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August 09, 2016

Japan Display Inc. Develops "FULL ACTIVE" LCD Display
- Achieving Slim Bezel Design for Smartphone Applications -

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August 9, 2016 (Tokyo, Japan) - Japan Display Inc. (JDI) today announced the development of a "FULL ACTIVE" Display, which has slim bezel design on all four display sides, and introduced into a 5.5-inch Full-HD LCD display for smartphone devices.

The "FULL ACTIVE" display was achieved by adopting a new high-density wiring layout, and new processing and module assembly technologies. Combined, these new technologies enabled JDI to reduce the width of the bottom bezel to be as narrow as the other three sides.

This newly-designed LCD module structure will allow the size of a smartphone device to be nearly the same as the display size. It is expected that these features will contribute to create entirely new smartphone products.

JDI aims to start mass production of this display by the end of March, 2017.

JDI will develop LCDs for various products, not only for smartphones, with this new platform technology.

About JDI
Japan Display Inc. (JDI) is the leading global manufacturer of advanced small- and medium-sized LTPS LCD panels. By leveraging its advanced technologies and the world's largest LTPS production capacity, JDI provides high resolution, low power consumption and thin displays for smartphones, tablets, automotive electronics, digital cameras, medical equipment and other electronic devices. JDI, which commenced operations in April 2012, was formed through the consolidation of the display panel businesses of Sony, Hitachi and Toshiba. The company's common stock is traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange with the securities code number 6740. . For more information please visit: https://www.j-display.com/english/.

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