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  1. mustang7757's Avatar
    If you remember the section in DisplayMate, "High Screen Brightness and Performance in High Ambient Light", they say that to be usable in high ambient light a display needs a dual combination of high Screen Brightness and low Screen Reflectance – the Pixel 3 XL has both. This is extremely important for screen readability, picture quality, and color accuracy in ambient light. The Pixel 3 XL Screen Reflectance was the lowest ever measured at 4.3 percent. The lower the reflectance, the better the performance.

    They are saying that the combination of brightness and reflectance is why the 3 XL is very readable in bright light even though the total nits of brightness isn't as high as some.

    DisplayMate is the authority when it comes to display analysis. And you can sure see the depth they go to in that article. Our 3 XL display is no slouch and ranks in the 3 best phone screens they've ever tested!
    I agree ,forgot that little detail
    11-12-2018 10:37 PM
  2. EMGSM's Avatar
    I wish the Pixel had adjustment bars to fine tune the colors sort of like Samsung
    11-12-2018 11:53 PM
  3. Mike Dee's Avatar
    I've changed from the default of Adaptive to Natural.
    I'm trying natural for awhile
    11-13-2018 04:07 AM
  4. Kevin_G_Sanchez's Avatar
    Adaptive would be preferable.
    11-13-2018 10:56 AM
  5. MrDoh's Avatar
    Natural, naturally. Don't like artificially saturated color treatment.
    11-13-2018 04:44 PM
  6. SteelGator's Avatar
    You guys are making me want to try natural for a bit. I agree it is better for editing pictures, but I prefer the pop throughout the OS. I'm not sure how much difference I will notice once acclimated to natural.
    11-13-2018 05:46 PM
  7. mustang7757's Avatar
    You guys are making me want to try natural for a bit. I agree it is better for editing pictures, but I prefer the pop throughout the OS. I'm not sure how much difference I will notice once acclimated to natural.
    Give it a try if you don't like just switch back
    11-13-2018 06:07 PM
  8. mustang7757's Avatar
    I wish the Pixel had adjustment bars to fine tune the colors sort of like Samsung
    Or change the resolution of the screen
    11-13-2018 06:08 PM
  9. EMGSM's Avatar
    Or change the resolution of the screen
    Yeah that's a good one
    mustang7757 likes this.
    11-13-2018 06:17 PM
  10. mustang7757's Avatar
    Yeah that's a good one
    Also the battery save mode like see little more options
    11-13-2018 06:18 PM
  11. Theot's Avatar
    You guys are making me want to try natural for a bit. I agree it is better for editing pictures, but I prefer the pop throughout the OS. I'm not sure how much difference I will notice once acclimated to natural.
    I always like it natural
    11-13-2018 06:56 PM
  12. Mike Dee's Avatar
    I always like it natural
    I went back to adaptive.
    11-13-2018 07:52 PM
  13. TraderGary's Avatar
    I went back to adaptive.
    Why?
    11-13-2018 07:59 PM
  14. cactuspete23's Avatar
    Thanks for the good description!
    11-14-2018 06:03 AM
  15. SteelGator's Avatar
    Give it a try if you don't like just switch back
    Yeah I did. Probably will end up going to go back to adaptive. The natural colors are a little flat. I think I prefer the pop on my phone.
    11-14-2018 06:59 AM
  16. Mike Dee's Avatar
    Why?
    Because I can...lol
    11-14-2018 07:14 AM
  17. Morty2264's Avatar
    That is a really good question! I have a Pixel 2 but my colour is set to Boosted.
    11-14-2018 07:25 AM
  18. C5Longhorn's Avatar
    is Adaptive the closest thing to Boosted on a P2 or P2 XL?
    11-18-2018 09:47 PM
  19. EMGSM's Avatar
    I went back to adaptive.
    I'm thinking of going back to adaptive
    11-19-2018 01:38 AM
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