Samsung says you shouldn't be satisfied with the 1080p screen of the regular Galaxy S5

Samsung says you shouldn't be satisfied with the 1080p screen of the regular Galaxy S5
Samsung last month introduced its very first smartphone to feature a Quad HD (1,440 x 2,560) display: the Galaxy S5 LTE-A. While the new handset is available only in South Korea, with no plans regarding an international launch, Samsung is already telling customers that a Quad HD - or WQHD - screen is so much better than the Full HD (1,080 x 1,920) display of the regular Galaxy S5.

In an official blog post today, Samsung says that “you shouldn’t be satisfied with what you're used to,” because a Quad HD screen “is known to be 187% clearer than” a Full HD one.

The S5 LTE-A and the regular S5 offer the same screen size (5.1 inches), but the Quad HD display of the newer smartphone provides an ultra-high 577 ppi density, instead of the 432 ppi density of the old model. So it’s obvious why the new screen is sharper.

Samsung seems to imply that its Quad HD display is better than the one featured by LG’s G3, by saying: “when having higher PPI, Super AMOLED's visual quality is maximized and the gap between it and LCD deepens.”

Samsung is now waiting for Quad HD “to be standard on smartphone displays” before making the next steps - which, according to the company, should bring us flexible and transparent displays. Well, we're waiting for that, too!


source: Samsung Tomorrow

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128 Comments

1. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Yellow bird says "trololo trololo trololo!!!" for Samsug Galaxy S5 users. :D

13. The-Sailor-Man

Posts: 1095; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 users have the THE BEST display yet , iboy. It will take time Quad HD to go worldwide. The tech is going fast , tanks to the real tech companies. Better tell us how you feel , iboys.

15. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

"Samsung Galaxy S5 users have the THE BEST display yet..." According to Samsung's yellow bird Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A users has BETTER display. :P

32. The-Sailor-Man

Posts: 1095; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Worldwide???? ROTFL

42. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Worldwide or not worldwide, according to Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A has better display. http://goo.gl/cOET74

73. The-Sailor-Man

Posts: 1095; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

So what? It's only in Korea and OFF-contract. Why should S5 owners worry???? Why not iboys? When they can not have even as good display as S5? Even iPhone 6 will not have

105. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

"It's only in Korea and OFF-contract." And that nohow changes the fact that Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A has better display thna regular Samsung Galaxy S5 model. :P

91. engineer-1701d unregistered

the bird on the bottom is the qhd right i see more detail in that

103. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Yes it is.

96. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

lol calm down fanboy :D

125. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Well I give sh@t to Samsung if they think they can decide what's satisfactory for me. They should keep on giving multiple choices and refreshed devices of what they already have and let the consumers decide what's good for themselves.

34. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Lol.. We can see more details in QHD .....so I guess bring it 4K. Please

90. skyline88

Posts: 697; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

extremely butthurt iMommaboy spotted

92. engineer-1701d unregistered

well iPhone people just jealous because the rest of us have HD 1080 well they don't even have 720

104. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

I'm iPhone fan? Are you kidding? :D

112. The-Sailor-Man

Posts: 1095; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Yes you are iPhone fan. Do you think that ppl are so stupid , not to see that you made "non-apple" account and pretend to be android fan , only to bash biggest Apple enemy from the side??? LOL Putting this avatar doesn't help iboy.

122. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Try to troll harder... :D

2. teerex42

Posts: 221; Member since: Jun 14, 2012

Most certainly, especially with super amoled. I can't wait to get my hands on the Galaxy S5 Prime or Note 4, the S tab and the curved 4K TV. The best displays got even better with Qhd, SAMMY FTW!!!!!!!

23. erikiksaz

Posts: 170; Member since: Apr 22, 2010

It doesn't take much to get you on a side, huh? It'd be funny if someone was able to corner a high-end Samsung exec with a QHD and a 1080p phone, and ask them which was which.

29. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

"It'd be funny if someone was able to corner a high-end Samsung exec with a QHD and a 1080p phone, and ask them which was which." The difference is noticeable and it is already proven!

65. teerex42

Posts: 221; Member since: Jun 14, 2012

That it is, hell even this basics of pictures shows you the difference. I can tell the lower pic is of higher definition!!!!

106. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

True.

3. Busyboy unregistered

Poor s5 customers lol

7. vincelongman

Posts: 5677; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Why did their S5s suddenly stop working?

10. The-Sailor-Man

Posts: 1095; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Why "poor"? They have best smartphone yet. Don't count Korea, because there Samsung make the first test. It will take time to be worldwide.

22. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

"They have best smartphone yet." Subjective opinion.

36. The-Sailor-Man

Posts: 1095; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

OK your iPhone is the best. But S5 users having the best display yet worldwide, IS NOT subjective. Right?

38. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

"But S5 users having the best display" I don't think that display which has short life span, unnatural colours and tends to burn-in can be named as the best display. :D

54. maccess

Posts: 742; Member since: Jan 16, 2013

"Short life span" uh sorry my first galaxy s screen still shine brightly.. "Unnatural colours" your beloved z2 even has much more unatural colours as an ips screen.. "Tends to burn in" once again my first galaxy s still shine brightly and i didnt think i see some burn in effect on it.. Try harder amoled hater!!

107. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

"...your beloved z2 even has much more unatural colours..." Does that somehow changes the fact that AMOLED produces unnatural colours? "... my first galaxy s still shine brightly and i didnt think i see some burn in effect on it..." You see the world turns not only around your old Samsung Galaxy S, there is more people in the world than you. Here is example of 'Burn-In' effect on Samsung Galaxy S III (watch in FullHD !):http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NkfT3PXtIU8 Here is example of 'Burn-In' effect on Samsung Galaxy S (watch in HD !):http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEtZ2E7Sgbg Here is another example of 'Burn-In' effect on Samsung Galaxy S III (watch in HD !):http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoYZ1XTsM1I Smartphone display Burn-in test (LCD vs OLED):http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OIqqnnb1LBw Here is example of 'Burn-In' effect on Samsung Galaxy S4 (watch in HD !):http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74XovNRL-tU Here is example of 'Burn-In' effect on Samsung Galaxy S III:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9p60745jnPU You can Google for more...

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