Tagged: Super AMOLED
adopt both AMOLED and Super LCD (SLCD) for their smartphones has led to plenty of arguments over which technology is better, and now HowardForums has waded in. They've been comparing a TELUS HTC Desire - which uses an SLCD panel - with the Google Nexus One's AMOLED display, to see which is better. As you might have guessed, the answer isn't quite that straightforward. The AMOLED has better vertical viewing angles while the SLCD bested it on horizontal angles; neither could match the Super AMOLED of the Samsung Wave (as used in the Galaxy S family of devices) for contrast. More details in the video below. [youtube gY6qpnoziZM] [via SlashGear]
DROID X? T-Mobile USA may have the device for you, in the shape of the Samsung Vibrant, their version of the Galaxy S, freshly on sale for $199.99 after various instant and mail-in discounts. That gets you a 4-inch Super AMOLED WVGA display, 1GHz Samsung Hummingbird processor, 5-megapixel camera and 16GB of storage. The Vibrant runs Android 2.1 with the Samsung TouchWiz 3.0 UI on top. We've got the Samsung Vibrant in for review at the moment, and are working through its various features and foibles, but if you're looking for a snapshot then check out our full Galaxy S review over at SlashGear - despite a few differences, the phones are basically identical.
Samsung Captivate - their version of the Galaxy S - on July 18th. The AMOLED touchscreen Android smartphone will be priced at $199.99, with a new two-year contract including voice plan and $15 per month data package. The Captivate has a 1GHz Hummingbird processor, 4-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display and a 5-megapixel camera, together with Samsung’s Social Hub system, 720p HD video recording, HSPA connectivity and both WiFi b/g/n and Bluetooth 3.0. For more on the Galaxy S, check out our review over at SlashGear. [gallery id="8520"]