Some think Quad HD displays on phones are unnecessary - but even higher-res 4K screens are in development by Sharp, with the first handsets offering 4096x2160px displays expected to launch in 2016.
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As Samsung and LG reportedly prepare handsets with Quad HD displays, Huawei's CEO says such high-res screens on phones are "nonsense", adding cost and draining the battery, with no benefits for users.
A ZTE executive has shared an image of the company's gigantic new Windows Phone 8 flagship - possibly to be called the Blade 8 - which he says has a 5.9-inch display with 1080p resolution.
A new coalition of IT companies and Hollywood giants plans to develop a DRM standard to store and move digital HD contents across a wide range of devices. Your money, their ownership?