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Sharp will tomorrow demo what it claims is the World's thinnest mobile phone display panel, a 0.68mm-thick unit with a 320 x 240 resolution.

Sharp's 0.68mm mobile LCD
Sharp's 0.68mm LCD: waffer theen

The 2.2in display has a contrast ratio of 2000:1, Sharp said, along with a 176° viewing angle amd an 8ms response time - stats at the forefront of mobile-device display panel technology, the manufacturer claimed.

The panel will get its first public outing tomorrow at the international Flat-Panel Display show in Yokohama.

There's no word yet from Sharp about when the display - or devices that incorporate it - will come to market.

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