CES 2012 Week LG has just unwrapped the LTE-capable version of its Nitro HD smartphone: the Spectrum. Designed for the Verizon network in the US, the Spectrum boasts a 4.5in, 1280 x 720 IPS LCD screen - specs that give it a dot density of 329ppi. LG's pitching the handset as "true HD", and we wonder how many buyers will be …
2.3 you meant
329ppi is too high to be useful
They really needed to enlarge the screen to 5" give usable justice to the 720p.
High ppi is for dummies.
Android 3.2 Gingerbread???
Begging your pardon, but under the defined standards, 1280x720 IS an HDTV resolution (720p). 1920x1080 isn't the only defined HDTV resolution, and indeed is not possible under most broadcast television standards except when interlaced (which is unsuitable for high-motion scenes because of tearing) or for lower-rate film footage. OTOH, the same bandwidth can easily accommodate 720p at full progressive resolution, making it the resolution of choice for most sports networks.
That's great, but "true HD" still sounds a little too much like "full HD" for comfort. Perhaps they'd consider switching to "barely HD"?
- Product Round-up Smartwatch face off: Pebble, MetaWatch and new hi-tech timepieces
- Geek's Guide to Britain BT Tower is just a relic? Wrong: It relays 18,000hrs of telly daily
- Geek's Guide to Britain The bunker at the end of the world - in Essex
- Review: Sony Xperia SP
- FLABBER-JASTED: It's 'jif', NOT '.gif', says man who should know