quote: The machine packs in a 14" display (1600 x 900)
quote: A 10 inch display is a 10 inch same surface to light. I dont know why you need much more back lighting,
quote: The reasons they didn't go for a higher resolution: 1) Requires more backlights - less battery life. 2) Requires a more expensive display. 3) Requires more GPU power - again, less battery life.
quote: I'm getting so tired of seeing every new product trashed outright simply because of screen resolution, regardless of anything else.
quote: If you want an overpriced toy to show off to people, fine, go get your high res Macbook for twice the money.
quote: I agree as well but also I think screen resolution is one of those factors that seem to be neglected when customers are mulling over whether or not to pull the trigger.
quote: The iPad 3 (henceforth known as the new iPad) has a battery that is 65% larger than the iPad 2. All of this is to run the new display.
quote: The reasons they didn't go for a higher resolution:1) Requires more backlights - less battery life.2) Requires a more expensive display.3) Requires more GPU power - again, less battery life.More people will balk at the price than care what resolution the screen is.