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What is the color reproduction accuracy (sRGB color space coverage) for Apple Macbook Pro non-Retina models from mid-2012 and how applicable it is for photo editing?

I read that MBP Retina display covers 99% of sRGB color space. I also heard that mid-2012 non-Retina models feature an improved sRGB gamut reproduction compared to the older models. I am yet to find the actual numbers supporting that statement.

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I think that this might be better suited elsewhere, it is unlikely to be on topic here. – damned truths Oct 15 '12 at 11:06
Updated the question with pieces relevant for this community. – insignum Oct 15 '12 at 11:28
I think this question is both difficult to answer and only interesting to a small number of people (since it only applies to a single laptop model, not even all recent Macbooks but only mid-2012 non-Retina Pro-s) – Nir Oct 15 '12 at 15:01
Can't that be said for any "review this item" questions? Discussion at… – mattdm Oct 15 '12 at 15:12

This is the most comprehensive post I have found. I would copy and paste but there are lots of pictures so here is the link:


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Juju, this is from 2011, but I require information for Pro models produced in 2012 :) – insignum Oct 15 '12 at 12:13
I don't think that the screen resolution changed much over the half a year that your stating about. This is a pretty complete guide however, but then it depends what you have in terms of anti-glare which may have an affect on colours. The screens in a macbook air and macbook pro would not really be any different. Well I am not 100% but I thought that this would help you. If you really want to know you should email apple. That is all you can do. I have a macbook pro early 2012. If apple can't tell you then they don't have the best customer help. – m33bo Oct 17 '12 at 9:44

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