According to some display tests run by Anandtech, The Retina display on Apple's newest 7.9-inch iPad mini has a smaller range of colors than the high-resolution screen in the larger iPad Air. There has been a lot of talk about the Retina display panel in the new iPad Mini, but it seems that it comes with a few drawbacks.
Anand Lal Shimpi from Anadtech found out that Apple has chosen to equip the new iPad mini with a display that features the same narrow color gamut as the first-generation iPad Mini. Besides the iPad Air, Google's Nexus 7 and Nvidia's Tegra Note 7 have scored better results in the color accuracy test. Anand further details:
He also explains the potential reason for this:
Albeit apparent, this is a very small issue and most likely wonâ€™t be noticed by owners. But iPad Mini 2 displayâ€™s seems to have some real problem, as it was recently discovered that several users have been complaining about image retention issues.
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