Identifying If Glossy or Matte screen on an Aluminum Macbook Pro

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  1. raynos13

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    Hello ! I have a Mid-2007 17" Macbook Pro, I was just wondering how could I tell if it has a Matte or Glossy Screen. I had wondering about that since I had bought it last year...

    Hehe. :D
     
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    If you step out in the sunlight nd you can see a reflection or some sort, then it is a glossy display otherwise it's matte.
     
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    Turn off your computer and look at the screen if you see yourself then you have a glossy screen.

    If you can't see yourself, either you have a matte screen or your a ghost :)
     
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    Hahaha.. Thanks for the Answers! It's a Matte Screen. Finally, I get the answer after a Year ! :D
     
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    that you're a ghost? you're Patrick Swayze? :p
     
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    It's actually simple. Look at the screen!

    The glossy aluminum unibody MacBook Pro has a black border. Everyone knows how this looks like.

    The matte aluminum unibody MacBook Pro has a silver border.
    It's officially only available for the MBP 17". Here's a screen shot from the Keynote...

    [​IMG]


    Leo

    P.S. Oops earlier model pala MBP mo. I got used to seeing "aluminum" mean Unibody.
    Aluminum nga din pala ang MBP dati :)
     

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