You know all about the new iPad’s retina display and how ridiculously gorgeous pictures and retina graphics look on the shiny new screen, but what about video? The 1080p resolution of HD videos is great and all that, but the new iPad has a 2048p resolution, which means even if you’re watching a high-def video there are still a lot of pixels that aren’t utilized to their full potential. We wanted to know what video will look like on our new tablet once ultra-hd videos become more popular, and even though 2048p clips are scare, we found five videos that showcase just how awesome online videos are going to look on the new iPad really soon.
Right now there aren’t a lot of devices that capture video at 2048p, but lucky for us NASA has a couple ultra-hd videos they’ve posted. Animation studios can also create ultra-hd videos by boosting pixel count for their CGI movies – like Sintel below – and if you want to make your own ultra-hd movie at home you can use a still images camera that can take pictures at 2048p to make a still-motion or time-lapse movie.
The videos are embedded below, but we’ve included a link to go to YouTube proper for the full res video.
[via Fast Company].