Sharp’s Igzo Display Tech: Think Ipad Mini — And Dell’s Xps 15

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Sharp at CES: The Japanese company was showing a 14-inch display with QHD+ (3,200x1,800) resolution.

While neither Sharp nor Apple will comment on the Mini Retina, analysts have pointed to Sharp as one of the principal suppliers of the IGZO display on the Apple tablet . “Sharp is still ramping up [IGZO] production,” said Paul Semenza, an analyst at DisplaySearch, in response to an e-mail query. “They have sold some panels for mobile phones but the main focus now is the iPad mini with Retina. We expect the production to increase significantly this year,” he said. But IGZO has its detractors. Apple’s Mini Retina was beaten handily by Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX 7 in a display shoot-out by DisplayMate Technologies. Apple failed to deliver an adequate color range — referred to as color gamut — on the Mini Retina, according to Raymond Soneira, president of DisplayMate.
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