Galaxy S6 display is “best ever” on a smartphone
The company, which specialises in testing, evaluating and comparing displays, puts all major smartphone releases through dozens of tests to establish the performance of their displays. This include 17 lab-based tests for brightness and contrast alone.
The S6 and S6 Edge, which were tested together as they effectively have the same screen, were found to have “display performance that matches or exceeds the Galaxy Note 4, which [the organisation] measured to be the Best Performing Smartphone Display in 2014”.
Indeed, the phones are only the second to receive an “all Green” very good-to-excellent rating in every test and measurement category, the first being the Note 4.
However, they were found to have “significantly higher Peak Brightness … Contrast Ratio … Absolute Colour Accuracy … [and] Viewing Angle performance” than their Apple rivals.
Additionally, the S6es, according to DisplayMate, 23% more power efficient than the flagship iPhones for mixed image content – text with photos or videos – although the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are more power efficient on Average Picture Level at over 65% brightness.
You can read our full hands-on review of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge from the launch at MWC here.