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Beautiful iPhone And iPad Retina Wallpapers

Back in 2009, Smashing Magazine presented 100 (Really) Beautiful iPhone Wallpapers1. In the meantime Apple has shaken the industry with iPhones 4, 4S and 5, as well as iPad 1, 2, 3, and not to forget to mention the brand new iPad mini and iPad 4 — stunning devices that steal the show with the best ever displays and gigantic resolutions. Having your hands on these masterpieces, how about enriching your device with a wallpaper that makes your thingamajig look even better than it already does. [Content Care Nov/22/2016]

We proudly present you a great collection of iPhone and iPad wallpaper sources, including lots of different designs and styles, from artistic and abstract to photographic and illustrated images. The introduced sites offer a huge variety of categories, so there’s something for everyone. The resolutions range from 640×960px to 2048×1536px, optimized for the different appliances. All of the images are clickable and linked to their source. You can explore further artistic treasures and more wallpapers by using the links.

Further Reading on SmashingMag: Link

iPhone Wallpapers Link

Abstract Wallpapers Link

iPhone 5 Wallpapers5
A collection of iPhone 5 wallpapers related to a variety of topics in 1136×640px (sci-fi, nature, art, abstract).

iPhone 5 Wallpapers6 iPhone 5 Wallpapers7

Abstract and 3D iPhone Wallpapers, Backgrounds and Themes8
A free source of wallpapers for all types of iPhones in 320×480px.

Abstract and 3D iPhone Wallpapers, Backgrounds and Themes9 Abstract and 3D iPhone Wallpapers, Backgrounds and Themes10

The Grid iPhone Wallpapers11
Wallpapers for all kinds of iPhones, also for iPhone 5 (1136×640px).

The Grid Blue12 The Grid Green13

The Verge Forums14
An aggregate album of beautiful iPhone 5-only (1136×640px) wallpapers.

iPhone 5 Wallpapers | The Verge Forums15

Artwork and Illustrations Link

Poolga16
iPhone Retina, iPhone 5, iPad, iPad Retina and iPod Touch wallpapers for the rest of us.

Poolga. iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch wallpapers for the rest of us.17 Poolga. iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch wallpapers for the rest of us.18

Desktop wallpapers Vladstudio19
Wonderfully imaginative wallpapers for all types of iPhones and iPads.

Desktop wallpapers Vladstudio20 Desktop wallpapers Vladstudio21

AppAdvice22
Various iPhone 5 Wallpapers (1136×640px).

Cloud23 Origami Bird24

Glennz Tees iPhone Wallpaper25
Funny and imaginative iPhone 4S (960×640px) wallpapers.

Delorian26 Aquarium27

Photography Link

Geeknaut28
100 HD iPhone Retina Wallpapers for iPhone 4 (960×640px).

Drops29 Highway30

InterfaceLift31
Free iPhone 4/iPhone 4S (960×640px), iPhone 5 (1136×640px) and iPad landscape wallpapers.

River in the Fall32 Fog in the Morning33

Diverse Categories Link

CreativeFan34
97 hilarious and weird wallpapers for iPhone and iPad.

Charming Frog35

Daily iPhone Blog36
Every day new iPhone 4S/iPhone 4 (960×640px) and iPhone5 (1136×640px) wallpapers.

Moai37 Bubbles38

Beautiful Pixels39
A collection of simple non-distracting iPhone 4/4S (960×640px) homescreen wallpapers.

Shelf40 Book Worm41

Urbanape42
You’ll find sober, non-distracting iPhone wallpapers here.

Sober Wallpapers43

chrisglass.com44
Varied artsy iPhone 4 (960×640px) wallpapers of all kinds.

Red Buttons45 Smiling Robot46

imgur47
12 iPhone wallpapers (640×1136px).

Imgur iPhone Wallpapers48 Imgur iPhone Wallpapers49

iLikeWallpaper50
Retina iPhone 5 wallpapers (640×1136px).

51 52

iPhone 5 HD Wallpapers53
Hundreds of HD iPhone 5 wallpapers, in 18 categories and with daily updates.

54 55

Dribbble56
A simple iPhone 5 Wallpaper set of 7 single-colored wallpapers in 640×1136px resolution.

