WhaleTech: Galaxy S4 takes down the iPhone 5’s last unique selling point

The Samsung Galaxy S 4 has pretty much beat Apple’s meek technology one upmanship that is the iPhone 5.

A study now confirms this, proving that the displays of both phones are at par with one another. In English:  The Apple Retina display’s performance is no longer unique to Apple.

Displaymate Technologies conducted a study by taking the S4, S3 and the iPhone 5 and studying them under a microscope.

The factors considered for the comparison test included brightness, subpixels, saturation, sharpness and so on.

Displaymate Technologies owner, Dr. Ray Soneira, says that the 5 inch 1080p display on the S4 packs just about the same number of subpixels as the iPhone 5.

His study also claims that the PenTile layout packs twice as many green subpixels as compared to red and blue.

The S4 reflects light better than the iPhone 5 as well.

via sammobile.com

via sammobile.com

Our eyes can see approximately twice as many different shades of green than it can see of any other colour, so concentrating on delivering better performance with more green sub-pixels is a smart move.

The 64 millions dollar question remains:  What can Apple do to stop the rot that is eroding market share?  Without Steve Jobs  inspired risk taking, will the iPhone 6 be able to keep the shareholders happy?  More importantly, will it stop the slow but steady migration to Samsung?


Source:  New Launches

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