Samsung has always been renowned for its market-leading display quality and performance and it seems the Galaxy S10 not only holds true to that statement but shows Samsung has kicked things up a notch.
Opening the report, DisplayMate state that Samsung with the Galaxy S10 has “raised the bar significantly higher” resulting in a record-setting rating for the device.
DisplayMate’s in-depth Display Shoot-Out for the OLED Samsung Galaxy S10 is now live, with over a dozen Display Performance Records including Highest Absolute Color Accuracy, earning our Best Smartphone Display Award with our Highest A+ Rating!! https://t.co/rxxaYm9MFl
— DisplayMate Tech (@DisplayMate) 4 March 2019
The Galaxy S10 is praised as having “absolute color accuracy” and includes a crazy 1215 nit maximum brightness, which has helped the device achieve the highest A+ rating and is a 17% improvement over the Galaxy S9. That is only a fraction of the story as that number can only be obtained with a small portion of the screen set to white. The usual performance sees 940 nits, which is still pretty impressive and enough to impress DisplayMate.
Below is a summary of the findings from DisplayMate and you can view the full report here.
- Record Very High Absolute Color Accuracy (0.4 JNCD) that is Visually Indistinguishable From Perfect.
- Record Very High Image Contrast Accuracy and Intensity Scale Accuracy that is Visually Indistinguishable From Perfect.
- Record High Brightness Mode that is up to 17% Brighter (1,215 nits) than the Galaxy S9 in High Ambient Light.
- Record Peak Luminance, Color Accuracy and Intensity Scales that are Independent of the on-screen image content.
- Record Small Shifts in Brightness and Color with Viewing Angle, particularly White, which is the most used background color.
- Record SettingGalaxy S10 matches or sets over a dozen new Smartphone Display Performance Records, earning DisplayMate’s highest ever A+ grade.