Screen size Comparison and Resolution of Smartphones

Presented below is a comparison of the size and resolution of some of the latest and most popular smartphones manufactured by different companies. Some of them include the iPhone 5, iPhone 4, Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Note 2, Samsung Galaxy Note, Samsung Galaxy S2, HTC One X, Sony Xperia S, and the LG Optimus 4x HD.

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The three most popular smartphones are the Apple iPhone 4, the Apple iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S3. A detailed comparison of their resolution and screen size is given below.

Classification type

Apple iPhone 4

Apple iPhone 5

Samsung Galaxy S3

 

Display technology

3.5 inch IPS LCD

4.0 inch IPS LCD

4.8 inch PenTile OLED

Screen area

5.7 square inches

6.7 square inches

9.8 square inches

Screen shape

3:2=1.50 Aspect Ratio

16:9=1.78 Aspect Ratio

16:9=1.78 Aspect Ratio

Screen resolution

960 x 640 pixels

1136 x 640 pixels

1280 x 720 pixels

Relative screen area

85 %

100 %

146 %

Pixels Per Inch

326 PPI which is excellent

326 PPI which is excellent

PenTile 306 PPI which is very good

Sub-Pixels Per Inch

Red 326 SPPI

Blue 326 SPPI

Green 326 SPPI

Red 326 SPPI

Blue 326 SPPI

Green 326 SPPI

Red 216 SPPI

Blue 216 SPPI

Green 306 SPPI

Total of Sub-Pixels

Red 614 KSP

Blue 614 KSP

Green 614 KSP

Red 727 KSP

Blue 727 KSP

Green 727 KSP

Red 462 KSP

Blue 462 KSP

Green 922 KSP

Color depth of Photo viewer/Gallery

Full 24 bit color.

No visible dithering.

256 intensity levels.

Full 24 bit color.

No visible dithering.

256 intensity levels.

Full 24 bit color.

No visible dithering.

256 intensity levels.

20/20 Vision Retina Display as per the viewing distance

20/20 Retina display in 10.5 inches viewing distance

20/20 Retina display in 10.5 inches viewing distance

20/20 Retina display in 11.2 inches viewing distance.

Blue/Red in 15.9 inches

 

The resolution and screen size comparison of the other smartphones are discussed below.

Samsung Note 2:  

  • The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 comes with a 5.5 inch HD SuperAMOLED display screen that is equipped with a screen resolution of 1,280 x 720 pixels. The older Galaxy Note came with a 5.3 inch screen, and as compared to the older model the new Note 2 has a screen that is larger by 0.2 inches.

Samsung Galaxy Note:

  • The Samsung Galaxy Note comes with a 5.3 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen display and has a screen resolution of 800 x 1280 pixels. It supports 16M colors and has a Pixel Per Inch density of 285 PPI. The touch screen display also supports ‘Multitouch’ and is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass. The operating system is layered with the company’s TouchWiz UI v4.0.

Samsung Galaxy S2:

  • The Samsung I9100G Galaxy S II comes with a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touch screen display along with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. It supports 16M colors and has a PPI density of 217. The touch screen display also supports ‘Multitouch’ and is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass. The operating system is layered with the company’s TouchWiz UI v4.0+.
  • The Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket HD comes with a 4.65 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen display along with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. It supports 16M colors and has a PPI density of 316. The touch screen display also supports ‘Multitouch’ and is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass. The operating system is layered with the company’s TouchWiz UI.

HTC One X:

  • The display on the HTC One X is different from those seen on the popular smartphones such as the “Apple iPad Series” and the “Samsung Galaxy Series.” The HTC One X comes with a 4.7 inch Super IPS LCD2 capacitive touch screen display that is equipped with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The PPI density on this smartphone is also quite good at 312 PPI. It supports 16M colors as well as ‘Multitouch.’ The touch screen display on this smartphone is also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. The operating system is layered with the very user friendly and popular HTC Sense UI.

Sony Xperia Acro S:

  • The Sony Xperia Acro S comes with a 4.3 inch LED-backlit LCD and capacitive touch screen display that provides a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The PPI density on this smartphone is an impressive 342 PPI. It supports ‘Multitouch’ for up to ten fingers as well as 16M colors. The screen is powered by the Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine and protected by scratch-resistant shatter proof glass.

Sony Xperia L:

  • The Sony Xperia L also comes with a 4.3 inch LED-backlit LCD and capacitive touch screen display along with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels as well as a fantastic PPI density of 342 PPI. It supports ‘Multitouch’ for up to ten fingers as well as 16M colors. The screen is powered by the Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine and protected by scratch-resistant glass. The operating system is layered with the Timescape UI.

LG Optimus 4x HD:

The LG Optimus 4x HD comes with a 4.7 inch True HD-IPS LCD capacitive touch screen display along with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and a PPI density of 312. It supports ‘Multitouch’ and 16M colors. The operating system is layered by the company’s Optimus UI v3.0, while the screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass

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