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What is PPI and How to Calculate It?

PPI(Pixels Per Inch) is a measure that tells us the sharpness and clarity of a screen in simple words higher PPI better. To calculate it, we need the screen width and height in pixels and its diagonal size in inches.

How to Use a PPI Calculator?

  1. Our website will automatically detect and fill in your screen resolution and size.
  2. You can adjust these values if necessary or input them manually if automatic detection does not work correctly.
  3. After entering your screen width (in pixels), height (in pixels), and diagonal size (in inches), simply click "Calculate" to see your screen PPI.

How Our Website Gets the Automatic Values?

We automatically detects your screen specifications using your device's display settings. This feature aims to provide a convenient starting point, though we advise verifying and adjusting these auto-filled values for accuracy.

What is a Good PPI?

A good PPI depends on how you use your screen. Generally, a higher PPI offers more detail and clarity. For smartphones and tablets, 300 PPI is considered sharp, while for monitors and TVs, around 100 PPI is sufficient due to the viewing distance.

What is a Good PPI for Printing?

For printing, the standard is higher. A PPI of 300 is recommended for high-quality prints, ensuring that the images appear clear and detailed without pixelation.

What is the Difference Between DPI and PPI?

DPI (Dots Per Inch) and PPI (Pixels Per Inch) are often confused. DPI refers to the density of ink dots on paper when printing, while PPI describes the pixel density of a screen. DPI is relevant for print quality, whereas PPI pertains to display sharpness.