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Vivo breaks the 1080p barrier with the first 2K smartphone

16 October, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Vivo breaks the 1080p barrier with the first 2K smartphone - read the full textWhile we're still far from getting 4K displays on smartphones, but the latest news from Asia indicates that Chinese manufacturer Vivo is in production of a display set to feature 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution. Vivo teased its upcoming product today, hailing it as the first 2K smartphone, but...


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Nice. And we also need 100MP on cameraphones. 41MP is just not enough anymore.

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  • 2013-10-16 21:16
  • PT6t

Totally Useless. Human eyes can't feel the difference after crossing the 350 ppi. This useless more pixels will only force the gpu to work harder thus drain the battery quicker and makes the heats and other performance issues .

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  • 2013-10-16 21:12
  • fvL8


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  • 2013-10-16 21:11
  • 3YeF

and this is what I want on my 27" monitor

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  • 2013-10-16 20:32
  • I59G

Dude.. The article was referring to screen resolution and not video recording.

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  • 2013-10-16 20:29
  • tha5

> In reply to punk4ever @ 2013-10-16 19:48 from 0GaZ - click to readWhat has an impact in performance is the resolution, no the PPI...

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  • 2013-10-16 20:11
  • mVAc

Hasn't the Note 3 got 4K video recording?

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  • 2013-10-16 20:04
  • nFpQ

Wow! This is the best phone ever!! eat your heart out samsung!

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  • 2013-10-16 19:49
  • 3dv5

340 ppi is enough for phone , phaplet and tablet . human eyes can't see deference if its more. keeping this ppi makes performance of games better and still have the sames visual experience .

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  • 2013-10-16 19:48
  • 0GaZ


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  • 2013-10-16 19:46
  • SvCj

for 3D display we need more pixels in one place(with a lot pixels in one 3Dpixel for all directions) so the more the better.
i really wish for 2k in z2. feels natural.

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  • 2013-10-16 19:28
  • MR0G

> In reply to OLPS @ 2013-10-16 19:17 from t1$E - click to readThere's already one with 4000 mAh battery. Check Lenovo P780

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  • 2013-10-16 19:24
  • t1$B

And the funniest thing is wp8 is about to get full hd and now on android,its moving to 2k tech!! I pity for those wp8 users! I dont want even to mention the isheeps in this...!!!

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  • 2013-10-16 19:23
  • tUwV

This is just overkill. I can't enjoy a 4K video on 2K display. Full HD and 441 PPI is enough but it does put strain on GPU which results in battery draining quickly. 2K will be just a waste on any 5 to 6" screen and goodbye battery life.

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  • 2013-10-16 19:21
  • t1$B

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-16 17:51 from pwY4 - click to read100% right Give us a phone with 4000mAH Battery

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  • 2013-10-16 19:17
  • t1$E

If you don't have. it doesnt mean its useless!!!

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  • 2013-10-16 19:17
  • tUwV

> In reply to AJK @ 2013-10-16 17:52 from KIhS - click to read1: yes we can
2: it depends on how far you are holding the phone|
3: home printers have been printing in 1200dpi since what year 2000, so there is always a differance
4: is it stupid to go higher than 1080p on a phone, HELL YES IT IS

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  • 2013-10-16 19:16
  • smbX

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-16 18:44 from Kg$D - click to readYeah what does this " people can see even higher ppi still".....i may need a optician(who can only fix the focus of eye not resolving power),but you really need to see a pcychiatrist if you have problems in accepting your obvious mistakes.....

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  • 2013-10-16 19:15
  • XuJ6

> In reply to Ggame @ 2013-10-16 18:47 from rAjb - click to readYou can actually see individual pixels on both resolutions.
It is just too hard and not worthwhile.

have a 3D application without antialiasing, and you will se the pixels at an inlcined borther of a 3D model.

On 400+ PPI displays it looks as it has antialiasing, and on ~300 PPI you can see them even easyer.

So images on a 400+ display is allwyas sharper. Anyone that sys otherwise don't know what they're talking about.

A thing though is that color accuracy gives much more for the display's beauty and quality than PPIs above 330-350, and that is often not mentioned on the reviews.

For instance, HTC 441PPI display fares much better than Samsung Galxy S4 display even with its infinite contrats with that disapointing Pen Tile Matrix. Both displays fare much better than Apple "Retina"s which on its turn fare better than the S3 crapy pentile at 306 PPI. BUT the galaxy note 2 with "ONLY" 267 PPI fares much better than the S3 with 306 PPI, just because it features a complete RGB on a infinite contrast AMOLED.

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  • 2013-10-16 19:14
  • Pnak

my 217ppi 4.3" serves me well.. cnt c any pixels during normal usage..actually its the way u look at it.. for normal usage a person wnt stick his head onto the screen of his phone.. only a maniac ll try to find those pixels on a screen..

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  • 2013-10-16 19:12
  • PSxd

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