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]: screen
by galvanash on Fri 9th Mar 2012 09:06 UTC in reply to "RE: screen"
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That's a really good point, and a lot of wasted screen estate for a 10" device.

I actual prefer the 4:3 Aspect Ratio.

The one and only thing that makes 16:9 desirable for a Tablet AR is video viewing, something I do occasionally but not often enough to care.

16:9 on a 7 inch screen feels ok to me (I have played with BB Playbooks for example), but on a 10 inch screen it is very uncomfortable to hold in portrait orientation - it is very top heavy. And in landscape it is too short vertically, I prefer the extra vertical real estate.

Anyone, to each his own. I get the argument, but I guess I am one of the few who like it the way it is.

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RE[3]: screen
by zima on Wed 14th Mar 2012 23:11 in reply to "RE[2]: screen"
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it is very uncomfortable to hold in portrait orientation - it is very top heavy

You might try holding it by the side next time, that's what wide-ish bezels of tablets are for, in a form-follows-function way... (nvm Apple would like to claim it's their design patent or smth)

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