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Samsung Electronics earlier this week unveiled the tablet industry's first true “retina display” in the form of its massive 10.1” WQXGA PenTile tablet display, sporting a gargantuan resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels.

The screen utilises what Samsung calls an “ultra-high resolution” LCD, and is the first tablet display to rival Apple's picturesque retina display found on the iPhone 4.

Furthermore the 10.1” display sports a pixel density of 300 dpi, enabling the ideal viewing conditions whether you're watching HD movies, reading ebooks or playing around with apps.

Since the display has such a high resolution though it requires more power than your typical device. Samsung's PenTile technology helps remedy this, enabling the display to operate at 40% less power while still providing the full HD experience modern consumers seek.

“There is no other commercial display technology on the market today that offers this high of a resolution and pixel density in a 10.1” size display,” said Dr. Sungtae Shin, senior vice president of Samsung.

At this stage it’s not known on which devices the display will be featured, but a distinct possibility sees it heading to Samsung’s next line of Galaxy tablets.

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