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Microsoft claims its adapting Windows 8's graphics to cope with tablet screens with resolutions greater than that of the new iPad.

The third-generation iPad's "Retina" display boasts an industry-leading resolution of 1,536 x 2,048, giving it a pixel density of 246ppi. But in a post on the Building Windows 8 blog, Microsoft says it's preparing its new operating system for 11.6in tablets with a resolution of 2,560 x 1,440, or 253dpi.

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my...... is bigger than yours.
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Do want.
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coool! Windows 8 is okay to use if you do have a touch screen. It's quite fun to play with smile.gif
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wow nice good thing i waited and didn't get the ipad 3 yet....
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post #6 of 30
the ipad has a density of 264 i think
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It'll be interesting to see how many hardware vendors actually make use of it though.
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inb4applepatentsallresolutions
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Originally Posted by The Lurking Ninja View Post

inb4applepatentsallresolutions

Well they didn't make the technology FYI...

I wonder if this will be software or hardware driven?
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The price of a decent 1440p monitor will be more then this entire tablet frown.gif I'd rather then stay at 1080p and drastically improve battery life, not introduce a super-high resolution display that requires more horsepower to run. Not to mention, the majority won't care if the pixel density is higher, if it's sharp it's sharp.

2c.

Impressive though biggrin.gif
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