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[Q] Is the SGS1 display good ?

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By Okkz, Junior Member on 11th September 2011, 10:42 PM
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By good, I mean, free of faults ?

I bought a SGS2 online and waiting for receiving it. But considering the large amount of users having a yellow tinted screen on the left, I'll probably get one of those faulty devices too.

In that case, I'll get it replaced and go for the SGS1, but, as a SGS1, can you tell me if the S1 has the same issue ?

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12th September 2011, 09:45 AM |#2  
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No nothing like that on SGS1 or even i am using SGS2 its also quite fine and no screen tinted issuse.

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12th September 2011, 12:38 PM |#3  
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The wifes sgs2 has tint.
My 1.5 yo sgs1 has had no screen protector ever and is still scratch free and all pixels working like new.
My experience anyway.

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12th September 2011, 01:05 PM |#4  
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sgs1 screen is brilliant i think.

scratch free and you can see it outside when sun is shinning really well.

I had two different HTC phones. And they where both useless outside. could not see a thing.
12th September 2011, 07:24 PM |#5  
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SGS1 display is nothing less than a benchmark for all the mobile displays out there in the market. First device ever to have such an awesome, vibrant and Gorilla resistant screen. I'm in love with SGS just for its display.
12th September 2011, 07:41 PM |#6  
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Other not being really sharp up close due to pentile the display is perfect. Bright, great colours and takes a beating.
12th September 2011, 11:58 PM |#7  
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There are kernels with integrated functionality to correct for any colour tint. To be honest, AMOLED ages really ugly. Contrast is great, colors too, but after a few months of moderate usage, when the screen displays a grey image, the color is not uniform. It has signs of burn-in from place to place. This is the biggest disadvantage of this tipe of screen. I have it since March and sometimes I wish it had SLCD instead. I always have to be carefull not to keep the display on for too long or with the same image and icon layout on the screen.

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13th September 2011, 03:52 AM |#8  
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Not on my phone. Nearly 1.5 yo and no such problems. Greys look fine. I'm always on it too.
Like stated before. Its the benchmark. Slcd sux in daylight.

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13th September 2011, 06:46 AM |#9  
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There are kernels with integrated functionality to correct for any colour tint. To be honest, AMOLED ages really ugly. Contrast is great, colors too, but after a few months of moderate usage, when the screen displays a grey image, the color is not uniform. It has signs of burn-in from place to place. This is the biggest disadvantage of this tipe of screen. I have it since March and sometimes I wish it had SLCD instead. I always have to be carefull not to keep the display on for too long or with the same image and icon layout on the screen.

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Not my experience at all. Well over a year old, no screen tint, burn in, loss of colour or missing pixels. Best screen I have seen.

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I'm 1 year in and can barely see the 'M' from AM/PM before I started using 24-hour clock along with a bit of 'smudges' around the time, and only on a bright solid blue screen.

I could see issues if you set the screen to stay on while plugged in all day and put 10+ hours a day on it (I did that a few times and I think that's where my bit of burnout came from) but for the typical few hours of use a day there doesn't seem to be much of a problem.
13th September 2011, 07:38 AM |#11  
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Hands down the SGS is the best display I have ever used on a phone!

I also have an Atrix with double the power (including ram) and I still keep uning my SGS. The screen is just way to good...

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