The Strong orders of Apple's next-generation MacBooks are causing labor shortages within the supply chain in California. The New Apple Macbooks lineup will be announced this summer, and its coming with Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion out of the box.
The New Macbooks lineups are expected to be thinner than previous models, and both the MacBook Pro and iMac lineups are expected to include new High-Definition Retina displays. Also the next-generation MacBook Air will get a Hi-Res Retina displays as well.
Digitimes reports that heavier than expected MacBook orders have created labor shortages so serious at some Apple suppliers that they have been forced to outsource orders to meet shipment schedules. The report notes that May and June are typically slower months among PC component suppliers in eastern China, however Apple's orders have caused recent labor shortage issues to grow more serious. New MacBook laptops and iMac all-in-one PCs will reportedly launch this summer.
Apple's Retina display with 330ppi is now history, LG has just announced the world's first 5-inch Retina Full HD LCD Smartphone panel that offers 1080p resolution and a 440ppi pixel density. This New display beats the old Retina display of the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S.
The Display made from LCD technology called "Advanced High Performance In-Plane Switching" (AH-IPS). This technology allows for wider viewing angles, improved brightness and fast response times when touched. The new display is said to give smartphone viewers the same viewing experience as those HD television viewers and those using HD computer monitors. The Dispaly will be showed for the first on June,4th in "Display week" at USA, Boston.
Official LG Press Release
LG Display Develops World's First Full HD LCD Smartphone Panel
5" Full HD display, creating perfect cloud computing environment
Seoul, Korea (May 28, 2012) - LG Display [NYSE: LPL, KRX: 034220], a leading manufacturer of thin-film transistor liquid crystal display, introduced today a 5" Full HD LCD panel for smartphones - the highest resolution mobile panel to date. Allowing smartphone users to view Full HD content in the same quality as on TVs and monitors, LG Display and its new panel significantly advances the cloud computing experience widely considered the next major internet trend.
LG Display's 5" Full HD LCD panel is a step forward past existing mobile display technology. The LCD panel based on AH-IPS (Advanced High Performance In-Plane Switching) technology features 440ppi and 1920x1080 resolution, providing for the first time Full HDTV quality on a smartphone. With 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio, the panel is also 0.5 inches larger, 2.2 times denser in pixels, and 1.3 times more advanced in ppi than the preceding 4.5" panel at 329ppi and 1280x720.
"As smartphones become increasingly valued for how well they do multimedia and with the rapid growth of LTE enabling faster large file transfers, our new 5" Full HD LCD panel is certain to prove a significant asset to the mobile market," said Sang-Deok Yeo, CTO and Executive Vice President of LG Display. "With the world's highest resolution smartphone display, LG Display continues to remain a step ahead in developing the most innovative in display technology products."
The display solution of choice for smart devices, LG Display's AH-IPS is the technology behind the new Full HD LCD display. With the high density of AH-IPS, the naked eye is unable to distinguish between individual pixels. AH-IPS panels also express the original color of images highly precisely, and feature a wide viewing angle as well as stable display image and rapid response speed when touched. Finally, with its brighter light transmission and lower power consumption, AH-IPS is ideal for use in outdoor settings.
The 5" Full HD LCD panel from LG Display is expected to be released during the second half of this year, and will be on exhibit for the first time at SID 2012 Display Week in Boston starting June 4.
Samsung has Officially released the Nexus 10 yesterday with a amazing specs, and a gorgeous display. The Nexus 10 screen has a whopping 2560x1600 resolution with a pixe density of 300ppi on a 10.1-inch Super AMOLED HD, That's more than 4 Million pixels in your hands.
This display is far better and bigger display than that the Apple's iPad 4 which features a IPS 2048x1536 resolution at only 264ppi on a 9.7 inch screen. Nexus 10 sAMOLED screen offers more pixels, more size, deeper colors, higher brightness with a standard resolution unlike the iPad 4. Here is the display details for each device:
iPad 4: 2048x1536 with 264ppi on a 9.7" Retina IPS, about 3 Million pixels.
Nexus 10: 2560x1600 with 300ppi on a 10.1" sAMOLED HD, About 4 Million pixels.
Looks like the Samsung's Nexus 10 beats Apple's Retina display. Check the vdieo below to see the Nexus 10 display in live action.