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Nokia Lumia 1520 assertive display tech shines vs iPhone 5 vs Xperia Z Ultra vs Note 3

0. phoneArena 29 Oct 2013, 04:59 posted on

Apica's Assertive Display technology made its way into the Lumia 1520, and now it is being tested in a simple video comparison against the iPhone 5 with its bright IPS-LCD Retina Display, Xperia Z Ultra with its Triluminous screen, and the Note 3 with a Full HD Super AMOLED panel. These are some of the best representatives of the various current mobile screen technologies, but as you can see in the video below, the Lumia 1520 assertive display not only stands its ground against them, but actually bests the competition here in both outdoor clarity and visibility...

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posted on 29 Oct 2013, 05:04 10

1. WHoyton1 (Posts: 1635; Member since: 21 Feb 2013)


Nice display but i prefer amoled!!

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 05:05

2. darkskoliro (Posts: 1077; Member since: 07 May 2012)


How come?

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 05:12 27

5. Snoobab (Posts: 175; Member since: 07 Dec 2011)


It's a known fact that AMOLED displays oversaturate colors, making them look unnatural. Rather embrace this exciting new technology :)

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 05:13 12

7. darkskoliro (Posts: 1077; Member since: 07 May 2012)


Except for S4 with accurate screen colours through adjustment. Pity it has low nits of brightness.

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 05:28 14

12. vincelongman (Posts: 4576; Member since: 10 Feb 2013)


The Note 3 can supposedly reach 660 cd/m2 according to DisplayMate, which is higher than most LCDs.

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 05:29 6

16. tech2 (Posts: 3477; Member since: 26 Oct 2012)


Samsung are on forefront of Amoled tech. They were the first to invent Full HD Amoled tech with their innovative diamond arrangement.

Even S4/N3 has quite higher nits but Samsung has locked down to conserve battery. You can see the screen being extremely bright in sunlight.

It would be very interesting to see how 1520 fares in battery tests.

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 07:24 4

41. Dunknown (Posts: 84; Member since: 23 Jul 2012)


Where do you get such information? What I read is that only Nokia can provide the best visibility or nits because of its clear black technology. You may read this article in innovation website. There are many.

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 05:33 7

19. yudi.nemesis (Posts: 1127; Member since: 14 Mar 2013)


According to display mate even in sRGB color gamut even movie mode S4 display is still oversaturated about 122%.

posted on 16 Nov 2013, 23:56

64. batman888 (Posts: 37; Member since: 06 Dec 2012)


%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%​%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%​%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%​%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%​%%%why percent ?

posted on 11 Nov 2013, 12:00 1

61. vanquished (Posts: 11; Member since: 15 Apr 2012)


Can change the color settings on my Lumia 1020 as well.

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 05:13 9

8. WHoyton1 (Posts: 1635; Member since: 21 Feb 2013)


hardly exciting but i prefer the amoled colours even though they may be over saturated!

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 05:28 8

14. darkskoliro (Posts: 1077; Member since: 07 May 2012)


I hate oversaturation so much. Personal preference. Cant stand the S3s screen at all. That thing has saturation at 200%

posted on 17 Nov 2013, 00:06

65. batman888 (Posts: 37; Member since: 06 Dec 2012)


hello whats your name

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 05:28 1

15. Snoobab (Posts: 175; Member since: 07 Dec 2011)


Hardly exciting? Have you seen the video comparison and compared outdoor readability?

This is definitely exciting and relevant for anyone who uses their phone on the move.

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 05:42 10

23. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


I can read my S3 screen outdoors with no problems at all, even with the sun beaming directly at it so that isn't an issue at all.

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 05:41 1

22. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


You're not alone. :)

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 06:11 1

28. Leo_MC (Posts: 1716; Member since: 02 Dec 2011)


Tell that to the nature...
I also prefer red over green, that doesn't men I would like the leaves in my videos to be red.

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 06:23

33. mousesports (Posts: 274; Member since: 28 Feb 2013)


We dont really care what you prefer

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 07:21 1

38. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Yes you do because if you didn't, you would have never replied to him.

posted on 12 Nov 2013, 19:15

62. CyberAngel (Posts: 49; Member since: 31 Jul 2012)


Yes we do, only ONE objects, but we don't ignore even a little mouse

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 06:21

31. TechBizJP08 (Posts: 495; Member since: 25 Mar 2013)


Hey man you have a fly in your face..

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 07:09

36. james004 (Posts: 486; Member since: 15 May 2013)


you are forgetting its whites, which are blue in real

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 08:52 2

44. akki20892 (Posts: 3901; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


True, amoled is more yellowish. I know and I'm saying because I seen differences between s4 and HTC one.

posted on 17 Nov 2013, 00:27

66. batman888 (Posts: 37; Member since: 06 Dec 2012)


no akki20892, you dint see the difference and i know it because i was tracking you and i am your long lost brother Barrack Obama cmon man !

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 05:07 11

3. byazatt (Posts: 269; Member since: 26 Oct 2012)


Amoled for the win!

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 10:52 1

47. lifeyourlive (Posts: 126; Member since: 23 Aug 2013)


Shut up god dammit, the only inovator is nokia with those camera lenses and this display and maybe lg with it's flexible battery

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 05:11 9

4. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 3718; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


Mind blowing...Amazing...Please MS now bring more and more and more things into your OS 'WP'.

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 05:12 9

6. Jason2k13 (Posts: 1217; Member since: 28 Mar 2013)


so how does this test work? what were the brightness set on all devices? was auto brightness on?

anyway during daylight, the lumia looks the best, but when the lights are off i prefer the amoled as it looked the most natural... the lumia's screen was just too bright it looked like everything was glowing and the colours become unnatural.

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 05:20 8

10. vincelongman (Posts: 4576; Member since: 10 Feb 2013)


The 1520 look fine, it just took really to adjust because it was extremely bright before when the lights were on.
But I agreed that the Note 3 still looked better in low light.

posted on 29 Oct 2013, 05:28 8

13. sri_tech (Posts: 188; Member since: 21 May 2013)


This is what the guy who posted this video said in the youtube comments.

"they were all set to their brightest and best settings and the Lumia out performed them"

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