iPad Is anyone else still blown away by the screen on their retina ipad?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by Jacoblee23, Nov 1, 2012.

  1. Jacoblee23 macrumors 6502a

    Nov 10, 2011
    Sometimes I am STILL just in awe over how damn gorgeous it is. That also makes me worried though, that I will be disappointed by the screen on my mini, when I get it tomorrow though. :(. This retina screen is breathtaking.
  2. glen e macrumors 68030

    Jun 19, 2010
    Ft Lauderdale
    to each his own...I see it, but it's not "breathtaking" to me, for the work I do on the pad (keynote).
  3. Rodster macrumors 68040

    May 15, 2007
    I have both an iPad 2+3 and I still don't find the iPad 2 screen ugly. It still looks good so I don't see why the Mini should look bad? I'll probably pickup a Mini with the next refresh.
  4. Ih8reno macrumors 65816


    Aug 10, 2012
    It's the reason I upgraded from my original ipad, that and the loss of software updates ;)
  5. nStyle macrumors 65816

    Dec 6, 2009
    Like anything, you grow used to it and it just blends in but if you stop to notice it then yes it is amazingly amazing.
  6. iapplelove macrumors 601


    Nov 22, 2011
    East Coast USA
    iPad retina screen is in a class by itself. I still own my iPad 2 and difference in text alone is night and day.
  7. convergent macrumors 68030


    May 6, 2008
    I've not been able to move from my chair since July. My wife has to bring me food in because I'm awe struck.
  8. Karmak macrumors member

    Jun 27, 2010
    My wife has the iPad 2 and I have the old "new" iPad. Whenever I glance at her on the 2 it looks like she is playing Minecraft.
  9. Poochi macrumors 6502a


    Jul 30, 2010
    I hated iPad 1 screen
    iPad 2 screen also SUCKS
    iPad 3 screen... well it's "okay" because I was already spoiled by the iPhone 4 screen.

    iPhone 5... amazing... it actually WORKS UNDER THE SUN! That I am a little bit blown away.
  10. iMule macrumors 6502

    Feb 11, 2009
    Greenville, SC
  11. Bokes macrumors 6502

    Mar 4, 2008
    Depends what you are looking at.
    I read a bunch of comic books and graphic novels on the retina and it's damn sweet.

    Sure, I would prefer a lighter slightly smaller form factor, but I know I would distracted by the lower image quality after being spoiled.

    I am going to try out the new Nook HD.
    Smaller reader with excellent screen.
  12. dmelgar macrumors 68000

    Apr 29, 2005
    Yes. Constantly amazed at how clear it is.

    Actually I like the display on the iPhone 5 even better. Perfect brightness. Feels like a sheet of colorful paper rather than a display.

    I hope I can deal with the iPad Mini display. The light weight and thinnest is very enticing.
  13. hcho3 macrumors 68030

    May 13, 2010
    I absolutely doubt about Retina Display on next iPad mini...

    Apple will be under a lot of pressure to bring the price down on iPad mini. So, they will most likely bring it down to 299 dollars next time.

    Apple cannot just put retina display on iPad mini with this kind of costs

    Once apple puts that on then no one will buy iPad with 9.7 inch screen.
  14. AdonisSMU macrumors 603

    Oct 23, 2010
    Nope. It's a nice to have but the smaller size was definitely more important to me.
  15. superstarmc macrumors regular

    Jun 13, 2011
    Same here.
  16. Poochi macrumors 6502a


    Jul 30, 2010
    How about a small and better quality 4" display. aka. iPhone 5? it's EVEN LIGHTER!
  17. AdonisSMU macrumors 603

    Oct 23, 2010
    iPhone 5 is too small to be useful for books, emails, document editing and websites in a way that I prefer.
  18. Poochi macrumors 6502a


    Jul 30, 2010
    So... is iPad mini the "sweetspot"?

    iPad WAS the sweetspot and its no longer?

    I honestly don't think size of the iPad is the problem as much as it's got weight problem in 3. (iPad 2 was nice I'd have to say).
  19. AdonisSMU macrumors 603

    Oct 23, 2010
    Mini isthe sweet spot for me.
  20. tillsbury macrumors 65816

    Dec 24, 2007
    No, not blown away at all. Too busy playing on the retina MBP for the last few months... :D

    You won't be disappointed by the mini -- it's not a retina but it's better than ipad2...
  21. token787 macrumors regular


    Jun 30, 2012

    Those Nook screens are in a class by themselves, they are BEAUTIFUL!!

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