The iPad has—or rather, is—a 9.7-inch, 768x1024-pixel LED-backlit display. So how does it measure up against the iPhone? Popular netbooks? A new MacBook?
First impressions of the iPad's screen range from nonplussed to very impressed, but the consensus is that the screen is at the very least not deficient. Honestly though, it's impossible to meangingfully evaluate something like this without a real-world comparison, so I grabbed the closest, most relevant references I could find: an iPhone 3GS, a MacBook Pro unibody, and a Dell Inspiron Mini 10. I cranked brightness all the way up on each device, and ran through a set of display quality test images. My impressions: