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I wish more manufacturers would offer 1080p/1200p on their 14" models. 1366x768 is really ugly on screens that big, and if I wanted that resolution I'd go and buy a netbook.
Well, my 14" has a 1366x768 screen and it's not the best (kinda hard to read documents and look at pictures in full size), but the pixel density on these things are high.

1366*768 = 1049088 pixels. 1049088 pixels / (31 cm * 17.5 cm) = 1049088 pixels / 542,5 cm^2 = 1933,8 pixels/cm^2

1920x1200 = 2304000 pixels. 2304000 pixels / (52 cm * 32.5 cm) = 2304000 pixels / 1690 cm^2 = 1363,3 pixels/cm^2

14" laptops have great pixel density and if it goes higher, I'd fear that we'd get a lot of dead pixels (it gets harder to get a flawless display with smaller pixels, right?). I like the idea about 1440x900 though, would allow a lot more content on the screen.
Edited by B!0HaZard - 4/6/11 at 7:20am
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I find myself screaming for space on my 15.6" 1366x768...
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I find myself screaming for space on my 15.6" 1366x768...
Agreed.
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Agreed.
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i want a m7x and a m21x
    
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i want a m7x and a m21x
Yum, m21x The world's first 25 pound laptop! oh wait..
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You can always turn the resolution down in-game, but you can't turn it up.
This guy has a point.
     
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Yum, m21x The world's first 25 pound laptop! oh wait..


yea. i'd still buy it though.

it's all those sweet heatsinks that makes it so heavy.
    
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I agree with OP, 13" would have been better. When I was looking I was trying to find a decent 13-14". I ended up with an 11". : )

Looks nice though, hopefully battery life will be good and they improve build quality (compared to the m11x which have hinge problems and mine is off balance because a rubber pad is too short.. fail)
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Lol. I find this funny 'cause I was thinking about it last night. Always like Alienware design. I know they're overpriced but it's a "boutique" product. I wonder if they've solved some of their manufacturing blunders.
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