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    (Original post by Gofre)
    What HTC are you talking about?

    I'm not saying they need to scale up, I'm saying that they're identical in terms of sharpness and pixel density and used scaling up as a means of illustrating that. The "actual stuff" on the iPhone is there, and the 4/4S/5/5S don't need 720p displays for the same reason the (2013) Moto G doesn't need a 1080p one, their screens are small enough that they can be sharp enough to provide a high end experience with fewer pixels.
    I still don't get your point. I appreciate that on a smaller display the pixels don't have to be as high as on a bigger screen in order to get the same quality.

    But so what? The fact that it has a smaller screen is decisive in the first place. Right your point was "doesn't matter that the pixels are lower, on the smaller screen the quality is the same" or something to that extent. Well so what? The actual stuff is NOT there, the screen is way smaller. You got way to hung up about the pixel comment by the other guy.

    The important thing is not the pixel but the ratio pixel/size. And if that is the same but one phone has a much smaller screen, well I know which phone is a lot better.
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    Any news on the new Nexus?
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    (Original post by SarcasticMel)
    I still don't get your point. I appreciate that on a smaller display the pixels don't have to be as high as on a bigger screen in order to get the same quality.
    That was my point exactly- the post I was replying to was implying that the Moto G had a better screen by virtue of being 720p, I was simply pointing out that because of its size the iPhone was equally sharp despite being a lower resolution.

    You got way to hung up about the pixel comment by the other guy.
    Well literally the only comment he made about the screens was referring to the resolution...

    The important thing is not the pixel but the ratio pixel/size. And if that is the same but one phone has a much smaller screen, well I know which phone is a lot better.
    I've never disagreed with this, I was literally just pointing out they were both equally pixel dense, I wasn't trying to say anything else. Size preference is an entirely different matter.
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    I still don't get your point. Who cares about pixel size, it's how it looks and of course it will look better on a bigger screen.

    My point is, I don't understand why you had to go on a tangent about pixels?
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    I'm between the Xiaomi Mi4 and the new iPhone, but the Xiaomi seems to have a better camera and, well, the price is much lower. Some places don't sell it yet, but this has one of the best prices I could find. http://estnext.com/store/index.php/xiaomi-mi4.html
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    (Original post by SarcasticMel)
    I still don't get your point. Who cares about pixel size, it's how it looks and of course it will look better on a bigger screen.

    My point is, I don't understand why you had to go on a tangent about pixels?
    Because it's not a tangent. The post I was replying to made one remark- that the Moto G has a HD screen and the iPhone doesn't, a remark revolving entirely around pixels. I was just pointing out that the two are equally pixel dense, and that simply qualifying for 720p doesn't intrinsically mean it's a better screen.

    I'm not making comments about which display is better, whether or not a bigger screen is better, or anything like that. All I wanted to point out was that the two displays were equally sharp. I'm slightly confused why that post has become such a contentious one now :lolwut:
 
 
 
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