57

iPhone 5 Wallpapers58
A great source of many different kinds of iPhone5 wallpapers.

59 60

iPhone Wallpaper Club61
640×960px wallpapers for iPhone 4/4S.

62 63

iPad Wallpapers Link

Geeknaut64
60 HD iPad wallpapers for Retina display (2048×2048px).

65

CHIP Online66
One hundred 2048×1536px wallpapers for iPad 3.

67

fiftyfootshadows68
A well rounded selection of 2048×2048px wallpapers for iPad 3.

69

t3n70
20 photographic and abstract iPad wallpapers for Retina Display, in a resolution range from 1024 to 2880px).

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appgefahren72
15 Retina wallpapers for iPad 3 (some in 1600×1200px, most of them 2048×2048px).

73

inspirationfeed74
40 scenic, illustrated, landscape and other HD wallpapers for Retina iPad 3 (2048×2048px).

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iPad 3 Wallpapers76
2048×2048px wallpapers for iPad 3.

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makeuseof78
100+ Free Retina iPad wallpapers in 2048×2048px, good to scale down for previous generation devices too.

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Cult of Mac80
Nice gathering of iPad wallpapers, with further links to many more great designs and styles.

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Footnotes Link

  1. 1 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/01/06/100-really-beautiful-iphone-wallpapers/
  2. 2 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/wallpapers/
  3. 3 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/05/fantastic-wallpapers-that-will-blow-your-desktop-away/
  4. 4 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/07/50-remarkable-nature-wallpapers/
  5. 5 http://iphonefivewallpapers.tumblr.com/
  6. 6 http://iphonefivewallpapers.tumblr.com/
  7. 7 http://iphonefivewallpapers.tumblr.com/
  8. 8 http://www.alliphonewallpapers.com/category/id/1/
  9. 9 http://www.alliphonewallpapers.com/category/id/1/
  10. 10 http://www.alliphonewallpapers.com/category/id/1/
  11. 11 http://bartelme.at/material/thegrid/TheGrid.html
  12. 12 http://bartelme.at/material/thegrid/TheGrid.html
  13. 13 http://bartelme.at/material/thegrid/TheGrid.html
  14. 14 http://www.theverge.com/2012/9/24/3384374/iphone-5-wallpapers
  15. 15 http://www.theverge.com/2012/9/24/3384374/iphone-5-wallpapers
  16. 16 http://poolga.com/show/iphone4/2
  17. 17 http://poolga.com/show/iphone4/2
  18. 18 http://poolga.com/show/iphone4/2
  19. 19 http://www.vladstudio.com/wallpapers/?skip=24
  20. 20 http://www.vladstudio.com/wallpapers/?skip=24
  21. 21 http://www.vladstudio.com/wallpapers/?skip=24
  22. 22 http://appadvice.com/appnn/2012/09/awesome-iphone-5-wallpapers-you-can-experience-now
  23. 23 http://appadvice.com/appnn/2012/09/awesome-iphone-5-wallpapers-you-can-experience-now
  24. 24 http://appadvice.com/appnn/2012/09/awesome-iphone-5-wallpapers-you-can-experience-now
  25. 25 http://store.glennz.com/downloads.html
  26. 26 http://store.glennz.com/downloads.html
  27. 27 http://store.glennz.com/downloads.html
  28. 28 http://www.geeknaut.com/hd-retina-wallpaper-iphone-4-25191311.html
  29. 29 http://www.geeknaut.com/hd-retina-wallpaper-iphone-4-25191311.html
  30. 30 http://www.geeknaut.com/hd-retina-wallpaper-iphone-4-25191311.html
  31. 31 http://interfacelift.com/wallpaper/downloads/date/apple/iphone_4,_4s/
  32. 32 http://interfacelift.com/wallpaper/downloads/date/apple/iphone_4,_4s/
  33. 33 http://interfacelift.com/wallpaper/downloads/date/apple/iphone_4,_4s/
