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Old Jul 21st, 2008, 03:52 PM   #1
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macbook air screen versus macbook screen

I was sizing up the MacBooks at futureshop the other day, and the screen on the MacBook Air looked a lot nicer than the one on the standard MacBook. The Air's screen seemed brighter and crisper. Also, the standard MacBook's screen seems more glossy causing more glare.

Are the screens really that different, or was I seeing things? I turned the brightness all the way up on the MacBook.

Am was thinking about buying the MacBook, but now I feel like the screen isn't good enough.

Any opinions are very welcome.
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Your eyes do not deceive you. The Air has a better screen, which is LED, while the MacBook's screen has been the same since it was released years ago.
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Old Jul 22nd, 2008, 07:39 AM   #3
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Applebook is correct. MacBooks use the standard "backlit" LCD screens, like most notebooks do.

MacBook Pros and MacBook Airs, OTOH, use the newer LED which is definitely nicer looking and more colour-accurate. They're also thinner and use less power.
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