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X1 Yoga OLED - Pixelated Blacks?

For about the last year, OLED TVs have been available, but they are still expensive. If you do not need OLED and want a convertible with a good IPS display, theMicrosoft Surface Bookis a strong rival for the X1 Yoga. Ibrahim Says: January 4th, 2016 at 5:34 pm A few typos, I think: the pen recharges 15 seconds, not 5, to give a 100-minute use. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Homepage FAQ Search Feed Register Login Goodbye Lorita, wherever you've gone..

We already mentioned the latter is running in a dual-channel configuration, so the GPU can utilize its full potential. contacted support via chat. I don't think yours is defective. So is this all normal or do I have a bad display?

The brightness distribution of the panel is very good at 91%. The variable brightness isn't just because there might be more or fewer illuminated pixels on the screen; the actual screen brightness is variable because of Lenovo's use of automatic brightness control. Wizziwig is online now Quote post #14 of 18 Old 10-04-2016, 08:27 AM nathanddrews AVS Forum Special Member Join Date: Jun 2012 Location: Minnesota Posts: 1,555 Mentioned: 0 Only time will tell how the OLED screen performs in the long run.

Lenovo will also offer a traditional LCD touch screen with a full HD panel for those who prefer even longer battery life. Not only did colors pop like poster paints, so did black text on a white background. Mark speaks at key tech industry events and makes regular media appearances on CNBC, Fox and CNN. I only found one actual in-depth review of this OLED screen (]) and there they didn't mention anything about this problem.

They rather praised it in almost any possible way (except outdoor viewing capability).And yes, it is true that the other source shows the gradient in a very similar way but it Sure, 2.8 pounds is lightweight for a 14-inch notebook but most dedicated tablets weigh 1.6 pounds or less and are noticeably thinner since they don't have a physical keyboard. is not sponsored by or in any way affiliated with AV Science Inc. Our X1 Yoga can reach this clock, which is also the case on battery power.

The CPU performance is not reduced on battery power. The test model could only maintain the maximum 3.2 GHz for a very short time, and the clock dropped to 3 GHz after a couple of seconds and then to 2.8-2.9 The laptop OLED screens have gotten horrible reviews for display accuracy. The RAM in this notebook is of the LPDDR3-1600 variety which is soldered to the motherboard.

Or when it will come out? The X1 Yoga OLED is not a very good outdoor device. Offered capacities range from 128GB to 1TB. You need to use a "mini dock" (which is not included) on the OneLink+ port connector.

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MORE: CES 2016 Readers' Choice Awards ThinkPad X1 Yoga: OLED Looks Awesome...for a Price We’ve seen some head-turning screens on laptops, such as the Infinity Display on the Dell XPS 13, All CPUs share the same integrated IntelHD Graphics 520 GPU. It's very similar to the screen Samsung used on their Tab S 10.5: ChaosCloud likes this. Source Joost Says: January 6th, 2016 at 4:17 am Can you please explain the Onelink that doubles as ethernet?

You'll want to connect a quality set of headphones or a Bluetooth speaker if you care about premium audio quality, but the built-in speakers work fine for webcasts or watching a Most say you can't correct it through calibration either.

basilikum 09/22 #3 I don't think yours is defective. The fan occasionally kicks on at lower RPM while streaming video.

The touchpad surface itself is large enough for a 14-inch notebook and you can press down anywhere to produce a click.

Test mode courtesy of CampuspointThe X1 Yoga is a convincing overall package. The coating of the lid is conveniently smooth and soft, while the palm rest feels a bit more rubberized. I have not seen the Lenovo but I have seen the Alienware equivalent (same OLED screen) and the the gamma was visibly wrong on that one too compared to an LCD Our review shows the technology is particularly interesting for multimedia and gaming devices.

Seeing as:1. Mark was previously reviews editor at Mobile Computing, and his work has appeared in Wired, Popular Science and Inc. In you graphics settings control panel, see if there is a gamma slider. have a peek here Battery Life We use Futuremark's Powermark benchmark to measure battery life.

This is not a big problem in practice though because we were able to utilize the full performance immediately after the stress test. Lenovo goes all-in with the ThinkPad X1 Yoga 20FRS1VS00. The bezel has a strip at this spot, which provides good grip, but you have to be careful not to touch the fan exhaust. The tablet itself weighs a manageable 1.8 pounds, which is slightly heavier than the Surface Pro 4’s 1.73 pounds, but it’s just as thin as Microsoft’s slate at 0.33 inches.

Ghosting is still something you should keep an eye on. But the gradient in between those colors is simply not shown at all. Go Help Me Decide: Which Type of Laptop Do I Need? It is a special kind of magnesium alloy, so Lenovo can make the X1 Yoga lighter without compromising the stability.

who even connects to external monitor when you have a laptop.anyone.. I could not say.Likely 32b color, srgb colorspace in windows color management, lenovo config for panel is srgb 0 Kudos Reply Rupa1 Paper Tape Posts: 4 Registered: ‎12-22-2016 Location: US Message Pros: Outstanding OLED screen Impressive battery life Business-class thin and light Excellent keyboard Cons: Expensive Frustratingly small pen RAM is not upgradeable No USB Type-C or Thunderbolt

LEAVE Running Prime95 and FurMark simultaneously, both the CPU and GPU clock will drop immediately to 1.4 GHz (CPU) and 800 MHz (GPU).

Privacy Policy Terms of Use PCMag Digital Group Accessibility Statement privacy policy | © Copyright 2017 Ziff Davis, LLC. And yes, it is true that the other source shows the gradient in a very similar way but it seems that the OLED display cannot show subtle changes, if they are Showing results for  Search instead for  Do you mean  SHOP SUPPORT COMMUNITY Register | Sign In | Help English Español Deutsch Русский Portuguese Forums Knowledge Base Blogs HP’sSpectre x360 13, also with a 13.3-inch screen, is superior in terms of dimensions, but weighs more dueto the metal chassis.

The problem is the orientation of the X1 Yoga because the ThinkPad is a business device and therefore – similar to most other business Ultrabooks – only uses the default graphics We had better success in the shade, but an extra 100 nits would help out significantly. Moderators: Moderator group, Admin group Post new topic Reply to topic Page 1 of 1 [ 14 posts ] Print view Previous topic | Next topic Author Message abl Post This is another image that shows the problem: This is the back of the head of some character and it just is an ugly looking black patch.

Thank you!

Wizziwig 09/22 #2 From your photos, I see the exact same gradient banding on the LCD as the OLED. Both X1 Yoga models cannot fully utilize the potential of the CPUs. This notebook is eye candy in the best possible way. You can check out the gradient images posted on this review site for examples on LG's OLED.