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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 "IPS"?

IPS refers to In-Plane Switching, which is a type of LCD design that affords greater viewing angles and higher-quality color reproduction. The term caught the attention of the general public when Apple referred to the iPad's LCD display as being of IPS design. LG is known for its high-quality IPS display panels, including those used by Apple.

See Also: LCD, Apple, LG

Referred to by: Retina

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