Huawei P50 Pro has taken the lead in the smartphone display ranking by DxOMark. The newly launched smartphone has surpassed the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra by two points. Samsung has long held the top spot in the smartphone display rankings and currently has three smartphones in the top 10 global rankings. The benchmark website mentions that the Huawei P50 Pro scored excellent in its review. The smartphone will have a 6.6-inch full-HD+ OLED curved screen with a refresh rate of up to 120Hz.
According to the latest DxOMark review, the Huawei P50 Pro has taken the top spot with 93 points in smartphone display ratings. The Huawei smartphone, which launched in July, has taken the lead from the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (Exynos SoC variant) which scored 91 points in smartphone display reviews. Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (Snapdragon variant) is in third place with 90 points. It is worth noting that the Huawei P50 Pro is significantly more economical to purchase compared to the smartphone it beat.
The display on the Huawei P50 Pro is a 6.6-inch full-HD+ (1,228×2,700 pixels) OLED curved display with a refresh rate of up to 120 Hz, 1,440 Hz high-frequency PWM dimming, 300 Hz touch sampling rate, 450 ppi pixel density, and P3 wide color gamut coverage. The screen specs look impressive on paper and performed equally well in the benchmarking tests.
DxOMark also mentions that the screen of the Huawei P50 Pro is virtually flicker-free. The benchmark website has mentioned that the screen brightness is suitable for watching HDR10 videos, but dark tones lack details.
Other plus points mentioned by DxOMark are that the readability is pleasant in low light and indoors. The touch is also smooth and precise.
However, it also mentioned that the default brightness is too low for a pleasant readability in outdoor conditions, while also showing a slight yellow/green cast. Another drawback mentioned by the benchmark website is that frame drops are sometimes noticeable when a game is loading.
According to the test results, the Huawei P50 Pro has a readability score of 70 points. In the color and video tests, the recently launched smartphone scored 83 points respectively. In motion and touch tests, the Huawei P50 Pro scored 82 points respectively. The smartphone scored 86 points in the artifact management tests.
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