QVGA V/s VGA for GTA03 (was something about yummy CPU-GPU combos!)

Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) raster at openmoko.org
Mon Jun 9 02:58:28 CEST 2008

On Sun, 8 Jun 2008 23:26:15 +0300 "Dotan Cohen" <dotancohen at gmail.com> babbled:

> 2008/6/8 The Rasterman Carsten Haitzler <raster at openmoko.org>:
> > iphone dpi is very much lower than the neo, but a large margin, but users
> > rave how nice it is.
> >
> I had the pleasure of playing with an iPhone recently, and I tried to
> determine the screen's resolution just by eyeballing it,
> unsuccessfully. I have a QVGA Nokia 6288, had another QVGA phone, had
> a VGA Dell Axim x50v, and a few other small devices with decent
> screens. The iPhone's screen is great not because of the resolution,
> but rather, because there is no 'screen door' effect. That means that
> white space is white, with no black grid surrounding the pixels as is
> typical in most LCD screens. When you cannot see the grid, you cannot
> determine resolution and that is why the iPhone screen looks as good
> as it does.

it has a "screen door" - it's definitely visible :) and the resolution is
320x480. not that high at all. in fact about half the dpi (or so) of the

> Dotan Cohen
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