LG G6 Pushes The Limits In Featuring An 18:9 Ratio 5.7 Display Screen

11 January 2017, 10:46 am EST By Julianne Mobile & Apps
LG Display announced the world's first smartphone that features an aspect ratio of 18:9 along with a 5.7-Inch QHD+LDC display screen.  ( Miror pro/Youtube Screenshot )

Gone are the days when smartphone's screen aspect ratio display would fall under the 16:10 and 16:9 mark or the square-ish 4:3. Because on Tuesday, LG Display announced the world's first smartphone that features an aspect ratio of 18:9 along with a 5.7-Inch QHD+LDC display screen.

LG Display executive director of mobile division, Kim Byung-Koo stated at the launch press release that the QHD+ is expected to maximize user experience and value by providing ultra-high definition, which differentiates from other brands.

IBTimes reports that an 18:9 display screen will give users more optimized display, especially for dual-screen features. With the Quad HD featuring staggering high-quality resolutions of 1440 x 2560p. But due to LG's 18:9 ratio, the company's smartphone will have an odd 1440 x 2880 resolutions with a 564ppi display density.

Meanwhile, LG's expertise in TOUCH Tech will be featured to the new panel with the TOUCH sensor embedded in the LCD cell. This means, the smartphone will not require a cover glass and making the device slimmer than most handheld in the market.

In addition, bezels will be very thin, measuring at 0.2mm on the sides and 0.54mm on the bottom. Brightness is also promised to improve to 10% for the QHD+ display screen, while power consumption has been reduced has been by 30%.

Furthermore, Slash Gear reports that with an aspect ratio of 18:9, the screen will be twice as wide as it is tall. Consumers have already seen aspect ratios in the market such as 16:9 and the ridiculously 21:9 that stretches out even more in a landscape orientation. However, a 18:9 for the LG will be something new for their upcoming variants.

The publication also reports that LG Display doesn't explicitly name LG G6 from there announcement at the company's press conference and only referring to LG Electronics' "next smartphone." However, the publication believes that the smartphone's features has already been unveiled to the public at the said conference.

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