  34. 34 http://creativefan.com/97-totally-hilarious-and-epicly-weird-wallpapers/
  35. 35 http://creativefan.com/97-totally-hilarious-and-epicly-weird-wallpapers/
  36. 36 http://dailyiphoneblog.com/category/iphone-wallpapers/
  37. 37 http://dailyiphoneblog.com/category/iphone-wallpapers/
  38. 38 http://dailyiphoneblog.com/category/iphone-wallpapers/
  39. 39 http://beautifulpixels.com/iphone/10-simple-iphone-backgrounds/
  40. 40 http://beautifulpixels.com/iphone/10-simple-iphone-backgrounds/
  41. 41 http://beautifulpixels.com/iphone/10-simple-iphone-backgrounds/
  42. 42 http://blog.urbanape.com/post/684440225/some-non-busy-iphone-wallpapers
  43. 43 http://blog.urbanape.com/post/684440225/some-non-busy-iphone-wallpapers
  44. 44 http://chrisglass.com/photos/2007/wallpapers/index.shtml
  45. 45 http://chrisglass.com/photos/2007/wallpapers/index.shtml
  46. 46 http://chrisglass.com/photos/2007/wallpapers/index.shtml
  47. 47 http://imgur.com/a/3W0MT
  48. 48 http://imgur.com/a/3W0MT
  49. 49 http://imgur.com/a/3W0MT
  50. 50 http://www.ilikewallpaper.net/iPhone-5-wallpapers
  51. 51 http://www.ilikewallpaper.net/iPhone-5-wallpapers
  52. 52 http://www.ilikewallpaper.net/iPhone-5-wallpapers
  53. 53 http://iphone5hdwallpapers.com/
  54. 54 http://iphone5hdwallpapers.com/
  55. 55 http://iphone5hdwallpapers.com/
  56. 56 http://dribbble.com/shots/739817-Simple-iPhone-5-Wallpaper-Set-Freebie
  57. 57 http://dribbble.com/shots/739817-Simple-iPhone-5-Wallpaper-Set-Freebie
  58. 58 http://www.iphone5wp.com/
  59. 59 http://www.iphone5wp.com/
  60. 60 http://www.iphone5wp.com/
  61. 61 http://iphonewallpaperclub.com/category/nature/
  62. 62 http://iphonewallpaperclub.com/category/nature/
  63. 63 http://iphonewallpaperclub.com/category/nature/
  64. 64 http://www.geeknaut.com/ipad-retina-wallpapers-19196000.html
  65. 65 http://www.geeknaut.com/ipad-retina-wallpapers-19196000.html
  66. 66 http://www.chip.de/bildergalerie/Top-100-Wallpaper-fuer-iPad-3-Galerie_54893279.html
  67. 67 http://www.chip.de/bildergalerie/Top-100-Wallpaper-fuer-iPad-3-Galerie_54893279.html
  68. 68 http://fiftyfootshadows.net/2012/03/19/retina-ipad/
  69. 69 http://fiftyfootshadows.net/2012/03/19/retina-ipad/
  70. 70 http://t3n.de/news/20-ipad-wallpaper-furs-retina-377758/
  71. 71 http://t3n.de/news/20-ipad-wallpaper-furs-retina-377758/
  72. 72 http://www.appgefahren.de/ausgewahlte-retina-wallpaper-furs-ipad-3-38714.html
  73. 73 http://www.appgefahren.de/ausgewahlte-retina-wallpaper-furs-ipad-3-38714.html
  74. 74 http://inspirationfeed.com/wallpapers/40-hd-retina-display-ipad-3-wallpapers/
  75. 75 http://inspirationfeed.com/wallpapers/40-hd-retina-display-ipad-3-wallpapers/
  76. 76 http://www.ipad3wallpapers.com/
  77. 77 http://www.ipad3wallpapers.com/
  78. 78 http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/100-free-retina-ipad-wallpapers
  79. 79 http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/100-free-retina-ipad-wallpapers
  80. 80 http://www.cultofmac.com/153422/gorgeous-wallpapers-for-your-new-ipads-retina-display-gallery/
  81. 81 http://www.cultofmac.com/153422/gorgeous-wallpapers-for-your-new-ipads-retina-display-gallery/

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    Great article, thanks for this wonderful list. As iOS7 is now nearing, I wanted to add 1iphone5wallpaper.com to the list of wonderful sources for iPhone 5 Wallpapers

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