One of the two primary types of touchscreen displays (along with capacitive) employed on smartphones, tablets, laptops and similar electronic devices. Resistive touch screens are typically cheaper to produce than their capacitive counterparts, but they have the drawbacks of being less sensitive and delivering reduced visual clarity in most cases.
Contrast with Capacitive Touch
In contrast to capacitive touch displays, which rely on electrical impulses, resistive touch displays distinguish and sense specific touch location when the two electrically-charged layers of the touchscreen are pressed together with physical force at a specific point.
- the iPad 4
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- Capacitive Touch
One of the two primary types of touchscreen displays (along with resistive) employed on smartphones, tablets, laptops and similar electronic devices. The Apple iPhone is the most popular example of a capacitive touchscreen-based device. Capacitive touch screens distinguish and sense specific touch location based on the electrical impulses in a human body, typically the fingertip. […]