When Apple Beat Samsung!!
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Can’t decide yet between Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Samsung? Well here is one piece of information which will add to your list of pros and cons. Comparing between S3 and iPhone 5 a new dimension has sprung up giving the Cupertino an upper hand. Display Mate technology have given their verdict on the retina display of iPhone 5.
Apple of the Eye.
If you thought changes between the new iPhone 5 and last year's iPhone 4S are ornamental think again. Apple has essentially delivered some key improvements into its display technology in the iPhone 5.
Display Mate the company that specializes in evaluating all kinds of display technology gave its verdict on the iPhone 5’s new Retina Display. Whilst comparing the iPhone 5 with the iPhone 4, DisplayMate found the iPhone 5’s screen was a noteworthy progress over its precursor.
Even though the iPhone 5 has 18 percent more screen area than the iPhone 4 and 4S, DisplayMate said the iPhone 5 has largely less screen reflections and glare. The iPhone 4 reflects 52 percent more than the iPhone 5 also that the iPhone 5 also has the highest contrast rating for high ambient light in any mobile device ever tested by the company -- a rating 57 percent higher than the iPhone 4.
Apple vs. Samsung
Samsung using an OLED display didn’t match up to the standards put up by the 5th phone from Apple. The Galaxy S3 did not do too well under bright sunlight, owing to only half the brightness compared to the display on the new iPhone. One factor is the power boundaries mandated by OLED displays.
According to the testing company Samsung wasn’t uptight to standardize the color range on any of its OLED displays, so they are riotously imprecise and produce erroneous and over-saturated colors. Conclusion - Apple pays more attention to detail compared to the Korean tech giant. The new iPhone was given an A in the tests, while the Galaxy S3 was given a decent B+. Not adequate to beat the 4-inch retina display on Apple’s new supplies. However, the S3 using OLED display has its own set of advantages especially where aging and costs are concerned. These displays, according to DisplayMate, are not yet as refined as LCD technologies, but have a “very promising future,” given that the technology is rapidly improving. DisplayMate took into deliberation an assortment of performance tests of photos and video, a mixture of viewing angles, and the overall appraisals and calibrations of the display itself before coming to the conclusion.
Apple has the best display?
Not quite. Well though other makers have been shadowed in the rivalry they are trying their best to match up to the standards and sometime even surpass them. For e.g. Nokia (NYSE: NOK) unveiled the new Windows 8 phone. It uses “Pure motion HD+ display” Experts say that its 4.5 inch LED is the best ever in a touch screen phone. According to Nokia’s post on facebook, The Lumia 920 has a 4.5-inch Huge PureMotion HD+ WXGA IPS LCD, ClearBlack display, while the iPhone 5 features a 4-inch Retina display with a resolution of 1136x640-pixels. Similarly Motorola and HTC are also to announce their competing devices soon. It is expected that they will have even better resolutions. But we have to wait and watch for that.
The judgment: the Apple iPhone 5 is more ideal for viewing things on the display under direct sunlight. But we can avoid running the maps to exterminate our experience. So if you are a clarity freak go in for the iPhone 5. However if big screens Amuses you Samsung may not be a bad try.
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