what's the purpose of 2048X1536 resolution?

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    Everything will look gorgeous. And it's easier on the eyes. :)
     
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    Apple just doing it for the lolz...
     
  7. ahdickter macrumors 6502

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    Text will look crisper, and that can make all the difference.
     
  8. Michael CM1 macrumors 603

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    Go read anything from this websites on an iPad 2. Then go read it on an iPhone 4S. Zoom in so the text is the same size. You will be confused no longer.
     
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    I see no pixels on my 1920x1200 17" display (0.5 m distance; Early-2011 MBP, matte).
     
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    i have a late 2011 MBP anti-glare high resolution and i can still see the pixels (15" by the way). not that im complaining, its beautiful, but clearly there is room for improvement.
     
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    Question. DVD (480P) looks like a turd on a 1080P display. What's 720P or 1080P going to look like on a 2K screen?
     
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    Several decades from now kids won't know what pixels are because they've never seen em' :eek:
     
  15. heyyitzmelissa macrumors 6502

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    I don't hold iPad close to my face as I do my iPhone. I can't even see pixels from this distance so what's the use.
     
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    A higher pixel density could have an especially noticeable effect on Asian characters:

    [​IMG]
     
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    1:1 ratio when viewing my iMac through VNC and Screens on the iPad 3. I can't imagine how awesome that will look to see my iMac screen at native resolution on my iPad.
     
  18. mattraehl macrumors 6502

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    720p video on a 2048x1536 screen will look slightly better than on a 1024x768 screen, because you'll actually be able to see all the detail now. If you've ever loaded a high-quality 720p Blu-Ray rip onto your iPad you know it already looks fantastic. Quality 1080p video on a 9.7" 2048x1536 screen will be jaw-dropping.
     
  19. eaf7s macrumors regular

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    It's been said but it'll make a huge difference for text. I've got a 4S and an iPad 2 and reading on the 2 is occasionally a *minor* annoyance--but it's noticeable.
     
  20. JUiCEJamie macrumors 6502a

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    Fantastic example!
     
  21. The Loafer macrumors newbie

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    Not always a good thing...
     
  22. eaf7s macrumors regular

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    So many horrible things upon which I could elaborate...showing constraint...
     
  23. jehy macrumors newbie

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    fingers crossed!

    I personally think its an awesome idea, set the bar higher and higher until 1080P is what we see when we watch a DVD (480p).

    You never know in a few years time we could see 2160p! haha

    On a serious note though, text and images (both movies and pictures/graphics) would be so much crisper and clearer!
    If any of you had an iphone 3G and then upgraded to the iphone 4, you'll know what I mean by the jump between in quality was AWESOME! :)

    :apple: like to WOW people, just when you think surely it can't get better than this, they strike! Part of the reason why we all look at websites like Mac Rumours :D
     
  24. takeshi74 macrumors 601

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    With poor upscaling, yes, it does.
     
  25. Stealthipad macrumors 68040

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    I just hope that Apple does it right as extra resolution can also be a processor and energy HOG!:eek:
     

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