The new panel has 640 x 480 pixels with a resolution of 64ppi. The company built an organic EL panel that has a display area of larger than 10 inches for the first time. Before Seiko Epson, other manufacturers built EL panels larger than 10 inches on trial. For example, Sony Corp built a 24.2-inch model and International Display Technology Co, Ltd made a 20-inch model on trial, respectively.
Seiko Epson has been promoting an idea that TVs instead of mobile phones are the main application of organic EL panels. The 12.5-inch trial panel is a strategic move to build large TVs, the company said.
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