Normal or Glossy Display for MacBooks Pros?

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Post by zebastian21 » Tue Mar 27, 2007 3:37 pm

Mate....Glossy looks good in dark rooms only. plus mate matches the cinema display :)
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Post by sparklepuff » Tue Mar 27, 2007 3:51 pm

GLOSSY. I own both, the glossy is so much nicer to look at.
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Post by Damon_Chambers » Tue Mar 27, 2007 4:18 pm

i got the matte finish on mine. i hate glossy.

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Post by Dr Dub » Thu Jun 07, 2007 12:14 pm

Bump.

I ve got to decide the same question now...

glossy seems to be the new standard and kind of looks nice, but on the other
side it looks good in a "give me attention" way, and at the end, i want to
work with my display without thinking on it and not staring at it and think:
wow, looks nice...

you know what i mean?

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Post by sebovzeoueb » Thu Jun 07, 2007 12:31 pm

I have the matte one and I am very happy with it, although, fair play, when it is in direct light it is still really hard to see anything.
Don't know about glossy, but I have absolutely no problem with normal...
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Post by Ruud » Thu Jun 07, 2007 1:10 pm

It depends on the programs you have
If you also have graphic programs where colors are important use the non glossy!

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Post by djod » Thu Jun 07, 2007 2:20 pm

Ruud wrote:It depends on the programs you have
If you also have graphic programs where colors are important use the non glossy!
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Post by waybeyondz » Thu Jun 07, 2007 5:18 pm

get both. or 1/2 and 1/2.


seriously, i'd get matter. i work at a design company and we have tons of macbooks. everyone hates the glossy ones....

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Post by Mesmer » Thu Jun 07, 2007 5:34 pm

I am guessing you are following the news right?!
on the NEW MBP, Is this a question about LED display versus Non-LED display?

For me there's nothing to consider: LED displays augment the battery's endurance by 30min-60min, I read. The new main CPU family helps that too.
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Post by waybeyondz » Thu Jun 07, 2007 5:39 pm

Mesmer wrote:I am guessing you are following the news right?!
on the NEW MBP, Is this a question about LED display versus Non-LED display?

For me there's nothing to consider: LED displays augment the battery's endurance by 30min-60min, I read. The new main CPU family helps that too.
they don't have LED displays yet...

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Post by robin » Thu Jun 07, 2007 5:42 pm

Mesmer wrote:I am guessing you are following the news right?!
on the NEW MBP, Is this a question about LED display versus Non-LED display?
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No, the new LED-lit screens are available in matte and glossy.

I've been using this glossy macbook (after 3 years with a matte powerbook) for 7 months now. I really like it and have had no probs at all with glare or any of that.

Having said that work might be buyng me a mbp and I think I might opt for the matte if given the choice (for the MB, there's no option but glossy).

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Post by robin » Thu Jun 07, 2007 5:43 pm

waybeyondz wrote:
Mesmer wrote:I am guessing you are following the news right?!
on the NEW MBP, Is this a question about LED display versus Non-LED display?

For me there's nothing to consider: LED displays augment the battery's endurance by 30min-60min, I read. The new main CPU family helps that too.
they don't have LED displays yet...
You knew what he/she meant though right?

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Post by jstilger » Thu Jun 07, 2007 5:46 pm

the glossy screen looks better, but when you are doing design work it won't look as good when printed. so if you are planning on doing photo editing or graphic design where you are printing go with the matte, if not the glossy looks sweet.

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Post by Mesmer » Thu Jun 07, 2007 5:48 pm

waybeyondz wrote:
Mesmer wrote:I am guessing you are following the news right?!
on the NEW MBP, Is this a question about LED display versus Non-LED display?

For me there's nothing to consider: LED displays augment the battery's endurance by 30min-60min, I read. The new main CPU family helps that too.
they don't have LED displays yet...
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I don't know, guess business is like that?!!
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Post by robin » Thu Jun 07, 2007 5:52 pm

The displays are still LCD, the backlight is now LED.

I think waybeyondz was being a little pedantic.

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