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Flexview on any
15" SXGA+ (1400x1050) or UXGA (1600x1200) that comes on any of the
following models: T42,T42p,T43,T43p,T60,T60p. And only on them.
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http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/?&sitestyle=lenovo (Click the "Use Quick Path" link and enter the TYPE; this will report the size and resolution)
Of course this all assumes that somebody beforehand did not swap out the panel.
X22 X24 X31 X41 X41T X60 X60s X61 X61s X200 X200s X300 X301 Z60m Z61t Z61p 560 560Z 600 600E 600X T21 T22 T23 T41 T60p T410 T420 T520 W500 W520 R50 A21p A22p A31 A31p
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That said, while there is a difference, it is not a massive one, and the 2005 T43 IPS screens are not as clear and bright as 2011 IPS screens (such as an iPad or a Nook Color).
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This is correct presuming that the correct monitor driver is installed, which just isn't the case on most generic installs.Once you get the actual laptop, you can check for sure by looking in Device Manager - there should be an entry under Monitor that uses the word Flexview.
I'd beg to partially differ with the statement above.That said, while there is a difference, it is not a massive one, and the 2005 T43 IPS screens are not as clear and bright as 2011 IPS screens (such as an iPad or a Nook Color).
No, the old school FlexViews are not as bright as the modern ones - my wife has an iPad 2 and it's extremely bright, due to its LED backlight. No argument there.
However, when compared to *any* TN panel, viewing angles of an IPS screen - even an aging one - are downright stunning and there is really no comparison. The same holds true for their colour reproduction.
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If you can easily read the screen from 45 degrees to either side, then you can be sure that it's Flexview. Around the time these T4x machines were new products, a colleague of mine was using a Sony notebook -- its LCD was as directional as a laser beam. We would try to look a source code together, but with the machine in line with my friend, the display was simply dark to me sitting right next to him.
I wouldn't say that. Most modern TN screens are easily viewable side-to-side. It's the top-to-bottom viewing angles that are so much better in Flexview (IPS) screens.mark-ibmtp wrote:If you can easily read the screen from 45 degrees to either side, then you can be sure that it's Flexview.
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