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Old 01-25-2013, 10:08 AM   #1
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Old 01-25-2013, 10:28 AM   #2
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That thing is ghastly; and at only 189 PPI, it fails at its price point.
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That thing is ghastly; and at only 189 PPI, it fails at its price point.
and ipad mini with its own 163 ppi at 329$ isnt?

it s not so bad...s pen, sd card slot...i'm not fan of the look though...
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Old 01-25-2013, 10:42 AM   #4
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and ipad mini with its own 163 ppi at 329$ isnt?

it s not so bad...s pen, sd card slot...i'm not fan of the look though...
The PPI spec is the latest marketing gimmick. They have to do something to steer people from one device to another.
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Old 01-25-2013, 10:43 AM   #5
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and ipad mini with its own 163 ppi at 329$ isnt?

it s not so bad...s pen, sd card slot...i'm not fan of the look though...
The iPad mini is worse.
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Old 01-25-2013, 10:51 AM   #6
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Old 01-25-2013, 10:57 AM   #7
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The PPI spec is the latest marketing gimmick. They have to do something to steer people from one device to another.
agree...
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Old 01-25-2013, 11:21 AM   #8
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Personally, I think higher resolution screens make all the difference in the world. I've used both and wouldn't call it a gimmick until you get to densities the eye cannot distinguish.

Are you supposed to make phone calls with that?
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Old 01-25-2013, 11:50 AM   #9
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The PPI spec is the latest marketing gimmick. They have to do something to steer people from one device to another.
Not true. There's all the difference in the world between the 300+dpi of my iPad 3, and the 150-odd dpi of the older iPad 2. It makes a tremendous difference to the readability of the screen, especially for text, which the higher resolution makes it comfortable to read at a much smaller size.
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That thing is ghastly; and at only 189 PPI, it fails at its price point.
What's the price? Has it been announced?
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What's the price? Has it been announced?
as far as i can tell, less than 300 $...between 250-300...
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What's the price? Has it been announced?
Hopefully as cheap as it looks.
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Not true. There's all the difference in the world between the 300+dpi of my iPad 3, and the 150-odd dpi of the older iPad 2. It makes a tremendous difference to the readability of the screen, especially for text, which the higher resolution makes it comfortable to read at a much smaller size.
My experience is similar in testing various devices at retailers.
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Not true. There's all the difference in the world between the 300+dpi of my iPad 3, and the 150-odd dpi of the older iPad 2. It makes a tremendous difference to the readability of the screen, especially for text, which the higher resolution makes it comfortable to read at a much smaller size.
It's not only the resolution.

We have two 7" devices. Both have the same resolution: 1024x600. The PPI of both devices are equal at 179. Yet, my device is a lot crisper and easier to read with a smaller sized font.
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