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New Apple iPad mini has higher pixel density, but poorer color accuracy than the Apple iPad Air

0. phoneArena 18 Nov 2013, 12:06 posted on

Analysis of the screen on the new Apple iPad mini with Retina display shows that it has some shortcomings compared to the screen on the full-sized Apple iPad Air and other competing slates. First, we do have to point out that the new mini's higher resolution of 2048 x 1536 matches the resolution found on the panel employed by the iPad Air...

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posted on 18 Nov 2013, 12:15 5

1. cezarepc (Posts: 575; Member since: 23 Nov 2012)


Yeah noticeable... but only screen purists would mind.

posted on 18 Nov 2013, 14:59

3. Finalflash (Posts: 1810; Member since: 23 Jul 2013)


Yea, but it is just for information's sake, if anyone makes this a deal breaker for themselves, they're essentially hurting themselves only.

posted on 18 Nov 2013, 13:36 3

2. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5871; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


Ouch - less color accuracy? What happened to the whole 'Resolutionary' thang?

posted on 18 Nov 2013, 18:19

6. stealthd (Posts: 969; Member since: 12 Jun 2011)


What does color accuracy have to do with resolution? (Hint: nothing)

posted on 18 Nov 2013, 16:02

4. ocilfa (Posts: 333; Member since: 03 Aug 2012)


Screen accuracy lol... Please, raise your hand if your a professional photographer or digital artist who uses consumer tablets for professional image editing. Anyone?

posted on 18 Nov 2013, 16:50 2

5. darkkjedii (Posts: 11967; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


All I know is, I just downloaded "Man of Steel" on my retina mini, and it looks amazingly crisp.

posted on 18 Nov 2013, 19:23 1

7. Lucas_kim (Posts: 13; Member since: 17 Nov 2013)


the technology havent mature with high ppi of ipad mini!!

posted on 18 Nov 2013, 23:08

8. Taters (Posts: 3271; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


Funny how colour accuracy and screen brightness became the most important thing in the world when Android phones and tablets started destroying the iPhone and iPad in pixel density.

Now all of a sudden it is not a big deal. I must admit, Apple has a great PR staff that can spin almost anything into their favour.

posted on 19 Nov 2013, 17:58

9. flamencoguy (Posts: 97; Member since: 04 Aug 2012)


Ah so it ain't perfect

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