rMBP owners: Is this issue "normal"?

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  1. zooby, Jan 14, 2016
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  2. Alexrat1996 Suspended

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    take it to apple they can diagnostic it under warrenty did you buy apple care by any chance
     
  3. zooby, Jan 14, 2016
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  5. zooby, Jan 14, 2016
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    yes
     
  7. T5BRICK macrumors 604

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    You can buy AppleCare anytime you're within the 1 year warranty. Anyone who tells you otherwise is lying.

    Apple most likely won't replace the computer, but they may replace the screen if they determine it is defective. You'll never know if you don't go and ask.

    If you're still within your return period at Best Buy, just return it and buy a replacement.
     
  8. arggg14 macrumors 6502a

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    If you're in within the return period, just exchange it at Best Buy. If Apple repairs it, it will likely have to be sent to the depot and you'll be without a computer for 3 days.
     
  9. zooby, Jan 15, 2016
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    Check it in store and stay until you get a good one.
     
  11. glhughes macrumors regular

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    Color uniformity is unfortunately quite terrible with retina displays (MBP and iPhone). They're just crap in that respect (but I love the resolution and contrast/brightness) and it's luck of the draw if you find a reasonable one. I returned my custom-ordered 2012 13" rMBP because its screen was purple on the left. Bought another one at the local Apple store and it was ok, but bottom-left is dimmer and a little yellowish/brownish (confirmed with a colorimeter, which I bought specifically to check my screen after the first rMBP).

    I've gone through 3 iPhone 6S' (and two iPhone 6's before that) which all had junk color purity. All of the 6S' I've seen had a much dimmer / yellow top 1/3rd of the screen. Quite distracting, but at least the phone is not $2k.

    It's really unfortunate and it's such a hassle to have to do the quality control that Apple should have done before letting these things out of the factory. I stare at these screens for 10+ hours per day and it's quite distracting when they're so far out of whack. I'm really not looking forward to upgrading my laptop in the future because of this issue. Such a hassle. Luckily my current rMBP is just fine for everything I need to do with it these days.
     

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