Sharp’s new LCD Controller for Mobile Devices enables Dual Display on Two Half-XGA screens at the same time

Sharp Corporation has developed and will introduce the  industry first LCD controller for mobile devices that enables simultaneous display on two different screens at half-XGA (480 x 1024 pixels) resolution.

The new LR388G9 LCD controller offers dual display capability, enables two different contents to be displayed at the same time on two separate LCD screens, also enables full-HD video to be output to an externally connected LCD TV, video projector, or other similar device. It features 32 Mbits of built-in video memory, combined with faster image processing speeds, a high-speed serial interface (MDDI 1.2/MIPI)3 and a diverse range of other interfaces such as those for cameras, SD memory cards, and IrSimple. This new LCD controller will helps to making mobile devices such as mobile phones, smartphones, and eBook readers, smaller and will reduce new-product development time.

Sharp LR388G9 LCD controller


Product name LCD controller
Model name LR388G9
Applicable LCD panel size 480 x 1024 pixels
Applicable LCD resolution Half XGA + Half XGA
Number of output colors Maximum number of colors (24-bit)
Video memory size 32 Mbits built-in
LCD panel interfaces RGB, SVDI, MIPI
Host interface MDDI 1.0/1.2, MIPI, CPU parallel bus
External digital TV output Full HD (1920 x 1080i at 60 Hz, 1920 x 1080p at 24 Hz, etc.)
Camera interfaces MIPI, CMOS I/F (14,000k pixels max.)
Package WFBGA261-0808 (8 mm x 8 mm)

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