Will iPad mini ever be a retina?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by osdesignstore, Oct 27, 2012.

  1. osdesignstore macrumors newbie

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    With Apple's strategy of anti-fragmentation. The only way to make a retina iPad mini would be to double the resolution like the iPad 3 and 4. Is this possible to have an iPad mini? Wouldn't the battery be too heavy and thick with today's technology? will iPad mini remain the same resolution for a while?
     
  2. Buckeyestar macrumors 6502a

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    I think a combination of factors will allow it. Smaller power sipping chips, better battery technology, IGZO displays and filing the dead space (look at the video on the Apple site, 2:30 mark) will all contribute helping get a retina display in the mini.
     
  3. osdesignstore thread starter macrumors newbie

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    right IGZO, forgot about that
     
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