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Guys,
"Retina" is what Apple use to describe a display where the pixel density is above what the human eye can distinguish.
I don't see why people are against a word used to describe something, better than saying: "My iPhone has a 326 Per Pixel inch display"

Does this mean if I look at my iPhone 3G screen from around 2 metres away that makes it a retina display?
    
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post #12 of 48
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I wish people would stop using these stupid marketing words like retina display. But anyway, 2880x1800 is quite impressive for a sub 20" screen.

I agree. It is very pathetic.
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All I want. All I've ever wanted is a 1440p 27" for under $500. If these monitors can push down prices, I'll be thankful.
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post #14 of 48
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Does this mean if I look at my iPhone 3G screen from around 2 metres away that makes it a retina display?

It is not normally operate from 2 meters away, so no.
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All I want. All I've ever wanted is a 1440p 27" for under $500. If these monitors can push down prices, I'll be thankful.

Wish Granted. wink.gif
post #16 of 48
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I agree. It is very pathetic.

Yep.

Also, at normal distance (i.e. phone on my lap) I CAN see the pixels in the 4/4s. Its not "retina" or whatever the hell. Its high-DPI, and thats about it.
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Wish Granted. wink.gif

ph34r-smiley.gif You sneaky ninja you.
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Yep.
Also, at normal distance (i.e. phone on my lap) I CAN see the pixels in the 4/4s. Its not "retina" or whatever the hell. Its high-DPI, and thats about it.

You should be researched by scientists, that is inhuman, even on a lower dpi display.

OCN sometimes...
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Guys,
"Retina" is what Apple use to describe a display where the pixel density is above what the human eye can distinguish.
I don't see why people are against a word used to describe something, better than saying: "My iPhone has a 326 Per Pixel inch display"

I'd rather hear "this phone has a 960x640 326 ppi display" than "oh, yep, it's got a retina display..hear that? A retina display"
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It is not normally operate from 2 meters away, so no.

I know I was just pointing out how badly worded that post was. Seriously I can't see the pixels on my iPhone 3G from what I would call a normal operating distance of between around 35cm and 60cm. Does that mean my 3G has a retina display? The reason why I think calling it retina display is stupid is because different people have different eye sight so that means to one person what can be classed as a retina display could be a 4 inch screen at 200x200 from 30cm away and to someone else it could be a 4 inch screen at 1000x1000 from 30cm away.
    
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