Glare

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    I saw that the AA1 has a glossy screen. How bad is the glare? I never understood why laptop manufacturers went into the glossy screen business, it seems such a stupid idea, but... What's your experience?
     
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    It is acceptable to me when working outside, ymmv
     
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    Haven't really noticed any problems myself when it comes to glare.
     
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    It's a decent well lit screen ... not sure glare is an issue. Looks far more 'glarey' with the machine switched off though ... but once on it's a great screen at this price-point.
     
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    It's "glossy," but I really haven't had any glare problems, even when in icky flurorescent light situations. I think the screen's more than bright and vivid enough to overcome any of that (I almost always run it at the minimum brightness).
     
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    The glare doesn't bother me, but then again I don't work in an environment where sunlight shines directly on it. In that case, I might find some issue with it. Coming over from a laptop with a matte (non-glossy) screen, at first things were a bit annoying but I got used to it. The glossy screen is used, I believe, to make colours appear more vibrant...
     
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    Okay, thanks for sharing your experience, guys! Ordering is imminent... ;)
     
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    You will be pleased... like you I was debating over getting the AAO for a while but I haven't had any regrets since picking one up. :)
     
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