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Author Topic: tablet screens to go blind for  (Read 3213 times)

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tablet screens to go blind for
« on: May 13, 2011, 10:32:29 AM »
Samsung tablet screens to go 300dpi. Now we really are talking HD and getting a bit closer to how the 21st Century technology should be.

PC Pro's original article here: http://www.pcpro.co....me-changing-display/

(I wish I had a bit of time to tell my mixed views about that iPad I bought. In summary, tablets are way more useful than I ever imaged - as an ebook/RSS/readitlater reading device. As a piece of design they are lacking in so many ways I don't know where to start - but the most obvious is that Apple has aimed the device at tiny little elfs with tiny little fingers - and lots of App developers seem to favour this mystical market of fairy folk too.

Tablets are going to be amazing in about 10 years time when they eventually make them for someone that doesn't have child-sized hands.)
« Last Edit: May 13, 2011, 10:34:17 AM by nudone »

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Re: tablet screens to go blind for
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2011, 01:50:52 PM »
How many dpi is the iResolution/eyeResolution or whatever it's called that Apple uses on the iPhone 4?


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Re: tablet screens to go blind for
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2011, 02:07:32 PM »
The iPhone 4 display is 330 dpi, higher then the first generation of laser printers @ 300 dpi...

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Re: tablet screens to go blind for
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2011, 02:14:39 PM »
So what's the big deal about Samsung using dpi that's still less than what Apple is using? Is it because Apple hasn't yet put the retina display on their iPad?


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Re: tablet screens to go blind for
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2011, 03:07:17 PM »
Probably the combination of the resolution more usual for a 30" monitor, combined with the 10.1" form factor of this display :-\

I suspect that Apple asked Samsung to make a 9.7" version with this resolution, but they couldn't produce them (yet), or didn't want to, to get an angle on the iPad with their own tablet. (But that didn't stop them before, AFAICS)

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Re: tablet screens to go blind for
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2011, 03:08:04 PM »
Oh, and then there's the matter of cost :tellme:

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Re: tablet screens to go blind for
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2011, 05:31:37 AM »
We can go to higher dpi's if anyone needs that: http://www.diginfo.t.../13/11-0097-r-en.php (4.8" @ Full-HD + 3D)

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Re: tablet screens to go blind for
« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2011, 06:15:40 AM »
After seeing the Ortus device i'm already bored of 300dpi.

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Re: tablet screens to go blind for
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2011, 11:08:39 AM »
I dunno. I think I'd still love to have 300 dpi on my 26" monitor.

:D :Thmbsup:


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Re: tablet screens to go blind for
« Reply #9 on: May 17, 2011, 10:46:47 AM »
There's more 300 dpi coming to consumers, obviously, though this press announcement is 'merely' about e-paper, but it's cool, IMHO.

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Re: tablet screens to go blind for
« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2011, 07:54:31 AM »
The story continues, not with high dpi's but a 27" with lots of pixels combined with fine viewing angle and touch capability press release

That would make a huge smartphone  ;D

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Re: tablet screens to go blind for
« Reply #11 on: May 22, 2011, 05:47:50 PM »
The story continues, not with high dpi's but a 27" with lots of pixels combined with fine viewing angle and touch capability press release

That would make a huge smartphone  ;D

Awesome! I can't wait until it's affordable. :D I wouldn't mind putting that display on my desk. :Thmbsup:


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Re: tablet screens to go blind for
« Reply #12 on: May 22, 2011, 08:16:52 PM »
... but the most obvious is that Apple has aimed the device at tiny little elfs with tiny little fingers - and lots of App developers seem to favour this mystical market of fairy folk too.

Tablets are going to be amazing in about 10 years time when they eventually make them for someone that doesn't have child-sized hands.)

I have that problem. Everything is simply too small. Mobile software is designed for 10-year-old girls' fingers. Not mine.
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Re: tablet screens to go blind for
« Reply #13 on: May 23, 2011, 01:25:42 AM »
Everything is simply too small. Mobile software is designed for 10-year-old girls' fingers. Not mine.
I do agree, but the high resolution (& quality) screen of my Motorola Milestone (aka Droid) allows me and my big hands to use multicon to get more icons on the screen without problems 8)