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Rumor has next iPad mini display reaching 324ppi
Monday, February 4, 2013 @ 3:25pm

The next-generation iPad mini will get a display with 324 pixels per inch, says Chinese site My Drivers. The information stems from sources at Taiwanese Apple suppliers, who say that AU Optronics is piloting production of the new tablet. The hardware is expected to use a 2048x1536 display resolution, the same as the fourth-generation 9.7-inch iPad, despite having to compress that detail onto a 7.9-inch screen.



324ppi would give the Mini Apple's second-sharpest display, below only the 326ppi of the iPhone 5. For comparison, the 9.7-inch iPad is rated at 264ppi, while the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro has 227. The current Mini uses a 1024x768 display, giving it just 163ppi; that makes its screen inferior in one respect to some other competing tablets, such as the Nexus 7, which has a 7-inch 1280x800 screen with 216ppi.

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