Automotive Stretched LCDS: Beyond the 12.3 inch Standard

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When it comes to automotive stretched LCDs, everyone’s initial thought is 12.3” as this has been the popular industry standard for many years now. Here at CDS, we are reshaping the conventional standards, offering alternatives to the ubiquitous 12.3” displays. Today, we delve into the realm of automotive stretched LCDs, exploring their versatility and how they cater to diverse automotive needs.

Expanding Horizons: Beyond the 12.3” Standard

The 12.3” 1920(RGB)x720 Bar TFT has long been the hallmark of automotive displays. However, the one-size-fits-all approach no longer suffices. Compact city cars may lack the real estate for such displays, while drivers increasingly crave more from their in-car instrumentation. Enter the era of diversified display sizes.

Introducing Automotive Stretched LCDs

Our range now encompasses sizes beyond the traditional 12.3”. With offerings in 10.3”, impressive automotive stretched LCDs provide tailored solutions for varied applications. With more offerings coming soon. Retaining the standard resolution of 1920(RGB) x 720 pixels ensures seamless integration with existing graphical user interfaces, originally designed for the 12.3” displays.

Exceptional Performance: Features at a Glance

Our 10.3” IPS TFT LCD boasts a luminance of 1,100 nits brightness. Optically the 10.3″ excels with IPS wide viewing angles of 85°/85°/85°/85°, ensuring clear visibility from all vantage points. High brightness long-life LED backlights make these displays suitable for full sunlight viewing, while impressive contrast ratios of 1000:1+ and a full colour palette of 16.7M colours deliver vibrant, lifelike visuals.

Engineered for Demanding Environments

Designed with the automotive market in mind, these displays boast an impressive operating temperature range. Capable of functioning down to -30°C and up to +85°C, they endure the rigors of varied climates and driving conditions with ease.


As new cars are developed and launched, everyone is looking for the next big thing in car design which leads to a paradigm shift in display technology for vehicles. By offering sizes beyond the conventional 12.3”, manufacturers cater to diverse automotive needs while retaining compatibility with existing interfaces. With exceptional performance and durability, these displays pave the way for enhanced driving experiences, setting new standards for in-car instrumentation.

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