Is Sharp exhibiting high-res iPad mini IGZO displays?

“Sharp is displaying for the first time tablet displays based on its IGZO technology at the CEATEC electronics show outside of Tokyo, amid persistent rumors Apple will use the displays in its upcoming tablets,” Jay Alabaster reports for IDG News Service.

“The Japanese manufacturer, which has been mass producing the screens since August for an unnamed customer, is showing working tablet displays in 7-inch, 10-inch, and 13-inch form factors at its booth, though they are sealed off behind glass,” Alabaster reports. “IGZO technology, named after the indium gallium zinc oxide semiconductor on which it is based, can be used to make screens with smaller pixels that draw far less power than current models with more accurate touch sensitivity.”

Alabaster reports, “News reports have said Apple is leaning toward using IGZO in future products, including a rumored smaller version of its iPad tablet. No devices using IGZO technology are currently on the market.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Not if they didn’t show the 7.85-inch displays.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “MotivDev” for the heads up.]

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