Screen Resolution 1920×1080 or 1366×768?




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I’m looking for a 15’6 screen laptop in the mid-range price range.

I’ll only use it to surf the web, watch videos, listen to music, and play light games.

What is the better screen resolution for me: 1920×1080 or 1366×768?

Leaning towards an HP Pavilion or an Acer

Thanks for your help

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You’ll notice the difference when you’re surfing the web, but not so much when you’re watching videos. On a 1920×1080 screen, text and graphics are sharper and more crisp than on a 1366×768 screen.

The smaller text and finer graphics are displayed on the 1920×1080 screen, but you can adjust it on the Control Panel | Display…

While a 15-inch screen laptop is desirable today, the 1920×1080 screen is more future-proof.

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The latter is by far the better resolution, and is normally the recommended setting, but to each their own.

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You didn’t mention a possible price difference, did you?

In general, if the HW (graphic card) can handle it, a higher resolution is never a bad idea.

Attempt to learn the specifics of the graphics HW and compare them.

However, on a 15.6-inch display, it’ll be difficult to notice much of a difference.

I’m guessing both laptops have an HDMI port?

Do you have a decently sized LCD TV with HDMI port (32 inch or better)?

Viewing full HD (1920*1080) on such a screen would make sense.

Assuming, of course, that your videos are of this caliber (which isn’t always the case)!

It’s even possible to use two monitors at the same time.

While surfing, emailing, or writing on TVF on the laptop, I’m watching a video/movie on the LCD TV in full HD.

I don’t believe that surfing the web requires full HD.

Full HD is primarily used for watching videos and playing games.

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You didn’t mention a possible price difference, did you?

In general, if the HW (graphic card) can handle it, a higher resolution is never a bad idea.

Attempt to learn the specifics of the graphics HW and compare them.

However, on a 15.6-inch display, it’ll be difficult to notice much of a difference.

I’m guessing both laptops have an HDMI port?

Do you have a decently sized LCD TV with HDMI port (32 inch or better)?

Viewing full HD (1920*1080) on such a screen would make sense.

Assuming, of course, that your videos are of this caliber (which isn’t always the case)!

It’s even possible to use two monitors at the same time.

While surfing, emailing, or writing on TVF on the laptop, I’m watching a video/movie on the LCD TV in full HD.

I don’t believe that surfing the web requires full HD.

Full HD is primarily used for watching videos and playing games.

The 1920×1080 version costs approximately 3,000 baht more.

Both have the Geforce 940M graphics card

Thanks for your help

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In Windows XP, 7, and 8, the resolution can be changed via the control panel. I don’t have Windows 10, so I’m not sure how to adjust it, but I’m sure it’s similar. My 7 system settings are as follows.

133 x 768, 1280 x 720, 1024 x 768, 800 x 600; most, if not all, graphic cards can handle these resolutions unless it’s a skoda model, hehe.

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You didn’t mention a possible price difference, did you?

In general, if the HW (graphic card) can handle it, a higher resolution is never a bad idea.

Attempt to learn the specifics of the graphics HW and compare them.

However, on a 15.6-inch display, it’ll be difficult to notice much of a difference.

I’m guessing both laptops have an HDMI port?

Do you have a decently sized LCD TV with HDMI port (32 inch or better)?

Viewing full HD (1920*1080) on such a screen would make sense.

Assuming, of course, that your videos are of this caliber (which isn’t always the case)!

It’s even possible to use two monitors at the same time.

While surfing, emailing, or writing on TVF on the laptop, I’m watching a video/movie on the LCD TV in full HD.

I don’t believe that surfing the web requires full HD.

Full HD is primarily used for watching videos and playing games.

The 1920×1080 version costs approximately 3,000 baht more.

Both have the Geforce 940M graphics card

Thanks for your help

As a result, both laptops should be able to view on an external display.

Is the 3000 Baht price difference for full HD viewing on a laptop display worth it?

You’d have to do a side-by-side comparison, I believe.

Perhaps the full HD display offers additional benefits (contrast/brilliance, viewing angle)?

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On a 15.6″ screen, I would choose the 1920×1080 resolution.

The 1920×1080 display will have smaller text and graphics than a 1366×768 display, but it will show more on the screen. There will be 554 additional horizontal pixels and 312 additional vertical pixels.

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Definitely go for 1920×1080.

1366×768 is an out-of-date resolution that does not appear as crisp.

