What Does It Mean by Capacitive Touch Display?

Capacitive touchscreen
Capacitive touchscreen (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

As you go through the specs of a certain touchscreen phone, you might have read a text saying ‘capacitive display screen’. Capacitive touch display is a touchscreen technology that uses a glass panel coated with indium tin oxide or other similar metals to serve as conductor. Simply stated, that screen, with the use of the meal coated in it, uses body heat to create distortion on its electrostatic field. And such distortion will be then interpreted as the user’s input on the device.

Phones and gadgets with the capacitive touch display are known to perform way better than its counterpart, the resistive touch display. The response with the former proves to be a lot faster and more accurate. However, issues with capacitive display screens arise during the winter season, when one normally uses gloves to ward off cold.  Continue reading What Does It Mean by Capacitive Touch Display?