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Where can I see comparisons of retina vs non?

08-05-2010, 01:42 PM
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Where can I see comparisons of retina vs non?

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08-05-2010, 01:47 PM
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People could post comparisons in this thread perhaps? Maybe a mod could change the title.

Here's a comparison of the game "Aerox" (great game, btw).





Obviously the first screenshot (non-retina) has been upscaled to the same size as the retina screenshot so they can be more easily compared.

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08-05-2010, 01:49 PM
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Problem gotta be considered though is these images will display differently on a computer

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08-05-2010, 02:57 PM
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And how about on the ipod, the images are going to be small, and the details probably wont be that noticeable
08-05-2010, 03:08 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tym4n View Post
And how about on the ipod, the images are going to be small, and the details probably wont be that noticeable
without retina

with retina

I agree that it's pretty misleading to show the full sized pictures like that. Still a noticeable difference though.

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08-05-2010, 03:09 PM
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Originally Posted by SkyMuffin View Post
without retina

with retina

I agree that it's pretty misleading to show the full sized pictures like that. Still a noticeable difference though.
I think the iPhone/iPod screen is a bit smaller than that?

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08-05-2010, 03:10 PM
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I think the iPhone/iPod screen is a bit smaller than that?
nope. That's 320x480.

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08-05-2010, 03:12 PM
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Originally Posted by SkyMuffin View Post
nope. That's 320x480.
I just held my iPhone up to them and it's quite a bit smaller than those images.

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08-05-2010, 03:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Eduku View Post
I just held my iPhone up to them and it's quite a bit smaller than those images.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iphone#Screen_and_input
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The touchscreen is a 9 cm (3.5 in) liquid crystal display (320×480 px at 6.3 px/mm, 163 ppi, HVGA) with scratch-resistant glass
Of course it's going to be smaller, you're looking at it from a distance. In that case the difference in detail would be even less noticeable.

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08-05-2010, 03:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Eduku View Post
I just held my iPhone up to them and it's quite a bit smaller than those images.
It would be, blame the computer xD

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