In order to keep this display in production over the long term, we are revising it to the CFAF320480C7-035TR. Any backorders placed now will be fulfilled with the new part when it becomes available. Please contact with any questions.

320x480 3.5" Touch Screen Color TFT

Part Number: CFAF320480C5-035T-TS

This 320x480 TFT is full-color graphic 3.5" diagonal display module with a 4-wire analog touch screen. This display module has lots of choices for host interface: 16-bit Parallel, 18-bit Parallel, 8-bit Parallel, 9-bit Parallel, DOT-CLK interface / Generic RGB, and SPI. Our customers find many uses for this display, including portable instruments such as thermal analysis devices.
  • You only need a single 3v source for both power and logic.
  • This TFT has an integrated Himax HX8357-B or compatible display controller.
  • The white LED backlight has anode (A,+) and cathode (K, -) pins brought out on the 50-pin FPC.
  • For easy connection, the FPC mates with standard 0.5mm ZIF sockets such as this 50 Position, 0.50mm Pitch ZIF Connector
  • Operating temperature range is from -20°C to +70°C.
  • This CFAF320480C5-035T-TS is an identical replacement for the discontinued CFAF320480C4-035T-TS.
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Product Variants


Physical Characteristics

Column Dots x Row Dots 320 x 480
Module Overall width height depth
millimeters 55.5 84.96 3.75
inches 2.185 3.345 0.148
*width / height does not include Foldable Tab
Diagonal Dimension 3.47"
Viewing Area width height
millimeters 52.96 75.44
inches 2.085 2.970
Active Area width height
millimeters 48.96 73.44
inches 1.928 2.891
Dot Pitch width height
millimeters 0.051 0.051
inches 0.0020 0.0020
Optional Connectors CS050Z50GB0
Weight 28g

Optical Characteristics

Glass Type TFT
Polarizer Transmissive
View Direction 0.25 o'clock
Backlight Color White
Backlight Type LED
Mode Negative
Foreground Color RGB
Background Color Dark

Electrical Specifications

Supply Voltage for Logic Minimum 1.7V
Supply Voltage for Logic Maximum 3.3V
Supply Voltage for Logic Typical 1.8V
Supply Current Typical 10mA

Backlight Electrical Specifications

Forward Voltage Typical 3.2V
Forward Current Typical 90mA


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


Controller Documents Himax HX8357-B
320RGB x 480 dot, 262K color,
with internal GRAM,
TFT Mobile Single Chip Driver
Interface 16-bit Parallel, 18-bit Parallel, 8-bit Parallel, 9-bit Parallel, DOT-CLK interface / Generic RGB, SPI


Foldable Tab Yes
Touch Screen Resistive

Part Change Notice

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Product Update #11173: 320x480 Full-Color Resistive Touchscreen TFT Display is now available

Product Affected: CFAF320480C5-035T-TS
Date Issued: February 3, 2023
Summary: 320x480 Full-Color Resistive Touchscreen TFT Display is now available
Description: The replacement part, CFAF320480C7-035TR, has been released on our website and is now available for sale. Orders can be placed directly from our website or by submitting a purchase order to Contact for any technical questions.

The new product can be found here:

End-Of-Life #11122: End-Of-Life Notification

Product Affected: CFAF320480C5-035T-TS
Date Issued: May 17, 2022
Summary: End-Of-Life Notification
Description: The HX8357B display controller used on this display has gone EOL. We will be releasing new displays that use the ILI9488 display controller. For more information about the replacement display, contact support.
Reason: The display controller, HX8357B, has gone EOL and needs to be replaced by another one.
Availability: Contact Crystalfontz Support for up-to-date information by emailing

Product Update #10677: (New Product) CFAF320480C5-035T-TS

New Product: CFAF320480C5-035T-TS
Date Issued: October 21, 2015
Summary: (New Product) CFAF320480C5-035T-TS
Description: TFT LCD Modules: 320xRGBx480 3.5" TFT with touch screen., Integrated Himax HX8357-B or compatible controller., Several interface modes.
For reference only. For design purposes, please use the specifications in the datasheet.