Experts even a few years ago stated that a further increase in resolution smartphone displays does not make sense. This is, in particular, have repeatedly said the company’s experts DisplayMate specializes in the diagnosis and testing of displays. However, many manufacturers and users have not yet realized that the Quad HD resolution gives no advantage in comparison with the image in 1080p. Browsers GameBench demonstrat ed that the difference is not always visible even between HD and Quad HD. At least in mobile games.
As noted Onliner, detail and overall image quality often depends not only on the screen resolution and other settings: the game, pixel density, hardware and software of smartphones. To show this illustrative example, the reviewers made several screenshots on three smartphones with different displays: iPhone 6 (720p), iPhone 6 Plus (1080p) and Galaxy S6 (Quad HD).
Examples of screenshots of Asphalt 8, delanys on the Galaxy S6 (left) and iPhone 6 (right):
Pixelation of Modern Combat 5 on Galaxy S6 (left) and iPhone 6 (right):
Below is the first screenshot Dead Trigger 2 made Galaxy S6, the second — on iPhone 6:
Further comparison of graphics on iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Galaxy S6: