Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th May 2013 13:38 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems News of the year in the technology industry. "The Fit's most important spec its display, with a nod to Sony's TV division: they come with 1600x900 or 1920x1080 touchscreens and nothing else. 'We're not going to offer 1366x768," reps said. 'We've killed that.'" This is Sony's new, simplified entry-level notebook line. Very, very welcome news in a world where even a supposedly "Pro" laptop that costs $1199 ships with... A 1280x800 resolution. This bottom-of-the-barrel crap needs to be eradicated, and good on Sony for taking this step.
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RE[2]: Sad news to me.
by abraxas on Thu 9th May 2013 23:19 UTC in reply to "RE: Sad news to me."
abraxas
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Just because a screen is capable of running at 1920x1080, it doesn't mean that you have to run it at that resolution. With without altering the DPI, you can just drop the resolution down to a more comfortable size.

It's really no different to any other piece of hardware you buy that you don't always run at maximum settings (I don't drive everywhere at 200 kilometers an hour just because my car can reach those speeds).

To be honest, this should be common sense to anyone tech-savvy enough to frequent OSN.


There is one major difference. LCD screens, which dominate the market now, have exactly ONE native resolution. If you run a different resolution everything is fuzzy. The solution is resolution independence not changing the resolution.

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