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- adj. Of or pertaining to electrostatic capacitance
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- adj. of or pertaining to capacitance.
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- adj. of or relating to capacitance
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Then, a newer technology called capacitive touch became available, in which electrodes sense a user's fingers on the X and Y axes, negating the need for a stylus.
The phone has a 3. 0-inch full touchscreen (resistive, not capacitive, which is a thumbs down) with a resolution of 240 x 400 pixels and dimensions of 107.1 x 52.5 x 11.9 mm.
The easy-to-use PSoC-based development platform enables highly-integrated modular design of functions such as capacitive touch-sensing, LCD segment drive and much more for traditional iPhone and iPod accessories such as audio docks and speakers, chargers and automotive products.
Additionally, they integrate peripherals not commonly found in low-power microcontrollers, such as capacitive touch sensing.
Atmel experienced rapid growth in areas such as capacitive touch, smart meters, battery powered applications, home and building automation markets, point-of-sale terminals and many other consumer and industrial applications which use the 8-bit and 32-bit microcontrollers.
Perhaps a greater imposition, however, is that the touch technology used is resistive rather than capacitive, meaning you have to physically press the screen to activate links and buttons.
Beside the polished UI, Windows Mobile 6.5.3 also bring in slew of new features, such as capacitive touch screen with multi touch, some tweak on IE to improve performance.
It is Nokia's first 'capacitive' touch screen smartphone, which means, you no longer need to 'press' or use your nail or stylus to click/choose something on the screen (unlike resistive).
The iPhone's light tap screen is a "capacitive" one.
The iphone is still a little more attractive i think because of its clean backside and lack of branding but the point is it's a matter of opinion plus, the pic of the droid next to the iphone reminds me of like a retro star wars transporter ship or something and i like it, ray Said: the iphone doesnt have a heat sensitive screen it has capacitive which is an electrical sensitive screen so yes it has an iphone like screen,