How To Adjust The Samsung Galaxy S5’s Screen Mode

April 30, 2014

Tired of looking at the same display on your Samsung Galaxy S5 device? Well, Samsung offers a total of five different pre-set displays, each of which has its own advantages and disadvantages. If you’re interested in changing the look of your device, keep reading to learn more about the different screen modes and how to access them.

Playing around with the different displays can make a world of difference in the clarity and overall visual quality of your Galaxy S5. By switching to a new display, it alters the color and contrast, offering a different perspective for the same Galaxy S5 that you’ve come to love. Most smartphones only offer brightness controls, but Samsung went above and beyond the call of duty by implementing screen modes into their flagship smartphone.


Samsung Galaxy S5 photo by Karlis.

How To Change Screen Mode On The Galaxy S5

To change the screen mode on the Samsung Galaxy S5, access the Settings > Display > Screen Mode. You will then see five different selections available, including Adapt Display, Dynamic, Standard, Professional Photo and Cinema. The default screen mode for the Galaxy S5 is Adapt Display, but you can change this by clicking on a button next to the preferred mode. See below for a breakdown of the characteristics of each display mode. If you wish to revert back to the original screen mode, go back into the settings and choose Adapt Display.

Different Screen Modes For Galaxy S5:

  • Adapt Display: Automatically changes the color, contrast, sharpness and brightness based on the surrounding conditions. When you’re using the Galaxy S5 indoors, for instance, Adapt Display automatically dims the brightness to save battery power.
  • Dynamic: Highest amount of color saturation. Many users prefer Dynamic screen mode for viewing photos and images on their Galaxy S5 device.
  • Standard: Slightly less color saturation than dynamic; Standard screen mode offers a moderate amount of color and clarity that’s designed for ‘everyday’ use.
  • Professional Photo: As the name suggests, Professional Photo offers a superior level of color and visual quality when viewing photos.
  • Cinema: The recommended screen mode by DisplayMate, Cinema creates a brilliant visual appeal when watching movies and videos on the Galaxy S5. And according to DisplayMate, Cinema screen mode offers the most accurate color combination of any tablet or smartphone. Now that’s pretty impressive!

Which screen mode do you prefer? Let us know in the comments section below!

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