LG G3 Leaks Reveal Three Major Features


When it comes to deciding on which new smartphone to purchase in 2014, there’s plenty of choices outside of Samsung or Apple. While the HTC One M8 is popular, many consumers are starting to pay more attention to the upcoming LG G3. LG launched the G2 back in September of last year, and just a […]

LG’s Quad HD Smartphone Display Doubles Retina Display’s Clarity


With four times as many pixels as a 720p HD display found on many of today’s smartphones, a new Quad HD resolution smartphone screen made by LG Display brings a pixel-topping 2560 X 1440 pixels to a 5.5-inch smartphone screen. That number equates to about 538 pixels per inch, or PPI, nearly double what Apple […]

2014 Phablets to Get Retina Display Resolution


While full HD 1080p may be the rage in 2013 with phones and phablets, new phablets with 6-inch displays that will be released in 2014 will be pushing the resolution even higher than the Retina Display found on today’s third and fourth generation iPad models. The 6-inch phablets released next year will debut with a […]

Apple’s New App Design Guidelines Hint at an All-Retina Future


As if the rumored forthcoming second generation iPad mini will be moving to the much anticipated higher resolution Retina Display isn’t enough, Apple’s guidance to app developers may solidify the company’s momentum to standardize on the Retina Display across all its tablet products. Additionally, all iOS apps for iPhone submitted to the App Store for […]

Move Over Retina Display, Full HD Huawei P2 to Pack Whopping 489ppi


Apple has fueled our obsession with high pixel density display thanks to its clever marketing of Retina Display, and since then Android manufacturers have been striving to out-Retina Apple in the display department. With the iPhone clocking in at 326ppi, or pixels per inch, the new flagship Huawei Ascend P2 that’s been recently leaked in […]

Surprise! iPad mini 2 Rumored to Come With Retina Display


Though the iPad mini just went on sale earlier this month for about a week, there are now rumors of an iPad mini 2–or second generation iPad mini. What’s new for the updated slate? For starters, it’s now speculated that Apple would up the resolution of its 7.9-inch tablet with a Retina Display, giving the […]

1080p HD Displays Coming to Phablets Soon Thanks to Sharp Displays


Many phablets–or smartphones with a display size of 5-inch–already come with HD displays today, but those screens are limited to a 720p HD resolution. The Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Note, which popularized the category after Dell had released the 5-inch Streak with a WVGA resolution, comes with 720p HD display with 1280 X 800 pixels and […]

Court Docs Reveal Retina Display Galaxy Tab Planned by Samsung


As part of Samsung’s ongoing legal battle with Apple, a series of court documents have revealed plans for Samsung’s upcoming Windows Phone 8 devices and now additional documents show that Samsung is prepping for a Retina Display Galaxy Tab to compete against Apple’s iPad. The documents show that Samsung has planned a model P10 tablet […]

Windows Phone 8 Apollo Supports Competitive Higher Resolution Displays


Though there are some high-end Windows Phone 7 devices on the market today, like the Nokia Lumia 900 which has a premium build quality, 4G LTE network support, and a large display, those devices lack a high resolution display in a market and Retina Display era where pixels matter. According to the latest chatter, Microsoft’s […]

This Is What Android Fragmentation Looks Like


Fragmentation on the Android ecosystem encompasses many different things. As there are a variety of Android licensees each making multiple phone models with varying hardware components to accommodate a number of different user demographics, at the end of the day we have varying screen sizes and resolutions, processor makes and speeds, graphics engines, RAM, memory, […]

What’s the Perfect Screen Size for Smartphones?

iPhone 4S display

When it comes to picking a smartphone, the screen is still one of the most critical features. While outdoor readability, vibrant colors and deep blacks are important, I’m mainly talking about the size of the screen and the resolution. The size of the screen dictates a lot about your phone. What games you can play, how you […]

iPad 3 to Usher in Pixel-Packing Tablets in 2012


Come 2012, we’ll start to see more tablets pack in more pixels, according to analysts. The trend will be led by Apple’s third-generation iPad tablet, which will help lead the push, though it won’t be alone as top Android tablet-manufacturers will also increase their display resolutions. NPD DisplaySearch analyst David Hsieh says that 2012 will […]

Retina Display Resolution to Be Manufacturing Challenge for iPad 3


As Apple is readying production of the iPad 3, the successor to the iPad 2, the bottleneck in manufacturing and major problem to consider is the Cupertino, California company’s ambitious plans to deliver a Retina-like Display resolution on the larger 10-inch tablet. When Apple launched the iPhone 4 with its signature Retina Display, packing 960 […]

New Hints of Retina Display on iOS 5 for Next-Generation iPad


After much debate and prior speculation on when Apple would release an iPad with a higher resolution Retina-like Display, new evidence found inside iOS 5 suggest that Apple is exploring a tablet with a 2048 X 1536 display. The new art assets found on iOS 5 confirms what was discovered inside the iBooks app in […]

High Resolution Netbooks Do Exist!


If you’re like me, you’ve been frustrated a time or two by the limited screen resolution of your favorite netbook.   A 10.1-inch screen was a vast improvement over the original 7-inch Eee PC, but my eyes can still feel like they’re jailed at 1024×600; A claustrophobic feeling often takes over when I’m netbook surfing. […]