Galaxy S4 AMOLED screen working

A project log for MIPI DSI Display Shield/HDMI Adapter

A controller for LCD/OLED screens with MIPI DSI interface. Arduino shield format, HDMI-to-DSI adapter & built-in framebuffer.

twltwl 04/14/2015 at 09:4712 Comments

We have a working Galaxy S4 AMOLED screen, 1920 x 1080. A QHD screen from GS Note 4 is waiting to be tested soon!


Mike wrote 08/08/2017 at 20:53 point

Is this project still alive? I can't seem to find any of the hardware on the Creotech website nor anywhere else. I'd really like to try and test a possible broken screen on a Galaxy Note 4

  Are you sure? yes | no

Lu Mo wrote 01/18/2017 at 14:09 point

doesthe Note 4 QHD screen work at full res too?

  Are you sure? yes | no


[this comment has been deleted]

twl wrote 04/15/2016 at 08:27 point


Neither of the board versions support image rotation, and it wouldn't be very practical for VR uses in particular (rotating introduces a lag of 1 frame). The video was rotated by the video card (virtually every graphics card now can rotate the screen at no extra cost...). AFAIK Oculus also relies on the image rotation done by the graphics card.



  Are you sure? yes | no

apk.begin wrote 12/31/2015 at 06:52 point

the pins are used ?

  Are you sure? yes | no

musicianpratik wrote 10/04/2015 at 14:42 point

Excellent job!! I have been following this project and I am trying to interface the shield with a LG G flex display,,. i googled for service manual but had no luck,I was wondering if you can help me with its OLEDs pin-out for designing adapter. 

  Are you sure? yes | no

yeomanb wrote 09/29/2015 at 19:05 point

Very interested in getting access to Galaxy S4 adapter PCB. Are you expecting to offer this adapter PCB though Creotech? I understand from Creotech that shield is to be available in the next week or so. BTW. Great work!!!

  Are you sure? yes | no

RasmusB wrote 04/25/2015 at 15:31 point

BTW, are you going to update the GitHub repo with the S4 adapter PCB?

  Are you sure? yes | no

Oscar S. wrote 04/14/2015 at 11:57 point

great work! i've been looking at this project for a while now, and I'm building a similar setup. However i jsut hate the fact that there's so little information available about cell phone screens. have you got any tips?

  Are you sure? yes | no

twl wrote 04/14/2015 at 12:22 point

What do you mean by "so little information"? IMHO there's quite a lot - specifications, tutorials, datasheets, service manuals....

  Are you sure? yes | no

Oscar S. wrote 04/14/2015 at 13:27 point

For example, i've got a Xperia T lcd. And i can't seem to find a manufacturer, model number, datasheet, pinout, connector type or anything. Maybe it's just me looking in the wrong places

  Are you sure? yes | no

twl wrote 04/14/2015 at 13:35 point

Looking for the pinout? Google : "xperia t service manual"

  Are you sure? yes | no

RasmusB wrote 04/14/2015 at 11:42 point

Excellent work! :D 

  Are you sure? yes | no