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Screen comparison: Samsung Galaxy S III vs the fierce competition

0. phoneArena 22 May 2012, 09:33 posted on

The screen is one of the most important assets of any smartphone. It's a window to so much stuff – entertainment, information, communication... It's pretty much the main feature of a mobile device. That's why when we're buying a high-end phone, we expect it to have ...

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posted on 22 May 2012, 18:06

45. aoikemono27 (Posts: 177; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)


This is way too empirical. GSMArena says the screen isn't that bright compared to other AMOLEDs, but at least they actually measure it. PhoneArena "thinks" it's brighter based on random observation. Who should I trust?

posted on 22 May 2012, 18:25

46. choybrwn22 (Posts: 10; Member since: 08 Jul 2011)


one ? isnt samsung the creators of the s-lcd2 screen used in the one x?

posted on 22 May 2012, 19:05

50. ngo2dd (Posts: 794; Member since: 08 Jul 2011)


no it is LG

posted on 23 May 2012, 06:12

68. choybrwn22 (Posts: 10; Member since: 08 Jul 2011)


since when lg makes s-lcd 2 when it was a joint venture between samsung and sony with sam sung buying out the rest of sony's shares i only asked tht ques cause everyone was hyping up the screen of the one x n i kno its supplied by samsung jus like the screens in the new ipad is also by samsung...jus lov when these company's promote an adertise samsung produts hehe jus shows hw gr8 samsung is when it comes to screen tech:)

posted on 23 May 2012, 11:57

69. dmn666 (Posts: 202; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


It's actually made by LG and few other companies - NOT by Samsung. You're mixing up stuff. SLCD was a joint venture. And SLCD2 is a generation of displays made by several companies. HOX display was NOT made by samsung. Don't spread BS that has no proof. HOX display is the best one of this bunch and it's NOT made by Samsung .

posted on 22 May 2012, 19:50 1

51. hybrid06339 (Posts: 23; Member since: 16 May 2012)


Wonder what a comparison after 1 and 2 years would show since AMOLED degrades with usage.

posted on 22 May 2012, 20:19 1

52. scnix (Posts: 41; Member since: 01 Jul 2010)


Why didn;t they compare it with Sony Xperia S as well?

posted on 22 May 2012, 22:44

57. dmn666 (Posts: 202; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


Because they ran out of space after including three similar pentile garbages.

posted on 23 May 2012, 01:53 1

60. sharafat (Posts: 1; Member since: 21 May 2012)


phonerena ,i think ur so much stupid and surely paid .why you not include the xperia s,and promotind the so much inferior amoled display,which are far behind the reality.you always ignore sony.only sony knows what is the picture quality,they have the history,they are the founder of trinitron,oled type revolutionry technology.compare side by side arc and iphone,when bravia in action then you will see the diffrence,i will not talk about amoled,because they are totally out of standered.

posted on 23 May 2012, 05:53 2

67. kamil (Posts: 115; Member since: 07 Feb 2012)


wtf why is there no Sony M.B.E. devices included,the xperia s has the highest ppi an its obviously better than AMOLED.I want Sony smartphone display to be in this comparison as well. Phone Arena you better hear me out.

posted on 23 May 2012, 13:46

71. Kaminori (Posts: 1; Member since: 23 May 2012)


its not hard to guess why they didn't put Xperia S on the list, they dont even have sony on their main brand list! just signed up to tell this.....better change the site name to iphonesungarena or antisonyarena :)

posted on 23 May 2012, 16:56 1

72. TMach (Posts: 388; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)


The Xperia S is, I am guessing, the most popular Sony phone for quite a while and should be the beginning of Sony making some kind of impression in the market. Well, enough people are posting about the Xperia S to suggest sales are perhaps not as bad as one might assume.

That apart, the issue is not about sales but about the quality of the product, and in this case, the screen! Regardless of what your opinion is of Sony's past errors, the screen and end product from the Arc to date have been quality! Arguably, the best screen on a smartphone today is probably a straight fight between the One X and Xperia S!

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