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Third-gen iPad display tested versus iPad 2, iPhone 4

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By Charles Starrett

Contributing Editor
Published: Monday, March 19, 2012
News Categories: iPad, iPhone

DisplayMate has posted an exhaustive display technology shoot-out pitting the Retina Display of the new iPad against the screens found in the iPad 2 and iPhone 4. Giving the display an overall grade of “A”, the report calls the new 2048x1536 panel “excellent”, with a lower average screen reflection than the iPad 2, and higher maximum brightness. Black levels were found to be slightly better on the iPad 2, although still “very good”, as was the contrast ratio. Notably, the report claims that the new iPad sports a color gamut of 99 percent—a figure that seems too good to be true—and similarly grades the color temperature as slightly too blue, a finding that seems to ignore the differences in color temperature found in iLounge’s own test units. Ultimately, DisplayMate gave the new iPad the Best Mobile Display Award, as well as the Best Mobile Picture Quality Award title, which was previously held by the original Motorola Droid.

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Color gamut conforming 99% to standard is the major difference with the current iphone.

Posted by Mentis on March 19, 2012 at 11:31 PM (PDT)

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