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A new guide in the Adafruit Learning System: Adafruit 1.3″ and 1.54″ 240×240 Wide Angle TFT LCD Displays.

We’ve been looking for a display like this for a long time! The 1.3″ diagonal has a high density 260 ppi, 240×240 pixel display with full-angle viewing. The 1.5″ diagonal has a high density 220 ppi, 240×240 pixel display with full-angle viewing. Both look a lot like our 1.44″ 128×128 display, but have 4x as many pixels and looks great at any angle. We’ve seen displays of this caliber used in smartwatches and small electronic devices but they’ve always been MIPI interface.

See the new guide now…


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