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Mitsubishi Electric Launches 5-inch WVGA Color TFT LCD Module

Brightest module of its kind on the market enables multiple outdoor applications

Tokyo, April 18, 2011 - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today the launch of its new 5.0-inch, WVGA color TFT LCD module. This industrial-use model is suitable for outdoor applications such as portable terminals, and features industry-leading high brightness, a super wide viewing angle and slim, lightweight dimensions. Sales of the module begin on April 28, 2011 through the following Mitsubishi Electric sales sites:

Mitsubishi Electric's AA050MG01 model features a luminance of 800cd/m2, making it the brightest 5.0-inch WVGA color TFT LCD module on the market.

In recent years, TFT LCD modules have come to be widely used in various applications. Demand for high brightness 5.0-inch-class color TFT LCD modules has increased due to the proliferation of portable terminals that require high brightness LCD screens for good visibility even in bright, outdoor environments. Mitsubishi Electric's AA050MG01 is ideal for use both outdoors and indoors, such as warehouse and store inventory control.
5-inch WVGA Color TFT LCD Module(AA050MG01)


Summary of Sale

Product Model Luminance
Shipment date Production
5.0-inch WVGA TFT LCD Module AA050MG01 800 April 28 3,000 pcs / month

Product Features

1) Industry-leading high brightness on 5.0-inch screen ensures high visibility outdoors
-At a temperature of 25 degrees Celsius, a luminance of 800cd/m2 achieves industry-leading high brightness on a 5.0-inch color TFT-LCD module. (As of April 18, 2011, according to data collected by Mitsubishi Electric)
-Excellent visibility in bright, outdoor environments.
2) Super wide viewing angle and contrast ratio
-170-degree (horizontal/vertical) super wide viewing angle is among the widest in the industry.
-Clear display enabled by 900:1 high contrast ratio (front).
3) Slim, lightweight dimensions measuring less than 4mm
-Improved backlight structure design enables 3.9mm-thick device to emit a luminance of 800cd/m2.
-Lightweight module mass of 80 g.
4) Environmentally conscious components
-Fully compliant with the European Restriction of the use of certain Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS) directive.
-Completely mercury-free.


Part Number AA050MG01
Display size/Resolution 5.0-inch / WVGA
Display Area (mm) 108 (H) × 64.8 (V)
Number of Dots 800 (H) × 480 (V)
Pixel Pitch (mm) 0.135 (H) × 0.135 (V)
Contrast Ratio 900 : 1
Luminance (cd/m2) 800
Viewing Angle (CR>10)(°) -85 +85 (H), -85 +85 (V)
Number of Color 16.77M (8bit/color)
Color Gamut (NTSC) (%) 50
Backlight Unit LED
Electrical Interface CMOS 8bit
Module Size (mm) 118.5 (W) × 84.7 (H) × 3.9 (D)
Operation Temperature (℃) -20 +70
Storage Temperature (℃) -20 +80