Beyond 2K: A collection of crazily-detailed wallpapers for your Quad HD smartphone

Beyond 2K: A collection of crazily-detailed wallpapers for your Quad HD smartphone
With our biweekly column on wallpapers, our promise is to deliver royalty- and attribution-free wallpapers that are also awesome to behold and crazily-detailed. So detailed, in fact, that even your fancy Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) resolution screen can't properly render them. For example, the most bonkers among them is a 5951 x 4000 pixels large beauty. That's 23.8 megapixels!

Not only that, but we go to some lengths to ensure that what you're looking at are the real, native resolutions the images were taken at/created in, so no monkey business to worry about (such as software up-scaling, which butchers detail).

Best of all? Even if your device's screen isn't quite as nuts on pixels, these will still look more than great as your background, as your phone's respective launcher will simply downscale them to the adequate resolution — completely automatically. Thankfully, that process actually yields some improvements in quality, so these will likely look sharper than walls at your native resolution.

As always, the images in the slideshow at the bottom have been re-sized in order to save you both bandwidth and time, but the original, high-resolution files are available from over HERE. Take your pick and download away.

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1. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

Thank you very much.

2. KushielAOC

Posts: 31; Member since: Sep 02, 2015

Who wants a tomato for a background???

3. Chris.P

Posts: 567; Member since: Jun 27, 2013

Artsy folks might look at your Bowser avatar and wonder the same. Live and let live! :)

9. JoshuaDK

Posts: 18; Member since: May 08, 2014

A ketchup maker

4. yemkoid

Posts: 41; Member since: Aug 17, 2015

Landscape ones, I couldn't get them to full screen but will be cropped

5. ishan.heru

Posts: 69; Member since: Aug 31, 2014

I don't see any details in my new iPhone 6s plus. Feeling sad :(

7. nepalisherpa

Posts: 338; Member since: Jul 17, 2015


8. GeekMovement unregistered

I like the jellyfish bg.

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