1. warreo's Avatar
    In the 925 interview, Dan Rubino stated that both the 925 and 928 used a non-pentile screen, but PC Magazine has said that it's a pentile (with tcmann also saying he believes it's pentile). Differing reports floating around, anyone seen anything else that might shed some light on the debate?

    To some people this may not matter at all, but to others it does (including me), so this thread is just to help out those who do care.
    05-16-2013 11:34 AM
  2. WizeGuyDezignz's Avatar
    Definitely pentile. I played with one last night and you can definitely see the dots of a normal pentile screen ala the galaxy S3, etc.
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    05-16-2013 11:51 AM
  3. warreo's Avatar
    Unfortunate...I suspected that was the case, since with Nokia they tend to focus on the positive specs. With no mention of RGB, I figured it was probably pentile. Thanks for the heads up.
    05-16-2013 01:46 PM
  4. realjeep's Avatar
    This question has been on my mind since I saw the official specs. Played around with one in the local VW store and it is definitely some kind of non-standard pixel. The high resolution makes it less noticeable than I have seen on other phones, but a complete disappointment to me. I also thought the colors looked funny, but maybe it just takes some getting used to. Definitely a deal-breaker for me buying one today/this weekend. I'll see when my contract is up in July whether it looks like there is a better option on the immediate horizon.

    I would have thought that WP makers would have avoided pentile given the amount of horizontal/vertical edges that exist on the tiled nature of the OS.

    Also, the screen had a reasonably large scratch right in the middle. Not sure if the VW person was "test driving" the demo model or not. Would be interesting to know what caused it.
    05-16-2013 03:55 PM
  5. Frenzytom's Avatar
    Judging by what I saw this morning, it did look like pentile to me as well. I was hoping it wasn't...
    05-16-2013 04:21 PM
  6. Coolknight1968's Avatar
    No big deal on my Samsung Ativ S, your are making an Elephant out of a mouse! That display is nice!
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    05-16-2013 04:24 PM

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