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Black being actually black (ie no light being emitted vs pixels hiding the display's backlight) feels great for terminal work, but I do not think that OLED is yet worth the overall battery life hit.

For instance, Anandtech [1] reports 6h11m for web browsing on the LCD X1 Yoga, which drops to 3h39m on the OLED variation.

[1] http://www.anandtech.com/show/10697/the-lenovo-thinkpad-x1-y...




Shouldn't this intuitively be the other way around? Especially is you utilize dark mode on your editor/terminal.


I believe the benchmark was related to web browsing.




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