08-01-2018 02:47 AM
I recently bough Yoga 520 laptop but screen colors felt washed, reddish and dim. So I used Intel Graphics Settings to calibrate the colors. If you have the same complaints you might want to use these settings. These are my personal opinions and settings may differ screen to screen.
I also found the gamma a little bit high. To calibrate gamma, search "Color Management" and launch it. Go to Advanced tab and under Display Calibration press "Calibrate Display". Adjust your display as it is shown BUT skip color balance, it overrides intel settings. If it changes you can load your profile with Intel Graphics Control Panel.
Now about scaling, right click at your desktop and select Display Settings then find "Advanced Scaling Settings". Set it to 125, apply and logout. By setting scaling percent to 125 at Advanced Scaling Settings we can get rid of that annoying blurry texts and get proper scaling.
This one is not about the screen but I highly recommend updating all drivers with Lenovo Vantage. There is also a bios update at Lenovo's website (Search for your model and its at drivers tab under bios, other drivers are included in Vantage). Updates lowered my laptops temps about 5 °C.
I hope I could help. If you have any questions, just ask.
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09-23-2018 03:54 PM
02-17-2019 02:41 AM
So after a little bit more tweaking and troubleshooting, I found that changing gamma from Windows 10 Color Management causes flickers when an input is connected/disconnected or WiFi Bluetooth etc turned on/off because Windows 10 refreshes devices and this causes color profile to refresh too. Instead of using w10 color profiles I created another intel setting to calibrate colors and gamma better than the first one.
03-14-2019 12:21 PM
So after further tweaking, this is 99% my final colour setting. I think this is the closest (for myself) I could reach for proper colour correction.
These tweakings were made at %100 screen brightness.
I still don't know if this one is the "right" one. But after countless hours of comparing tons of images from another device to this laptop, I think this is the best one so far, at least for my laptop's screen. If these settings don't work for you, you can always take this as a starting point and correct your screen from there.