240x240 Color TFT LCD Display

Part Number: CFAF240240A1-013T

This color, IPS, TFT LCD module has a beautiful high-density display. This TFT boasts crisp, bright image and a 4-wire SPI interface. At 1.3" diagonal, this little TFT is perfect for devices that need full-color and an ultra-compact form factor. Since this TFTs active area is perfectly square you can mount it at any orientation and simply rotate the output as needed. This display is the ideal fit for your next-generation wearable device. Is power a concern? The Sitronix ST7789H2 controller has CABC (Content Adaptive Backlight Control) which allows you to automatically minimize the backlight power. Looking for a thin display? This TFT is 1.5mm thick--less than 1/16 inch.

For a slightly larger wearable display, you might be interested in our 128x128 1.45" Full Color TFT LCD Display.

The 18-pin ZIF connector makes the connection to your PCB as easy as mounting any other CMT component. No special soldering operation is needed.

The CFAF240240A1-013T requires only a single 3.3v supply for all the display functions, excluding the backlight. The backlight's anode (A,+) and cathode (K, -) pins are brought out independently to allow the most flexibility in your backlight driving circuit design. Making this a perfect 240x240 LCD for Arduino, wearables or any low voltage device like a smartwatch.

The ZIF connector you need is a standard 18-position 0.5mm pitch

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1 $9.43
10 $8.25
20 $8.13
50 $7.96
100 $7.84
200 $7.67
500 $7.48
1000 $7.43
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Video Demonstrations

High Density 240x240 1.3" TFT LCD

This is a quick video showing our new 1.3 inch TFT LCD. This is a small, full-color TFT. It's controlled via 4-wire SPI. It has a ST7789H2 controller. This display runs off a single 3.3v supply which controls the logic and backlight.

1.3" TFT with PSoC6 BLE Pioneer Kit DMA SPI

Crystalfontz CFAF240240A1-013T IPS wearable TFT with PSoC6 BLE Pioneer Kit DMA SPI


Physical Characteristics

Column Dots x Row Dots 240 x 240
Module Overall width height depth
millimeters 26 29.15 1.5
inches 1.024 1.148 0.059
*width / height does not include Foldable Tab
Diagonal Dimension 1.3"
Active Area width height
millimeters 23.4 23.4
inches 0.921 0.921
Dot Pitch width height
millimeters 0.0975 0.0975
inches 0.0038 0.0038
Optional Connectors CS050Z18GA0
Flexible Cable (FFC/FPC) length
millimeters 15.4
inches 0.606
Weight 2.2g
Pin Count 18

Optical Characteristics

Glass Type TFT
Polarizer Transmissive
Backlight Color White
Backlight Type LED
Mode Passive
Foreground Color RGB
Background Color Dark

Electrical Specifications

Supply Voltage for Logic Typical 2.8V
Supply Voltage for Driving Panel Typical 2.8V

Backlight Electrical Specifications

Forward Voltage Minimum 2.5V
Forward Voltage Maximum 3.3V
Forward Voltage Typical 3.3V
Forward Current Typical 20mA


Operating Temperatures min max
Celsius -20° 70°
Fahrenheit -4° 158°
Storage Temperatures min max
Celsius -30° 80°
Fahrenheit -22° 176°
Humidity min max
Non-condensing 0% 90%


Controller Documents Sitronix ST7789H2

Sitronix ST7789H2
The ST7789H2 is a single-chip controller/driver for 262K-color, graphic type TFT-LCD.
Interface SPI


Foldable Tab Yes
Nits 320

Additional Options

Purchase this display with an adapter board or a complete development kit.

240x240 1.3" TFT Development Kit
Part Number: CFAF240240A1-013T-E1-2

This is a TFT Seeedunio kit for our tiny TFT with adapter board. This kit includes the small TFT mounted to an adapter board, already connected to a Seeeduino loaded with demonstration code. That means all you need to do when the kit arrives is plug in the USB cord to power to see a functioning display.

The included TFT is a crisp 1.3", 16.7M full color, 240x240 IPS display. The adapter board is designed with the display in mind, so there is no PCB overlap. Plus the board includes a backlight driver so the entire display, including the backlight, can be driven with a single 3.3v power input.

Quantity 1
Price $42.10
240x240 1.3" TFT with Breakout Board
Part Number: CFAF240240A1-013T-E1-1

This kit comprises one of our smallest TFTs. and an adapter board to easily connect it to your system. Plus, the adapter board includes a backlight driver, so only a single 3.3v power input is required to bring up the display.

The adapter board is specifically designed for use with this display, so it fits directly behind the display with no PCB overlap. The display is a 1.3", 16.7M full color, IPS display that looks incredibly sharp.

This little kit would be great in a wearable, as a small gauge or indicator, or anywhere you can think to integrate a small, full-color display.

We also offer a full Seeeduino kit to easily bring up this kit.

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For reference only. For design purposes, please use the specifications in the datasheet.