Full HD Smaller Tablet

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    Are there any mainstream tablets smaller that 10" that currently have a full 1080p screen. I am looking for something like the Nexus 7 with a better screen and newer processor, that mostly keeps up to date with current versions of android, or is easy to root and ROM. Thanks.
     
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    The answer is, probably not. Even most 10" tablets do batter at 720 than at 1080. On that size screen you are unlikely to see any difference.
     
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    That is what i expected, but i have heard from a number of people that swear that the S4 looks so much better than the S3, and that is only a five inch screen. I also understand that there isnt much for HD content out there, but if I am buying a device, I want the best available, for future sake. Do you think it is likely that anyone will be coming out with a tablet of that nature, or should i go with a larger tablet if I want the HD screen. How are you digging your TF700? I have looked at that one many times. Do you notice any limitations, or wants?

    And thanks for the welcome.
     
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    Like leeshor said, it is sort of diminishing returns with higher resolution and smaller screen sizes. The S4 looks better than the S3 not only because of resolution. Samsung has made some fundamental changes and that is a particular case of the Pentile display requiring higher resolution to get the pixel density of a non-pentile display. What is more important than overall resolution is PPI density. Look for something with ~200 PPI or better and it will look very nice or with ~300+ PPI and it will be amazing (very high quality). Again there are diminishing returns so getting a device with 500 PPI vs. one with 300 PPI probably won't make a noticeable difference.

    Here is a good link from DisplayMate's recent shoot out Galaxy S4 Display Technology Shoot-Out.

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