Vector 40: The future of screen size and display density
Vector is Mobile Nations' cross-site, cross-platform analysis show tackling the biggest stories and issues in tech. On this week's episode Marc Edwards of Bjango talks to Rene about screen sizes and display densities, the different implementations choices made by the different platforms, the road to 1080p and @2x, the advent of 2K, the possibility of @4x, and the question — how big and dense to phones really need to get? Subscribe and listen along!
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- LG G3 rumored to have eye-popping 2K display
- Everything is a grid
- Pixels per inch is just a tag
- Sub-pixel text rendering
- Imagining a 5-inch iPhone 6
- 5-inch 1080p, 440ppi Android phones coming to the U.S., blowing past iPhone 5 Retina display
- Nokia Lumia 920 and the PureMotion HD+ Display
- Nokia Lumia 1520
- BlackBerry Z30
- HTC One
- iPhone 6
- Rene Ritchie of Mobile Nations
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I've seen the advantage of 768p over 480p.. 1080p over 768p, and I'm waiting for a 6"+ 2k screen on my next "1520".... I'm sure a 2k Lumia will look much better on my next phablet.
And, as far as WP devices go... The question "how big, and dense, do devices really need to be?"" As big, and dense, as we want them.. We don't want people setting limits on what we can buy. We don't want people telling us what we can't see with the naked eye. And, we don't want to be told that a 6.5" screen is too big.. Let us choose for ourselves what a high end device should be.. If we want octa core devices then let us have them.... And, if you don't want any of this, think that its not necessary, or feel that it's not resource efficient, then don't buy it❗ ... But, let us have our fun❗ Lol❕❕❕❕
By people like you,,, the same was said about 480p.. The same was said about 720p. Now, once again you say the same about 1080p....
Well, having a Samsung Focus, a 920, and a 1520,, I can say that I see a huge difference in the quality of each screen... But, according to you this is where it stops? 50 years from now we should all still be stuck on 1080p?...
IDK, sounds kinda closed minded to me... No, I'm not gonna fall for it. I'd rather "see for myself", because my eyes haven't failed me yet❗❗ lol!!!
............. Instead of saying "the human eye can't resolve that level of detail" you should be saying "my own eyes, personally, can't resolve that level of detail... Then I would agree with you in the fact that YOU shouldn't waist your money... And, I'm not trying to be funny, or rude, so sorry if I come off like a jerk.. I just hate being told what I do or don't need.. But, it's all good, my friend :-):-)
I agree, battery life is of highest priority, but its all about pushing the technological limits... Lets both agree that we should expect more... We need faster processors, better screen quality, and better cameras while achieving better efficiency, and performance at the same time.. That's proper engineering, and real technological advancement.. We should expect more!!..
I'm a big automotive technology fan, so you can see where my attitude, and viewpoint comes from...
Back in the 90's we had corvettes with 5.7ltr V8's rated at 300hp, and getting under 20MPG..
Now, the new C7 Corvette has a 6.2ltr? V8 rated at over 450hp achieving up to 30MPG!.. That's technology right there, and that's awesome.. (I think I just spooged in my pants BTW))... To me smartphones, and sports cars are very similar in that way, and its cool to see engineering keep pushing the limits, especially when we think that we've hit the limit... As dumb as humans can be, at times, we are some amazing creatures;-);-);-);-);-);-);-);-);-)
It's uses even less than C7... :)
Not saying that they should go 4k yet, but from my experience using WP I believe in what Nokia, and MS, are capable of achieving... Why are some of you not?
No people.. No, we can't allow ourselves to think this way... That's not going to cut it, and that kind of thinking isn't going to push the Lumia brand anywhere... Those are obstacles, and we can overcome obstacles, but not by having small insight into what can be achieved...
Basically, the way you are talking sounds just like what SOME people were saying back in the 90's when others suggested that we put the internet in everyone's pockets... I'm sure some people named how it would stress dial up, and make home computers surf even slower.. Some said that a battery would only possibly last for less than 30min. Some said that AOL would be outraged for whatever reason... Lol! Besides battery life those things aren't even relevant now..
Whenever I see someone list cons, just as you did, it's kinda funny because it just makes me think back at what people in the past said wasn't yet feasible... I just don't see how some of you can allow yourselves to have that kind of mindset..
I feel so luck that I'm not like that..
I'd much rather see better cameras, better audio quality, better buttons and bluetooth that universally works everywhere than more resolution on a screen. Really not exciting.
Lol!!... And, years from now you'll look back at that Surface2, hopefully you'll still have it, and say "wow, and I can't believe that I thought this screen looked razor sharp""... Lol!..
When will you guys ever learn... SMH.
Now my wife doesn't understand why I want to spend £4000 on a 4k tv
The reasons are still the same but the woman is different. Go figure.
I COMPLETELY agree with you❗