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17.3" QHD (2560x1440) is finally available!

#1 Post by pianowizard » Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:52 am

I recently learned that the latest Alienware 17 laptop has a 17.3" 2560x1440 option, corresponding to 169.8 DPI:

https://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-la ... -17-laptop

I still prefer the LG Gram 17's 17.0" 2560x1600, whose 177.6 DPI is also low enough that I wouldn't need scaling, but both are excellent resolutions for productivity on a laptop.

For 3840x2160 to work comfortably at the default scaling, I would want the screen to be at least 24" (183.6 DPI).
HP Pavilion x2 12-b096ms (12.0" 1920x1280, Core M3-6Y30, 3.14lb); Microsoft Surface 3 (10.8" 1920x1280, Atom x7-Z8700, 2.00lb)
Dell OptiPlex 5040 SFF (Core i5-6600)
Acer ET322QK, T272HUL; Crossover 404K; Monoprice 10734; QNIX QHD2410R; Seiki Pro SM40UNP

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