1. Tim.christensen's Avatar
    I was just reading about the forthcoming update to L920 (and hopefully the 820 too) which allows you to change the saturation and vibrancy of the screen.

    I upgraded to the 820 from the Lumia 800, and found that on the 820 the only theme I could choose which didn't look overpowering (and a bit bleedy) was 'Steel'. Did anybody else find the same thing? The 800 used to look a lot sharper and crisper with a wide range of colours. With the 820, everything feels like the highlighter versions of the colours they are meant to be displaying.
    03-27-2013 05:59 AM
  2. krox1105's Avatar
    Actually, the 800 has one of the most saturated screens out there. Just keep it side by side with the 820 and you'll notice the difference.

    About that sharpness thing, I think it owes to the screen size of the Lumia 820. It has the same resolution as 800 (WVGA) but the screen is a lot bigger (3.7" vs 4.3"). This really takes its toll on the pixel density which leads to less crispy and sharp images.
    03-27-2013 07:51 AM
  3. krox1105's Avatar
    Actually, the 800 has one of the most saturated screens out there. Just keep it side by side with the 820 and you'll notice the difference.

    About that sharpness thing, I think it owes to the screen size of the Lumia 820. It has the same resolution as 800 (WVGA) but the screen is a lot bigger (3.7" vs 4.3"). This really takes its toll on the pixel density which leads to less crispy and sharp images.
    03-27-2013 07:51 AM
  4. ptrkhh's Avatar
    About that sharpness thing, I think it owes to the screen size of the Lumia 820. It has the same resolution as 800 (WVGA) but the screen is a lot bigger (3.7" vs 4.3"). This really takes its toll on the pixel density which leads to less crispy and sharp images.
    I dare to say no. Why? Because the 800 uses PenTile (RGBG) subpixel layout, which has only half of the red and blue pixel as normal display. The subpixel layout is used in nearly all AMOLED display including the latest GALAXY S4. But, the 820 uses normal RGB stripe subpixel layout, similar to the 900 and GALAXY S2.
    If you want to test it, try putting 800 and 820/900 side by side, and open a same website, and zoom out till there's no more horizontal scroll. You will se the tiny text will be more readable in 820/900
    03-29-2013 03:35 PM
  5. eastbayrae's Avatar
    The 820 screen is washed out looking, especially blacks. It looks even worse in the dark with the dark theme.
    03-29-2013 07:35 PM

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