Originally Posted by scheichxodox
So what does a better contrast ratio mean? Does it mean that the background gets brighter or does it mean that the displayed text gets darker or is it a combination of both?
"The contrast ratio is a measure of a display system, defined as the ratio of the luminance of the brightest color (white) to that of the darkest color (black) that the system is capable of producing." - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contrast_ratio