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.
A week of Google porn, Net Neutrality, Lollipop updates, Xbox burgers and a Wankband
The YotaPhone 2 is probably the most interesting phone since the iPhone 3G - Review
Hands On with Microsoft's wireless charging pad, the DT-903
Windows 10 for phones news
Windows 10 for phones
Hands On with Microsoft's new Comfort Headset
microsoft comfort headset
All the latest on Windows 10
Windows 10 promo
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?