1.8 inch Sunlight Readable SPI Resistive TFT Display

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1.8" Diagonal | 128x160 Pixels
Display Type:
Sunlight Readable
4-Wire Resistive
3/4-Wire SPI
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NHD-1.8-128160EF-SSXN-FT | 1.8" Sunlight Readable Display | 128x160 Pixels | Serial SPI Interface | 24-pin FFC ZIF Connection | Resistive Touchscreen

This sunlight readable 1.8” TFT LCD display has a resolution of 128x160 pixels, a 6:00 optimal view, and a high brightness LED backlight of 850 nits, making it an ideal choice for projects that require visibility in outdoor or brightly lit environments. While this transmissive LCD is compact in size with a low 3.0 voltage power supply, it also includes a 4-wire resistive touch panel, making it an excellent choice for projects that require visual output in portrait mode with simple touch functionality.

The 3/4-wire serial SPI interface enhances communication efficiency between your Arduino and the display. Experience lightning-fast data transfer and real-time updates, enabling smoother animations and more dynamic visual effects. This display features a 24-pin FFC ZIF (Flexible Flat Cable, Zero Insertion Force) connection style, ensuring a hassle-free electrical connection. Say goodbye to connection issues and hello to smooth operation, as you bring your Arduino projects to life with stability and ease. Powered by the ILI9163V controller, this TFT LCD display delivers exceptional performance and reliability. The controller optimizes the display's functionality, ensuring smooth operation and accurate rendering of images and graphics. Our displays are all RoHS compliant and adhere to strict environmental and safety standards.

Product Overview

1.8" TFT LCD Product Specifications

Size: 1.8" diagonal
Display Format: 128x160 pixels
Display Type: Sunlight Readable
Display Mode: Transmissive
Optimal View: 6:00
Touchscreen: Resistive
Outline L x W x H: 34.7mm x 46.75mm x 3.6mm
Viewing Area L x W: 29.03mm x 36.04mm
Active Area L x W: 28.03mm x 35.04mm
Supply Voltage: 3.0V
Luminance: 850 nits
Interface: 3/4-wire serial SPI
Compatibility: Arduino and similar development boards
Controller Type: ILI9163V
Connection Type: 24-pin FFC ZIF
Operating Temperature: -20°C ~ 70°C
Storage Temperature: -30°C ~ 80°C
Built-in Mounting: None

1.8" TFT LCD Custom Solutions

LCD Cable Customization

Adjust the length, position, and pinout of your cables or add additional connectors. Get a cable solution that’s precisely designed to make your connections streamlined and secure.

1.8" Touchscreen Add-on

Enhance your user experience with capacitive or resistive touch screen technology. We’ll adjust the glass thickness or shape of the touch panel so it’s a perfect fit for your design. 

LCD Interface Customization

Choose from a wide selection of interface options or talk to our experts to select the best one for your project. We can incorporate HDMI, USB, SPI, VGA and more into your display to achieve your design goals. 

1.8" LCD Cover Glass

Equip your display with a custom cut cover glass to improve durability. Choose from a variety of cover glass thicknesses and get optical bonding to protect against moisture and debris. 

Quality Standards

At Newhaven Display we strive every day to provide our customers with the highest quality products. This means Quality, Engineering, and Manufacturing teams are aligned to exceed your expectations.

Our customers should expect their products to meet or exceed the following standards:

All Products

Reliability Testing Customers can expect all production parts to meet or exceed operational requirements over temperature, humidity, and vibration.
Glass Cleanliness Customers can expect glass to be protected by liners and presented mindful of cleanliness standards. This means glass will be clean of contaminants, fingerprints, and other foreign material.
Bezel Appearance Bezels will be uniformly painted free of foreign materials and distracting cosmetic blemishes. Our standards maintain a clean scratch-free surface.
PCB Appearance PCB’s are delivered with long-term reliability in mind. Finishes are free of bubbles, foreign contaminants, and meet all UL fire requirements. PCB materials will always be delivered within industry norms. PCB edges will be cleanly cut and void of burrs.
Soldering Soldering of all leaded and SMT components is consistent in providing the mechanical security and electrical connectivity.
Consistency Our manufacturing and inspection processes ensure product consistency from lot to lot. This means orders processed over the years will continually meet your expectations. We do this by exacting manufacturing specifications, with attention to detail in our processes, and by comparing to the golden units.
Product Integrity Quality in product manufacturing ensures integrity in construction. Customers can expect tight assembly without worry of loose parts or missing material. Our products will meet all environmental expectations including temp, humidity, & vibration conditions.
Glass Color While normal variations of glass color may occur (due to manufacturing tolerances), Newhaven Display maintains color compliance per internal approved color charts. These charts are maintained to ensure any minor glass deviations are identified and corrected as needed.
ESD Protection & Safety All devices are designed and handled in consideration of ESD protection. This includes ESD-SAFE packaging within anti-static bags, wraps, and trays. Customers are reminded to always follow ESD safety to best protect the devices.

Our Distributors

Newhaven Display partners with distributors worldwide to bring you the best products and design services, no matter where you are working from.



  • 5
    excellent touchscreen LCD!

    Blake on Apr 3rd 2023

    Very nice display, I relaly like the size of the display. I am using it in a wifi analyzer project. Nicely packaged in antistatic pouch... thumbs up!