Which is better, IPS or TFT ?
Many wonder about the difference between a TFT and an IPS display. Which of the two is better? IPS or TFT? Where exactly are the differences? And what does it have to do with an LCD?
Basically, both are LC displays; you don't actually say "LCD display", that's "doubled" since the word LCD already contains the "liquid crystal display". Liquid crystal displays (LCD) are available in one color (monochrome) or in full color. The full-color displays are then called TFT displays. TFT = "Thin-Film-Technology". This refers to the driver electronics and not the display technology.
An IPS display describes a special display technology, even if it is a color TFT display.
TFT = color LCD with driver for every single pixel directly on the glass, usually in TN-technology
IPS = TFT with wide viewing angle