Ten 14-inch notebooks compared

Posted on Sunday, June 11 2006 @ 9:48 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
X-bit Labs took a look at ten 14" widescreen notebooks: Acer TravelMate 3222WXMi, Acer TravelMate 2423NWXMi, ASUS W3H00V, LG LW40, LG T1, MSI MegaBook S425, Samsung X1, Samsung X11, Sony VGN-FJ1SR and the Toshiba Tecra A6-S513.
It seems that notebooks with widescreen displays have come to stay. In the portable sector (12” and smaller) there are almost no classic notebooks with a display aspect ratio of 4:3 except for a very few models from major brands. The advantages of a wide display have been touted by so many marketers that common users should have long taken in the idea that they must be using such a wonderful thing just everywhere they possibly can. But if you were just to delve deeper into this matter and see whence the wide-format picture comes from, you would learn a few curious facts.
You can read it over here.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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