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so i recieved my asus tranformer today from the mail man and to my surmise, there seems to be some significant (im my opinion) bacl light bleed on the bottom bar of the screen (if rotated its on the side where the power connection is.

see pictures





picture doesnt do it justice when its in front of you, you will notice it.





a normal side:




do you think this warrants an RMA?
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It's a usual complaint among Transformer users, but IMO the bleed isn't as bad as I thought it is. Maybe I got a really good unit, but I don't see much backlight bleed on it. Really good IPS screen, in my opinion.
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I would be very disappointed if I paid good money for a nice tablet like the Transformer and found it to bleed light light that...


I wouldn't be happy about it and would definitely seek replacement and/or discount from purchase price.
    
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I've seen worse.. you could try to RMA, but this problem is fairly common on these screens. iPads have this problem as well
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Quote:
Originally Posted by r34p3rex View Post
I've seen worse.. you could try to RMA, but this problem is fairly common on these screens. iPads have this problem as well
Actually iPads do not have this problem. When the iPad 2 launched there was a very minor case of some iPad 2s having light bleeding because apple bought screens from LG too in addition to samsung to keep up with demand, some of the LG screens suffered from light bleeding and apple allowed anyone with an iPad who had that issue turn it in for a new one. This was only a problem during launch.

Lets hope Asus fixes this issue for those who are affected.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by UnAimed View Post
Actually iPads do not have this problem. When the iPad 2 launched there was a very minor case of some iPad 2s having light bleeding because apple bought screens from LG too in addition to samsung to keep up with demand, some of the LG screens suffered from light bleeding and apple allowed anyone with an iPad who had that issue turn it in for a new one. This was only a problem during launch.

Lets hope Asus fixes this issue for those who are affected.
Every single one of my friend's iPads have some light bleeding so yes, they do have it. Lightbleeding exists on all edge-lit LED displays.. it's just a matter of how much light bleed there is
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Quote:
Originally Posted by r34p3rex View Post
Every single one of my friend's iPads have some light bleeding so yes, they do have it. Lightbleeding exists on all edge-lit LED displays.. it's just a matter of how much light bleed there is
QFT. Any edge lit LED panel will have light bleed. Nothing to RMA...
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i have a playbook as well and there is no light bleed.

i think this is significant enough. so i will try an rma with the vendor
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