iPhone X boasts best smartphone display ever


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iPhone X wasn't the first, but it certainly boosted the trend.
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The edge-to-edge screen on the iPhone X has blown away the professional display testers at DisplayMate, leading the company to call it the most innovative display they’ve ever tested.

Even though Apple doesn’t make the actual OLED display on the iPhone X, DisplayMate’s experts point to the Precision Display Calibration created by Apple that transforms the hardware into “a superbly accurate, high performance, and gorgeous display.”

The iPhone X packs a 5.8-inch 2.5K High Resolution 2436 x 1125 Full HD+ Display with 458 pixels per inch. It’s the most gorgeous screen to ever grace an iPhone and impressed experts with its automatic color management and viewing angle performance.

According to DisplayMate’s battery of tests, the iPhone X matched or set the record for highest absolute color accuracy, highest full-screen brightness for OLED smartphones, highest full-screen contrast rating in ambient light, and highest contrast ratio.

“Based on our extensive lab tests and measurements the iPhone X becomes the Best Performing Smartphone Display that we have ever tested, earning DisplayMate’s highest ever A+ grade. The iPhone X is an impressive display with close to Text Book Perfect Calibration and Performance!”

Getting your hands on Apple’s insanely innovative display won’t be easy. The device is currently sold out across the globe with Apple retail stores receiving few supplies. Shipping times on pre-orders are currently pushed by 3-4 weeks, but you can check out the beautiful new display in stores.


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