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LG G3’s display will boast a 2,560 x 1,440 resolution

Set your peepers to stun, or get them ready to be stunned, rather, because the LG G3's display is going to pack a hell of a lot of pixels in.

LG has confirmed to Engadget that its follow-up to the G2 will push up to a 2,560 x 1,440 resolution (as previously rumoured), and it'll likely have a 5.5in screen according to previous speculation (up from the 5.2in, 1,920 x 1,080 resolution display seen on the LG G2).

That's Quad HD resolution, and if the screen size is correct, it will provide the G3 with a pixel density of approximately 530 ppi (compare that to the 441 ppi seen on the freshly launched Galaxy S5).

Normally this is the sort of resolution you'd expect to see on a high-end tablet or desktop monitor, and there's some debate as to the point of pushing past full HD resolution on a 5in or so device.

You can, of course, guarantee that it's going to be damn sharp – but the potential downside is the battery drain of such a screen, which is inevitably going to force compromises in some areas. When it comes to gaming in particular, that resolution is going to stress the CPU considerably more.

Anyway, we can't judge the handset before we've seen it, and we'd be lying if we didn't admit that we're very keen to see how the LG G3's display pans out in real life.