I loves me some AMOLED screens. They’re easier on the battery, easier on the eyes, and the colors tend to be so damned strong that they just about jump off the screen and punch you in the face. I mean, what’s not to love? Oh, that’s right – they tend to fail miserably as soon as you step outside. Mix one part direct sunlight with one part AMOLED screen, and you’ll find yourself with a completely illegible screen.
At least, that used to be the case.. We’re not quite sure why they didn’t play this up with deafening fanfare, but it seems like Samsung has stealthily solved the direct sunlight dilemma.
The guys over at OLED-Info pit the Samsung Omnia II’s OLED screen against the transflective LCD of the N900. While the LCD didn’t perform too poorly at all, the OLED screen absolutely demolishes it. See for yourself in the video below.