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    I think it said on Engadget that there might be a layer of plastic around the edges to prevent the dimensions from being revealed. It could be thinner when its officially revealed.
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    (Original post by El Torres)
    Gotta love that the SIII has leaked out haha. Engadget got a legal notice to take the video down after it was posted up so there's high chances that it's real.

    http://www.engadget.com/2012/04/20/galaxy-s-iii-leak/

    Someone is going to have to explain this to me though, it says the dpi is 320 but THE resolution is 720x1280. How does that work then?
    http://members.ping.de/~sven/dpi.html
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    But what does it mean? Is it simply screen size vs dpi? So it doesn't have a HD screen because the dpi is only 300 something? I thought 720 meant HD. I know it doesn't say 720p but yeah.
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    (Original post by El Torres)
    But what does it mean? Is it simply screen size vs dpi? So it doesn't have a HD screen because the dpi is only 300 something? I thought 720 meant HD. I know it doesn't say 720p but yeah.
    It uses the resolution (e.g. 1280 x 720) and Pythagoras' to find the number of dots (which I think is synonymous with pixels here) along the diagonal of the screen (which is in inches), which gives you the dpi.
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    (Original post by + polarity -)
    It uses the resolution (e.g. 1280 x 720) and Pythagoras' to find the number of dots (which I think is synonymous with pixels here) along the diagonal of the screen (which is in inches), which gives you the dpi.
    Well I googled the resolution and it is HD. So I presume the higher the DPI also makes for a better screen quality, or does it not matter? Just another way of measuring it?

    I noticed here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of..._pixel_density all the 720x1280 resolution screens have a ppi in the 300's. It does differ though.
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    (Original post by El Torres)
    Well I googled the resolution and it is HD. So I presume the higher the DPI also makes for a better screen quality, or does it not matter? Just another way of measuring it?

    I noticed here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of..._pixel_density all the 720x1280 resolution screens have a ppi in the 300's. It does differ though.
    Well, I'd say a higher DPI looks nicer (but after 330 ppi or something you can't tell), but there are many other factors affecting the 'quality' of a screen :wink2:

    Yes, the resolution is HD, and yes, a PPI of over 300 will look very nice.
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    Fair enough, I guess that's all I need to know to understand the phone specs. Cheers
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    ColorNote, very useful
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    (Original post by El Torres)
    Fair enough, I guess that's all I need to know to understand the phone specs. Cheers
    Resolution = pixel numbers.
    Imagine two screens with the same resolution but with different sizes.
    The smaller one will pack the same number of pixels into a smaller area and so will increase it's pixels per inch... get it?

    High PPI=high quality screen.
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    So 1080p is simply 1080 pixels per inch? I presume all display stuff is the same.

    Anyway I get what you're saying so thanks for that bit!
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    (Original post by El Torres)
    So 1080p is simply 1080 pixels per inch? I presume all display stuff is the same.

    Anyway I get what you're saying so thanks for that bit!
    1080p is not PPI. Big HD TVs are arguably **** quality.

    The resolution for 1080p is 1920x1080 which on a 42" screen would be... just over 50 PPI apparently.

    EDIT: obviously you aren't spending time as close to a TV as you will a phone/tablet/laptop so it's not that big of a deal.
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    The P stands for
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    (Original post by G8D)
    1080p is not PPI. Big HD TVs are arguably **** quality.

    The resolution for 1080p is 1920x1080 which on a 42" screen would be... just over 50 PPI apparently.

    EDIT: obviously you aren't spending time as close to a TV as you will a phone/tablet/laptop so it's not that big of a deal.
    Bloody heck around 50.. but yeah as you say. I guess slowly everything will move HD so most screen sizes get a solid picture quality.

    (Original post by + polarity -)
    The P stands for
    You see I knew that too haha, guess I forgot. Progressive and interlaced. Progressive being the better one.
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    GF got a Desire S
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    (Original post by G8D)
    GF got a Desire S
    Why you mad bro? Tech envy?
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    (Original post by mikeyd85)
    Why you mad bro? Tech envy?
    Ye :ashamed2:
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    I might buy an X or an S (GS3 dependant).

    X has a meaty DPI :sogood:
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    My contract runs out in November and if the S3 is rubbish then I'll be getting a One X as well. Should be cheaper then too. I heard there is an issue with the corners though. The finish seems to be coming off since it's a thin layer and showing the aluminium underneath.
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    I thought the One S was the one with issues. The one X seems pretty good build quality-wise.
 
 
 
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