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[Gizmodo]WhyThe GalaxyNexus’720p Screen Might Not Be AllIt’s Cracked Up To Be

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FlatpanelsHD points out that the Super AMOLED display the Galaxy Nexus uses is founded on PenTile technology, which uses a two subpixels instead of three to theoretically cut down on power consumption (they call it a “shared subpixel”). Calculating out the total number of subpixels in the Galaxy Nexus and comparing it to the likes of the 800×480 Galaxy S II and the 960×640 iPhone 4, both of which use three subpixels in their displays, along with the 1200×800 Galaxy Note tablet (which uses the same PenTile tech), they found that Nexus display had the same number of subpixels, despite being an inch bigger.

Edited by WannaBeOCer - 10/20/11 at 4:13pm
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post #2 of 80
Has Samsung announced that it's using PenTile screen technology? Until they do, this is all speculation
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Interesting, wonder how true this is.
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If true i might have to hold on to my iPhone 4 for longer. I really did no like the Text in Motorola Atrix which had qHD PenTile .
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post #5 of 80
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Originally Posted by EGOvoruhk View Post
Has Samsung announced that it's using PenTile screen technology? Until they do, this is all speculation
This. /thread
post #6 of 80
I'm fairly certain it is known that the Galaxy Nexus uses PenTile technology. But, from what I've read everyone that has used it still says it looks better than the iPhone 4/4S display, so whatever. I'm okay with it if it looks that good.
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post #7 of 80
From all the reviews on the screen that I heard, people were saying it was gorgeous.

I think I'll listen to first impression views more so then numbers when it comes to visual things like the screen.
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Yeah but still, the screen still looks amazing and has better aspect ratio/resolution than other phones.
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If we cant tell the difference then i am all good.
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What's important is not what it's made of, it's what it does.
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