iPhone 4’s resolution resolved
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When Steve Jobs introduced iPhone 4, he claimed that its “Retina Display’s” tiny pixels exceed what the human eye can differentiate. “It turns out there’s a magic number right around 300 pixels per inch, that when you hold something around to 10 to 12 inches away from your eyes, is the limit of the human retina to differentiate the pixels,” Jobs said.
Raymond Soneira, president of DisplayMate Technologies, refuted the claim in a Wired article entitled “iPhone 4’s ‘Retina’ Display Claims Are False Marketing.” Meanwhile, Phil Plait of Discover’s Bad Astronomy responds by saying that Soneira is (mostly) incorrect, while Steve Jobs is (technically) right.
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