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So I want to buy a Nexus S and I have a choice between these two display types. It seems phones with super clear LCD tend to be a bit cheaper while AMOLED offers better colors and longer battery life. Any other differences I should consider?
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AMOLED for sure. I had a Galaxy S and it was amazing.
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Why buy a Nexus S now? The "Prime" is supposedly coming out the 12th.
    
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Why buy a Nexus S now? The "Prime" is supposedly coming out the 12th.
This. The next gen of phones is right in front of us. It's that time of year again where it gets hard to reccomend a phone, when the next gen big jump foward devices are coming in the October-February time frame. Worst 4 months to buy a phone IMHO.
    
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Why buy a Nexus S now? The "Prime" is supposedly coming out the 12th.
for what company???
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I just need a phone now. I can sell it in 4 months.
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for what company???
Rumored to be a Verizon phone initially, and potentially expanding to other carriers.

I would wait until the 12th to decide. The Nexus S is almost a year old. And the Prime will have a Super AMOLED + screen, which does not use the pentile layout for the subpixels.
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SuperAMOLED. No comparison.. the blacks on the AMOLED are actually black.. not gray like on the SLCD. Color saturation is infinitely better
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SuperAMOLED. No comparison.. the blacks on the AMOLED are actually black.. not gray like on the SLCD. Color saturation is infinitely better
This. I hate that there are still phones that don't use the amoled screens, they are far superior.
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This. I hate that there are still phones that don't use the amoled screens, they are far superior.
Most people see my screen and they think its fake. They never seen black like that. I absolutely love AMOLED screens!

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