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Display battle: NOVA Display vs Super AMOLED vs Retina Display vs ClearBlack AMOLED

0. phoneArena posted on 01 Mar 2011, 10:07

PhoneArena examines the real-life performance of LG's newfangled brightest NOVA mobile display, comparing it to the IPS-LCD on the iPhone 4, the Super AMOLED on the Galaxy S, and the Clear Black AMOLED on the Nokia E7...

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posted on 01 Mar 2011, 10:49 7

1. yuya (unregistered)

ClearBlack Amoled>NOVA>Super AMOLED>Retina Display

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 11:44 4

4. mike (unregistered)

you must be definitely blind cuz the ClearBlack Amoled looks awful and over saturated

posted on 07 Mar 2011, 11:30 3

41. jgcaap (Posts: 42; Member since: 22 Feb 2011)

i think he ment the other way around. retina Display first then super amoled then nova then clear black :)

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 10:50 2

2. djmo (unregistered)

@PhoneArena is it possible that you compare the 'Reality Display'

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 11:25 2

3. calamazoo (unregistered)

REality display is Super LCD made by Sony, which is similar to lg's offerings, but sony actually just bumps up the contrast and brightness while watching videos or pics, pretty much a marketing hype

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 12:12 21

5. pecemaloto (Posts: 23; Member since: 17 Dec 2010)

angles- who cares bout that??

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 21:37 5

23. ahmedra2ol (Posts: 27; Member since: 01 Mar 2011)

you are the best i like your eye :D:DD

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 12:24 7

6. SPcamert (Posts: 56; Member since: 06 Feb 2010)

I prefer the Samsung Galaxy S for the color saturation and the brightness. The two LCD's don't really impress me. At least not in these photos.

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 13:20 5

7. Owlet (Posts: 450; Member since: 21 Feb 2011)

Of course, Apple's Retina Display is better! And if it's not as good at something as other displays, just take it outside, or change the angle, or something... Good job, PA!

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 14:29 8

8. a (unregistered)

For me : Samsung Galaxy S is better .

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 21:47 3

24. Pol (unregistered)

Agree. The real life is in outdoors and often with direct sunlight. Samsung has the best contrast in this situation. The most readable numbers in the gray shades is for the Galaxy. Period.

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 14:59 5

9. mycrownvic02 (unregistered)

You mean lgs retina display? Apple can take no claim to that, as they didnt even make the screen. The nova screen would be my choice. The sammys super amoled is also nice though.

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 15:08 6

10. Owlet (Posts: 450; Member since: 21 Feb 2011)

When Steve introduced iPhone last summer, I didn't hear anything about LG, when he kept saying what a breakthrough piece of technology his iPhone had for a screen. So, yes, Apple can.
BTW, my comment was sarcastic, I think you didn't get it.

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 18:18 1

18. Lucas777 (Posts: 2137; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)

you guys r stupid... apple developed the retina display technology, made probably a few copies, but dont have the means to PRODUCE a bunch. So they have lg, who has a bunch of screen thingies, implement their technology and manufacture their screens for them...

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 19:57 1

20. rick james (unregistered)

you guys are all dumb....retina is made by samsung...

posted on 02 Mar 2011, 02:27

29. oddmanout (Posts: 443; Member since: 22 May 2009)

You guys make me laugh :D

posted on 07 Mar 2011, 11:32 1

42. jgcaap (Posts: 42; Member since: 22 Feb 2011)

wasnt retina display made by LG?

posted on 05 Apr 2011, 01:11

53. ikkuh (unregistered)

One thing is for sure: Apple can't make anything on its own. The technology is way out of his league. Even ios is Linux under the hood. The only thing apple is good at is ripping of peoples money. Buying any Apple product is really really stupid.

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 22:45

25. BaiGanyo (Posts: 308; Member since: 07 Feb 2011)

I'm sure it was LG, just because of their experience in screen technology. The invented capacative touchscreen tech so it makes more sense. It wasn't apple, thats for sure. They are just a software company who tries to patch together whichever hardware will work with it.

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 15:12 2

11. mycrownvic02 (unregistered)

sarcasm on the interweb > me Sometimes hard to tell..

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 16:04 4

12. remixfa (Posts: 14605; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

super amoled (and soon super duper amoled) for me. im a sucker for true black. i also would rather have the larger screen over the cramped screen with slightly better resolution.

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 16:09 4

13. DontHateOnS60 (Posts: 872; Member since: 20 Apr 2009)

It's between the E7 and Galaxy S. But with the E7's readability outdoors, it gets the nod.

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 16:23 3

14. Rob (unregistered)

I wanted to like the LG display, while the Nokia sparked some interest in me, and the iPhone's merits are well publicisized... but the Samsung display actually wound up winning me over.

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 16:34 2

15. snowgator (Posts: 3604; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)

The Samsung still looks the best from these photos, and in real life it is just a plain show stopper. The LG really looks good, and I have no doubts will be great with a finished product. Never given Nokia it's due. What a spectacular screen. The iPhone is fourth, but really, even iPhone haters have to say fourth in this group is way ahead of most other screens.

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 16:46 1

16. luis_lopez_351 (Posts: 951; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)

phone arena always ask us for what do we think not what do we think is right -__- stop spamming phonearena!! with ur idiotic debates u make phonearena look bad thumbs down all comment well the negative ones to show they dont matter feel free to thumb me down itsa complement :)

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 17:35 2

17. Owlet (Posts: 450; Member since: 21 Feb 2011)

I didn't get what you think about different displays from your comment.
Have you read any of the comments you thumbed down? Doesn't look like it. Your really make this website look bad. Keep your hands off the mouse, kiddo.

posted on 03 Mar 2011, 08:23 1

36. luis_lopez_351 (Posts: 951; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)

nah :) i just do that for attention ;)

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 18:59 1

19. youranidiot (unregistered)

Not one of you bitch faggots have proper grammer and composition. If your going to talk shit too and about eachother, do it correctly.

posted on 01 Mar 2011, 23:50 5

27. Owlet (Posts: 450; Member since: 21 Feb 2011)

GrammAr, not grammEr.
You're or you are, not your.
In your context, to, not too.
Each other, not eachother.


posted on 10 Mar 2011, 14:49

44. zuno gyakusatsu (Posts: 257; Member since: 16 Mar 2010)

Try expanding your vocabulary.

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