QVGA V/s VGA for GTA03 (was something about yummy CPU-GPU combos!)
flyin.bbb8 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 7 08:06:16 CEST 2008
Well were all those 'never see them' people linux users and interested
in openmoko? Haha we might just all be gifted people ! :D
On 6/7/08, The Rasterman Carsten Haitzler <raster at openmoko.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 7 Jun 2008 01:30:43 +0100 Stroller <linux.luser at myrealbox.com>
>> 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
> here a lot of "excellent vision gifted" people turn up, whereas in real life
> never see them... :)
> Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) <raster at openmoko.org>
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