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3.5 Inch Sunlight Readable TFT LCD Display

Part Number: CFAF480640D0-035FN

This 3.5" display is transflective, meaning it both reflects light and uses a backlight making it viewable in a wide variety of lighting scenarios without needing a high-powered backlight.

This display also boasts high pixel density at 228 ppi - that means you can pack a ton of detail onto this display. Plus, with the option of using either 65k or 262k color over RGB (with SPI initialization) you'll have plenty of control over the color depth.

Further, this display offers wide viewing angles in all directions, so you don't have to worry about the angle the user will be viewing the display at.

This display really offers the best of all worlds - visible in most lighting situations, at just about any angle, and able to display a huge amount of detail - all with low power consumption.

  • Transflective (Sunlight Readable)
  • Low Power (20mA controller consumption + 20mA Backlight consumption = 40mA total)
  • RGB interface with SPI initialization
  • High pixel density with 228 pixels per inch (60" 4k tv has 73 pixels per inch; iPhone 10 has 448)
  • Wide viewing angles at 80* in all directions
  • 65k & 262k color options
  • square_foot Physical Characteristics

    Physical Characteristics

    Column Dots x Row Dots 480 x 640
    Module Overall width height depth
    millimeters 64 85 3.1
    inches 2.52 3.35 0.12
    *width / height does not include Foldable Tab
    Diagonal Dimension 3.51"
    Active Area Width Height
    millimeters 71.42 53.57
    inches 2.81 2.11
    Dot Pitch Width Height
    millimeters 0.1116 0.1116
    inches 0.0044 0.0044
    Flexible Cable (FFC/FPC) length
    millimeters 23.5
    inches 0.925
    Weight 34g
    Pin Count 40
  • visibility Optical Characteristics

    Optical Characteristics

    Glass Type TFT
    Polarizer Transflective
    View Angle 160°
    Sunlight Readable Yes
    Backlight Color White
    Backlight Type LED
    Foreground Color RGB
    Background Color Dark
  • electric_bolt Electrical Specification

    Electrical Specifications

    Supply Voltage for Logic Minimum 2.5V
    Supply Voltage for Logic Maximum 3.6V
    Supply Voltage for Logic Typical 3.3V
    Supply Current Maximum 40mA
    Supply Current Typical 20mA
  • electric_bolt Backlight Specification

    Backlight Electrical Specifications

    Forward Voltage Typical 18.6V
    Forward Current Minimum 15mA
    Forward Current Typical 20mA
  • nature Enviromental


    Operating Temperatures min max
    Celsius -20° 70°
    Fahrenheit -4° 158°
    Storage Temperatures min max
    Celsius -30° 80°
    Fahrenheit -22° 176°
  • cable Electronics


    Controller Documents Himax HX8363-A
    480xRGBx864 dot, 16.7M color, TFT Mobile Single Chip Driver, v0.3
    Himax HX8363-A
    480xRGBx864 dot, 16.7M color, TFT Mobile Single Chip Driver, v0.3
    Interface 16-bit Parallel, 18-bit Parallel, DOT-CLK interface / Generic RGB, SPI
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    End-Of-Life #11136: End-Of-Life Notification
    Product Affected: CFAF480640D0-035FN
    Date Issued: June 30, 2022
    Summary: End-Of-Life Notification
    Description: The glass on this TFT is no longer available and no suitable replacement has been found. A new display will be released that uses a different TFT and controller with similar dimensions and specifications.

    The new part number will be CFAF480640D1-035BN.
    Reason: The TFT has gone EOL without replacement.
    Availability: Contact Crystalfontz Support for up-to-date information by emailing
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