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post #11 of 46
My 15.6" is 1080p and it's perfect. I wouldn't go much smaller for 1080p. However 13x7 is pretty meh, 16x9 would be acceptable though.
post #12 of 46
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Originally Posted by Segovax View Post

My 15.6" is 1080p and it's perfect. I wouldn't go much smaller for 1080p. However 13x7 is pretty meh, 16x9 would be acceptable though.

That's a pretty badass screen you have then. 1080p on 16 inches is a lot of ppi. My 1080p monitor is 21 inches. Feel pretty big.
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my asus zenbook, 13 inch, has a 1080p IPS. This resolution on the HP is HORRIBLE
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still won't buy an HP ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

BTW the macbook trackpad clone works like complete crap.

ASUS ftw.
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post #15 of 46
Give me at least a HD7750 and then we'll talk.
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Gigabyte U2442N> all other ultrabooks
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This thing is a crapbook. Terrible screen, pretty bad looks, poor GPU performance...overall I dunno who would envy this. Sorry HP...didn't cut it for me. My 14" 900p screen is by far the minimum resolution I'd get for a laptop. Plus the brightness is terrible.

Was it just me or am I the only one that things this is two steps back?
Hmm... hopefully that post wasn't too much of a Debbie downer....
post #18 of 46
My five year old laptop is 1680x1050 in a 15.6", and I wish I got the 1920x1200 version instead. 720p on a 15.6" in 2012 is a slap in the face.
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IMO, that resolution is only acceptable on Netbooks. 1600x900 on a 15 inch is the standard I think.

I would have to agree. I just purchased a Sony 15" ultrabook. I spent weeks looking for a descent laptop that I could have a backlit keyboard, higher resolution, and not spending over $1,000. I use my laptop for school and more specifically, coding. With that being the case, having a higher resolution is extremely useful as you daily are working with multiple programs side by side. If I had to deal with 720p I would have to do soooo much scrolling to accomplish the same.

1600x900 would have been almost as good, but still the 1080p is perfect for doing this.

On a side note, i have to say I love this laptop from Sony. It came with a free sheet batter which doubled the battery life. I get 8-10 hours of use daily with it still having 25-40% battery life left. That is all coding, web surfing, word work, and such, but still. great battery life.

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1366x768... NOPE.

These should be the only acceptable options for resolution on a 15" laptop:

1600x900
1400x1050
1920x1080
1600x1200
1920x1200
2048x1536
2560x1440
2560x1600
and if you're apple 2880x1800.
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