View Full Version : What are the screen measurements? (Not diagonal)

rhinosrcool

Jan 28, 2011, 04:07 AM

For both the 11.6" and the 13.3" airs, what are their horizontal (width) and vertical (height) measurements (just as if you cut out a tracing of the screens)?

For me, I want to compare the screens to a friend's netbook and my 15" mbp.

sharvil

Jan 28, 2011, 04:37 AM

http://www.apple.com/macbookair/specs.html

and

http://www.apple.com/macbookair/specs-13inch.html

rhinosrcool

Jan 28, 2011, 10:36 AM

http://www.apple.com/macbookair/specs.html

and

http://www.apple.com/macbookair/specs-13inch.html

This is not at all what I am asking (see thread title-I am not asking what the diagonal measurements are (11.6" & 13.3" are obvious).

Simply, what are the width and height of the screen (inside the bezel)?

sharvil

Jan 28, 2011, 02:42 PM

This is not at all what I am asking (see thread title-I am not asking what the diagonal measurements are (11.6" & 13.3" are obvious).

Simply, what are the width and height of the screen (inside the bezel)?

If you would have BOTHERED to click on those links, you would have seen it mentions its physical dimensions right there near the start of the page.

pt0016

Jan 28, 2011, 02:46 PM

OP mentions the sizes of the screen, not including the bezel, which the Apple site does not specify.

hfg

Jan 28, 2011, 02:47 PM

For all you sharp high school kids out there ... can't you simply calculate the dimensions since you know the diagonal, that it is a right angle, and the aspect ratio?;)

See ... much simpler than looking at the spec sheet!:p

jdechko

Jan 28, 2011, 02:59 PM

For all you sharp high school kids out there ... can't you simply calculate the dimensions since you know the diagonal, that it is a right angle, and the aspect ratio?;)

See ... much simpler than looking at the spec sheet!:p

Pythagorean Theorem (https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Pythagorean_theorem) FTW!

major7

Jan 28, 2011, 03:04 PM

So....if aˆ2+ bˆ2 = 13"ˆ2,

and knowing that a/b = 900/1440,

now you can use your calc on your mbp to find out :D

monaarts

Jan 28, 2011, 03:17 PM

The 13" MBA is about 12"x 7.5x. I hope that helps you for whatever you need it for.

- Joe

hfg

Jan 28, 2011, 04:17 PM

So....if aˆ2+ bˆ2 = 13"ˆ2,

and knowing that a/b = 900/1440,

now you can use your calc on your mbp to find out :D

BONUS POINTS if you can do the math in your head! :D

hfg

Jan 28, 2011, 04:23 PM

For the OP:

11.25" x 7" for the 13" Air

10" x 5.75" for the 11" Air

rhinosrcool

Jan 28, 2011, 06:48 PM

For the OP:

11.25" x 7" for the 13" Air

10" x 5.75" for the 11" Air

Thank You!

leftywamumonkey

Jan 28, 2011, 09:32 PM

Math is fun!

Let's do more general math that deals with right triangles :D

Sooo...

A radio station tower stands vertically perpendicular on to the level ground. A cable comes down from the top of the tower attaching to the ground creating a 30 degree angle. The cable is 100 feet. How tall is the tower in feet?

hfg

Jan 28, 2011, 11:19 PM

Math is fun!

Let's do more general math that deals with right triangles :D

Sooo...

A radio station tower stands vertically perpendicular on to the level ground. A cable comes down from the top of the tower attaching to the ground creating a 30 degree angle. The cable is 100 feet. How tall is the tower in feet?

86.6' (100 * sin 60)

-howard

leftywamumonkey

Jan 28, 2011, 11:28 PM

Bingo! :)

I used Cos 30, instead though.