LG demonstrates 5-inch display with almost no bezel
The dream of a bezel-less phone where the whole front side of the device is dominated by the display has been haunting us in the past couple of years and we’ve been getting closer and closer to making it a reality. Devices like the Samsung Galaxy S4 and LG Optimus G Pro have narrowed down bezels to a bare minimum, but what we are seeing now is an even more radical step towards the nearly complete elimination of screen bezel.
LG that seems to have taken the lead in screens from Samsung is now the first to demonstrate a 5-inch display with a just 1mm thin bezel. LG demonstrated the nearly bezel-less screen at the 2013 Society for Information Display (SID) convention in Vancouver. The screen it showed was only of HD quality (presumingly 720p), but a better quality 1080p screen should be coming up soon. It was made using TFT Oxide technology making it power efficient and slim.
The model it showed featured brightness of only 250 nits – okay for indoor use but not really fit for the outdoors and even less on a sunny day. LG however says brighter versions are coming and it is bringing the display ASAP.