CSTN


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CSTN

(Color STN) A color passive matrix screen technology developed by Sharp Electronics. CSTN displays have improved dramatically over the years and cost more than half that of an active matrix (TFT) display. See passive matrix.
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Davis Mok, vice president of Marketing in MagnaChip's Display Solutions Division, commented, "In today's marketplace, many existing PMOLED solutions fall behind TFT and CSTN in terms of price competitiveness.
The TFS full line of standard off-the-shelf products now makes passive CSTN and active TFT color display technologies viable for OEMs that need to integrate the optimal display solution for their product without incurring the additional cost in time and money required for the design and development of a full-custom display.
Designed for emerging color mobile, muhimedia applications, the LH79531 is a 32-bit ARM7TDMI SOC featuring an integrated programmable color LCD controller supporting up to 1024 x 768 resolution, up to 64,000 colors, and 15 gray shades, allowing direct interface to STN, CSTN, TFT, and DMTN Panels.
The a-Si TFT-LCD is replacing CSTN with a shrinking price gap and better display performance.
With industry experts forecasting that up to 80% of the next billion mobile phone customers will come from emerging markets, cost-effective technologies such as CSTN will continue to ship in large volumes to meet the burgeoning demand for competitively priced handsets.
However, the lower prices for MSTN and CSTN displays, still a large part of shipments from China, skewed revenue shares.
4" colour display with CSTN LCD display technology, 32-chord ringtones, calendar, alarm clock, world clock, calculator and Privacy Manager to protect the user from unwanted incoming calls.
On the LCD side, the on-chip programmable color LCD controller is capable of driving a wide range of LCD displays (STN, CSTN, TFT) including Sharp's leading edge Highly Reflective TFT (HR-TFT) and Advanced TFT (A-TFT) displays providing up to 64K colors and up to 800x600 resolution.