Samsung Display Might Beat Retina MacBook

Samsung appears to be beating Apple in the world of smart phones, but the Korean company does not stop here as it seems to be set on beating Apple at the laptop game, as well.

According to recent news, Samsung appears to be launching its new high-resolution laptop screen, which might set a new standard in laptop and notebook screen resolutions. The company is expected to announce its new product at Display Week.

The display that Samsung plans to advertise might beat Apple’s 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro as the Korea-based manufacturer’s product will be a 13.3-inch notebook display with a 3200 x 1800 pixel resolution and 276 pixels per inch.


In addition, Samsung asserted that its new display is expected to use up only 70% of the power that the already existing displays consume, an amazing featured obtained by reducing the number of driver circuits and increasing efficiency of backlighting. Besides these features, Samsung avoided revealing any other details about its upcoming laptop model.

As stated by The Verge, this product appear to be in direct competition not only with Apple’s Retina which comes with a pixel resolution of 2560 x 1600 and 227 ppi, but also with Google’s Pixel, which comes with a 12-inch display packing 239 ppi.

The moment when these advanced displays will be available is still unknown as Samsung could just make the announcement long before they will be launched, for gaining the limelight. However, as stated before, Samsung display beats Apple’s, so announcing it, might be considered a direct attack on the retina display, and the Display Week seems to be the perfect place for this.

Although, as stated before, Samsung gave little information regarding its new display, the company stated that its plans are to also show off a 10.1-inch WQXGA (2560×1600) LCD for tablets, a Full HD 1080p (1920×1080) mobile AMOLED display, and an 85-inch Ultra HD (2840×2160) LCD TV panel that will not only have amazingly vivid color, but also low power consumption.

As asserted above, the new screen will appear at the Society for Information Display’s annual conference, Display Week 2013. This year, the event, which showcases display products, is being held this week in Vancouver, Canada. At this annual industry fair, LG is also awaited to showcase its new OLED panels for TV, 5-inch and 7-inch devices and a flexible plastic display.

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