Now obsolete MacBooks still have better screens


Sami Fathi reported on MacRumors:

Apple today added the late 2012 13-inch MacBook Pro, the first 13-inch MacBook Pro to ship with a Retina display, to its list of obsolete products [..] Apple first introduced the Retina display in its Mac lineup with the 15-inch MacBook Pro released in mid-2012.

This only makes it more absurd that most PC laptops shipped today still have worse screens a decade later, either with nasty 1.5× scaling or ancient 1080p panels. It’d be like mid-1990s machines being shipped with CGA or Hercules when the Amiga and SGI machines existed.

HiDPI screens should be mandatory, and not just for accessibility.

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