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X1 Carbon 6th gen darkness at the edge of screen

2018-06-27, 18:41 PM

I just bought the new X1 Carbon with the FHD touch display.  I noticed that there's a slight darkening gradient effect on the left and right edges of the sreen, as if the backlight is getting weaker towards the edges.  Is this normal or a defect?  I tried taking a picture with my phone earlier but couldn't get it to show up well.  I'll try again in better lighting if requested.  Thanks in advance.

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07-04-2018

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Re: X1 Carbon 6th gen darkness at the edge of screen

2018-07-04, 6:18 AM

I just purchased the same model and noticed the same thing. Would also like to know if this is normal or a defect.

 

Thanks.

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Re: X1 Carbon 6th gen darkness at the edge of screen

2018-07-06, 20:51 PM

I have just purchased the same with FHD screen and maxed out specs, it also has the darker boarder on this display.

 

I have also come across this review which outlines the same issues with the FHD display, claiming you need to keep returning the unit until you get a suitable screen that doesnt has this dark washout round the edge.

 

https://www.ultrabookreview.com/20144-best-ultrabook-2018-x1-carbon-vs-xps-13/

 

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Re: X1 Carbon 6th gen darkness at the edge of screen

2018-07-07, 4:24 AM

Mine is also darker towards the edge of the screen. Lenovo probably considers this adequate illumination. 

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06-03-2013

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Re: X1 Carbon 6th gen darkness at the edge of screen

2019-04-06, 0:05 AM

+1 

 

X1C6 HDR (20KH) with B140QAN02 panel, has dark/dim edges all around. 

 

Especially visible in Night Mode when the edges appear blue-ish. Thickness is slightly less than side bezel.

 

Calling in for a change of panel and noticed there are two options:

 

B140QAN02.0 - 00NY679

LPM140M420 A - 00NY680

 

Anyone have a preference in screen quality on those two panels?

 

 

 

 

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11-16-2016

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Re: X1 Carbon 6th gen darkness at the edge of screen

2019-04-06, 14:38 PM

Hi, I wrote the review posted here. I consider it a defect, and so should that panel manufacturer. Not acceptable.

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