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  • May 24, 2024


What impact does the refresh rate have on the quality of iPhone displays?

In the world of smartphones, display quality is crucial for iPhone owners, especially with premium models like the iPhone 13 Pro, 14 Pro, 15 Pro, and their Max variants.

In this article, we will explore what refresh rate is, how it affects your device's functionality, and the differences between various types of replacement displays available on the market.

What impact does the refresh rate have on the quality of iPhone displays?

What is refresh rate? 
In translation, it is the refresh rate, which defines how many times per second the display updates its image. This frequency is measured in hertz (Hz) and determines the smoothness and responsiveness of your device's screen. 

How does refresh rate work? 
Refresh rate is crucial when interacting with your iPhone, whether you are browsing apps, playing games, or watching videos. The iPhone 13 Pro, 14 Pro, 15 Pro, and their Max variants are optimized for 120 Hz

Using a screen with a lower refresh rate, such as 90 Hz, can negatively impact visual smoothness, touch responsiveness, increase motion blur, worsen smooth scrolling, reduce the fluidity of animations and transitions, and decrease the effectiveness of some software optimizations that are based on a higher refresh rate.

If you are accustomed to the smooth and fast 120 Hz display of your iPhone, you will likely notice a difference when switching to 90 Hz. This decrease can slow down your device and make it less responsive, negatively affecting the overall user experience of a premium iPhone.


Types of Replacement Displays for iPhone 
If you plan to replace the display on your iPhone 13 Pro, 14 Pro, 15 Pro, or their Max variants, you can choose from a wide range available on the market. These displays vary in quality, performance, and price. Understanding these differences will enable you to select the right display for your needs.

If you are interested in learning more about the differences between the available display qualities, you can compare them using our table, which includes detailed specifications of the replacement parts.


Choosing the Right Display for Your iPhone
Selecting the right display for your iPhone can be a challenging task given the diverse options available on the market. The following key factors should be considered to choose the optimal display for your needs.


Refresh Rate: One of the most important aspects is the refresh rate, which is essential for a smooth and responsive experience, especially with high-end models like the iPhone 13 Pro, 14 Pro, 15 Pro, and their Max variants. Original displays maintain this high refresh rate of 120 Hz, ensuring optimal performance

Quality: The quality of the display affects not only the visual experience but also the durability and lifespan of the screen. Original displays, manufactured according to Apple's strict standards, guarantee excellent performance and reliability. In contrast, FixPremium and Aftermarket displays, while more affordable, may not achieve the same level of quality and performance as original components

Cost: Price is an important factor in the decision-making process. Original displays, while the most expensive, provide the best possible performance. Refurbished original displays can offer a good compromise between quality and cost. FixPremium and Aftermarket displays are the most affordable but come with certain compromises in performance and quality

Compatibility: Ensuring that the replacement display is fully compatible with your iPhone model is extremely important. Original displays are guaranteed to be compatible, whereas Aftermarket displays might encounter issues that could affect functionality or installation.


By considering these factors - refresh rate, quality, cost, and compatibility - you can make an informed decision that best suits your needs and budget.

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