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medwatt
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Registered: ‎07-21-2016
Location: SL
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Post pictures of your P50 FHD display

Hello,

I ordered the P50 about 10 days ago, but I can't stop feeling a little uneasy because a lot of people seem unhappy with the FHD display. Most people complain that the color space is atrocious, some say the screen is not bright enough while others say the screen brightness is uneven distributed creating visible vignettes. I am coming from a Lenovo v570 which was released in 2011/2012 and has a 720p TN display. I am hoping that the display of the P50 is as good if not better than that of the v570. So, I am wondering if it is possible for owners of the P50 to post images of the display of the P50 and it'll be even better if there's another laptop by its side for comparison.

Thanks.

DAVader
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Registered: ‎09-05-2016
Location: US
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Re: Post pictures of your P50 FHD display

Here are some pictures of my P50 at different locations:

 

 

 

Home-Envision.jpgHome

Monitor 1 : P50
Brightness: 100% Resolution: 1600 x 900

Monitor 2*: ENVISION AOC H170L
Brightness: 100% Resolution: 1280 x 1024

 

WGM-DELL.jpgOffice 1

 

Monitor 1 : P50
Brightness: 100% Resolution: 1600 x 900

Monitor 2*: DELL
Brightness: 80% Resolution: 1280 x 1024

 

HDC-Lenovo.jpgOffice 2

Monitor 2*: LENOVO L1900A
Brightness: 80% Resolution: 1280 x 1024
Monitor 3 : LENOVO L192p
Brightness: 80% Resolution: 1280 x 1024

 

At this location, I use two external Lenovo monitors, so, the P50 screen is actually, not used.

 

From the pictures, you can see that, in general, the external monitors seem to have a little better color reproduction than the P50's screen, even though they're at about 80% brightness, compared to the P50's display, which I normally use at 100% brightness. So, obviously. there's some room for improvement here.

 

On the other hand, I use my P50 mostly for some heavy number crunching (Process Simulations, Heat Transfer design) and some CAD work (Autocad, Adobe Acrobat Pro).

For that type of work, the FHD panel is perfectly fine.

 

Regarding viewing angles, I think that's an important quality parameter but for me, is more important on a TV, which you're more likely to watch offcenter, while a computer screen, I would, normally, look at, straight ahead. Again, for normal use, the FHD display is Ok.

 

 

 

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P50 - Xeon E3-1535M v5 - 32 GB RAM - FHD display - Quadro M2000M - Win7 x64
gin-n-logic
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Registered: ‎08-20-2016
Location: US
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Re: Post pictures of your P50 FHD display

I've no way of proving it. And it may be totally in my head. But p50 feels like there is a "burn in" phase. 

 

My p50 seemed way too dim at first, especially for its price tag, but now it feels much closer to average. 

 

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