Screen has become one of the most important components of today’s mobile phones. In fact, it’s almost mandatory that a mobile phone manufacture keep up with the latest technologies for it to survive the stiff competition. Today, you can’t talk about any phone without mentioning the type of its screen. Because there are a lot of things to watch and view on the screen, many people now not only prefer a large screen but also the one that has the latest screen technology.

There are various mobile phone screen technologies depending on the phone’s operating system. We thought it wise that we should shade more light by discussing each one of them briefly. Read on.

LCD Screens

LCD is an abbreviation for liquid crystal display. LCD technology did not come the other day but it has been in use for very many years now. It was not only used in the alarm clocks but also in the famous digital wrist watches of the 1980s. In today’s world of mobile phones, smartphone LCD panels provide HD resolutions with some phones like Sony Xperia Z5 Premium having 3,840 x 2,160-pixel resolution display, which is equivalent to 4k display. Many latest smartphones now have PH resolutions of 2,560 x 1,440 pixels. Liquid Crystal Display screens normally use an external backlight for illumination that not only makes colors appear more natural but also offers shallow viewing angles as well as lower contrast.

Retina Display

Samsung vs iPhone

Retina Display is what Apple uses in its latest iPhones. We all know that Apple products are of high quality and with Retina display screen technology, the latest iPhones are nothing less than perfect phones that the world has been waiting for. In fact, it is hard to find somebody who says anything negative about the latest Retina display iPhones with a minimum of 326 pixel resolutions per inch.


AMOLED is the short form of active matrix organic light-emitting diode display. It generates light by using the organic chemicals and they do not depend on backlights for their illumination. When you expose them to electric current, the AMOLED display will use OLEDs in order to create light.

Now you know the different phone screens technologies that you can find in various phones. It makes it easy for you select what suits your taste, purpose of the phone and any other thing that you might most special in a specific type of screen.

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