Sony Xperia V features sensor-on-lens display technology


Sony has announced that its Xperia V smartphone will feature “sensor-on-lens” display technology. To put it simply from the get go, sensor-on-lens will combine the dual layer of glass that usually makes up the touch sensor and the protective lens into one.

This means that instead of using the three layers of glass usually combined to make standard displays, Sony will only be using two layers of glass. They say that the reduced amount of glue and material on top of the actual display will make for better image quality and a true “direct touch” experience.

They say it makes it feel like you’re touching the image itself since it moves the image plane closer to you. Also, a lighter and thinner build is achieved thanks to the change.

While we can’t speak on the whole “feel like you’re touching the image” feeling they claim to have made, we can’t imagine something like this won’t be welcome by anyone who decides to purchase the Sony Xperia V. Head to Sony’s blog for more details.

Quentyn Kennemer
The "Google Phone" sounded too awesome to pass up, so I bought a G1. The rest is history. And yes, I know my name isn't Wilson.

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  1. This just means it will be easier to break since its not Gorilla glass!

  2. i smell patent war !!!

  3. Apple will file for a patent for it after Sony invented it and then sue Sony for infringing on its patents. Im so disgusted by the patent wars!

  4. If you thought Samsung screens were expensive to replace… Can’t wait to hear the bill when one of these gets a crack!!

  5. Another letter?

  6. … missing the camera button!


  8. I just wish this was on sale already. I hate waiting.

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