When Apple released the iPad 2 in March, its display size and resolution remained the same as the previous model, which of course has led to massive speculation that the iPad 3’s show-stopping party-piece will be a stunningly upgraded display. However, if the latest reports from within the industry are to be believed, the manufacturer is now facing enormous problems in beefing-up the screen to Retina display levels.
According to the source, Apple would very much like to increase the resolution of the iPad 3 to the same quality as the iPhone 4S, but there are current endless difficulties being faced in cramming so many pixels into a 10 inch screen. Apple have stated on numerous occasions that the theory behind the Retina display is the fact that the resolution of 960×620 and 326 PPI is so high that the human eye is unable to distinguish individual pixels. In short, at a distance of 12 inches, it is the most detail a human can possibly see.
Some have suggested that it would be simply impossible to achieve the same with the iPad, which would require Apple to double the amount of pixels current used in devices by the likes of Samsung and LG, which quadrupling the resolution of the iPad 2.
Needless to say, it remains the be seen which way Apple will go with the iPad 3, which is currently expected to make its debut appearance during March next year.