1. zyad's Avatar
    So I'm thinking of pulling the trigger on a Passport (currently have a z30 and love it).
    One thing holding me back :
    How do Android Apps look on the screen, when they are pretty much all intended/designed to run on narrow aspect ratio screens?
    Should I expect some to run with black bars on the sides? Or stretched?

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    10-31-14 11:57 PM
  2. AdamThatsIt's Avatar
    They look great, the option to zoom out looks great sometimes and other times I find myself zooming back in. I run android apps 90 percent of the time and km loving it still

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    11-01-14 12:02 AM
  3. AnhPham's Avatar
    Actually there's a configure that's allow you to display android apps for scale 1:1 like on Q10 or Passport. I don't use android apps much but it's something that you might want to search for it

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    11-01-14 12:04 AM
  4. zyad's Avatar
    They look great, the option to zoom out looks great sometimes and other times I find myself zooming back in. I run android apps 90 percent of the time and km loving it still

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    So they run with black bars on the side unless you zoom in?

    Posted via CB10
    11-01-14 12:38 AM
  5. zyad's Avatar
    Actually there's a configure that's allow you to display android apps for scale 1:1 like on Q10 or Passport. I don't use android apps much but it's something that you might want to search for it

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    Do you know where this setting is? Does it stretch the picture so it's unnaturally wide?

    Posted via CB10
    11-01-14 12:40 AM
  6. StutterStep's Avatar
    Depends on the app, sometime it can look horrible and sometimes it can look good. Note that regular mode is available on 10.3.1

    Instagram
    Android
    Apps and Aspect Ratio-screenshot_2014-10-31-21-40-12.png
    Passport rectangular mode
    Apps and Aspect Ratio-img_20141031_214648.jpg
    Passport, zoomed out mode
    Apps and Aspect Ratio-img_20141031_213854.jpg

    theScore
    Android
    Apps and Aspect Ratio-screenshot_2014-10-31-21-39-44.png
    Passport rectangular mode
    Apps and Aspect Ratio-img_20141031_214626.jpg
    Passport, zoomed out mode
    Apps and Aspect Ratio-img_20141031_213928.jpg
    11-01-14 12:45 AM
  7. zyad's Avatar
    Thanks a lot for taking the time with the screencaps.
    What about games like Candy Crush?


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    11-01-14 02:48 AM
  8. StutterStep's Avatar
    It looks good


    Square
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    Square

    Apps and Aspect Ratio-img_20141101_005336.png

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    11-01-14 03:54 AM
  9. thymaster's Avatar
    Oh cool. I just discovered a new setting. Someone was saying the black bars are ugly and taking up screen estate. I didn't mind it and now thanks to this thread I found ways to maximize usage of Android apps.
    11-01-14 04:42 AM
  10. zyad's Avatar
    Thanks again Stutterstep.
    I'm inching closer to this phone.


    Posted via CB10
    11-01-14 10:58 AM
  11. D3C0D3R's Avatar
    Wait how did you get it to have black bars so the app worked properly? Are you running 10.3.1?

    Posted via CB10
    11-01-14 01:30 PM

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