Shoot Outs


OnePlus 8 Displaymate Shootout

by Steve Sechrist

In case you missed it, last week (April 21) OnePlus launched two new 5G-compatible flagship smartphone upgrades with “fluid” (90 and 120 Hz refresh) AMOLED displays, capacitive touch screens and HDR 10+ support. The …

Tags:Flexible Displays| Measurement| OLEDs| Shoot Outs

Biggest Display in the Galaxy

by Steve Sechrist

Koreans love competition and particularly, to claim the biggest and the best, (anyone remember the “worlds largest TV” CES wars between Samsung and LG?) Forget all that, Samsung is going for biggest display in …

Tags:OLEDs| Samsung Display| Shoot Outs| Smartphones

Flat to Foldable Tipping Point

by Steve Sechrist

In case you missed it, the new Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4XL display specs were released last week with the DisplayMate Technology labs shoot out reaching yet another highest rating (A+ visually indistinguishable …

Tags:Display Metrology| DisplayMate| Flexible Displays| Foldable Devices| Shoot Outs| Smartphones

OLED Displays Benchmark Perfection

by Steve Sechrist

Ok, August, and the dog days of summertime, so don’t expect much – expect perfection, and you are going to get it this time… As a matter of fact, we can close up shop …

Tags:AMOLED| Samsung| Samsung Display| Shoot Outs| Smartphones

Should We End the Resolution Race?

by Steve Sechrist

When Chinese brand OnePlus 7 Pro, launched in May of this year, is new smartphone display was crowned King of the Hill, receiving this top ranking, along with 10 record breaking display performance accolades …

Tags:Display Metrology| DisplayMate| Resolution| Shoot Outs| Sunlight Readable Displays

Displaymate: Pixel 3 XL Display Tops Best Display Metrics

by Steve Sechrist

The Google Pixel 3 XL’s new 6.3-inch AMOLED flexible display with diamond sub-pixels makes the grade by meeting and exceeding existing top performance benchmark records. So says DisplayMate’s Dr. Ray Soneira, who has established …

Tags:AMOLED| display technology| Shoot Outs| Smartphones| Vol 25 - Issue 40

Samsung’s 3K OLED’s Commanding Lead over Mobile LCDs

by Steve Sechrist

In the latest instalment of a seven year run at evaluating mobile displays for the smartphone market, DisplayMate Labs principal, Dr. Ray Soneira, said that Samsung’s 3K pixel ( 2960 x 1440 ) mobile …

Tags:AMOLED| Flexible Displays| HDR - High Dynamic Range| LCD displays| Shoot Outs| Smartphones| Vol 24 - Issue 13

LG OLEDs Reach Reference Studio Monitor Class

by Steve Sechrist

Remember the gold standard ($50K or so) CRT reference studio monitors for the broadcast industry? They’ve just been matched by a commercial class OLED TV, according to Dr. Ray Soneira and the recent DisplayMate …

Tags:CRT| HDR - High Dynamic Range| LG Displays (LGD)| OLED TVs| Shoot Outs| Vol 23 - Issue 39| WOLED (White OLED)

Galaxy Note 7’s OLED Claims New “Best Ever” Mobile Display

by Steve Sechrist

In the Olympics of smartphone displays, the Samsung mobile Galaxy Note 7 with its flexible QHD OLED technology is well poised to claim the gold medal. Simply put, the latest display industry shoot-out from …

Tags:AMOLED| Flexible Displays| phablets| Samsung Display| Shoot Outs| Smartphones| Vol 23 - Issue 31

UK Shootout Favours LCD Over OLED

by Tom Allen

HDTV Test, AV retailer Crampton and Moore and Leeds Trinity University ran an HDR TV shootout in the UK this month, and – in a surprising result – the viewers chose an LCD set …

Tags:HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| LCD TVs| OLED TVs| Shoot Outs| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 23 - Issue 29

New iPad Pro 9.7 “Best Performing LCD Display”

by Steve Sechrist

Along with full support for not only sRGB/Rec.709 but the latest the DCI-P3 color gamut (used in DCI Digital Cinema) Dr. Ray Soneira’s latest DisplayMate shoot-out proclaims Apple’s new iPad Pro 9.7 as “by …

Tags:Apple| DCI P3| DisplayMate| iPad| Mobile Display Monitor| Rec 709| Shoot Outs| Testing

Samsung S7 Display Shoot-Out

by Steve Sechrist

Samsung mobile, famous for its AMOLED displays has targeted high brightness and daylight readability in their newest Galaxy S7 flagship offerings. The S7 and Edge achieved an almost 25% brightness increase over last year’s …

Tags:AMOLED| Samsung| Shoot Outs| Smartphones| Vol 23 - Issue 07