> > Anyone have an I300 with the following problem?
> > Vertical ghosting or streaking. Noticeable on the main LCD when contrast
> > is set correctly, but really apparent if darkened up. Seems that what is
> > displayed on part of the screen affects other parts above or below.
> > Go to Address. On mine, the dotted line in the middle has a ghost
> > image below it down into the Graffiti area. The blue area that the
> > home and menu buttons are in seems to darken the columns above it.
> > Looking at that blue area, it changes depending what is displayed
> > above it: solid in Hotsync 'cause nothing above, while verically
> > streaky in Datebook due to the times above.
> > Anyone else getting this, or know what causes this type of behavior in LCDs?
> Yes, I'm getting it too. I believe it is due to the screen that they
> are using. If you remember the laptops of many years ago, there were
> "active matrix" LCD screens, and "passive matrix" LCD screens. The
> active matrix screen were sharp and crisp with no ghosting, and the
> passive matrix screens were ok, but you could see after images of the
> mouse moving, etc.
> I have a feeling the screen in the I300 is along the lines of a
> "passive matrix" LCD screen (while that may or may not be the correct
> terminology). In other words - not the highest quality screen
> available, because it would have increased the cost significantly.
> I'd be more than happy to purchase a version 2.0 of this phone that
> had something similar to the quality of the Visor Prism screen. I
> loved that PDA!
> Living with it,
Since my last post I called Samsung. Tech there said his didn't do
it, and it's not right. I had the same thoughts about the type of
screen as you so I asked. He didn't know what kind it was--no specs
in the manual either! I didn't notice this on the first one I had
with the pixel problem. If I can't get a replacement, I'm returning
it. Will wait until the supply is higher so I can look at a few in
the store. I don't think we have to live with it. LCDs are dropping
in price. Will let you know if I get a replacement that's better.
BTW, I tried Streakhack--no joy. Thanks for posting,