AU Optronics Corp. (“AUO” or the “Company”) (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) will participate in SID’s Display Week 2018 to showcase a full range of LCD panels adopting mini LED backlight technology for gaming monitors, gaming notebook PCs and VR headsets, claiming market leadership in high-end gaming and niche applications with exceptional image quality featuring ultra high brightness and high dynamic range.
In terms of mini LED backlight technology, as opposed to conventional edge-lit LED backlight, direct-lit mini LED backlight offers even more accurate local dimming effect to produce optimal image quality with higher brightness and higher dynamic range. AUO’s 27-inch UHD 4K gaming monitor display with 144Hz ultra high refresh rate adopts direct-lit mini LED backlight. Its accurate and timely local dimming effect, combined with 1,000 nits ultra high brightness, meets the highest VESA DisplayHDR performance level. With exceptionally smooth and vividly colorful images and high dynamic range, the display supports HDR criteria proposed by leading brands of the industry, accentuating contrast in the dark portions of the game scenes to reveal perfect image depth and details for lifelike gaming experience.
AUO has also extended its mini LED backlight technology to mobile device applications. The 15.6-inch UHD 4K LTPS LCD for gaming notebook PC combines UHD 4K ultra high resolution and direct-lit mini LED backlight technology to boast outstanding local dimming performance, with HDR images to meet the highest VESA DisplayHDR performance level, redefining the concept of high-end notebook PCs. With maximum brightness of over 1000 nits, the display provides gamers with images that stand out with more authenticity, richness in details and clarity for more visual entertainment. The 6-inch in-cell touch panel, also adopting mini LED backlight technology, has module thickness of mere 1.1mm to meet diverse customer demands for mobile device applications.
In terms of VR headset applications, AUO’s 2-inch LTPS display features an astounding ultra fine image quality of 1000 PPI to demonstrate rich and intricate details. By using the active-matrix mini LED backlight design, 1,024 dimming zones can be achieved to show images with extremely delicate details, delivering ultra high resolution images to create an incredibly lifelike and immersive experience beyond imagination.
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