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uliwooly-wooly
Posts: 7,347
Registered: ‎2011-09-08

Xperia S's screen vs Galaxy nexus & Galaxy note which one is better?

Xperia SGalaxy NexusGalaxy Note

Screen

4.3in HD (720 x 1280) LCD

Reality Display

Bravia Engine

342PPI pixel density

Screen

4.65in HD (720 x 1280)

Super AMOLED

316PPIpixel density

Screen

5.3in HD (800 x 1280)

Super AMOLED

285PPI pixel density

GPU Adreno 220GPU PowerVR SGX540GPU Mali-400MP
Qualcomm MSM8260 snapdragonDual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9Dual-core 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A9

http://www.xperiablog.net/2012/01/30/display-shootout-xperia-s-versus-the-galaxy-nexus-and-galaxy-no...

Xperia S's screen vs Galaxy nexus & Galaxy note which one is better?

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Sam
Posts: 6,831
Registered: ‎2011-04-11

Re: Xperia S's screen vs Galaxy nexus & Galaxy note which one is better?

Obviously I am biased, but the pixel density on the Xperia S does it for me :smileyhappy:

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uliwooly-wooly
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Registered: ‎2011-09-08

Re: Xperia S's screen vs Galaxy nexus & Galaxy note which one is better?

did you checked the pictures? there are HUGE differences and sadly the S's screen its quite bad viewed from an angle :smileysad:

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Sam
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Registered: ‎2011-04-11

Re: Xperia S's screen vs Galaxy nexus & Galaxy note which one is better?

Interesting, I will wait till I see one in person to make a final judgment, however the viewing angle is not a huge problem to me personally as I tend to look directly at my handset :smileylaugh:

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uliwooly-wooly
Posts: 7,347
Registered: ‎2011-09-08

Re: Xperia S's screen vs Galaxy nexus & Galaxy note which one is better?

to me it will be, it is on my Arc, specially when I leave it on my desk, I don't look at it directly or when I'm showing a something to friends. but yeah I want to see this pictures under direct sunlight, that's a HUGE issue here in sunny California

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Sam
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Registered: ‎2011-04-11

Re: Xperia S's screen vs Galaxy nexus & Galaxy note which one is better?

That’s odd, I also use an Arc as my primary phone and have full visibility with any angle, I have also check with a colleague’s handset and he is the same. How low do you have the brightness on your screen?

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uliwooly-wooly
Posts: 7,347
Registered: ‎2011-09-08

Re: Xperia S's screen vs Galaxy nexus & Galaxy note which one is better?

I'd tried different %s and there's always this washed out colors when viewed from angles, I've tried other Arcs and its the same, maybe I'm too picky :smileysilly: but when I compared with other phones w/ AMOLED the difference its noticible

I agree that when I'm txting or reading and I don't want wondering eyes it could be convenient but people can still see/read but just with washed out colors

Anonymous(anon)
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Re: Xperia S's screen vs Galaxy nexus & Galaxy note which one is better?

galaxy note screen look better and colors r much more believable ...

LCD is inferior to Super AMOLED :smileysad:

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WinterStars
Posts: 315
Registered: ‎2010-10-07

Re: Xperia S's screen vs Galaxy nexus & Galaxy note which one is better?

I agree that viewing angle is not that important.

But contrast ratio is definitely better on Super AMOLED especially non-Pentile Super AMOLED+ [RGB RGB].

Pentile Super AMOLED [RGBW] = Good Colour Saturation, Contrast ratio, and Brightness due to extra white pixel

non-Pentile Super AMOLED+ [RGB RGB] = Excellent Colour Saturation, Excellent Contrast ratio, but lesser brightness

Super AMOLED is more vibrant, has better colour contrast and saturation than ordinary TFT LCD .

Super Clear LCD, IPS LCDs etc are different from Sony's TFT LCD. They are more comparable to Super AMOLED.

But Super AMOLED +  is already present in Lots of Samsung devices like Galaxy S Plus etc and it is even better than Super AMOLED [Pentile RGBW/RGBG] and is brighter.

If you buy an Android device now Pixel Burn would happen long after we have moved to Android 5.0

Remains to be seen what Sony's White Magic display brings to the table, if it is just more brightness then it is pointless.

On the other hand Super AMOLED is more power efficient for most colours, has an integrated touch array besides the points above.

Anyway now Samsung owns both SLCD and SAMOLED, they bought out Sony's share in SLCD...

2011 xperia devices have LED backlit LCDs nothing special just the extra brightness.

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uliwooly
Posts: 48,918
Registered: ‎2010-07-03

Re: Xperia S's screen vs Galaxy nexus & Galaxy note which one is better?

this is a CLEAR example

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDUOvBxz-1Q


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