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Re: [whatwg] Features for responsive Web design

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2012 14:49:39 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBoX2rR_4Qr4pKBZraKHAOevVaXy9YL2EpNV=1RHk3fDA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: "whatwg@whatwg.org" <whatwg@whatwg.org>, Mark Callow <callow.mark@artspark.co.jp>
On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 11:48 AM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Oct 2012, Mark Callow wrote:
>> On 2012/10/06 7:09, Ian Hickson wrote:
>> > I agree, when there's 3x displays, this could get to the point where we
>> > need to solve it. :-)
>>
>> With the current displays, it's just not that big a deal, IMHO. If by 3x
>> you mean displays whose dpi is 3x that of CSS pixels (96dpi), they
>> already exist in retail products. I saw 2 last week.
>
> Can you elaborate?
>
> How many device pixels per CSS pixel do browsers on those devices use? Are
> they just making CSS pixels smaller, or are they actually using 3x?

http://www.zdnet.com/google-nexus-10-tablet-to-have-higher-res-display-than-ipad-7000005466/
appears to be 299dpi
http://www.iclarified.com/entry/index.php?enid=22223 appears to be 440dpi

These devices aren't out yet, but I suspect browsers would be
more-or-less as high-dpi as possible.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 9 October 2012 21:50:31 GMT

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