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active matrix

n
(Computer Science) computing
a. a liquid crystal display in which each pixel is individually controlled to provide a sharp image at a wide viewing angle; it is used in laptop and notebook computers
b. (as modifier): an active-matrix screen.
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The Nexus 6 features an AMOLED display screen, whereas the Galaxy Note 4 comes with a Super AMOLED panel.
Its industry-leading WQXGA (2560x1600, 16:10) Super AMOLED display meets more than 90 percent of Adobe RGB color coverage -- able to express varieties of colors than ever before -- and has a remarkable 100,000:1 contrast ratio which provides deeper and more realistic images by making blacks darker and whites brighter.
Pre-set professional modes - AMOLED Cinema and AMOLED Photo - also let users manually adjust the display settings for bright, dynamic results for both video and photo content.
Since Super AMOLED technology doesn't require a backlight, the Galaxy Tab S consumes less energy than comparative LCD displays.
However, as larger AMOLED screens are more hard to produce, they could not be found in tablets, until now.
5-inch AMOLED displays would dominate the tablet market.
5G) line with low temperature poly-silicon (LTPS) substrate production processes for making AMOLED panels, with initial monthly of about 3,000 small- and medium-sized panels.
Until now, all AMOLED displays have been made with polysilicon backplanes, a higher-cost material.
7-inch displays, and increase battery life because they are five times less power-hungry than Samsung's AMOLED displays.
Ah, by the way, in case you are wondering how an AMOLED screen is more effective than a regular display, you would be delighted to know that the screen light does not affect the battery power much, thus helping you to listen to more music, click more pictures, watch two movies instead of one, and even do what mobile phones were originally supposed to do -- make and receive calls.
With that being said, CMI is likely to enter volume production for AMOLED by the end of 3Q12.
Flexible AMOLED display is becoming the favorable choice by the top tier brands and is featured in the latest models of those household brands.