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Increasing demand for high information content and multimedia capability in mobile devices continues to drive flat panel display resolution to higher levels of pixel density. For example, the next generation of tablets may get screens with 2048*1536 resolution. As a result, the average pixel density of flat panel displays is expected to grow over the next few years.
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Wow... there are less and less 1920x1200 monitors yet tablets are going to get that resolution. Why aren't the 2560x1600 monitors getting any cheaper?
    
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At the rate technology is advancing, I bet we will have 20480x12800 screens on wristwatch LCD's in 15 years.
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I hate buzzwords.

"HD" makes me want to kick children.
    
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After Retina there is no point on going more cause we cant see that close. I cant see the pixels in my iPhone 4 Screen.
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After Retina there is no point on going more cause we cant see that close. I cant see the pixels in my iPhone 4 Screen.
More could never hurt

Also, I agree we need better resolution monitors for much much cheaper.
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Wow... there are less and less 1920x1200 monitors yet tablets are going to get that resolution. Why aren't the 2560x1600 monitors getting any cheaper?
Im with you. Its all about the stupid consumer though. Now days most monitors are in 1080 because that's a buzzword that the average consumer knows.

"OH, 1080 resolution, like my TV, it must be great." and so thats what they buy, and thats what is sold.

I have it and hope cheaper monitors with better resolution start coming out as well.
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At the rate technology is advancing, I bet we will have 20480x12800 screens on wristwatch LCD's in 15 years.
I would speculate that we will be seeing true "retinal" displays in 5-8 years. The ones where you have a small laser beaming the image directly into your eye. The prototypes have been there since about 2001 or so and theory in place for a while before that.

Portable devices are mainly held back by it's display for the past few years already at least. First one to do affordable breakthrough in that field will get filthy rich.

I expect that at max 5 years the portable devices will have enough computing power to max out human vision capabilities (at least theoretically), I'm not sure from top of my head but I think it was somewhere in the order of magnitude of about 7000 pixels horizontally and about 5000 vertically. Ofc as humans have usually two eyes it's double that for "true" 3D image.
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Wow... there are less and less 1920x1200 monitors yet tablets are going to get that resolution. Why aren't the 2560x1600 monitors getting any cheaper?
I think it is due to yields with large, high resolution screens; and a lack of consumer interest, as most people want the cheapest screen possible.
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I hate buzzwords.

"HD" makes me want to kick children.
Let's get married.
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I hate buzzwords.

"HD" makes me want to kick children.
I suppose my 11 year old 1280x1024 monitor can be considered "HD"
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