Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 7th Mar 2012 22:59 UTC
Apple And it was that time of the year again - Apple held one of its product announcements. This one focussed on the iPad mostly, and while some will call it a disappointment merely because virtually everything had already been leaked, I'm still in awe over the fact the newly announced iPad has a 2048x1536 display. My mind is blown.
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RE[2]: Not really Retina, is it?
by bnolsen on Thu 8th Mar 2012 22:21 UTC in reply to "RE: Not really Retina, is it?"
bnolsen
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2006-01-06

sorry 10-12 inches is way too close. More typical is likely 18 inches or more. For young kids the extra rez might matter. I personally don't notice the difference and wouldn't pick this tablet over a 1080p or even 1280x800 just for resolution.

A buddy of mine in the early 2000s had one of those tiny sony winows machines with the insane resolution. I frankly couldn't make out jack without squinting at it.

Edited 2012-03-08 22:24 UTC

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phoenix Member since:
2005-07-11

That means the DPI was set incorrectly for the screen.

A 12pt font should be the same size (as in, stick a ruler up to the screen to measure) no matter what the resolution of the monitor is.

Doubling the screen resolution should not halve the size of text onscreen. If it does, someone screwed up the configuration.

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