Root difference between HDPI/MDPI/ tiny MDPI?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by marco712, Oct 11, 2010.

  1. marco712

    marco712 Well-Known Member
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    Can someone explain to me what the difference is? Also, which one (HDPI/HDMI) is the Milestone?

    thank you =)
     

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  2. GlitchZero

    GlitchZero Well-Known Member
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    If I'm not mistaken, these are for the icons. HDPI is High Definition..something or other, MDPI is Medium Definition, and Tiny MDPI is like..just a smaller version of the MDPI for display in certain things. There used to be LDPI as well, but as displays have improved, it's not used too often anymore.

    Low-level devices like the MyTouch, Eris, etc use MDPI's, whereas EVO's, any Droid, etc, use the HDPI's as they have high definition displays.

    I could be totally wrong, but I'm pretty it's just directly related to the definition of the icon.
     
  3. marco712

    marco712 Well-Known Member
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    thanks for your response! I tried googling it before I asked here but couldn't figure it out. I just upgraded from the Hero to the Milestone, the flashing process is like learning a new language.
     
  4. GlitchZero

    GlitchZero Well-Known Member
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    Yeah it's a little complicated but once you learn it, you can get it done while you're running a marathon, it sticks. :D
     
  5. tsgoutham

    tsgoutham New Member
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    HDPI - High DPI (dots per inch - a measure of screen pixel density)
    MDPI - Medium DPI
     

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