1366×768 vs 1920×1080 : Confused about screen resolution


Elite

The most common screen resolution appears to be 1366×768 pixels, though there are a few laptops with 1080p displays. I’m looking for a new laptop and am completely lost when it comes to screen resolutions. I’ve set aside $1,000 for my new laptop (a separate thread has already been started), but I’m wondering if I really need to spend that much money for what the laptop will be used for.

Is it worth it on a 13.3″ or 15.6″ screen? I’m not sure if it’s worth it to spend the extra money on a 1080p laptop. My primary uses will be for MS Office, videos, YouTube, Internet surfing, and light downloading.

I occasionally connect the laptop to a large-screen television.

Also, because there are so few 1080p ones available, they are more expensive.

Is it really that big of a deal? Many people on various forums consider 768p to be “TOO LOW.”

My current laptop is a Toshiba satellite 15.4″ with a resolution of 1200×800, which I find adequate for my needs. (Do you think this is better than the 768p versions?)

 

gREen

Im Special, gREen.
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If you’re going to buy a 17′, go for the 1080p. I believe 768p is sufficient. It is dependent on your requirements. P.S. Getting a FHD prepares you for the future and gives you more workspace.
 

terence_fdes

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Is it worth it on a 13.3″ or 15.6″ screen? I’m not sure if it’s worth it to spend the extra money on a 1080p laptop. My primary uses will be for MS Office, videos, YouTube, Internet surfing, and light downloading……. I’m looking for a new laptop and am completely lost when it comes to screen resolutions. I’ve set aside $1,000 for my new laptop (a separate thread has already been started), but I’m wondering if I really need to spend that much money for what the laptop will be used for. The most common screen resolution appears to be 1366×768 pixels, though there are a few laptops with 1080p displays.

– – Only a small percentage of laptops are made in the 17″ category – Requires a higher-end and better GPU to produce sharper and more vivid images/videos In terms of your requirements (mentioned above), a 768p resolution would make little difference (except perhaps when connected to your big screen TV, where you might notice a difference). Higher screen resolutions (1080p) are best for laptops with 17″ screens rather than 13.3 or 15.6″ screens. Remember that running a 1080p video on a screen smaller than a 17″ will make everything look crammed and the font sizes will be very small. For the following reasons, you end up paying more: – Useful if you’re into “Image Processing” or “HD Video Editing,” or if you’re using Autodesk 3D software (with extensive workspace menus).minimal softness More discussion here may assist you in making your decision. vs. the clarity of visuals displayed on a 1080p laptop)1080p vs 768p – performance
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– Penny Arcade Discussion Forums 720p or 1080p on a 15.6″ laptop screen?

 

Gannu

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You don’t need a laptop with full HD resolution for the requirements you’ve listed. However, I’m not sure if that justifies the 1L+ price tag. I believe this has something to do with multimedia professionals who use Photoshop/Lightroom and other similar apps to edit their photographs. On a completely unrelated note, I visited an iVenus store last Saturday, which had just opened, and there was a massive crowd in the small store, which had all of Apple’s devices on display, including the newer Retina display MBPs, and I must say there was a noticeable difference between the two variants when viewed side-by-side. The store had a strong internet connection over wifi, so I loaded a 4K video from YouTube, which took a long time to buffer but looked fantastic on the MBP’s Retina display. Furthermore, almost all laptops now include HDMI ports, allowing for external connectivity to an HDTV.
 

cranky

Skilled

I purchased a 15-inch laptop with a standard resolution of 768p. The minimum resolution for that size is 1600×900 pixels (much like the MBP 15″). The screen is the worst part of the experience; the speakers are probably even worse (and inexcusable for a laptop costing $50,000). The visible pixels are 15.6″ and 1366×768. Given that laptops are viewed closer than desktops, 1080p is a significant improvement over the very poor dot pitch presented by such a low resolution on a larger screen.
 

kuduku

Skilled

When you see a full HD laptop, all of these numbers will fall flat. If you have the money, get the 1080p full HD because it makes a difference in your life. Check it out in a store; there is a significant difference. I forgot to mention that, as others have stated, 15.4 is THE sweet spot for full HD.
 

I’ve had it for 3.5 years and it’s light years ahead of my previous laptop. Even if you’re working with multiple Office documents, you’ll notice the extra screen space. 16″ 1080p display Is it worthwhile? Definitely!
 

stalker

Skilled

Text can always be scaled up by adjusting the DPI. Get a screen with a higher resolution.
 

JuGGa

ftw !!
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Remember that running a 1080p video on a screen smaller than a 17″ will make everything look crammed and the font sizes will be very small. Higher screen resolutions (1080p) are best for laptops with 17″ screens rather than 13.3 or 15.6″ screens.

@ a I respectfully disagree with you, mate. You always have the option of changing the DPI. On a 17-inch screen, 1080p equals 720p on a 15.6-inch screen. raksrulesEverything is so clean and clear. The minimum for 15″6 should be 1600*900, but they exist in far too few numbers to be counted. If you can afford it, 1080p is always the best option. Simply go for it. On a 720p laptop, even small smileys appear “streched” with rough edges, whereas they look fine on my 1080p screen. I can assure you that having a 1080p display changes not only the movie/picture (visual) experience, but also the entire computing experience from a visual standpoint.

