liquid crystal display.

An electronically generatedtext, numeric & symbols. Before the popularity of the LCD, LED is the most commonmethod. LCD consume only one fifth (1/5) of the power of the LED and thus have awider application in photographic line. The only problem is, it ll turn dark at veryhigh temperature (will resume to normal when cool down) and it will fades in extendedtime. (the Nikon F3 first used LCD display in 1980, I heard none is complaining aboutthis after 17 years, did you ?) Used most commonly on cameras that shows such informationas remaining exposures, flash status and aspect ratio selected.