Droid Bionic's Display Technology... Last Of A Dying Breed?

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    The guys at this is my next, after playing with the new Atrix 2, noticed an improvement in the screen clarity and found out some interesting information. Apparently the old PenTile screen technology that was used on the Bionic's display is now a thing of the past, and the new Atrix is going back to the technology used on the OG DroidX.

    The Bionic's display, even with this disability, is still rockin'. The screen is quite responsive, and when my review is posted tomorrow, you'll see why I like it so much.

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    Just hope their new screens are as visible in bright sunlight as the Bionic's. Best one I've ever seen in the sun.
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    Bread? Makes me want a sammich. :D
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    Is it that bad? when I take pictures... they look pretty good on the screen. Then I upload them to facebook and the image is garbage!!! The screen makes nasty pictures look pretty decent...lol. In that case...I really like the screen.
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    thank you. i'm looking fwd to the next set of moto phones.
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    Honestly, I love my Bionic, I can't even imagine a phone better than it, the screen is stinkin great. :)


    I have know idea why some people are having problems with this phone, I am just as happy with it now as the day I got it (day after release).
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    There's some bugs that have to be worked out. Camera sucks * though. Sad when my OG droid outperforms this 8mp camera. I'm just happy that this soon to be obsolete pentile screen makes the nasty picture it takes... beautiful. Just don't upload any onto your computer because it looks way better on the Bionic's screen..lol.dancedroid
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    I can see the flood of "stop crying! you want a Camera use a DSLR, not a phone" posts coming. I hope I'm wrong though....
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    Seems like Moto realized they crapped the bed with the screen on their new devices. True, the brightness and outdoor visibility is amazing, but it's not amazing enough that the majority of users forgive the crappy pixelation and color reproduction. Hopefully, they move forward with some sort of a hybrid, combining the look, clarity and sharpness of the old screens and the brightness and outdoor visibility of the new screens.
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    I'm getting 20+ hours of battery life on 4G and or wifi. Hope the new displays aren't power hogs!
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    Interesting stuff. I played with a Bionic briefly and the screen looked just fine to me. The outdoor visibility is a big plus I wasn't aware of. Not happy with the camera, but I'm not a big pictures guy anyway. I definitely have mixed feelings about the Bionic and will wait a few weeks to see if one of the other superphones comes out.
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    Yes you are wrong. Because if you reread my post...although the camera sucks ...the screen makes it look nice :). I could care less if the screen sucks or not. I love the speed and ability to customize this phone.

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    I don't watch hardly any video on my phone, so I'm thinking better visibility outdoors is a good trade-off for me.
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    OG DroidX? I'm guessing you don't know what the OG means...
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    I figured he meant OG Droid / X,

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    Thats what I assumed also..I think he was just asking for clarification.

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    Well, I'm glad igot my phone when I did then. This screen is what a -phone- screen should be. You can actually use it without fear that every minute you have the screen on is five minutes sooner that you need to find a charger. I love not having to find a way to charge my phone halfway through the day.

    Not to mention daylight visibility even with my polarized sunglasses.

    When I'm worried about nothing but the image quality, I'll look at tablets, I prefer my phone to function as a phone. I'm somewhat saddened that moto may be pandering to the haters on this issue. I personally applaud their effort to concentrate on letting their phones be phones. Guess I'll have to be happy with my d3 until a new phone comes along that can match the screen.

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    Really helpful post. I've had kind of the same inclination, and it's great to hear someone who owns the phone basically validate that. I've been trying to talk myself into waiting since GPA17 has my D1 running pretty good now, but you might have convinced me to just pull the trigger because, honestly, nothing coming out the next few months is going to be more than a very marginal upgrade over the Bionic, maybe with the exception of the camera.
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    ^I agree. Some HTC phone can come out with a current cpu clocked to 1.5ghz but how much faster is that really going to open my dialer or text app for example? I'm not sure I would notice !
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    You'll probably be able to notice when you are running the more sophisticated (complex cpu intensive) games. It should be a smoother experience.
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