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High DPI Display

Windows Mobile 6.5
4/8/2010

Windows Mobile software supports high dots-per-inch (DPI) display. In the previous versions of Windows Mobile software, device drivers that use the GPE returned a hard-coded value of 96 DPI. For devices based on Windows Mobile 2003 and later, the DPI settings are configurable. The following tables show the commonly used DPI settings on new devices.

For Windows Mobile Professional and Windows Mobile Classic devices:

RESH x RESV DPI Orientation

240x320

96

Portrait & Landscape

480x640

192

Portrait & Landscape

240x240

96

Square

480x480

192

Square

480x800

192

Portrait & Landscape

320x320

128

Square

For Windows Mobile Standard devices:

RESH x RESV DPI Orientation

176x220

96

Portrait

240x320

131

Portrait

320x320

131

Portrait

400x240

131

Portrait

240x400

131

Portrait & Landscape

440x240

131

Portrait

To query the DPI settings in Windows Mobile 2003 and later, the device drivers can return the appropriate values in response to a GetDeviceCaps function .

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