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[Q] Does S5 is affect purple smearing like s4 and note 3

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By sonkycom, Junior Member on 9th April 2014, 10:52 AM
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11th April 2014, 02:55 AM |#11  
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I believe gsmarena and anandtech both mentioned smearing. Not a big big deal but I wish Samsung would do better.

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11th April 2014, 06:31 AM |#12  
I'd take the S5's SAMOLED with smearing under extreme low light over any competing IPS with backlight bleed at all levels of backlight.
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11th April 2014, 07:28 AM |#13  
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To each its own, that's like runflat vs regular tires to each pros and cons

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14th April 2014, 05:50 PM |#14  
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A little something I found that helps greatly reduce the "purple" smearing:
1. Set your screen profile to Pro Photo or Movie(preferred).

& more importantly.

2. Download Lux from the Play store. Enable night mode and set the White Balance to Fluorescent.


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15th April 2014, 07:02 PM |#15  
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I haven't noticed it on mine like I did with my s4

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16th April 2014, 10:10 AM |#16  
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Yep... My S5 and Note 3 have near-identical levels of smearing at the lowest brightness in the middle of the night in a dark room.

But if that's the price I pay for having a screen where black really is black (as opposed to dark grey) and doesn't use battery for black, I'll take AMOLED any day.
16th April 2014, 11:27 AM |#17  
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Yes, it suffers in the same way.

It's a problem related to AMOLED technology. If you use a totally black screen, all points are off. When you move a line in this screen, the points must be switched on and the response time cause the problem.

The only solution is not using a totally black background. Use a DARK one, but not full black. This, for exapmple, is what Samsung have done in the setting screen. Try it.
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