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Will Vita be prone to dead pixels?

Defective displays found on demo units - but should consumers be worried, asks GamerZines?

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richierich1679d ago

I hope not I had 3 PSPs all 3 of them sent back to my gamestore all had dead pixels one was an annoying white pixel in the centre of the screen which was so annoying when viewing cut scenes and UMD movies

NukaCola1679d ago

LoL, my PSP had one. My wife's PSP is still good to this day. I think it wont though. It's OLED like the iPhone and I had my 3G for like 3 years now with zero issues. But I guess in the end, I just hope not. Oh my original DS (Big grey one) got a couple on the touch screen.

SonyNGP1678d ago

iPhone doesn't use OLED.

dark-hollow1679d ago

Dead pixels are less common on OLED displays.

Wintersun6161679d ago (Edited 1679d ago )

Depending on how early builds they are, they are naturally more prone to dead pixels because they usually aren't tested as extensively as those that go to retail. By "they" I mean builds that are never going to retail of course.

I had a dead pixel on one of my older phones and it was annoying as hell, even though I didn't use it nearly as much as I use my SGS2 for example. Let's just hope that Vitas are built from quality hardware and aren't prone to dead pixels or other defects.

Venox20081679d ago

My 3DS has 3 pixels, though they aren't too annoyed, but still I don't know should I send it back to Ninty so they could fix it... dilemma.. should I live with that and wait for Mario 3D land or should I send it? Do some of you know how long are they fixing?

thanks in advance..

ontopic.. I hope Vita's screen won't suffer from these.. (I mean most of models)..

Gamerita1679d ago (Edited 1679d ago )

no one knows but the fact Vita screens been made by samsung isn't the best start (quality built wise). imo this should ring very serious alarm bells about the longevity of the Vita's screen life.

to those who are disagreeing with me,i appreciate your love for your samsung screens & i do believe their screens look the part but "quality" wise samsung is still a 2nd class manufacturer & at the bottom of the 2nd class list too (the like of jvc,hitachi,aiwa..etc are at the top of that list).

Optical_Matrix1679d ago

Really? I have a Samsung Omnia 7 which has a AMOLED screen. Nicest thing I've ever seen and no dead/stuck pixels on it what so ever so dunno man. I think Samsung do make good quality screens but then again, my TV, Camera etc are Sony manufactured so I'm not too versed in Samsungs reliability history.

dark-hollow1679d ago

I dont know what you are smoking there but samsung displays are top notch!

Gamerita1679d ago

top notch visually maybe but not quality built wise.

kikizoo1679d ago

are you living in the 80' gamerita ? (when samsung was like you say)

samsung and sony are the best for lcd tv, samsung is one of the best for pc monitors, so ?

SonyNGP1678d ago

My Galaxy S2 and its beautiful 4.3" Super AMOLED+ screen says otherwise.

Hell. I'm using it to type this right now!

strickers1678d ago

Samsung make more screens than anyone else.These include Sonys hugely reliable panels for LCDs and most OLEDs now.
OLEDs have no significant problems I've seen reported.
Samsung are the biggest electronics manufacturer in the world now.

Gamerita1678d ago

((Samsung are the biggest electronics manufacturer in the world now)) hehe i'm not sure about this & what is your source for this claim ?? anyway i still stand by my "opinion" that samsung is a manufacturer of very fancy & nice looking electronics but built quality is nowhere near as good as the japanese manufacturing quality,not good enough for me to buy anyway. EACH TO THEIR OWN :)

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kasasensei1679d ago

Another good reason to wait a little before purchase. I will not tolerate 1 dead pixel on a brand new console.

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