For a while now, the terms Screen on time and battery performance have been used together in the same sentence. This is usually when smartphone users talk about how long their phones can last on a single charge or how well their batteries perform. Manufacturers use it in adverts too to describe how long a […]
Screen On Time (SoT) has been around for a while now, but it has only just become really popular. It is amongst some of the several tech buzzwords you must have heard a lot recently. People use it as a bragging tool e.g. “I had an SoT of 10 hours”. It is also a point […]
Have you ever had a line on your screen that remains permanently fixed on it or the ghost of an image that never seems to disappear entirely? Well, you may have a screen burn-in. A screen burn-in, also known as image burn-in or ghost image is a discoloration of areas over an electronic display. Read: […]
Most smartphone displays are made of glass. Since we carry phones around a lot, they are susceptible to falls. When glass falls, it breaks and as such some sort of screen protection on smartphones is needed. Most people alive today over the age of 20 got their first taste of smartphone technology via those old […]
Frame rate and Refresh rate are sometimes used interchangeably and while they are very related, they do not mean the same thing. Frame rates simply mean the amount of frames (still pictures) that are pushed to the display by the GPU. It is measured in frames per second (fps). Refresh rates on the other hand […]
There are several definitions of Frame rate depending on the area being addressed;
Refresh rate is the frequency (number of times) at which a display is updated or refreshed.
As a customer, it is important that you learn the relationship between screen resolution and screen size.
Pixel density refers to how close together or far apart the pixels on a smartphone’s display are arranged.
An aspect ratio can be defined as the ratio of the height to the width of a rectangular display. Since smartphones have a rectangular form factor, aspect ratio in smartphones can be defined as how tall the display is. Aspect ratio is gotten by dividing the height of a screen by the width. Aspect ratio […]