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X series screen upgrade alternatives

X230 through X280, plus X390 series specific matters only
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X series screen upgrade alternatives

#1 Post by pastorn » Sat Jan 25, 2020 3:08 pm

So I currently have the really bad 12.5" 1366x768 TN panel on my x250 that I want to change. After a lot of browsing and googling these seem to be the upgrade alternatives for x220/x230/x250 (and maybe some other models):

1) 12.5" 1920x1808 IPS
2) 13.3" 1920x1808 IPS
3) 12.5" 2560x1440 IPS (only x220/x230?)

What I would like is 13.3", IPS, matte surface (no touch) and more pixels than 1920x1080. I did a bunch of searches on panelook.com and these are the models that seems to fit (TX34D200VM0BAA and LP133QD1-SPB2) and if you change the search to glossy you get lots more:
http://www.panelook.com/modelsearch.php ... e_glare=AG

Is there a reason no one has done this mod that I'm not aware of?

Some relevant links concerning the three mods:

#1: https://www.reddit.com/r/thinkpad/comme ... _to_1080p/
#2: https://www.reddit.com/r/thinkpad/comme ... tom_bezel/
#3: https://www.reddit.com/r/thinkpad/comme ... x1080_but/

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