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Changing the text size defeats the purpose of getting 1080p. I want it so that I can see as much code on my screen as possible.

I'm just wondering if the text will be annoyingly small. If it is, I'll just buy the 17in.

I went to best buy so I could demo that resolution myself, but they didn't even have any, and one of the employees just looked confused when I asked him about it.
Oh I see. Well let me tell you, I'm using a 15" monitor right now and 1024x768 fits it perfectly. On my old laptop which was 15.4", it had a resolution of 1280x800, and there was plenty of screen real estate and the text size was comfortable. I think at 1920x1080 text might be slightly annoying to read, especially lots of it, to which I think the 17" may be suited better. I think the best way is for you to see it in person.
    
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I actually have a 15.6" Thinkpad T510 with a 1920x1080 screen(funny, right?). And I've done coding on it (just programming assignments for university). Works out fine, mainly because it's a lot easier to read through coding compared to a massive text document/newspaper article. White space ftw.

I'd ignore most of the comments against 1080p on a 15". If you have good vision (i.e. you can read books about 3 feet from your face), you'll be fine. Last thing, it's harder to read with real low brightness- you will need it at at least 30-40% in a bright room.

And just to double check, I tried going through a NYT article without any zooming(Opera zoom at 100%). Quite readable.
 
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I have the 15.6 1920x1080.
My eyes are not so good so I need it set to 125%.
But I can manage it with out the increased size.
Even with the increase I like the 15.6 1920x1080 clarity over a lower resolution.
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The quality of the panel will be better than most 720p panels, you will fit more on screen or dual app windows, and text is razor sharp. I got the 1080p for my laptop and it's actually hard to go from that back to my desktop 24 inch which looks kinda blurry in comparison.
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I have an older Dell D810 with the 1920x1200 screen. It is small! I up the DPI to 125%.
   
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