Super AMOLED and Super LCD display technologies put to the test on video

Super AMOLED and Super LCD display technologies put to the test on video
Thankfully we now have someone that has bothered to collect phones with all existing retail screen technologies, and put them to a real life test. Users might be starting to get confused from all these “vibrant colors” and “stunning resolutions” everybody is promising, so have a look and maybe the video will help you decide which one is for you.

Hopefully the guy will find a way to review visibility under direct sunlight as well, for indoor test the results are not surprising. The two “Super” displays – SAMOLED and SLCD beat the mere AMOLED and LCD in all aspects that matter. The AMOLED's main drawback seems to be that you can't get them, but on the other hand, in the future, you will bend them.

source: HowardForums via MobileCrunch



1. tuminatr

Posts: 1122; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

they are real close, how do they do outside?

2. joey18

Posts: 668; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

amoled is brilliant then lcd new iphone icons look nice with amoled tenologi

3. NOVAinc

Posts: 99; Member since: Jun 24, 2010

This is a "watch it yourself (physically)" kind of case. I would totally recommend to see the screen live rather than making a choice over a video. If it was an HD video recorded with a very good camera probably it would help a bit, but YouTube compression and stuff won't help. Finally, the test should have included some seconds in total darkness, there's where the colors and the deepness appear. But that's just my opinion :)

4. BlackberryUser

Posts: 609; Member since: Jun 26, 2009

I want to see it in the sun..

5. FerneyZan

Posts: 114; Member since: Jul 21, 2010

I was expecting a little more from this Screen Review.. Where is the comparison while outside so you can see which screens perform better under bright light or not? Anyways,, In comparison to any screen I had in the past before my I got my HTC Hero, all this new screens are big time ArrzKickers... So thums up on all this new technologies...

6. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

I have super-amoled on my CAPTIVATE - it is truly stunning - even outdoors

8. shimmyx20

Posts: 280; Member since: Mar 03, 2009

Yah I have no problems either with the Super AMOLED outdoors. It's not as bright as the iPhone display outdoors, but it is still viewable

11. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

i have the vibrant. I use it outdoors while wearing polarized sunglasses. Its a lil dark, but still completely usable. Technology is a beautiful thing.

7. ace1122

Posts: 237; Member since: Mar 23, 2009

Aren't the Super Sony LCDs going in the Droid Incredibles now because Samsung bailed on them?

13. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

samsung didnt bail on them. They cant manufacture enough to put on all the phones HTC wanted them on as well as their own. Cant blame samsung for making sure they had enough for themselves before they sold the lot off. They really need to get another factory rolling and push up production.

9. richk

Posts: 32; Member since: Jun 23, 2010

why is everyone forgetting amoled screens are organic so your phone will go dead in 2-3 years time. where as lcd dont have that problem.

10. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

I will be getting a new phone by that time - so, no big deal...maybe they will make phones edible by then.

12. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

if i had a phone for 3 years, i think it would be the end of the world.. LOL. going a full year is a long time for me. :)

14. uk786

Posts: 47; Member since: Dec 30, 2009

Poor video!

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