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Device-lock readability in sunshine

asked 2014-03-11 22:01:26 +0300

stephan gravatar image

updated 2014-03-13 00:03:22 +0300

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Now that I've turned the device-lock on for my phone, I have trouble unlocking it in the sunshine. The digits are rather hard to read regarding size and contrast, and I really need to look for some shade to be able to unlock the device. Could be improved, I should say.

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I agree with this. It's also a problem when typing/reading SMS. The outgoing messages are hard to read.

velimir ( 2014-03-13 12:16:58 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-07-22 21:19:47 +0300

stephan gravatar image

This seems to have been solved with the latest update. Thanks!

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Improved, yes; I wouldn't say "solved". :) But yes, it's better now.

ssahla ( 2014-07-22 21:47:41 +0300 )edit

yeah it's better now. i think the whole sailfishos ui is not quite "sun friendly"..

velimir ( 2014-07-23 22:34:35 +0300 )edit

@velimir, you are right in that... It's a design decision that's not easy to fix, light on dark just isn't good in bright light, or to readability in general.

ssahla ( 2014-07-23 23:04:18 +0300 )edit

Probably not so much sun in Finland ;-)

stephan ( 2014-07-23 23:51:01 +0300 )edit

@stephan, right now you'd be surprised – in the Finnish summer it's never dark :) But the UI must have been designed for the Finnish winter!

ssahla ( 2014-07-24 00:04:38 +0300 )edit
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