Why is there a difference between colours on my laptop and my phone?

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  1. Sarmad

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    Okay so I edit my photographs in Lightroom and I view them on my computer and they turn out just great.

    However when I transfer them to my phone to upload them to Instagram, they look slightly over-saturated and vibrant.

    I have tried setting the colour calibration on my laptop and it seems like I have set it correctly in the first place. Any idea why there is a slight increase in saturation and vibrance on my phone as compared to laptop?


     
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    I deal with this all day long at the lab......."My photos don't look like my monitor (or phone)."

    Different
    computer screens, operating systems, and even different web browsers have different color characteristics, so it's just about impossible to get a given color to look the same on every screen.

    You can take one image and look at it on 20 different monitors or have it printed at 20 different labs and you will have 20 different looking images/photos.
     
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    So, are both your computer monitor AND phone properly colour calibrated?

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    There are many reasons fo this but all screens and OP systems are different.
     

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