Lenovo x1 carbon versus the T430s screen - is the x1 inferior ?
Posted on 2013-01-05
Here is a comparison between the two best screen
Display type. Subtle difference in wording - but is there a big difference?
14.0 Premium HD+ (1600x900) LED Backlit Display
14.0" HD+ (1600 x 900) LED Backlit Anti-Glare Display
ive been reading a few reviews of the x1 and Im surprised at what Im reading.
If you take the best screen available from the T430s and compare it to best from the x1 carbon what wins?
Did Lenovo go el cheapo on the screen spec on the x1? Some people seem to think so BUT they dont say exactly what screen they bought.
Here are some reviews from magazines and forums ....
X Carbon reviews ....
It's also blindingly bright, which again counteracts reflective conditions, but you do run the risk of snow-blindness if you work with it on maximum nit. However, the high resolution doesn't result in exceptional clarity, and we found the pixels were noticeable, especially at high brightness. This caused a faint shadowing around images and objects, which puts extra strain on the eyes.
The 14-inch, 1,600-by-900 screen is appealingly bright, although with a bluish cast.
As a longtime Thinkpad user, I eagerly awaited the arrival of the X1 Carbon, thinking it would be the best of the Ultrabook class. Surprisingly, when the X1 finally came out, I was underwhelmed by the lackluster display (not an IPS panel and an almost but not quite 1080p resolution - what's up with that?),