ve already seen a lot of cool tech from CES 2018, but if there’s one thing that’s been apparent throughout the show, it’s that Google is betting it all on Google Assistant. The company came at Amazon’s Echo Dot in late 2017 with the Google Home Mini, and now it’s ready to tackle the Echo Show/Echo Spot with its new Smart Displays.

Smart Displays are Google  [Read More…]

NVIDIA’s new 65-inch 4K gaming displays run Android TV

Well this is surprising.

NVIDIA’s stepping into the gaming display space, partnering with a bunch of companies — Acer, Asus and HP to start — to release their own version of a BFGD, or Big Format Gaming Display. These 65-inch gaming displays are aimed at hardcore PC gamers who want a huge screen, and have impressive specs like a 4K resolution, HDR, as low as 1ms latency, and a 120Hz refresh rate.

Interestingly, they also have a full-on Android  [Read More…]

Do you prefer curved or flat smartphone displays?

Looks versus function.

If you look at devices like the Galaxy S8, LG V30, and Google Pixel 2 XL, you’ll see that they have one thing in common – they’ve all got curved displays.

Curved displays on smartphones are something that’s become more and more commonplace with each passing year, and while there’s no denying that this is an aesthetically pleasing trend, it’s not the most practical.

Some of our forum users recently got into a discussion about  [Read More…]

5 affordable phones with 18:9 aspect ratio displays

It appears that 18:9 aspect ratio displays which debuted with phones like the LG G6 and Samsung Galaxy S8 have been very well received by smartphones enthusiasts. Unfortunately, most models that incorporate this tall and narrow format are high-end devices which cost a lot of money. But fortunately phone makers have taken note of the […]

Pixel XL 2 to have Always on Displays and Squeezable Bezels

As we approach the time of the year when attention turns to what Google have in store for the next Pixel, naturally rumors emerge as to what that could entail. The larger Pixel XL 2 is codenamed Taimen and will feature a 5.99-inch 1440p display provided by LG. According to the latest rumors, the screen […]

Qualcomm are making fingerprint sensors embedded in displays

One of the main reasons bezels still exist is to host a button that doubles as a fingerprint sensor. This could all be about to change as Qualcomm are making a sensor that it says will work embedded under a display. The Galaxy S8 is one of the first devices to feature an almost bezel-less […]