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DisplayMate tests Galaxy S4 screen, gives it the thumbs up

26 April, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
DisplayMate tests Galaxy S4 screen, gives it the thumbs up - read the full textDisplayMate is known for detailed, highly technical reviews of displays – including smartphone displays. The latest review showcases the Samsung’s progress with Super AMOLED and the Samsung Galaxy S4. The 5” 1080p display has a 441ppi pixel density, but since it’s a PenTile matrix the density...


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i had a phone with super clear lcd the fact is it hurted my eyes every time i use more than 5 minutes. I dont know about if the same thing happens to you or not. Now i am using with hd amoled and it is not hurting my eyes. And wanna stay with amoleds. Maybe little bigger screen than 4.65"

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  • 2013-04-27 05:42
  • 6p@k

> In reply to Bunyip22 @ 2013-04-27 03:27 from i2pT - click to readMight have been okay with your usage. For me tho, and for some people like myself, who set the phone's screen to be turned on all the time while charging, any AMOLED will be horribly burned in in just a matter of weeks. Try doing that yourself and see what happens.

Anyhow, with the exception of S4 (because of its diff color modes), AMOLEDs have this bluish tint, tho this boils down to just a matter of personal preference.

I'm on hTc one's super LCD2 btw.

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  • 2013-04-27 04:16
  • t7Xr

> In reply to Deed @ 2013-04-27 02:41 from t7Xr - click to readSince the iphone 4 i have had the SGS2, Note and now Note 2. I have never had any burn issues. I had black clipping on the note but thats now gone.

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  • 2013-04-27 03:27
  • i2pT

> In reply to szymon247 @ 2013-04-27 00:53 from 3ZH5 - click to readi was an AMOLED-phone owner, and I'm not going back to owning one anymore. burn in is the reason. Thanks for the offer tho ;)

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  • 2013-04-27 02:41
  • t7Xr

Super Amoled with 441 ppi display better then LCD and Retina crap how I know because I'm sexy and I know it.

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  • 2013-04-27 02:23
  • 0d9W

I really reccomend the LCD crowd to try using AMOLED. You'll never want to look at LCDs ever again. You can compare specs all you want, realize what infinite contrast and any color saturation possible is achievable because of lack of background lightning, but holding it in your hand and actually looking at it is a totally different experience. You will NOT want to look at LCD anymore.

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  • 2013-04-27 00:53
  • 3ZH5

> In reply to JulioMex @ 2013-04-26 17:17 from LtLn - click to readYou got to give them credit for their marketing skills though.

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  • 2013-04-26 23:51
  • HKId

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-04-26 14:05 from m77L - click to readFunny how back in the day, iPhone uses always brag about how "good enough" the screen size is but when the iPhone 5 came out they changed their minds. Now that all screens surpassed current iPhones, Apple is trying to keep up with technologies and competition. And when Apple updates the hardware, iSheeps start a new trend saying the 5 rows is much better than a bigger screen. (too big) What happens if Apple comes out with 4.5" screen? Do you still say the same thing? Screen estate is more productive.

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  • 2013-04-26 23:16
  • Te5E

HA...HA.... The PROPAGANDA has already BEGUN !!!! New set of Lies have started floating the web to once again make a grand fool out of the Innocent Buyers.

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  • 2013-04-26 22:25
  • v}Q7

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-04-26 20:41 from sXD0 - click to readSuper amoled screen are adjustable, we can choose vibrant or natural. But in your retina crapp ,you can't do that. You like brain washed crapple fans keep dreaming about your retina waste.

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  • 2013-04-26 20:56
  • t1$G

> In reply to [deleted post]Using fake settings to simulate natural colours isn't the same Fanboi.

The iPhone lights up the dark much more than AMOLED. With a SGS4 you would be bumping into things while I navigate my way easily :)

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  • 2013-04-26 20:41
  • sXD0

> In reply to yinzui @ 2013-04-26 19:43 from xA1g - click to readWashed out? The iPhone 5 screen is brighter and the colours are more natural.
The SGS4 screen colours are fake, and even with the settings, cannot match the iPhones.

It's a damn nice screen but AMOLED will never overtake LCD. LCD is advancing just as fast.

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  • 2013-04-26 19:47
  • sXD0

once you go Amoled you never go back to LCD, hahahaahu..btw iphone 5 screen look wash out when compare to Amoled.

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  • 2013-04-26 19:43
  • xA1g

There is no 'Great reason to upgrade', as this is an incremental update from the SGS3.

Your eyes are not going to explode in delight when you look from the SGS3 screen to the 4, and all of those nice little features (of questionable everyday usage) will be ported over by XDA.

Save you money SGS3 owners, and wait for next year. Perhaps we'll get some real innovation at last

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  • 2013-04-26 19:39
  • sXD0

Amoled is amazing !!!

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  • 2013-04-26 19:05
  • PqT$

Well one thing some people seem to fail to realize is that Samsung isn't choosing LCD for displays for a reason, and that is because Amoled is superior and looks better. Samsung only uses LCD's for lower end models.

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  • 2013-04-26 18:38
  • mEww

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-04-26 14:58 from PG5Y - click to readMaybe you are right but it isn't only about the screen. Iphone 5 might have a great screen but is a mediocre smartphone, overall.

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  • 2013-04-26 17:17
  • LtLn

Trolls making lots of noise. But for me that full hd amoled is best out here. I will buy s4 because of this screen.

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  • 2013-04-26 16:20
  • t1$J

> In reply to [deleted post]You like trolls never accept technology improvements. keep dreaming about your crapp brand. Samsung is real king of smart phone industry.

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  • 2013-04-26 16:11
  • t1$J

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