Right then, folks. We’ve seen LCD screens (on a whole shedload of phones). We’ve seen AMOLED screens (on, for example, the Samsung Galaxy S4). We’ve even seen an e-ink display on a phone (lest we forget, it was the little Motofone F3, made by Motorola, and it was a glorious little beastie… well, I liked it, anyway). Not many people know, though, that there’s another type of display which we haven’t seen on a commercially available mobile phone yet, and it’s a technology called Mirasol.
Y’see, according to Engadget, Qualcomm’s just debuted a new Mirasol display with a shocking pixel density of 577ppi, dwarfing every single phone on the market today. But what are Mirasol displays, exactly? Let’s find out… (more…)