screen usability in the outside

Giles Jones giles.jones at
Mon Oct 8 18:23:42 CEST 2007

Bernardo Pellegrini <berna.pelle at> 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?

As good as any other non-transreflective screen. The backlight is about as bright as most phones. Not being transreflective is a problem though, but I doubt there's many VGA screens that size that are transreflective.

G O Jones

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