New LCD Aspect Ratio

Discussion in 'Hardware Rumors' started by forgiven, Dec 26, 2001.

  1. forgiven macrumors newbie

    Dec 14, 2001
    Has there been any evidence of Apple moving their entire Display lineup to an all-wide aspect ratio? Does that make sense? That may make the 15 become a 17 and the 17 become a 19 simply by widening them...

    I am going to buy a 17" Studio today and am wondering if it can wait.

    I figure the moneyback being offered right now (EXP: 12/31/01) is either to boost the economy (as many buisness are doing) or it it to up revenue before the first...

    soooo..WHAT DO YOU THINK???
  2. MattB macrumors member

    Jul 16, 2001
    Moneyback only with computer purchase

    I believe you only get money back when you purchase the LCDs in conjunction with a G4 Tower. If you are buying just the LCD or the LCD and the Tower, I say wait until the 7th. Jobs might announce something new or changes to existing products at MWSF.
  3. forgiven thread starter macrumors newbie

    Dec 14, 2001
    Actually I am buying the 867mhz and the 17" monitor today.

    I am just inquiring as to rumors of a new aspect ratio.

    If the 15 and the 17" are widened it could make them 17 and 19".
  4. eyelikeart Moderator emeritus


    Jan 2, 2001
    Metairie, LA
    what I think...

    I think they are trying to push out as much hardware as possible by offering rebates & discounts...

    possibly for MWSF?

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