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Samsung galaxy S4 weak display colours

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By gemu90, Junior Member on 23rd April 2014, 11:17 PM
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I noticed that my galaxy s4 gt-i9505 display isn't as good as other s4's. I have compared it with others and mine isn't as bright and the colours are not as good as others. I have compared them at the lowest, maximum and even the automatic brightness and mine is alot worse.

I didn't notice this problem until i looked at a friends s4 and now it bothers me alot

Does anybody know what the problem might be?

Thanks for your help in advance!
24th April 2014, 01:25 AM |#2  
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The problem might be you bought a clone s4

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24th April 2014, 09:28 AM |#3  
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I don't think so. I bought it new from the store. But if it would be a clone how could I check if it is?
24th April 2014, 08:01 PM |#4  
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Get your phone rooted and install cpu-z from google play. Check if your specs are correct. All the best.

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24th April 2014, 10:53 PM |#5  
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Thanks! I already have root and have checked it now and it was correct but the colours and brightness is still a mistery
25th April 2014, 07:17 AM |#6  
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Not sure why someone suggested you bought a fake S4 before asking the've checked the screen mode in display settings yes?

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25th April 2014, 11:38 AM |#7  
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Try to set device to "Adapt display" setting and then compare. Or set your device's screen exactly the same way your friends have. But I guess you have already done that...

You can also check IMEI number of your phone on this site:

For my device I'm getting this info:

Type Allocation Holder: Samsung
Mobile Equipment Type: Samsung GT-I9505 Galaxy S4
GSM Implementation Phase: 2/2+
IMEI Validity Assessment: Very likely

Information on range assignment

Est. Date of Range Issuance: Around Q4 2012
Reporting Body: British Approvals Board of Telecommunications (BABT)
Primary Market: Europe
Legal Basis for Allocation: EU R&TTE Directive
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