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Our online glossary is here to help you make sense of the terminology used in the cell phone industry. It covers mobile technologies, such as 3G and 4G, and even includes a bit of information on smartphone operating systems and the companies that make the cell phones and other mobile technology devices we all use.

What is "CSTN"?

Color super-twisted nematic (CSTN) is the type of passive matrix LCD used by many early color capable mobile devices, and is still used on some current and cheaper devices. CSTN displays are prone to ghosting, or streaking, when images on the display change quickly, and offer relatively poor contrast and color saturation.

Also known as: "Color Super-Twisted Nematic"

See Also: LCD, contrast, passive matrix, color saturation

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