QVGA V/s VGA for GTA03 (was something about yummy CPU-GPU combos!)
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman)
raster at openmoko.org
Sat Jun 7 05:10:12 CEST 2008
On Sat, 7 Jun 2008 01:30:43 +0100 Stroller <linux.luser at myrealbox.com> babbled:
> On 6 Jun 2008, at 23:19, Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote:
> >> ...
> >> Let's reverse the question - would you reduce the resolution of your
> >> desktop system?
> >> What do you currently have? 1024*1280 or more?
> >> You can still do everything like writing software, e-mail, web
> >> browsing, gaming.
> >> Probably even faster. But how would it appear? Future oriented or old
> >> fashioned?
> > this is different - because it's me - my eyesight is better than
> > 20/20 and i
> > use the highest res i can get, when i can get it as i know i can
> > read my
> > miniscule 8pt or less fonts. but no one else can read my screen -
> > they all
> > complain that it's too hard and i am forever upping font sizes if i
> > want anyone
> > to read something on it. i know *I* am fine with it, but the vast
> > majority of
> > other people can't read my screen. this is why i am cutting myself
> > out of this
> > - trying to not be personal about it as i know already i'm an
> > exception to the
> > rule.
> Hi there,
> I haven't posted on this topic before because I'm not able to
> personally compare VGA & QVGA 2" phone screens.
> However my eyesight is also better than 20/20, and display quality is
> generally quite visible to me.
> Your statements have seemed to say that QVGA is "just as good" as VGA
> for most people, and I have been sceptical of this - I find that my
> current phone (P990i) is QVGA, and that is rubbish for viewing
> webpages. Since you have 20/20 eyesight and can view tiny fonts at
> high resolutions I'm inclined to believe that a VGA screen will, for
> me, be better for displaying webpages & PDFs - I'll be able to fit
> more on the screen and my eyesight will allow me to read the smaller
> So my vote is for VGA (or even widescreen VGA, like the PSP?).
it will be better - of course. what' i'm baffled about is why all of a sudden
here a lot of "excellent vision gifted" people turn up, whereas in real life i
never see them... :)
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) <raster at openmoko.org>
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