How much would a Retina 9.7" LCD cost?

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  1. Badd_Blood

    Badd_Blood Well-Known Member

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    Until we get into 3D holographic models and then 4D
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    Or until we get photo-realistic gaming.
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    This is the reason that I highly doubt there will be a retina display. There ARE displays out there of that resolution... and how much do they cost? The cheapest one I've seen was about $1,000. Granted that's a consumer price on an item with plastic housing, power supply, etc. in addition to the panel, but at that price there's simply no way Apple is getting one of those into the iPad. Especially at that PPI.

    If they do achieve it, though, they'll be set unless they need to change the display size.
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    bigjzoo Banned

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    Compare an iPT 3g to a 4g. Now tell me that you don't notice a difference.
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    I don't notice much. But then I have my brightness quite low.
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    Ever since I got my iPT 4, I can't look at a non-retina iPT/iPhone.
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    ale624 Well-Known Member

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    well... That's unfortunate for you.
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    bigjzoo Banned

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    I mean that I just see all the pixels in comparison. The iPad 2's screen may look good, but it is nothing compared to retina.
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    meh, I say the iPad 2 screen is good enough. Its a bit better than the touchpad screen as well. (I own both)
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    Badd_Blood Well-Known Member

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    Actually the first thing I noticed when I got my iPad was that I could see the pixels and it looked kind of bad. But from a distance it is harder to tell. So a retina display really wouldn't do that much for the iPad because you look at it from a further distance.

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