 

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raksrules

Elite

In that case, I might stick with my current laptop, the New Sony Vaio S series 15.5″, which costs around $1,000 for a configuration with an i5/6GB/640GB/Nvidia GFX/DVD RW. So it appears that the consensus is that if you’re on a budget, go for a 1080p screen.
 

kuduku

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So it appears that the consensus is that if you’re on a budget, go for a 1080p screen. In that case, I might stick with my current laptop, the New Sony Vaio S series 15.5″, which costs around $1,000 for a configuration with an i5/6GB/640GB/Nvidia GFX/DVD RW.

With a 20/30 day return period and free shipping everywhere, you, the American man consumer, are the king. Another option is to buy the same laptop in a Dell outlet for $440 + taxes in scratch and dent or refurbished condition. Why doesn’t Microsoft have a store? I’m not sure if this is a good deal. Dell warranty is valid in India, it’s brand new and out of stock, but it was available two days ago, and you get an Xbox 360. Purchase a scratch and dent and return it if there are any problems. If you don’t need it, sell it because it’s a great deal.http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msstore/list/parentCategoryID.44066900/categoryID.50787200/parentCategoryID.44066900/categoryID.50787200/categoryID.50787200/categoryID.50787200/catego
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raksrules

Elite

Another option is to buy the same laptop in a Dell outlet for $440 + taxes in scratch and dent or refurbished condition. Dell warranty is valid in India, it’s brand new and out of stock, but it was available two days ago, and you get an Xbox 360. Purchase a scratch and dent and return it if there are any problems. If you don’t need it, sell it because it’s a great deal. Why doesn’t Microsoft have a store? I’m not sure if this is a good deal. With a 20/30 day return period and free shipping everywhere, you, the American man consumer, are the king. Laptops – Microsoft Store Online
and dell outlet SD thread Scratched and Dented Inspiron 25% off coupon 15R i7 525m 1GB 8GB 500GB $431.25 + tax, 17R i5 8GB 1TB $378.75 + tax, and XPS 13. – http://www.slickdeals.net

What you’re saying is correct, but as you can see, I have a problem. very strong reason for buying only from amazon.com

 

kuduku

Skilled

What you’re saying is correct, but as you can see, I have a problem. very strong reason for buying only from amazon.com

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raksrules

Elite

Yes, I checked that deal today. In fact, I’ve spent the entire day on Slickdeals. Just that I have a $1,000 Amazon gift card balance that I need to spend before the end of the year when I return to India. After this, I don’t think I’ll be able to buy anything else from Amazon.

 

kuduku

Skilled

Yes, I checked that deal today. In fact, I’ve spent the entire day on Slickdeals. After this, I don’t think I’ll be able to buy anything else from Amazon. Just that I have a $1,000 Amazon gift card balance that I need to spend before the end of the year when I return to India.

On the forums, you can sell it. But weren’t gift cards supposed to be good for life? As far as I’m aware, Amazon gift cards have no expiration date.

 

raksrules

Elite

As far as I’m aware, Amazon gift cards have no expiration date. But weren’t gift cards supposed to be good for life? On the forums, you can sell it.

Yes, they are perpetually valid, but I have no intention of selling them. I’d rather spend money on things I want rather than buy them.

 

Dr. House

Disciple

However, the resolution is not the only factor in the screen; other factors include panel quality (TN or IPS), backlighting (CCFL or LED), contrast, and brightness. Obviously, a screen with a resolution of 1080p would be preferable.
 

JuGGa

ftw !!
Skilled

However, the resolution is not the only factor in the screen; other factors include panel quality (TN or IPS), backlighting (CCFL or LED), contrast, and brightness. Obviously, a screen with a resolution of 1080p would be preferable.

LED backlit LCDs make up the majority of today’s displays. TN and IPS are extremely rare, and the latter is also very expensive. I haven’t played CCFL yet.

 

raksrules

Elite

My current computer is a Toshiba Satellite L330D, which is four years old and has a 1280×800 WXGA display, and it works perfectly. Furthermore, I wear ‘near’ glasses, and I believe that a 1080p display will exacerbate my problems. Movies and photos may provide enjoyable experiences, but I know I won’t be using the laptop for that purpose full-time. I see that DPI can be adjusted to make everything bigger, but doesn’t that defeat the purpose of a 1080p screen, at least when it comes to text and web pages? Because of the aforementioned reason, I’m even more perplexed, and will need to return to the store this or next weekend to look at some of the 768p models. That’s why I chose an iPad 2 over a new iPad because I didn’t understand why the new iPad had a higher resolution. It’s mostly a problem with me. To be honest, I don’t see much of a difference between showing me a 1080p screen and then showing me a 768p screen after a few minutes. I looked at the Sony SVS laptop, and while the 1080p resolution is impressive, I’m more concerned about the small size of almost everything on the screen. In fact, everything will be used, with the exception of movies and photos, which will obviously require reading and writing texts.