Once you go Retina you can't go back.

Textureboy

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I've seen people post about issues going back to "regular" display after using their Retina. When I first received my retina, I had my pc and Mac on side by side, as I was still transferring and getting use to my first Mac.

It's been over a week since I turned on my PC and my eyes could notice the difference by A LOT!

I even went to the Apple Store yesterday, helping my friends decide between the Air vs Pro and I couldn't stand the resolution of anything else.


But after a while your eyes will soon adapt to the crispiness after some
 

kazmac

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It was an immediate difference to me

I was very happy at how far away I was typing on a Retina MBP at the Apple store when I tried it out two months ago. It delighted my myopic vision to no end.

Once these get better battery life, I'll definitely give it another look IF I still need a full blown computer.
 

Zeov

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i have no problems going back to regular 1680x1050 or full HD displays.... yes the Retina is a lot better.. but it's not like i have any problems with normal displays
 

P1otr

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Since I got my retina iPad- i find it much harder to work with my non-retina iMac and MB Pro displays.
 

children

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First world problem much?

I would gladly go back to hi-res or full-hd if were available in the same package and a hundred or so dollars chaper. I only bought the retina due to the improved design and thinner form factor. The retina doesn't help my productivity one bit.
 

NikkiJayne

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I've still got an iPhone 3GS and it's horrendous to look at after being on my rMBP, but I notice it more after using the new iPad (not mine, my dad's). I wish I could afford a new phone! #totallyafirstworldproblem
 

stevelam

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The difference between iPhone 3G and iPhone 4 is much more apparent than normal laptop screen vs retina MacBook.

I use my RMBP with a 1080p 23" external monitor. No problems working with both at the same time.
 

Ddyracer

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The difference between iPhone 3G and iPhone 4 is much more apparent than normal laptop screen vs retina MacBook.

I use my RMBP with a 1080p 23" external monitor. No problems working with both at the same time.
Yeah, the 3g has a bluish hue, wheras the 4 is warm. Personally, the non retina doesn't bother me, it's the temperture i don't like.

Iv'e used two ipad three's and using lower PPI on my devices doesn't bother me. I guess although i see sharp the sharpness in the new ipad it really isn't much of a difference pixel wise on my eyes.