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Xperia Z2 and Note 3 screens get compared on video, guess which one looks more vivid

0. phoneArena 17 Mar 2014, 04:15 posted on

The Xperia Z2 is unlike the other Zs in Sony's flagship lineup, as it sports an IPS-LCD display, instead of the subpar twisted nematic (TN) LCD tech of its predecessors. Bad viewing angles, and washed out colors, are the most common complaints in the Xperia Z and Z1 reviews, and Sony has remedied the situation with the excellent panel on the Z2...

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posted on 17 Mar 2014, 04:21 9

1. jael206 (Posts: 145; Member since: 18 Jul 2012)


My next contract phone.. Yowzah!

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 04:31 11

6. tango_charlie (Posts: 254; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)


will probably be the Z3 (september 2014)

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 04:39 7

9. vincelongman (Posts: 4570; Member since: 10 Feb 2013)


Still waiting for the ZL successor

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 03:10

128. Ahmadovich (Posts: 43; Member since: 16 Mar 2014)


You're gonna wait some time. :]

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 06:41 4

73. Kuroki (Posts: 88; Member since: 24 Nov 2013)


not yet for me . Samsung's super amoled display looks washed-out beside the z2. LOL
i still love my XZ. bring it on 2015! :)

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 09:37

96. aburdhew (Posts: 7; Member since: 17 Mar 2014)


my tests with the same pic shows differet result the problem this is my first post & i can't post links until i pass 7 days after registeration to prove that

but i discovered solution to fix that

original pic

lovely0smile.com/2013/mix/02/Contest-Sony-World-Ph​oto-2013-03.jpg

my tests

m5zn.com/image.php?img=15243285.jpg
m5zn.com/image.php?img=15243284.jpg
m5zn.com/image.php?img=15243283.jpg

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 21:26

123. diegotran (Posts: 2; Member since: 06 Sep 2012)


Same with me!
Still love my XZ and will wait for XZ3 in this Sept :)

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 07:55 6

81. cheetah2k (Posts: 1594; Member since: 16 Jan 2011)


Vivid? looks way way over saturated to me.... Amoled still wins

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 08:19 2

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


I think photo #3 was super over saturated on the Z2 but beat the Note 3 in photo #2. There's no way to see the color accuracy of a picture without a reference photo.

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 09:38

97. aburdhew (Posts: 7; Member since: 17 Mar 2014)


my tests with the same pic shows differet result the problem this is my first post & i can't post links until i pass 7 days after registeration to prove that

but i discovered solution to fix that

original pic

lovely0smile.com/2013/mix/02/Contest-Sony-World-Ph​oto-2013-03.jpg

my tests

m5zn.com/image.php?img=15243285.jpg
m5zn.com/image.php?img=15243284.jpg
m5zn.com/image.php?img=15243283.jpg

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 16:26 1

113. pyradark (Posts: 864; Member since: 10 Jun 2012)


If it is saturated, it will create yellowish tint on it. But sony maintains a cool effect on it so its vivid!! Compare to Amoled even the skin tone is super yellowish compare to natural skin tone on Triluminus

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 08:43

91. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)


Z2 have much more colors display. Wish I could trade my Z1 for the Z2

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 10:12

102. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4857; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


Like I have said many, many times before... If the Sony Xperia Z2 comes out for Verizon Wireless here in the U.S. it will be my wife's phone for sure.

Myself I am waiting for the Google Nexus 6 & the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. IMAGINE the Google Nexus 6 OR the Note 4 being waterproof.

My mind is going crazy thinking about this...

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 04:23 6

2. aayupanday (Posts: 576; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


Great to see Sony finally getting their displays and speakers right. Hope they carry on doing the same with their other midrangers...

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 04:50 1

16. Genza (Posts: 540; Member since: 12 Mar 2014)


I think every manufacturers should use at least IPS LCD even for the low end phones.

