The much-hyped strategic tie-up between renowned electronics industry giants, Google and LG with regards to VR/AR display, has apparently reached fruition this week. Both the giants have reportedly unveiled their latest 4.3-inch OLED 18MP display panel for VR headsets at the Display Week expo this year in Los Angeles.
Boasting of an excellent portfolio – a resolution of 4800 x 3840, a pixel density of 1443PPI and a 120 Hz refresh rate, this groundbreaking display panel undoubtedly is set to make a benchmark in OLED market. Rightly so, as it is claimed to be world’s highest resolution OLED on-glass display, according to the official confirmation by LG and Google.
The OLED display panel launched by Google and LG certainly depicts an improvement over what traditional virtual reality headsets used to offer. For the record, the panels are twice as good as the ones in HTC Vivo Pro. Reportedly, HTC Vivo encompass two 3.6-inch displays with a resolution capacity of 1,200 x 1,080. The upgraded version of this model has two 3.5-inch displays with 1600 x 1440 resolution capacity. The Vivo Pro range has got a pixel capacity of 615PPI. Considering this structural layout of HTC Vivo, experts claim that LG’s new panel is capable of offering almost 57% better performance than even HTC’s best possible model.
According to an authentic research paper, the upper bound of human visualization is 9600 x 9000 and a field of view of 160 x 150. Speaking of the design layout of the latest OLED display, the researchers mentioned that a white color filter structured OLED and an n-type LTPS backplane have been incorporated in this model to enable high-density pixelization and quick response respectively.
Experts cite that this latest OLED model may be difficult for consumers to resist and the device is a sure shot indicator of the immense growth that electronics industry is lately experiencing. OLED market players however, would need to bear in mind that the exact date of inaugurating this device in the mainstream market is still to be disclosed.