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Nokia's new ClearBlack screen pitted against Samsung's Super AMOLED

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Nokia's new ClearBlack screen pitted against Samsung's Super AMOLED
One of the first tests of Nokia's new ClearBlack screen technology comes courtesy of a Russian mobile blog. The folks over there got their hands on the new Nokia E7, with a ClearBlack screen, and just so happened that there was a Galaxy S sitting nearby, so they decided to play some pictures on both screens for our viewing pleasure. A Nokia N8 with its 3.5" AMOLED display was also thrown in the mix for a good measure.

In a nutshell, Super AMOLED is still king of the vibrant, oversaturated colors, and deep blacks. The picture's details also looked more distinct on the Galaxy S, but that is due to the higher resolution of the handset at the same 4" size.

Nokia's ClearBlack screen, as found on the E7, is having its own advantages in brightness over the Super AMOLED, but that can also be said for most modern LCD screens - brightness was pumped to the max on both handsets. We hope to see more tests in direct sunlight - the ClearBlack will probably outshine the Super AMOLED in that situation.

Nokia E7 Specifications | Hands-on
Samsung Galaxy S Specifications | Review

source: Mobiset.ru via DailyMobile

Nokia's new ClearBlack screen pitted against Samsung's Super AMOLED

Nokia's new ClearBlack screen pitted against Samsung's Super AMOLED
Nokia's new ClearBlack screen pitted against Samsung's Super AMOLED
Nokia's new ClearBlack screen pitted against Samsung's Super AMOLED

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:48

1. bling bling (unregistered)


well im no techie like many dudes over here but i find both screens to be perfect in their positions...and i spend a lot of time outside , esp in the day with bight sunlight directly over i guess i will go for nokia's screen

posted on 29 Sep 2010, 06:37

2. osanilevich (Posts: 245; Member since: 29 Sep 2009)


ClearBlack takes the Super AMOLED screen and adds to it by making the blacks a bit better and even adding to regular colors as well. I'm no Nokia fanboy but I think Nokia finally got it right with ClearBlack

posted on 29 Sep 2010, 08:28

3. Jimmy2211 (unregistered)


ClearBlack is AMOLED and not LCD

posted on 29 Sep 2010, 08:37

4. Darko (unregistered)


ClearBlack its not better then super amoled.And any way nokia has 640x360 and samsung galaxy s 800x480!!!!!!!

posted on 29 Sep 2010, 09:28

5. Kohai (Posts: 12; Member since: 04 Jun 2010)


Do you know who manufatures Clear Black Displays?????? SAMSUNG!!!! So.....discussion ended. BTW SONY´s Super LCD is a joint venture between SONY and guess who...SAMSUNG again! FYI:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S-LCD So Samsung is everywhere and its Top of the line display is S-AMOLED...thats it folks.

posted on 29 Sep 2010, 12:43

6. DontHateOnS60 (Posts: 863; Member since: 20 Apr 2009)


It's a real shame S^3 can't support anything higher than 640x360. Color wise, the CBD display looks better than the Super AMOLED, but that resolution will be that display's weakness, at least in the 4" size.

posted on 01 Oct 2010, 13:52

7. Darko (unregistered)


J agree!!!!

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