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The differences between the OLED And TFT (LCD) screen on the Orange San Francisco / ZTE Blade / ZTE Libra U-V880

Taking a look at the advantages for both models

Click here for instructions on how to identify whether you have an OLED or TFT screen.

There are two different versions of the Orange San Francisco / ZTE Blade. One with a TFT screen, and the other with an OLED screen. Although the OLED screen is better than a TFT overall, it has since been discontinued. Currently, there is a production shortage of OLED screens in China and South Korea. The Orange San Francisco / ZTE Blade may return to an OLED screen at a later date.

  • TFT Version (newer production model)
  • OLED Version (older production model)

OLED Advantages


  • Brighter and more vivid colours.
  • Deeper blacks.
  • Better viewing angels.
  • Lower power consumption.
  • Greater screen response time.

TFT Advantages


  • Better touch screen.
  • Better viewing in sunlight.
  • Less degrading over time.
  • Other general fixes included with the phone.


A visual, direct comparison between the TFT and OLED version of the Orange San Francisco / ZTE Blade.

Click here for instructions on how to identify whether you have an OLED or TFT screen.