Samsung trademarks the term 'Hyper Bright Display' ahead of the Galaxy S 4 launch

Samsung trademarks the term 'Hyper Bright Display' ahead of the Galaxy S 4 launch
A US Patent and Trademark Office filing reveals that Samsung has just recently coined the term Hyper Bright Display, and rushed to trademark it Monday so nobody can call dibs on the moniker.

We know what you are thinking - the leaked Galaxy S IV seems to sport a pretty luminant display that is unlike Super AMOLED panels we've seen so far on Sammy's handsets, including the Note II, which tops 400 nits of brightness. It may or may not be the case that the Hyper Bright Display term has been trademarked to indicate the Galaxy S IV screen, but we certainly hope so.

Even if it turns out wishful thinking, it's heartwarming to know that a maker of Samsung's magnitude has turned focus on display brightness, which is often one of the weak points in those panels, as they get to be used outside pretty often.


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56 Comments

1. Diego!

Posts: 871; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

Hyper Bright Display = Transparent Display? :O OMG! *just wishing* xD

10. Topcat488

Posts: 1415; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

Now please work on the Hyper High Volume Sound... It's really needed (speakers)!

22. nicholassss

Posts: 368; Member since: May 10, 2012

The speaker volume is low, but the in call volume on my note 2 is is painfully loud. until its at 1/4 volume, then its too quiet.

37. McLTE

Posts: 922; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

maybe it's my rom (Eclipse) but my in call volume for my note2 is INSANE!!! Turned all the way down it's still too loud! I'll take that though because with my GNexus, it was so damn quiet I couldn't hear anyone EVER.

36. AamirSIII

Posts: 187; Member since: Oct 04, 2012

and dont forget Hyper Clear Camera...

11. imkyle

Posts: 1115; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

So everyone could see what you are looking at? No thank you.

32. Suraj3337

Posts: 45; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

Everyone dont have better work to do that keep looking at what your doing?

2. knights4life03

Posts: 131; Member since: Jun 09, 2011

Wow......

14. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Wow indeed, look at the leaked photos, warm color tones, high contrast, deep blacks, natural white, good brightness. I'm a little worried about the blue subpixel though and it's life expectancy.

45. Mxyzptlk unregistered

They made the screen brighter. I don't see what the big rave is.

53. pkiran1996

Posts: 166; Member since: Oct 22, 2011

Apple made the iPhone 5 screen slightly more saturated. Don't see what the big rave was.

3. samsunggalaxylover

Posts: 37; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

I think the one on the galaxy s3 is better (I don't think that is the real phone)

4. cas_shekhar

Posts: 25; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

keeping my finger crossed for something extraordinary.

46. Mxyzptlk unregistered

It looks like the S3. I'm not really convinced.

48. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

BOTs are coded like that ... not your fault :)

5. apple.bb.htc.sony.nokia.rip

Posts: 17; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

hyper bright display for making first 1080p phone, go sammy go!!!

21. mandar1997

Posts: 6; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

Are u drunk or sammu fan boy HTC DNA Is first 1080p phone

6. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

I hope the S4 is supplied with a battery enough to hold all these features.

17. GALAXY-STORM

Posts: 328; Member since: Oct 13, 2012

S4 has the highest battery and endurance rating among all other 2013 flagships upto now. Even the lg opt pro didn't impress with 3140mah battery.

23. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Did you see that 'tomorrow'?? You travelled to the future and back?? To something that's not officially released, you've got a real deal of details there.

26. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Where can we see these ratings,who made these ratings? Or it is your troll fantasies?

56. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

i don't think that will be the case given that they will be using IR for gesture scrolling.

19. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Oi, you no good, jobless thumb downers!! Please do yourselves a favor and stop wasting your own time clicking the red button. Hopeless cherries!!

25. jan25

Posts: 470; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

a bright 1080p display is bad news for any battery but given Samsung track record, battery life is the least of my worries.

41. PhoenixWright

Posts: 102; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

Simple solution: Tone down the brightness... Hard solution: wait for a custom ROM with better power management and maybe a lower brightness setting... Costly solution: Buy a bigger batter with a modified cover or batter juice case. Best solution: Don't buy it if it's a battery hog.

7. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Hyper bright display, this means that the SIV will have very nice viewing angles, great job Samsung! :)

33. SleepingOz unregistered

The Galaxy S series has always had good viewing angles, thanks to AMOLED technology.

42. PhoenixWright

Posts: 102; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

Better viewing angles are one of the best advertisements there is. What better way to entice other people to buy a phone than seeing the pristine screen from the side and making them want to see and hold one up close :D

8. HTCOE

Posts: 650; Member since: Nov 20, 2011

hmmm well looks like ill be waiting on the next Nexus... this isn't something i will go out my way to pay retail for

9. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Wonder how bright that thing will be... Can't wait for JV to get his hands on one =-O

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