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December 9th 2012 2:13 am

Are you having the "image retention" issue on your Retina MacBook Pro?

I've had mine for a few months now and never really noticed it because it's mostly hooked up to 2 other monitors, so the retina display was a secondary one for me, but I was working in India for 2 months and I started to notice the "ghosting". I looked it up on the internet and it seems like a lot of people are having the same problem, and the correct term was "image retention". I can recreate the issue 1 minute, so it's quite a problem. I'm a photographer, and in my country my 2.6ghz model sells for $3465, so i was a bit irritated that I'd paid so much for a computer that has such a glaring issue.

The service centre said that they would order a new display assembly for me though.

What are your experiences? Is there anybody not experiencing this issue?
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loopphoto's pick

Get the new display. Some of the early retina displays had this issue from a certain supplier. If you can still get it done under warranty do it. As far as I know They have resolved the issues with that supplier.
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