Samsung working on a 350 ppi AMOLED screen that will trump Apple’s retina

The screen of Samsung’s latest success, the Galaxy S3, exceeds 300 ppi (pixels per inch), which, according to Steve Jobs himself, is enough for people not able to distinguish individual pixels. Apple later backtracked and started releasing “screens Retina”, with only 264 ppi for the new iPad, and only 220 ppi for the new Macbook Pro, claiming that the difference in viewing distance compensates for the density smaller pixels.
However, Samsung intends to make their screens much sharper than the iPhone Retina display. Thanks to technical advances in production of fine metal masks and use of AMOLED technology instead of Super IPS LCD, Samsung will be able to reach 350 ppi. These next-generation screens will be used both for mobile and tablet, so you may finally get to see the rumored 2560 × 1600 of the Samsung tablet, with the long-rumored also Exynos 5250 chip or in Samsung Galaxy IV, Samsung will feature a display better than Apple Retina display.
However, in 10-inch resolution is still about 300 ppi, so Samsung intends to use a higher resolution for the 10-inch, tablets, or will be launching an 8-inch tablet. It is also possible that this rumor is the impending arrival of the Galaxy Note 2, which is supposed to have 5.5 inch screen with a resolution of 1650 × 1050. That would be a little more than 350 ppi, or 355 to be exact.
We would prefer that Samsung improved its PenTile technology instead of increasing the number of PPI. It is easier and cheaper to manufacture Samsung PenTile Super AMOLED panel, and I guess this is what you use on screens of 350 PPI. But understand that it is preferable to have a 300 ppi screen AMOLED Super Plus a screen of 350 dpi using PenTile matrix.

Samsung 350 ppi AMOLED screen

Hopefully Samsung has heard complaints from users on the screen PenTile Galaxy S3, and work harder to bring displays “no PenTile” for the future. So, what we can expect the display of Samsung Galaxy IV will have 350 ppi screen AMOLED.

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