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iPhone 5 And its New Screen


Jul 9, 2012, 7:46 PM
I have heard so many rumours circling around, but here is what I think it'll be like.

The new screen ought to be:
16:9 aspect ratio for watching movies
Continue to support older iOS apps
Maintain Retna Display designation

At the current size, the 3.5 inch screen of the iPhone 4/4S is 329 PPI.

However, Retna Display designation is not a set number, rather it is the relative point by which one cannot differentiate one pixel from another. With a larger screen, one would hold it slightly farther away, so we can allow the PPI to decrease slightly with no ill affects on our designation or apparent screen quality.

All these criteria can be met by simply making the screen no larger than 4.3 inches, and increasing the resolution from 9...

Aug 15, 2012, 4:26 PM
That has been the most educated guess ive seen!
Captain Ahash

Sep 12, 2012, 7:54 PM

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