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Originally Posted by Loktar Ogar View Post

Depends on you if you want a Matte finish... If so, go for it. It's the same panel as the QNIX.
Hmm. I had a matte screen protector on my phone before and hated the look, I'm guessing the same will apply to the X-Star?
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Owners say that the Matte finish is slightly glossy... Much better if you PM those who had owned and made the post of it here...
    
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Matte is hands down brilliant. I went to this from glossy, and all I can say is the lack of reflections is a joy. Light above me, windows open, it has to be a dark background and there be something pure white near the screen to see even a very smudged reflection. Most of the time absolutely nothing is visible, except the beautiful colours (no graininess as the older heavier matte coatings had).

 

I cannot recommend matte over glossy for anyone except professionals who need it, but then I wouldn't suggest they get a cheap monitor like these.

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Matte is hands down brilliant. I went to this from glossy, and all I can say is the lack of reflections is a joy. Light above me, windows open, it has to be a dark background and there be something pure white near the screen to see even a very smudged reflection. Most of the time absolutely nothing is visible, except the beautiful colours (no graininess as the older heavier matte coatings had).

I cannot recommend matte over glossy for anyone except professionals who need it, but then I wouldn't suggest they get a cheap monitor like these.
Awesome!! I'm pulling the trigger! thumb.gif
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Hmm. I had a matte screen protector on my phone before and hated the look, I'm guessing the same will apply to the X-Star?
No they are different. Screen protectors are not at all similar to the coatings that go in front of the panel.

The Matte Qnix is a a semi-glossy coating and is closer to glossy than it is to matte. The matte layer on the Qnix does not absorb and dull light as much as regular matte screens and actually reflects a bit of light/color though nothing close to what Glossy versions will reflect.
    
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http://www.overclock.net/t/1384767/official-the-korean-pls-monitor-club-qnix-x-star/9240#post_21195027

Please see my previous post for a comparison between a matte (left) vs a semi-glossy matte (right).
    
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Where are you guys finding the glossy for $290?
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Has anyone who lives in Canada ordered a Qnix/X-Star?

Wondering if there will be customs/duties fees for my friend in Vancouver.
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Thanks! Now to wait till Black Friday or get it now...
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