The iPad 2’s Display: Nice, But Not Perfect

By  |  Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 10:43 am

My friend Dr. Ray Soneira of DisplayMate Technologies has reviewed the iPad 2′ screen, comparing it to the iPhone 4’s “retina” display. The news is mostly good–he likes the iPad 2’s display a lot and says that “retina” resolution isn’t all that important–but he also has some interesting technical quibbles which he says Apple could fix with a software update.

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  1. Mentis Says:

    A big screen iPad you hold farther than you would hold a small iphone. So what matters is pixel density AND distance you hold the display. In that regard iPad would never need a retina display.