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    lilliput 619 is reflective, 629 has antiglare?

    I met john94587 today in person. He wanted to see if his lilliput 629 was blurry because it is or because it's busted. He has a 629 I have a 619. His 629 appears to have some sort of anti-glar thing. I'm not sure if it's the touch film itself or something on top of it, but where my 619 is a mirror, his is diffuse. The overall effect is that my 619 is sharper and brighter. But, it's a mirror. I can clearly make out details of reflection in it. On his 629, wide viewing angles work much better, it's darker and a bit softer, but does a pretty good job of not being so reflective. When showing bright white, you can clearly see a sort of fuzzy rainbow haze on his 629.

    Is this another 619 vs. 629 difference? I haven't seen it mentioned. I'd really like to live with both the glare and anti-glare for a week and see which one I like. Anyone know what's up?
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    I'm certainly not the expert, but it almost sounds like a difference in the touchkit. The 629 appears to be using a new touchpanel that isn't so mirror-like
    Have you looked in the FAQ yet?
    How about the Wiki?



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    Quote Originally Posted by DarquePervert
    I'm certainly not the expert, but it almost sounds like a difference in the touchkit. The 629 appears to be using a new touchpanel that isn't so mirror-like
    That's the impression I was left with. I just had not seen it talked about yet, and was wondering whether it was a difference between the two or maybe "old" vs. "new" units. I always though the 619 had a flat face and the 629 had curved. This 629 wasn't curved at all. Just anti-glare. john94587 bought it off eBay, I wonder if it's a fake?
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    hmmm, counterfiet lilliputs? strange concept.....since their rep isnt the best

    the unbadged screens on this site appear to be lilliputs....but i dont recognize the 8"....maybe a super brand?

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    I've got the 629, and while I havn't spent much time looking at 619's, I would not come close to claiming the surface of mine was "mirror-like". It definitely has that hazy anti-glare appearance to it. I bought mine from the mp3car.com/store in July of this year (some counter-counterfeit evidence).

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    Surprising I search on this site and there's no discussion of this either. Kbyrd was mentioning of my screen. I tested everything and it seems it's a Lilliput. I'm going to take some pictures of my screen and kbyrd can take pictures of his screen and we can compare.
    Hey kbyrd maybe we can trade for a week or two just to test when my screen is fit in the bezel. LoL.

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    Quote Originally Posted by john94587
    Surprising I search on this site and there's no discussion of this either. Kbyrd was mentioning of my screen. I tested everything and it seems it's a Lilliput. I'm going to take some pictures of my screen and kbyrd can take pictures of his screen and we can compare.
    Hey kbyrd maybe we can trade for a week or two just to test when my screen is fit in the bezel. LoL.
    You said "lol", but I would totally go for that. Of course, we have to wait for me to get another power supply.
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    I have the same issue with my 629. I have more problems viewing mine during the day than my friend with the 619. Are the screens interchangable?

    I also have an odd problem that my screen will not dim in centrafuse on my car pc or home pc. My friends 619 does.

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    Looks like lilliput's site has different specs for them:

    619:
    Brightness: 400cd/m2

    629:
    Brightness: 350cd/m2

    Consistent with your observations. Found this at gdsun.com

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    I haven't updated this in a while. But here's the deal. According to Armen at digitalww.com, you can get 619's with the anti-glare screen as well. It's just the touchpanel. I bought a matte replacement from him and put it on my 619, works great.
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