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What Does a 120-Hz Refresh Rate Mean, Anyway?

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Several Android phones—and now the iPhone 13 Pro—use this screen technology to make everything look buttery smooth.

Many of our favorite TVs and monitors today boast displays with a high refresh rate that promise smoother on-screen action and a sharper picture. The latest iPhone 13 Pro models can reach a 120 Hz refresh rate, as can several phones running Google’s Android OS. 

High refresh rates are also talked about a lot in gaming, where fast reactions and instant on-screen updates can mean the difference between victory and failure. 

All content on your display is made up of individual still frames (a photo) shown in sequence at a very high, or fast, speed.

→ Continue reading at Wired Magazine

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