how much brighter are the MBP screens than the MB screens?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by tivoboy, Feb 20, 2007.

  1. tivoboy macrumors 68040

    May 15, 2005
    In an effort to decide if the MB is right for me going foward, or a MBP, I'd like to find out how much brighter the screens are on the MBP than the MB. Side by side, it looks about 10-20%. Are there any more objective tests to be found?
  2. PDE macrumors 68020

    Nov 16, 2005
    I'd say the 17" is maybe a five percent brighter while the 15" is 15% brigher - just a rough estimate....
  3. iW00t macrumors 68040


    Nov 7, 2006
    Defenders of Apple Guild
    Brightness is not a metric for screen quality, just a point that has to be made.
  4. PDE macrumors 68020

    Nov 16, 2005
    I think has reviews of both Macbook and MBP models with objective brightness measurement. However, Apple sacrificed everything else to get brightness so, as iwoot suggested, it really doesn't say much about the quality of the display.

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