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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 "RGB"?

RGB, in its most simple sense, means "red green blue." In the mobile industry it is generally used to refer the the sub-pixel matrix used in a display that sees three individual sub-pixels (one red, one green, one blue) making up a complete pixel. The red, green, and blue sub-pixels exist as vertical bars, each one third the width of the full pixel. This is in contrast to the PenTile pixel system that uses five sub-pixels in a different formation.

Also known as: "red green blue"

See Also: PenTile, pixel

Referred to by: PenTile, Super AMOLED Plus

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