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Evo screen better than Galaxy?

My friend just got the samsung vibrant. First thing I noticed when I looked at his screen was that I could see the pixel structure. I can't see the pixels on my slightly larger evo screen. So what gives? Yeah his picture does appear to have better colors and black's look better but with all the hype about super amoled, I couldn't believe not one review I read mentioned the annoying pixels. I got my evo when it first came out. My understanding was my evo had the regular amoled screen from samsung. I can't imagine samsung making the super amoled look worse. Anybody else notice this?
 
The only props I give to Samsung on the epic is the quality of the screen and the quality of the camera. The evo beats it in every other catagory in my opinion. Held side by side the samsung screen is in a different class than the evo. Seperate them and I don't notice the difference.

I actually did a test of the cameras in store display epic and my evo...no noticeable difference at all. I will have to find the pics (hopefully I can remember which ones were taken with which lol)

I'm the same on the screen...if they are side by side the amoled definitely looks crisper...but in everyday use I am not going to notice
 
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I actually did a test of the cameras in store display epic and my evo...no noticeable difference at all. I will have to find the pics (hopefully I can remember which ones were taken with which lol)

I'm the same on the screen...if they are side by side the amoled definitely looks crisper...but in everyday use I am not going to notice

The evo does ok but to me they still look like cellphone pics. The epic pics on the other hand look like a cheap digital camera pics which are quite good for cell phone pictures. We had a 5k run that my son was in a few weeks ago and we forgot our good camera so we both snapped pics with our phones. In the varying light and with motion involved the epic was the very clear winner. A quick trip to the evo pic thread and the epic pic thread should also confirm that pretty quickly for you too.
 
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The reason the Epic's screen looks pixelated is because the pixels aren't all square. The screen uses a PenTile configuration (Google it to see some of the funky pixel patterns). Some people notice it; some people can't. I for one hated it, enough to decide that I would never get a device with PenTile matrices.

Proponents of PenTile claim it offers superior clarity and color for images. I'm inclined to agree with that. However, I'm looking at text way more than images/videos/movies on my phone. Day to day, it's all about text. And usually small text. That's where the PenTile really sucks. None of the pixel elements line up in a straight line vertically or horizontally, which means a normally crisp line is now blurry due to anti-aliasing.

As far as color, the Epic's screen does deeper blacks, scoring it a higher contrast ratio. It is also a bit more readable in direct sunlight than the Evo. I find the colors to be unnaturally saturated. That bothers me, but some people love that.

I'm actually a big fan of Samsung LCD products. Ever since flat panel monitors have been out, I've owned a Samsung. My HDTV is a Samsung as well. And yet, I hated the Epic's screen, mainly because of the PenTile matrix.


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Samsung clearly took a beating with PenTile, and for the upcoming Galaxy S2 (a phone that looks pretty damn sweet), they're sticking with SAMOLED but ditching the PenTile.
http://www.mobiletechworld.com/2011...specifications-and-hands-on-video/#more-19567
 
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