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[INFO]HTC Sensation review round-up

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By giorgisp, Senior Member on 28th May 2011, 05:38 PM
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28th May 2011, 10:33 PM |#11  
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Originally Posted by xnifex

yeah it was stated in the engadget review that they fixed that. I've never seen why the PenTile Matrix is bad. care to point me to some articles that show it? I'd really like to see. My buddy had the original Galaxy S & I thought the screen looked great, but didn't actually sit there with it for a long time to notice anything wrong.

That's my personal experience and I have to say that sharpness is a thing that you will miss on a PenTile Matrix display. PenTile Matrix displays actually have ~30% (not very sure) less sub-pixels pixels than normal RGB displays and that is because each pixel has 2 sub-pixels instead of 3 (half the pixels have green and blue subpixels and half the others have green and red).
28th May 2011, 11:45 PM |#12  
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Originally Posted by xnifex

Of course it looks washed out next to the GSII. taken from the GSII review from engadget:

taken from the OLED wiki:

AMOLED seems to just be the better screen technology. As long as LCDs are going off of one backlight, they're going to look washed out when viewing from odd angles. The only reason HTC is putting in SLCD over AMOLED is due to shortages.

It looks washed out next to the Incredible S as well:
29th May 2011, 12:47 AM |#13  
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Originally Posted by george232

It looks washed out next to the Incredible S as well:

I forgot this video. hopefully it's better with the tmous version
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