[kwlug-disc] of new laptops and WUXGA

L.D. Paniak ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Tue Feb 17 09:23:33 EST 2009


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Yeah, computer monitors are all going 'HD'.  Get ready for the squished
look.  They are all over the place at Dell for example.

It probably reduces cost for the panel manufacturers to make only a
single profile per diagonal measure instead of two or three.  Of course,
when is last time you bought a 15" TV?



Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   looking at getting a new laptop with full WUXGA (1920x1200) display,
> was in future shop the other day, asked a nonchalant question along
> those lines of the salesentity, who responded, "oh, in another six
> months, there won't be any, they're all going to HD (1920x1080)."
> 
>   huh?  since when?  is this true?  sure, HD is the *consumer video*
> standard, but WUXGA is the *computer* standard.  has anyone else heard
> of this alleged trend?
> 
> rday
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