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The first HTC Desire devices used to have AMOLED screens, before HTC switched to SLCD. How can I tell whether my handset has an AMOLED or an SLCD screen?

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Try looking at a black picture in the dark. With AMOLED the picture should be pure black. With SLCD you should see the backlight making the picture look greyish.

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