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 04:58 1

21. kaikuheadhunterz (Posts: 1157; Member since: 18 Jul 2013)


Is S-LCD cheaper than IPS-LCD? Because I used to own a HTC One V, and the screen was magnificent

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 05:48 1

60. Genza (Posts: 540; Member since: 12 Mar 2014)


If I'm not mistaken the S-LCD is the eighth generation panels based on PVA technology which is produced by Sony or Samsung. But I don't know if the S-LCD is cheaper than the IPS LCD or not.

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 06:25

68. mr.techdude (Posts: 571; Member since: 19 Nov 2012)


ips is cheaper

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 05:33 1

46. aayupanday (Posts: 576; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


Yeah for example the Moto G...

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 05:51

61. Martin_Cooper (Posts: 1536; Member since: 30 Jul 2013)


IPS is more expensive than traditional LCD's thats why you wont see it in low end phones, besides few exceptions like moto g.

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 05:55

63. Felix_Gatto (Posts: 911; Member since: 03 Jul 2013)


LOL! Many cheap chinese smartphones are also use IPS display, a good example is Lenovo.

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 04:30 7

3. AnukulVcool (unregistered)


viewing angles better than amoled :o , a good solid shock !

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 05:54 4

62. eq5555 (Posts: 64; Member since: 03 Dec 2013)


S5 have much better screen than the note3 (brighter, better viewing angles, better antiglare)
hi-tech.imgsmail.ru/hitech_img/source/cf/dc/746f7c​​86490ffdb8e93c035d5e62.jpg
but not in this case
In Z2 just expanded color range that note3 in movie mode is disabled

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 08:04 5

82. rd_nest (Posts: 1605; Member since: 06 Jun 2010)


Really??

http://abload.de/img/reallygeulz.png
http://abload.de/img/001f2urx.png
http://abload.de/img/002zhuw1.png

The GN3 is further from the camera, hence the angle is more compared to XZ2. Yet the display looks clearly cleaner and much better contrast than XZ2.

Even though the GN3 is at disadvantage due to higher angular view, yet it is better than XZ2. The test itself is flawed as one should test both devices at same viewing angle to judge degradation in nit with angular deviation.

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 09:37

95. aburdhew (Posts: 7; Member since: 17 Mar 2014)


my tests with the same pic shows differet result the problem this is my first post & i can't post links until i pass 7 days after registeration to prove that

but i discovered solution to fix that

original pic

lovely0smile.com/2013/mix/02/Contest-Sony-World-Ph​oto-2013-03.jpg

my tests

m5zn.com/image.php?img=15243285.jpg
m5zn.com/image.php?img=15243284.jpg
m5zn.com/image.php?img=15243283.jpg

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 10:06 3

100. AnukulVcool (unregistered)


well uhh , that's not called a viewing angle problem but a camera focus problem, note 3 was in focus hence looking clearer

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 04:30 6

4. Ishmeet (Posts: 111; Member since: 16 Sep 2013)


SONY is really stepping up their game. They have designed awesome products recently and really listened to consumers. They really make me wanna switch quick, only if I could.

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 04:38 3

8. StraightEdgeNexus (Posts: 3689; Member since: 14 Feb 2014)


If it beats amazing amoled displays i will consider buying Z2. Though i bet it wont beat the zero blacks and superior viewing angles(amoled brightness is not affected even at extreme angles).

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 09:39

98. aburdhew (Posts: 7; Member since: 17 Mar 2014)


my tests with the same pic shows differet result the problem this is my first post & i can't post links until i pass 7 days after registeration to prove that

but i discovered solution to fix that

original pic

lovely0smile.com/2013/mix/02/Contest-Sony-World-Ph​​oto-2013-03.jpg

my tests

m5zn.com/image.php?img=15243285.jpg
m5zn.com/image.php?img=15243284.jpg
m5zn.com/image.php?img=15243283.jpg

posted on 17 Mar 2014, 16:04 1

112. TheGenius (Posts: 339; Member since: 06 Mar 2014)


would you please stop posting the same thing every where??

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