screen usability in the outside

George Barta george.barta at
Sat Aug 25 03:36:13 CEST 2007

I compared the NEO with my KRZR  outside in direct sunlight, and the
NEO is as good or better when the screen is at full brightness.  I'd
say its very useable.

Some of the orange-on-black pulldown menus were difficult to see, but
the Dialer and Contacts were quite useable.

On 8/23/07, Giles Jones <giles.jones at> wrote:
> On 23 Aug 2007, at 20:47, Bernardo Pellegrini wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > can anyone of you owners make a point on how the screen behave
> > outside?
> > LCD panel are well known to be extremely hard to use in the bright
> > sun.
> > I mean, is the device usable, or quite usable, outside as a common
> > mobile phone?
> >
> IIRC the screen isn't transreflective, so it will be pretty hard to
> see the screen in direct sunlight.

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