Why oh why???

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    Why is the screen on the RAZR not as bright as the Bionics. Had them side by side and the Bionic screen looks much brighter. Even with the RAZR brightness all the way up. Also the whites looks really grey on the RAZR.

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    oh that sux about brightness. i'm sure it's stilll better regarding the pixels though which I hated on the bionic.
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    if i may ask a dumb question...will the razr screen be better than my 2 year old og droid screen..??
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    Bigger, yes
    Better, no.
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    Nope the OG Droid's is still better. Everything is clearer on the OG Droid's.
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    two whole years later and the screen isnt better....??...i am not sure what to think about that...
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    The Bionic's screen is LCD PenTile with RGBW pixel layout. The Razr is Super Amoled Advanced PenTile with RGBG pixel layout. The white sub-pixel in the Bionic is what makes the screen so bright and whites so white. Unfortunately, a con of Super Amoled screens is greyish/greenish whites but on the flip side blacks will be much richer and colors much more vivid than on the Bionic. It's pretty much pick your poison with all screen technologies.
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    thanks..that made quite a bit of sense...
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    Thanks for shedding some light on this for me. The screen tech is the hardest for me to comprehend, but you said it very well.



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    I disagree with you completely. The resolution on the Razr is higher (everything to my eyes looks much crisper), blacks are deeper and colors are more vibrant.
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    The pentile bugs me so I guess thats why I think the OG Droid's is better. Thats why I am going for the Galaxy Nexus. Even though its pentile the PPI is so high you probably won't notice it.
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    HTC's screens look the "best" and most "true" imo, but you can't seen them well at all in daylight... so yeah, pick your poison...
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    the devs dont like the razr and the normal users love it.....after reading these forums for a few days now that seems to be the common theme....
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    Yep, PenTile is still noticeable even with the qHD resolution. Hopefully it's less noticeable on the Nexus. One thing for sure is that the GNex will be one hell of a phone. I wish you good luck in your future purchase. :)
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    Yep because of the easy to unlock bootloader and its stock android.
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    I'm excited to see the Rezound's screen in person, especially since I've read that it's got a whooping 342 ppi. My concern with the Rezound is the battery life mostly. So much fun having 3 great phones to choose from.
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    i know the reasons and i respect em....i think both of these phones are gonna be pretty big game changers in the droid world...the razr is gonna keep the average user happy and the gnex is gonna keep the devs happy....who will be happiest....vzw...
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    The pentile makes sense if you care about how long your battery is gonna last every day, right?

    The original Droid had a quality display but it really ate the battery. With the RAZR/D3/etc., Moto has now decided to sacrifice some display sharpness, etc. for precious battery life. For me, right now, pentile is good enough. Do I dream of better displays? Yes, but I right now I need the extra battery power.