Gigabyte’s AERO 15 gaming laptop comes close to displaying the correct colors


The Gigabyte AERO 15 seen here is your usual gaming laptop, but with a twist — a color-corrected screen.

While Retina displays on Macs have become the gold standard for laptop displays, Windows machines have instead opted for absurd amounts of pixels or touchscreens — with inconsistent color reproduction and color gamut.

Razer is trying to fill this gap with their Blade THX edition and Gigabyte just brought in their entry with the new AERO 15. So, are color-corrected displays a gimmick, or do they help the editors and creatives who hope their laptop screens are displaying colors accurately?

Does a color-corrected display matter?

The AERO 15 doesn’t have a sub-par display, but next to a MacBook Pro it still looks pale, with a colder hue compared to the Pro’s warmer, crisper…

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