looking for high screen resolution laptops

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  1. Baby Jai

    Baby Jai MT Pimp OT Supporter

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    Im looking for any laptop that is lightweight, high screen resoluton anything OVER 1280x800, I mean like 1680x1050, supports up to 4GB of memory. Anyone know anything. They are so hard to find out there.
     
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    lenovo does it. Even gateway and hp do it. Pretty common, imo. You're prolly not gonna find it in normal stores, but buying from the manu www should be easy.
     
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    My 3-4 year old Dell Insrpiron 9100 has 1920x1200.
    My new Lenovo T61p ha s1920x1200.
    My dad's 1ish year old Inspiron 9xxx (forgot exactly which one) has 1920x1200.
    My co-workers HP 9xxx series has the same.
     
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    Well i know im looking for WSXVGA but man they can be quite expensive
     
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    not really. Laptops (decent ones) have always been $1800-2500. It wasn't until recently that you could get uber-cheap $500 ones. And due to how quickly Intel stepped up their platforms (and how little internet/word-processing has evolved), even the entry-level hardware is fairly decent.

    So I would call the cheap notebooks a welcomed comodity to the market -- but THEY are the anomoly. A good notebook has always been in the $1800-2500 range. And you will see this price over the past 2 decades, and it will likely continue.
     
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    No such thing as XVGA. It's VGA, then SVGA, then XGA, then SXGA, adding W when the screen is a widescreen. You gotta watch out though, a lot of companies will call 1024x600 WXGA because it has the same width as an XGA screen, when in reality it's supposed to be the height that's the same. (The same warning applies for other screen resolutions as well, I just didn't bother to list them all.)
     
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    I have never seen 1024x600 in a consumer laptop.
     
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    Unfortunately, it seems the machine I was thinking of has been discontinued and replaced with one that has a higher resolution screen (billed as WSXGA when it's really 1280x768, or WXGA). However, the warning stands: buy a widescreen based on the height you want, not on the width.
     
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    I'm looking for kinda the same thing. I'm looking for a 15.4" laptop with higher than 1280x800 resolution, which from everywhere i've looked (HP, Toshiba, Sony, etc) all do not have, except DELL which the xps m1530 does. I wonder if any of the other companies will start making 15.4" screens with higher resolutions. If not I may have to resort to DELL.
     
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    my 4.5 year old Dell laptop does 1680x1050 and I remember when I ordered it 1900x1200 was an option

    edit: all with 15.4" widescreens
     
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    you didn't look very hard, then. I know for a fact that HP does.
     
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    Latitude or Precision lines are nice...

    My D820 does 1680x1050

    Inspiron 6000 does 1920x1200 :eek5:
     
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    I've been looking at their site for a couple of weeks now, and no 15.4" has a higher resolution than 1280x800.

    The 17" all have options for higher resolutions, but not the 15.4"s.
     
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    that's odd you must be VERY BLIND.

    I spent 40 seconds on their website and I see the HP 8510p Notebook, 15.4" WSXGA+ 1680x1050.
     
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    Oh. My bad man. I guess I was looking in the wrong section of the site. I was only looking at the customizable ones.

    Thanks
     

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