Did you ever heard about “aspect ratio” – While buying the new phone we checkout the specification, pixel, size, review, trend, features, ram, ROM, etc. in which you missed one of the important term ‘Phone Aspect Ratio’. Let’s discuss everything about the “phone aspect ratio” in this article in the simplest way.
What is Aspect Ratio?
Aspect ratio is stated as the difference between height and width of a screen. Not just phone, tablet, iPad, iPhone, etc. Aspect ratio is a standard term of how wider or taller a screen is. Let’s understood with an example, is a square.
When we work on new project, must have the information handy – especially when we design the new mobile devices. And you always noticed the difference between Phone or iPad released same year with different sizes. To overcome this let’s understand with the reference of table containing all the necessary information of iPhone Aspect Ratio by operating system, DPR, PPI, pixel, screen size and orientation.
It’s simple the bigger size the phone means the phone will be heavier and bigger. Every brand has different orientation when they introduce the bezel less display phone which ensure the size will be same but extra screen space.
Few work with top notch display which simply means “the full screen phone” where the actual size remains same. It can come in various sizes and shapes.
iPhone Aspect Ratio
The iPhone aspect ratio varies model to model including iPhone 4 to iPhone 13.
|Device||Operating System||Display||Resolution||Software Pixel||DPR||Aspect Ratio||PPI|
|iPhone 4, 4s||iOS||3.5″||640 x 960||320 x 480||2x||2:3||326|
|iPhone 5, 5c, 5s||iOS||4″||640 x 1136||320 x 568||2x||09:16||326|
|iPhone 6, 6s, 7, 8||iOS||4.7″||750 x 1334||375 x 667||2x||09:16||326|
|iPhone 6 Plus, 6s Plus, 7 Plus, 8 Plus||iOS||5.5″||1242 x 2208||414 x 736||3x||09:16||401|
|iPhone 11, XR||iOS||6.1″||828 x 1792||414 x 896||3x||19.5:9||326|
|iPhone 11 Pro, X, XS||iOS||5.8″||1125 x 2436||375 x 812||3x||19.5:9||458|
|iPhone 11 Pro Max, XS Max||iOS||6.5″||1242 x 2688||414 x 896||3x||19.5:9||458|
|Phone 12 Mini||iOS||5.4″||1080 x 2340||360 x 780||3x||19.5:9||476|
|iPhone 12, 12 Pro||iOS||6.1″||1170 x 2532||390 x 884||3x||19.5:9||460|
|iPhone 12 Pro Max||iOS||6.7″||1284 x 2778||428 x 926||3x||19.5:9||458|
|iPhone 13||iOS||6.2″||1170 x 2532||390 x 884||3x||19.5:9||450|
iPad Aspect Ratio
Ranging from iPad 2 to iPad Air (2020) get all information related iPad aspect ratio.
|DEVICE||OS||Display||Resolution||Software Pixel||DPR||Aspect Ratio||PPI|
|iPad, iPad 2||iOS||9.7″||1024 x 768||1024 x 768||1||4:3|
|iPad mini||iOS||7.9″||1024 x 768||1024 x 768||1||4:3||132|
|iPad 3, 4, Air, Air 2, Pro 9.7||iOS||9.7″||2048 x 1536||1024 x 768||2||4:3||264|
|iPad mini 2, mini 3, mini 4||iOS||7.9″||2048 x 1536||1024 x 768||2||4:3||326|
|iPad Pro 10.5||iOS||10.5″||2224 x 1668||1112 x 834||2||4:3||264|
|iPad Pro 12.9||iOS||12.9″||2732 x 2048||1366 x 1024||2||4:3||264|
|iPad Pro 11||iOS||11″||2388 x 1668||1112 x 834||2||4.3:3||264|
|iPad Air (2020)||iOS||10.9″||2360 x 1640||1180 x 820||2||4.3:3||264|
I hope the above table contains all the necessary information about Apple displays and screen resolution. If I missed something then please do mention in the comment box!
Types of Phone Aspect Ratio
Whether it’s 9:16, 2:3, 19:9, and 19.5:9 aspect ratios allows you to have better hold of your devices. The larger the screen size enables you view more content, enhance reading, video surfing experience, etc. although most important you need to scroll less. But it’s difficult to confirm the best aspect ratios, as it totally depends upon the user choices and their needs.
Where to Check Your Phone Aspect Ratio?
One of simplest method to check your iPhone or Mobile Phone aspect ratio is through What is My Resolution – an excellent tool to check the resolution and aspect ratio of your mobile. They are not only limited you can check the display of iPad, tablet, etc.
Is as simple as method open www.whatismyresolution.com on your browsers and find the details about smartphone display.
What you think is ideal aspect ratio for a phone?
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