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Here are all the screens that Apple makes

Here are all the screens that Apple makes


'True simplicity is derived from so much more than just the absence of clutter.'

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Steve Jobs was often praised for returning simplicity to Apple's product lineup, and Jony Ive has practically written epistles about the topic. So you can imagine how Twitter handled today's iterative announcements of the iPhone SE and the 9.7-inch iPad Pro:

Those are just a few; there are many, many more. But there's a valid point behind what, on the surface, seems like typical knee-jerk complaining. To understand just how far Apple has skewed its SKUs, we decided to look at one of the biggest differentiators between devices: the screen size and resolution of every product you can buy right now.

  • 38mm Apple Watch: 272x340 (326 ppi)

  • 42mm Apple Watch: 312x390 (326 ppi)

  • 2.5‑inch iPod Nano: 240x432 (202 ppi)

  • 4-inch iPod Touch: 1136x640 (326 ppi)

  • 4-inch iPhone SE: 1136-by-640-pixel (326 ppi)

  • 4.7-inch iPhone 6 & 6S: 1334-by-750-pixel (326 ppi)

  • 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus & 6S Plus: 1920x1080 (401 ppi)

  • 7.9-inch iPad Mini 2: 2048x1536 (326 ppi)

  • 7.9-inch iPad Mini 4: 2048x1536 (326 ppi)

  • 9.7-inch iPad Air 2: 2048x1536 (264 ppi)

  • 9.7-inch iPad Pro: 2048x1536 (264 ppi)

  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro: 2732x2048 (264 ppi)

  • 11.6-inch MacBook Air: 1366x768 (135 ppi)

  • 12-inch MacBook with Retina display: 2304x1440 (226 ppi)

  • 13.3-inch MacBook Air: 1440x900 (127 ppi)

  • 13.3-inch MacBook Pro: 1280x800 (113 ppi)

  • 13.3-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display: 2560x1600 (227 ppi)

  • 15.4-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display: 2880x1800 (220 ppi)

  • 21.5-inch iMac: 1920x1080 (102 ppi)

  • 21.5-inch iMac with Retina 4K display: 4096x2304 (219 ppi)

  • 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display: 5120x2880 (218 ppi)

  • 27-inch Apple Thunderbolt display: 2560x1440 (109 ppi)

And that's not even counting the seemingly endless configurations you can choose from on each one of these models. Whew. I'll leave you with this:

Update March 21st, 5:27PM ET: Added iPod Touch and Nano.

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