All iPads Does Apple apply a polarizing filter to the screen?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by HarryWarden, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    Oct 27, 2012
    I'm guessing not because of how Amazon makes a big deal about their tablets having it. Does it really make the difference that the competition (Amazon) says it does? If so, why doesn't Apple use one?
  2. macrumors 6502a

    Mar 27, 2011
    Harrisburg, PA
    Polarizing films are part of all LCD displays.
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    Staff Member

    May 3, 2009
    This Mac news article seems to indicate the Fire employs some technology that its competitors do not

  4. macrumors member

    Mar 12, 2011
    If you try to read an iPad outside wearing polarizing sunglasses, you will see that there is something going on there. I have always figured that they use some sort of polarizing technology. Combine that with your own polarizing sunglasses, and the screen is very difficult to read.

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