Apple May Be Using Super High Aperture Display Tech In The New iPad

Ever since Apple revealed the new iPad at the start of this month, the world has been hooked to the awesome features of this new tablet. The overall package of the hardware has put the new iPad right ahead of all of its contemporaries. One of the most enticing features of the new iPad is it’s ultra-bright, 2048 x 1536 display. A research company has now said that Apple may have managed to offer such an extra-ordinary display by using Super High Aperture (SHA) display tech.

The new iPad from Apple has more than 3.1 million pixels and features 264 pixels per inch. ┬áThe image displayed on the tablet is brighter than what most of us have ever seen. Many have been wondering how have Apple been able to pull this off, especially given the fact that it didn’t significantly affect the overall price of the tablet.

Now, a research firm DisplaySearch has claimed that Apple may have used Super High Aperture pixel design in its new tablet.  This design has been developed by Sharp and JSR and the significant feature of this design is that it lets the manufacturers increase aperture ratio with an acrylic resin layer. The layer helps planarize the device so that the pixel electrodes and the signal lines are on different planes.

This explanation seems very close to what Apple told in its new iPad promo video. In the video, Apple explained that it didn’t want the new tablet to have a display with fuzzy images or any other kind of color distortion, so they decided to keep the pixels themselves on a different plane than the signals. The display of the new iPad also requires a much brighter backlight. So DisplaySearch looked into this too and has revealed now that the new iPad has twice as many LEDs as those that were used in iPad 2, which happened to be 36.

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Salman Latif is a software engineer with a specific interest in social media, big data and real-world solutions using the two.Other than that, he is a bit of a gypsy. He also writes in his own blog. You can find him on Google+ and Twitter .

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