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

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Fri Jun 4 02:18:15 EDT 2010


On Thu, 3 Jun 2010, Andrew Kohlsmith (mailing lists account) wrote:

> On Wednesday, June 02, 2010 01:18:54 pm unsolicited wrote:
> > Are you sure you need the 1600x900 24x7? e.g. When you're out and
> > about?
>
> Are you kidding me? I'd love to get 1920x1080 in a 12" or even 10"
> display on a laptop. I don't need OpenGL or even any kind of heavily
> accelerated graphics, just lots of pixels and a small dot pitch.

  what he said.

> > Does it make any sense / is it at all useful to only gain that
> > resolution on an external monitor when you're at your desk?
>
> I've got a pair of 2048x1152 23" monitors at the desk which helps
> with the schematic entry and board layout side of things, but a nice
> high dot pitch on the laptop would make reading and editing code a
> truly pleasant experience.

  and if you're out and about a lot, it's nice that that high-res
travels with you.

rday

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