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View Full Version : What is the Right Answer on Retinal Display?

Jeff Campbell
06-17-2010, 02:00 PM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.loopinsight.com/2010/06/11/apples-retina-display-claims-are-not-false-says-expert/' target='_blank'>http://www.loopinsight.com/2010/06/...se-says-expert/</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"Apple's Retina Display included in the iPhone 4 has caused quite a stir this week, including claims that Apple is misleading consumers. However, a vision scientist contacted by The Loop says Apple has it right."</em></p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/at/auto/1276709840.usr105634.jpg" style="border: 1px solid #d2d2bb;" /></p><p>Haven't read too much about this dispute, as it appears to have died out but this is a <a href="http://www.kybervision.com/Blog/files/AppleRetinaDisplay.html" target="_blank">pretty interesting article</a> on the <a href="http://www.apple.com/iphone/features/retina-display.html" target="_blank">retina display</a> on the new iPhone 4. It started when a <a href="http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2010/06/iphone-4-retina/" target="_blank">post by Wired</a> quoted Raymond Soneira of DisplayMate Technologies. Mr Soneira said that <em>"the math just doesn't add up. Retina display is a misleading marketing term." </em></p><p><em></em>William Beaudot of Kybervision says not so fast in his <a href="http://www.kybervision.com/Blog/files/AppleRetinaDisplay.html" target="_blank">blog post</a>, and states that <em>"it is actually quite accurate based on a 20/20 visual acuity."</em> Anyway, if you are interested at all in this, it's a pretty thorough and technical explanation of what it all means.&nbsp;</p>