setPixelRatio() is not really correspond to device pixel ratio

In the doc of setPixelRatio() in WebGLRenderer, it says:
Sets device pixel ratio.

But I think how it implemented in WebGLRenderer is not.
From reading the code of WebGLRenderer, it’s actually making
canvas.width = * WebGLRenderer's.pixelRatio
Which means
WebGLRenderer's pixels = CSS pixels * WebGLRenderer's.pixelRatio.

On mobile devices, the web page can be scaled(I think by default it’ll be scaled if you don’t define the scale in viewport meta). And the actual DevicePixels is:
Device Pixels = CSS pixels * zoom level * devicepPixelRatio

If we want to match the WebGLRenderer’s pixels with device pixels, then you will get:
WebGLRenderer's.pixelRatio = zoom level * devicepPixelRatio

Do you think the document is correct?

Author: Fantashit

1 thought on “setPixelRatio() is not really correspond to device pixel ratio

  1. You can avoid the zoom nightmare by adding this to your website’s <head>:

    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, user-scalable=no, minimum-scale=1.0, maximum-scale=1.0">

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