Even the iPhone 6 Plus has a 1920×1080 resolution with 401 ppi.

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Even the iPhone 6 Plus has a 1920×1080 resolution with 401 ppi.

Funny example.

These small displays’ ever-increasing resolution is completely useless.

This is an interesting report on the subject, and it’s almost two years old:


Experts say that televisions, tablets, and phones have surpassed the limits of human vision. Enough with the pixels!

However, on a 15.6-inch display, it’ll be difficult to notice much of a difference.

Have to correct myself here:

On a 15.6-inch screen, 1920*1080 makes sense (diagonal is about 2200 pixels, or 140 ppi).

When viewed from a distance of 2 feet, the resolution is close to that of the human eye (approximately 300 ppi at 30 cm).

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Thank you for all your help and advice.

I’ll try to check both screens at the store, though I’ve noticed that the store frequently fails to turn on the computers so that you can see a live screen.

That would make it very difficult to compare.

I suppose it’s also time to decide whether it’ll be an Acer or an HP–any opinions?

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In Windows XP, 7, and 8, the resolution can be changed via the control panel. I don’t have Windows 10, so I’m not sure how to adjust it, but I’m sure it’s similar. My 7 system settings are as follows.

133 x 768, 1280 x 720, 1024 x 768, 800 x 600; most, if not all, graphic cards can handle these resolutions unless it’s a skoda model, hehe.

And I imagined a “Trabbi,” one of the most exclusive automobiles produced in former East Germany….

OP, if you want to see how tight the Trabbi is, use the highest setting without getting too high. Or you could do both.

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Thank you for all your help and advice.

I’ll try to check both screens at the store, though I’ve noticed that the store frequently fails to turn on the computers so that you can see a live screen.

That would make it very difficult to compare.

I suppose it’s also time to decide whether it’ll be an Acer or an HP–any opinions?

You should not buy anything from him if the store does not turn on such a goddamned machine for an interested buyer. Please accept my apologies, OP.

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I bought a wireless mouse and keyboard, as well as a powered USB hub. I now use a laptop full-time, but the monitor, keyboard, and mouse are all…

I can read the big screen if I lean back in my desk chair with my keyboard and mouse in my lap, but there’s no way I’ll be able to read the “sharper” screen. Even though that big “monitor” isn’t perfectly sharp, it’s incredibly easy to read from across the room. Then I purchased a reasonably priced 32″ (for LostInIsaan, that’s not metric, LOL) TV with a VGA port and connected it to the laptop. 1920×1080 It’s just not big enough. (Edit: laptop screen is 15.4″.) Display on a laptop.

Cheers.

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good hints from NeverSure !

The HP with 1920×1080 resolution should be able to display 1920×1080 on a large external monitor as well. You can also look at the EXTERNAL CONNECTION RESOLUTION, OP. On a larger external monitor, the ACER with built-in 1366×768 resolution may have a different capability.

It’s worth seeing if the laptop can be connected to an external monitor.

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Thanks for all the replies.

This weekend, I’ll visit the stores and, hopefully, have both screens turned on for comparison.

I also hope that a clear winner will emerge.

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I haven’t used any HP or Acer products, but this site suggests that HP is superior:

http://www.laptopmag.com/articles/laptop-brand-ratings

Many people, however, believe that it is more dependent on the model than the brand.

However, some/most HP laptops have a 10/100 Mbit LAN connection that should only be used in a museum if you want to connect to the office LAN….

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I haven’t used any HP or Acer products, but this site suggests that HP is superior:

http://www.laptopmag.com/articles/laptop-brand-ratings

Many people, however, believe that it is more dependent on the model than the brand.

However, some/most HP laptops have a 10/100 Mbit LAN connection that should only be used in a museum if you want to connect to the office LAN….

What does it mean that I’m not a techie?

Will I have trouble connecting to wi fi?

Will it mean my internet speed will suffer?

Please explain.

Thanks

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I haven’t used any HP or Acer products, but this site suggests that HP is superior:

http://www.laptopmag.com/articles/laptop-brand-ratings

Many people, however, believe that it is more dependent on the model than the brand.

However, some/most HP laptops have a 10/100 Mbit LAN connection that should only be used in a museum if you want to connect to the office LAN….

The ethernet connection is a 10/100 NIC, according to my research.

How will that affect internet speed and connection?

Thanks again

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