Difference Between "ips" & "tft" Screen

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  1. BT60

    BT60 Notebook Consultant

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    Hello,

    Which is the better screen configuration.

    Thanks,

    BT60
     
  2. TheWahbinator

    TheWahbinator Notebook Guru

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    All LCD's on laptop displays are TFT. You're probably thinking of the In Plane Switching vs Twisted Nematic debate, where IPS is of much higher quality but less availability.
    Unfortunately I don't think any Thinkpad comes with IPS anymore ever since switching to widescreen format. (I think the last was the T60p?)
     
  3. vimvq1987

    vimvq1987 Notebook Consultant

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    not all. TFT is one of technologies have been used on LCD. But most of LCD now are TFT LCD.
     
  4. BT60

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    Thanks for your help
     
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    I noticed I said that and meant to say all laptop screens use TFT.
     
  6. BT60

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    Thanks Got IT

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  7. Mtnbiker

    Mtnbiker Notebook Consultant

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    The X201T has a couple of IPS screens. IPS generally gives you wider viewing angles, but isn't necessarily superior in all respects.
     
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    you edited it after I quoted it. ;) . See my quote
     
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    jaredy Notebook Virtuoso

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    I thought the tablets used PVA screens from samsung? But nonetheless still a huge upgrade from the cheap TN screens.
     
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    Tabbook shows the X200 tablets as being IPS and the X201's as being either PVA or IPS.
     

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