Samsung Galaxy S7: Tested Best Performing Smartphone Display by Raymond Soneira

[ DisplayMate ] Raymond Soneira: The Galaxy S7 introduces two important display enhancements. There is a new interactive Personalized Automatic Brightness Control that learns and remembers the display brightness settings that you set for various ambient light levels so you get your own customized personal visual brightness preferences instead of some pre-programmed manufacturer settings found […]

iPad Pro Display Review by Raymond Soneira

Raymond Soneira: The iPad Pro display performed very well in all of our tests and measurements, earning Very Good to Excellent in all test categories, performing not quite as well as the iPad mini 4, but it came in or tied for second place in every test except True Contrast Ratio in 0 lux, where […]

iPad Air 2: Review by Raymond Soneira

Raymond Soneira: A major innovation for the iPad Air 2 (that is not fully appreciated) is an anti-reflection coating on the cover glass that reduces ambient light reflections by about 3:1 over most other Tablets and Smartphones (including the previous iPads), and about 2:1 over all of the very best competing Tablets and Smartphones (including […]

iPhone 6 & 6 Plus: Review by Raymond Soneira

On the iPhone 6 Plus, Raymond Soneira: Based on our extensive Lab tests and measurements, the iPhone 6 Plus is the Best performing Smartphone LCD display that we have ever tested. It delivers uniformly consistent all around Top Tier display performance. The iPhone 6 Plus is only the second Smartphone display (LCD or OLED) to […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 4: Review by Raymond Soneira

Raymond Soneira: Based on our extensive Lab tests and measurements, the Galaxy Note 4 is the Best performing Smartphone display that we have ever tested. It matches or breaks new records in Smartphone display performance for: Highest Absolute Color Accuracy, Highest Screen Resolution, Infinite Contrast Ratio, Highest Peak Brightness, Highest Contrast Rating in Ambient Light, […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab S: Display Review by Raymond Soneira

Raymond Soneira: Based on our extensive Lab tests and measurements, the Galaxy Tab S is the Best Performing Tablet Display that we have ever tested, not surprisingly with performance that is almost identical to the OLED Galaxy S5 Smartphone that we recently tested and found to be the Best Performing Smartphone Display. The Galaxy Tab […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review by Raymond Soneira

Raymond Soneira: Based on our extensive Lab tests and measurements, the Galaxy S5 is the Best performing Smartphone display that we have ever tested. It has a long list of new records for best Smartphone display performance including: Highest Brightness, Lowest Reflectance, Highest Color Accuracy, Infinite Contrast Ratio, Highest Contrast Rating in Ambient Light, and […]

Raymond Soneira Takes a Close Look at the iPad 2 IPS LCD

Dr. Raymond Soneira takes a close look at the 9.7-inch IPS TFT LCD on the iPad 2: As we show in the Comparison Table below the display on the iPad 2 delivers almost identical performance to the impressive iPhone 4 Retina Display. Although the iPad has a higher pixel resolution than the iPhone 4, the […]

Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8+

[ Samsung ] The Samsung Galaxy S8 comes in two sizes: the regular version, simply called S8, sports a 5.8-inch OLED display while the larger S8+ is equipped with a slightly larger 6.2-inch screen. The main design difference between the S8 and the S7 is the thickness of the forehead and the lip: those are much thinner on […]

Apple’s Search for iPhone OLED Screens

[ Bloomberg ] Pavel Alpeyev and Takashi Amano: Now OLED is the big goal. The technology has been included on top-end smartphones for years, including almost all of Samsung Electronics Co.’s high-end phones. While LCDs rely on a backlight panel, OLED pixels can glow on their own, resulting in thinner displays, better battery life and […]