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Skype updated for new iPad's Retina display, but it’s not about the video

0. phoneArena 26 Mar 2012, 09:27 posted on

The new iPad’s 2048 by 1536-pixel Retina display is a big deal for some, not that much for others, but technologically it’s a huge and important leap…

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posted on 26 Mar 2012, 09:56 4

1. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)

'The iPad still has a not-that-great front VGA camera and we could only wish it could push 1536p video.'

You really mean, "The iPad still has a not-that-great front 0.30 piXelAted VGA camera and, therefore, this Skype UI update is really not needed."

posted on 26 Mar 2012, 10:37 2

2. squallz506 (banned) (Posts: 1075; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)

VGA skyping must look tiny on the new ipad's screen. geez apple would it have been that difficult to squeeze a 1.3mp shooter in there?

posted on 26 Mar 2012, 16:34

6. rcrider4 (Posts: 118; Member since: 14 Nov 2011)

It's not tiny, it's full screen, but pixely

posted on 26 Mar 2012, 10:44

3. NOKIA.8800.ARTE (Posts: 100; Member since: 26 Mar 2012)

So its not, or is like the GALAXY S2!?

posted on 26 Mar 2012, 13:06 1

4. c.hack (Posts: 613; Member since: 09 Dec 2009)

Of course, the second Apple puts in a higher res front camera the apple haters will start complaining that its using too much bandwidth or that its warmer than the old camera.

posted on 26 Mar 2012, 13:22

5. NOKIA.8800.ARTE (Posts: 100; Member since: 26 Mar 2012)

I dont see the point off u posting¡ cause its all haters and fandroids in phonearena off apple¡

posted on 26 Mar 2012, 23:29

7. cttan456 (Posts: 62; Member since: 22 Mar 2012)

VGA video calls on a small 3.5inch phone screen is ok cos the pixelation is less notieceable but VGA on a tablet/ laptop/desktop screen will look horrendous.
There are Android phones that lets you do video calls in 720p.

posted on 27 Mar 2012, 08:26

8. flopjoke (Posts: 42; Member since: 05 Jan 2012)

Best HD video calls I've seen are on Galaxy S2. That device will live for a very long time.

iPad's front camera is "not-that-great"? It SUCKS. Be man enough to say it when you can say that about other manufacturer's irrelevant details.

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