Yummy new CPU/GPU combo

Ortwin Regel ortwin at gmail.com
Sat Jun 7 02:11:51 CEST 2008

On 6/5/08, Ken Young <rtm at cfa.harvard.edu> wrote:
> Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote:
>> quick question - would you prefer a qvga lcd (save a bit of cost)
>> since we'e going to need to software-drive all graphics - the fewer
>> pixels you have to fill, the better for speed. i'm really tossing up if
>> the speed of qvga is worth the loss of resolution. i'm just not sure.
> Please, please, please, please, please don't drop to a QVGA LCD on
> future OM phones.   The beautiful full VGA screens on the neo and
> Freerunner are just about the only piece of hardware they have which
> is better than what you find on a typical smart phone.
> Ken Young
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I couldn't stand going back on resolution after having seen this
screen. 640*480 is beautiful. Decreasing the resolution to increase
speed is not worth it.


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