QHD and WQHD

What is QHD?

QHD (Quad High Definition) is a type of high-definition phone, laptop and TV screen resolution that measures 2560 x 1440 pixels. It provides a sharper, clearer image than HD, but it doesn’t provide the colour density and clarity of 4K.

What is WQHD?

WQHD (Wide Quad High Definition) is a wider version of QHD – the ‘W’ stands for the ‘wide’ with 3440 x 1440 pixels. This means widescreen content at 16:9 aspect ratio can be shown without stretching or using black borders top or bottom of the content

What’s the difference between HD and QHD?

QHD provides a better image quality than HD and offers more pixels per square inch, so it’s often better suited to larger monitors. QHD is also available on smartphones for improved picture quality – however, it will also use more of your battery on a mobile device.

What’s the difference between QHD and 4K?

4K will provide much more detailed images and video than QHD, and 4K normally has double the pixels you’d expect on an HD screen. Like QHD, 4K can drain your battery life faster, but the trade-off is incredible picture quality.

Which phones have QHD+?

The following devices have QHD+, which is a slightly-different variation on QHD – this resolution has a 16:9 aspect ratio, like QHD, and can measure up to 3200 x 1800 pixels. As a rule, most newer phones have QHD+ and not QHD.

Which phones have WQHD+?

WQHD+ is a screen resolution of 3200x1440 pixels with a 16:9 aspect ratio – it's a slight variation on WQHD.

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