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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 "pixel"?

A pixel is a single point, or dot, in a digital photograph or on a mobile phone (or other) display. The number of pixels in an image or display that make up the X and Y axes are often referred to as the resolution. For example, a QVGA resolution display has 240 columns of pixels and 320 rows of pixels.

See Also: resolution, QVGA

Referred to by: 720p, CIF, digital zoom, OLED, QCIF, QFHD, QVGA, resolution, RGB, screen resolutions, VGA

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