How is the screen?

Discussion in 'Droid RAZR' started by mikecolorama, Jan 22, 2012.

  1. mikecolorama

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    my wife is up for an upgrade in a couple of weeks and i think she would love this phone. i was wondering how the screen is compared to other phone that are "equal" to this one. any complaints?
     
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    I like the Razr screen but for everyone who likes it, there are those who don't. If you are going to use the phone outside alot, it is hard to view unless you have your brightness up - the Bionic screen is the better outdoor screen. If you have a local VZW store that has the phones (working) on display, I would go and check them all out.

    Also, I don't think there is much change in the screen but the Razr Maxx is also upcoming for release (extended battery version)...
     
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    At the Verizon store the other day, I couldn't take it outside but the sunlight was streaming through the window and I put the screen right in the sun and
    it was quite readable.
     
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    I use mine as a digital gauge cluster for my car sometimes (check out the app Torque) and it's often in direct sunlight; it's as good as you can expect a backlit, non-eInk screen to get. Very readable.

    As to competitors, you have two if you're going Verizon: the Galaxy Nexus and the Rezound. I won't get into which is the better handset, but I'll simply compare the screens. Straight up, the Galaxy Nexus has the better screen. It's the exact same tech (sAMOLED pentile matrix) but larger and higher resolution and ppi. That said, I really don't think the difference is too noticeable apart from getting 2" from the phone and staring at static text.

    The Rezound has a higher resolution, denser ppi display, but it's an LCD. It will appear crisper from 2" away, like the Nexus, but it won't have the contrast, deep blacks, or vibrant colors that the RAZR and Nexus do. I hear it's also less readable in daylight, but I can't speak for that.

    Best thing, though, would be to head down to a Verizon store and see for yourself. Bottom line, though: you ought not be disappointed by the display. It's really pretty awesome.

    Sliced from my RAZR
     
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    The display is crisp with vibrant colors as expected from samoled but its not for everyone and with more HD phones coming out you could wait for those.

    My two cents
     
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    Screen looks amazing but I would get the razor max for functionality

    Sent from my DROID RAZR using DroidForums
     
  7. neverexisted

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    +1 for the crisp and vibrant colors of the RAZR. Colors really pop out and the deep blacks are perfect for watching movies.

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    When I looked at the Nexus side by side with the Razr, they both looked pretty good to me and nothing on the Nexus jumped out. I thought the Rezound looked good, but I wasn't really interested in it. What are you upgrading from?