Samsung is preparing a smartphone “11K” for 2018

The race for power seems to have become the locomotive of innovation in smartphone manufacturers. Always faster processors, larger memory always, ever more high definition screens …, mobile have less to be ashamed of PCs.

On this ground, Samsung intends to establish a new record since according to the Korean Electronic Times newspaper, the world number one would develop a 5-inch screen with a resolution of 11,264 pixels х 6336 for 2018. Specifically, the giant screen would propose a ’11K’ with 2250 pixels per inch, while the 4K TV link just the tip of their nose … That’s four times more than the best current smartphone screens.

For this, Samsung will be supported by the state (up to € 23 million ) and other firms as it is to demonstrate the technological strength of South Korea at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang to be held in 2018. The manufacturer therefore intends to demonstrate the technology for this world event and consider a commercial launch in 2020.

A fairly distant prospect that could help answer a basic question: what good is such a screen on a smartphone? While programs in 4K can be counted on the fingers of one hand and logically compatible TVs struggling to sell, we can question the interest of such technology on such a small screen. Unless Samsung seeks to remake us the blow of 3D on a smartphone, techno that never bored … Go ask what he thinks LG …

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