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Re: Lumia 800 - Moire effect when displaying dark ...

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Typerage
Posts: 7

Lumia 800 - Moire effect when displaying dark text on light background!

This must be my most annoying dilemma yet!! I Noticed this the other day when I was surfing the web on my Lumia 800!

 

It appears that whenever u get to a webpage (or application) that contains a white background and black text (which is usually the case in most pages!) and u look closely u can notice some moire effects that appears as horizontal white lines next to the text and these lines follows the text even when scrolling!! This is specially notable when u zoom in on a text or place the handset in landscape mode.

 

Also the same moire effect appears but with vertical lines shifting between red and white as u zoom in and out of a picture with a white background!!

 

And NO I don't have any screen protector (that in some cases can cause this effect) and YES this is clearly a display issue because of these lines are being followed by my scrolling and not on a specifc area on the display!!

 

Anyone else having this issue??

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Counsellor
TheBigM
Posts: 69

Re: Lumia 800 - Moire effect when displaying dark text on light background!

I think you are just seeing the effects of them using a PenTile matrix instead of an RGB matrix for the subpixels.
i.e. if you have two pixels, the subpixels in an RGB matrix go like:
RGB-RGB. In PenTile, it will be like RGBG so the subpixel resolution is one third less. This is especially noticeable on text.
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kytzoo
Posts: 2

Re: Lumia 800 - Moire effect when displaying dark text on light background!

I have the same problem, but i think is a software problem because if the screen is rotated to right this disappears. 

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Anon00
Posts: 2

Re: Lumia 800 - Moire effect when displaying dark text on light background!

I have the same problem, but on all images that aren't blue or black !

This isn't my phone but my mother's one. When I bought the phone to her I didn't notice this problem...

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Counsellor
mayafab
Posts: 47

Re: Lumia 800 - Moire effect when displaying dark text on light background!

I noticed this problem too, but only when reading e-book in complete darkness.  OMG, is there no end to bugs, problems and omissions?!  Can this be corrected in software or is it a permanent hardware issue?

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Advisor
Yury_A
Posts: 18

Re: Lumia 800 - Moire effect when displaying dark text on light background!

I see this problem also. Hate how the phone renders black on white background text.
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Advisor
JayJayTG
Posts: 11

Re: Lumia 800 - Moire effect when displaying dark text on light background!

Yep I have exactly the same problem. I can see there being an easy software amendment to patch this. Question is will they do that for us. I think all or most Lumia 800's have this problem its just not all have found it yet!
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Enha
Posts: 1

Re: Lumia 800 - Moire effect when displaying dark text on light background!

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Unfortunately... also happened to me :smileysad:

 

c r a p p y display,  dissappointment on nowadays trend. IMHO Nokia shall replace all Lumia 800 display with a new one!!!

 

Another question; is there anyone that doesn't suffering from this issue? 

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Counsellor
RussU
Posts: 45

Re: Lumia 800 - Moire effect when displaying dark text on light background!

Yep, it's the PenTile, the L800 isn't the only phone that's done this.
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Zekahz
Posts: 21

Re: Lumia 800 - Moire effect when displaying dark text on light background!

I noticed this problem disappears when the display is set to high brightness
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