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Screen Uniform?

  • LG Uniform

    Votes: 20 28.6%
  • LG Not Uniform

    Votes: 7 10.0%
  • Samsung Uniform

    Votes: 34 48.6%
  • Samsung Not Uniform

    Votes: 9 12.9%

  • Total voters
    70

xPurpleblob

macrumors regular
Original poster
Jun 29, 2011
111
1
So I finally got a Retina Screen that was made by Samsung but it seems like the screen is not uniform? The lower part of the screen seems to be darker than the top, the right side cooler than the left...

Is anyone else having the problem?

Also, if I decide to get the screen replaced, and I'm still in my 14 day return period, can I return the product if I still am not satisfied in the end?
 

psychedelia

macrumors regular
Jan 28, 2009
122
8
Almost the same for me, though my left side is cooler than my right side. Samsung display and just what you described.
 
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Gazous

macrumors member
Jun 25, 2010
34
0
Do you think that uniform screens really exists ?
Maybe most of people does not see this "little" tint difference...
Do you know if a replacement at the genius bar is fast ?
 
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nalk7

macrumors regular
Jul 11, 2008
209
19
I voted samsung uniform, although my screen is slightly warmer on a very small portion of the left side, it's really not noticeable. Looks balanced in everyday and professional use.
 
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psychedelia

macrumors regular
Jan 28, 2009
122
8
All though a photo taken by a smartphone won't give any scientific results, I sure would love to see someone who claims they got a uniform screen to post a picture or two.
 
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Quackers

macrumors 68000
Sep 18, 2013
1,816
630
Manchester, UK
My mid 2012 15" rMBP screenshot.
It has a first generation LG screen and (to my eyes) gives perfect whites and completely uniform brightness.
There is no IR evident at all.
 

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psychedelia

macrumors regular
Jan 28, 2009
122
8
My mid 2012 15" rMBP screenshot.
It has a first generation LG screen and (to my eyes) gives perfect whites and completely uniform brightness.
There is no IR evident at all.

A screenshot of your screen is not going to do much good.
 
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Gazous

macrumors member
Jun 25, 2010
34
0
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psychedelia

macrumors regular
Jan 28, 2009
122
8
Lol, neither is a iPhone pic :)
Take it from me, my screen looks perfectly uniformly bright and has no change in whiteness uniformity.

Like I said, the iPhone picture is not going to be any scientific evidence, but it will give us a comparison between a tinted screen and a uniform screen.
 
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katorga

macrumors regular
Oct 28, 2006
200
0
Samsung - pretty darn good

Mine is not uniform when displaying the all black log in screen, with some bright areas.

Once the desktop is loaded the screen looks perfect. Note, the old 1440x900 screen on my 2007 MBP had better color, at least to my eyes, but the current retina seems to use a more accurate color profile.

One of the best display's I've had on a laptop.
 
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Gazous

macrumors member
Jun 25, 2010
34
0
Like mine : warm on left and cooler on right...
Did you try to display a black screen with full back light ?
 
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nalk7

macrumors regular
Jul 11, 2008
209
19
Like mine : warm on left and cooler on right...
Did you try to display a black screen with full back light ?

Not yet, but I could try tonight.

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how i test in maveriks the display panel brand?

Open the Terminal and type the following command:

ioreg -lw0 | grep IODisplayEDID | sed "/[^<]*</s///" | xxd -p -r | strings -6

If the result starts with the prefix "LP" you got an LG display, if it starts with "LSN" you got a Samsung display.
 
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