iPhone XR An iPhone XR with 401ppi screen would have been the most perfect phone you could imagine

An iPhone XR with 401ppi screen would have been the most perfect phone you could imagine

  • Yes

    Votes: 14 29.8%
  • No

    Votes: 33 70.2%

  • Total voters
    47

saintforlife

macrumors 65816
Original poster
Feb 25, 2011
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All the iPhone XR gives up to the 8+ is screen resolution. If the XR had the same PPI as the 8+ (401 ppi), there is nothing else on the XR that feels like a compromise and would have the most perfect phone you could get this year.
 

1rottenapple

macrumors 68020
Apr 21, 2004
2,391
617
Or you can say an iPhone XS (medium) with 6.1 in screen.


People will complain about the black thick borders , lack of portrait for animals and objects. Single camera. Etc....
 
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balaplus

macrumors 6502
Oct 23, 2017
389
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All the iPhone XR gives up to the 8+ is screen resolution. If the XR had the same PPI as the 8+ (401 ppi), there is nothing else on the XR that feels like a compromise and would have the most perfect phone you could get this year.
The thing they really got wrong with Xr was the price...
One can hope that they reflect on the blunder but perhaps they have driven away a lot of people to Huawei & Samsung already
 

Pupi

macrumors 6502
Apr 12, 2015
287
399
720p = 1280*720 = 921,600 pixels
iPhone Xr’s display = 1792*828 = 1,483,776 pixels


According to OP,
921,600 = 1,483,776 therefore
1,483,776 - 921,600 = 0
562,176 = 0

Makes sense.
 

Jetcat3

macrumors 6502a
May 3, 2015
569
313
720p = 1280*720 = 921,600 pixels
iPhone Xr’s display = 1792*828 = 1,483,776 pixels


According to OP,
921,600 = 1,483,776 therefore
1,483,776 - 921,600 = 0
562,176 = 0

Makes sense.
Text is physical smaller on a XR’s display compared to an iPhone 7 yes? If so, you would need to hold the display closer to your face which would make the real world usage case of the XR worse at 325 PPI.
 

C DM

macrumors Sandy Bridge
Oct 17, 2011
47,982
16,263
Text is physical smaller on a XR’s display compared to an iPhone 7 yes? If so, you would need to hold the display closer to your face which would make the real world usage case of the XR worse at 325 PPI.
Why is the text smaller?
 

JPack

macrumors 601
Mar 27, 2017
4,896
7,163
Text is physical smaller on a XR’s display compared to an iPhone 7 yes? If so, you would need to hold the display closer to your face which would make the real world usage case of the XR worse at 325 PPI.
No, the text size is the same. Font sizes are standard.

Users tend to hold larger displays further away from their eyes.
 

saintforlife

macrumors 65816
Original poster
Feb 25, 2011
1,025
319
720p = 1280*720 = 921,600 pixels
iPhone Xr’s display = 1792*828 = 1,483,776 pixels


According to OP,
921,600 = 1,483,776 therefore
1,483,776 - 921,600 = 0
562,176 = 0

Makes sense.
What does your stupid nonsensical post have to do with my OP? You and the people up voting your post need better reading comprehension skills. :smh:
 

C DM

macrumors Sandy Bridge
Oct 17, 2011
47,982
16,263
720p = 1280*720 = 921,600 pixels
iPhone Xr’s display = 1792*828 = 1,483,776 pixels


According to OP,
921,600 = 1,483,776 therefore
1,483,776 - 921,600 = 0
562,176 = 0

Makes sense.
What does your stupid nonsensical post have to do with my OP? You and the people up voting your post need better reading comprehension skills. :smh:
Sounds like that was probably meant for a somewhat similar but different thread, like the one at https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/so-xr’s-screen-is-only-720p.2136774/
 

andiwm2003

macrumors 601
Mar 29, 2004
4,337
384
Boston, MA
Screen is good enough for most users. The price is too high.

I personally would like it a bit thicker (as thick as the camera bump). That would allow for less expensive components and easier manufacturing and maybe even a bit larger battery. This in turn would allow for a much lower price.
 

Pupi

macrumors 6502
Apr 12, 2015
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Relentless Power

macrumors Nehalem
Jul 12, 2016
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All the iPhone XR gives up to the 8+ is screen resolution. If the XR had the same PPI as the 8+ (401 ppi), there is nothing else on the XR that feels like a compromise and would have the most perfect phone you could get this year.
I get this is a tech site, and people here are more inclined to argue over topics like resolution, PPI, ect. But truthfully, I don’t think the consumer outside a site like this, they _don’t_ care. They just simply see a phone that meets their expectations in terms of LCD display that looks like what they have been used to primarily in the past.
 

Hernan4651

macrumors member
Feb 25, 2018
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I think that for this year you refer to 2018... notch is getting old this year.
The curious is that this year it will get an Oled screen for the same price. Magic.
 

jdoyle

macrumors member
Jul 29, 2004
82
48
Screen is too narrow for me. I chose an 8+ over this upgrading from a 6+. Just love the form factor too much. Also hate that notch. Although the screen is taller the curved edges mean that any useful UI is limited to the middle portion of the screen anyway. Dual lens is also a big bonus on the 8+. 3D Touch I could probably live without.

Also why do we get a landscape mode for messages but not for mail? Wierd.
 

1rottenapple

macrumors 68020
Apr 21, 2004
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I will sacrifice 2 millimeters of thickness for a 4000 mA battery. I wanna come home after work. And have 85% battery.
 
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Hieveryone

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Apr 11, 2014
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720p = 1280*720 = 921,600 pixels
iPhone Xr’s display = 1792*828 = 1,483,776 pixels


According to OP,
921,600 = 1,483,776 therefore
1,483,776 - 921,600 = 0
562,176 = 0

Makes sense.
For the record I only up voted this bc I lol’d.

Not taking sides here or saying it has anything to do with OP or the topic.
 

Relentless Power

macrumors Nehalem
Jul 12, 2016
30,751
30,986
I think that for this year you refer to 2018... notch is getting old this year.
The notch is getting old? What does that even mean? I don’t think the notch plays a role for anyone outside this forum, and it doesn’t seem to even be a topic of discussion really.