Technology: Next Samsung Galaxy smartphone could support 4K for virtual reality

(From Tech Times)

The next Samsung Galaxy smartphone could rock a 4K UHD display specifically designed for virtual reality.

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy smartphone could boast a 4K screen built for VR, says a report.

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy smartphone could boast a 4K screen built for VR, says a report.

A report from UploadVR says that Samsung quietly showcased its new 4K resolution 5.5-inch screen built for VR during the Display Week conference in San Francisco this week.

This high definition display for VR features a 3,840 x 2,160 resolution with 806 ppi. As a point of comparison, the South Korea-based company’s recent flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, boast a resolution of 2,560 x 1,440.

Meanwhile, the company’s 4K UHD display for VR has the same pixel density and resolution as the Sony Xperia Z5 Premium that was unveiled in 2015.

“Shown outside of a headset, [the] display itself was pretty gorgeous, bright with excellent contrast and color,” reads UploadVR. “However it seemed to be running at a lower frame rate.” Read More



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