Video: 5 gloves on one hand and Nokia Lumia 920’s super sensitive screen

| January 22, 2013 | 5 Replies

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The Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 have super sensitive screens. This means that despite the glass capacitive screen being super responsive to light bare finger touches, it will also work with your gloves on. And 5 here to be exact. We’ve tried keys, plant stems, blackberries, iPhones, Galaxies, Banana peel, Orange Peel, pens, forks, knives, spoons etc too. Basically it works nicely with several other materials that aren’t your hands (not working by pressure, like resistive but good enough that in cold weather such as this, these types of gloves – and even 5 of them – can be kept on whilst using your phone).



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  • rood

    I have nokia 5800XM and I can use it with my gloves ๐Ÿ˜€

    • jeypithegreat

      that’s a resistive screen.:)

  • Georgie

    Try with suade gloves – doesn’t work. I have a 920 and tried to show off the feature with my girlfriend while she was wearing suade gloves – failed.

    • Benz

      Don’t know if suade is any different from other materials. But sometimes the touch screen doesn’t react immediately if you use it with something less conductive, like a glove covered finger. It’s as if the touch screen controller needs to adapt to the new “stylus”. Might take a second or even third touch to get it working.

      But after it recognizes the changed situation, it will work with the new material more responsively.

      I’ve noticed that sometimes the touch screen is so sensitive that it recognizes the touch just before I actually make contact with the screen. It doesn’t happen often but you notice it and it’s kinda cool. ๐Ÿ™‚

      • Georgie

        Thanks Benz, you’re absolutely correct. Once ‘adapted’ the suade glove does work. I too have noticed touch recognition just before contact. I read somewhere that the algorithms used to detect a valid touch uses the direction and angel of the gesture, i have managed once or twice to get the screen to react with my finger millimeters away from the screen.