|Jun 18, 2012, 06:38 PM||#1|
Macbook Air 2012 - LG vs Samsung LCD
OK campers - we are back to this...Just got my new 2012 Macbook Air 11" i7 256GB SSD/8GB RAM
I knew immediately that the LCD was a bit flat (or less contrast) as well as some blacks appeared more blue. After checking, I found that my new 2012 Macbook Air has a LG screen. I compared it to my Mid-2011 Macbook Air i7 (which has a Samsung LCD) and the 2011 had more contrast, etc.
Not that the LG screens are bad or anything, it is I am just use to the Samsung screen I have in my 2011 and do not want to go through the calibrations. Personal choice, Just like the Samsung better.
You can see what your LCD manufacturer is by doing the following:
Launch the Terminal (/Applications/Utilities/)
Copy and paste the following command onto a single line and hit return:
ioreg -lw0 | grep IODisplayEDID | sed "/[^<]*</s///" | xxd -p -r | strings -6
Read the output, you are looking for an “LP” prefix to numbers reported back:
If the prefix is not “LP” then you have a Samsung display and there’s no need to use the color profile or to follow the rest of the instructions, if it does start with LP (like the example shown), then proceed
Last edited by laff2; Jun 18, 2012 at 06:54 PM.
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|MacBook Air 2012 - Samsung vs LG display Review||Update||MacBook Air||43||Nov 9, 2013 04:50 AM|
|Display of 2012 13.3" Macbook Air: Samsung, AUO, or LG?||macbook123||MacBook Air||29||Jul 23, 2013 10:31 PM|
|2012 Air has 2 Samsung screen models||washburn||MacBook Air||5||Jan 6, 2013 05:58 PM|
|2012 mac mini + 2009/2010 Samsung LCD Monitor Issues||riklrask||Mac mini||1||Sep 7, 2012 05:46 PM|
|Macbook Air 2012 vs Samsung 9 Series or 2013 Macbook||xax121||MacBook Air||9||Jun 15, 2012 12:59 PM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:15 PM.