[kwlug-disc] on the lookout for a high-end 1600x900 display laptop

Darcy Casselman dscassel at gmail.com
Wed Jun 2 13:59:13 EDT 2010


On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 1:35 PM, Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com> wrote:
> I don't think any 15" laptops have 1600x900 displays, so you are looking at
> 17" or even 18". Those are even heavier.
>
> Take that into account if you lug the laptop around. Not fun.

You can find them.  Not easily, but they're out there.

Zareason has a 1680x1050 model:
http://zareason.com/shop/product.php?productid=16231&cat=250&page=1

System76 has a couple at 1600x900:
http://www.system76.com/product_info.php?cPath=28&products_id=100
(it's an optional upgrade)
http://www.system76.com/product_info.php?cPath=28&products_id=99

I like System76, but beware the shipping and duties.  I'm told
Zareason is better for shipping to Canada, but I haven't tried them
yet.

Darcy.



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