Article posted by Mike Tomkins on : http://www.imaging-resource.com/news/
For years, pundits and industry leaders alike have predicted the end of the optical viewfinder, but enthusiast and pro photographers have stubbornly clung to them for their benefits over electronic viewfinders. Today, a new microdisplay from French company MicroOLED S.A.S. promises to take a big step towards erasing those advantages.
MicroOLED’s latest microdisplay model has a resolution of over five million square dots, with a dot pitch of 4.7 microns, and is said to have no gaps between pixels. That’s an astoundingly high resolution — it’s more than double that of Sony’s XGA (1,024 x 768 pixel) OLED panel, which we’ve seen in the NEX-7, SLT-A77 and SLT-A65, as well as the FDA-EV1S viewfinder accessory that’s available for the NEX-5N. We were already impressed with the resolution of Sony’s EVF, which offer a very sharp image that makes for…
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