Samsung unveiled its Galaxy S II with a 4.3 inches Super AMOLED Plus screen. This is being touted as better in terms of contrast reproduction and sunlight readability than the 4’inches display on the previous version of the Galaxy S, the Super AMOLED.
The “Plus” indicates a transition from the Pentile matrix to a panel technology that has three sub-pixels for each pixel. The Pentile matrix shares eight sub-pixels between four pixels while the new pixel layout in Super AMOLED Plus follows what has been commonly done in LCD panels. This means the same four pixels will have a total of 12 sub-pixels. This should translate to improved color reproduction and a generally sharper-looking images.
Checkout the video below to understand what is new in the Super AMOLED Plus display.
- How ‘Super AMOLED’ Displays Work [Displays] (gizmodo.com)