G1 16x Review

Started Jun 24, 2010 | Discussions thread
IainH
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Re: G1 16x Review
In reply to HowardG, Jun 29, 2010

Hi Howard

The screen resolution is approx 800x600 (i think)

8x zoom means 1/8th of the width / height is on screen,i.e. 4000/8 x 3000/8 or 500x375.

So at 8x you're already stretching a 500x375 image over roughly 800x600 and thus it'll appear soft / unsharp. 16x will be twice as bad.

Iain

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