13" MBP Screen Seems Smaller Than MBA's

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  1. donster28 macrumors 65816

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    I got to use my niece's 13" MBP last night and to my surprise, it felt smaller compared to my 13" MBA.

    I know this is definitely just my imagination. In fact, I owned a 2009 uniboby MBP but it never felt substantially bigger.

    Thanks (maybe) to the MBA's silver bezel, the MBA 13" seems like a bigger brother.

    Hmmm...maybe this is why people think the 13" is not as portable as the 11". It could be just their imagination after all.
     
  2. Chundles macrumors G4

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    It's the extra resolution. It seems larger because it's clearer.

    Had the same feeling about the iPhone 4 screen when I switched from the 3G, it seemed much bigger because everything was easier to read.
     
  3. donster28, Aug 14, 2011
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    I dont think it's the resolution alone. I already noticed it the moment I opened it up, even before turning it on.
     

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