[OT] Unboxing the Acer Android Tablet

Chipp Walters chipp at altuit.com
Tue Aug 2 13:40:27 EDT 2011


Turns out the Android doesn't know how to spell I pad. :-)
On Aug 2, 2011 12:38 PM, "Chipp Walters" <chipp at altuit.com> wrote:
> 'And the resolution isn't "much" better. The wide screen can be useful
when
> playing Angry Birds Rio levels, but the actual DPI is only 149 versus 132.
> 132 is already fairly high, and unless I wear reading glasses and try to
> look for differences, I wouldn't describe the extra 12% as being that much
> better.'
>
> Colin, resolution typically refers to the number of pixels on a screen,
not
> the density. The Acer Iconis has a 1280 x 800 screen, vs the iPad's 1024 x
> 768. That's 1,024,000 pixels vs the 786,432 of the I pad, which is
> significant, and much more than 12%.
>
> I turned both the Acer and I pad screen to their brightest levels and
viewed
> them side by side, and they looked about the same.



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