rMBP Screen Uniformity Issues

Two Retina MacBook Pros produced in September 2012 have been tested for screen brightness and white uniformity. Screens were calibrated at the centers to white point target D65 (6500K), gamma 2.2 and 200 nits with X-Rite GretagMacbeth i1 Display LT Rev. A using i1 Profiler D2 Lion Edition 1.01 software. Brightness level was set to maximum for measurements. Both screens use Samsung panels.

MacBook Pro 15.4″
Color LCD Panel: LSN154YL01001
Processor: 2.6GHz Core i7 (3720QM)
Base Memory: 8GB PC3-12800
Base Storage: 512GB flash storage
Model Number: A1398
Sales Number: MC976LL/A
Production Year: 2012
Production Week: 36 (September)
Production Number: 1536

Brightness uniformity is within 19% (248/ 306 nits):

Brightness uniformity

White uniformity is within 10% (6018/ 6671K):

White uniformity

MacBook Pro 15.4″
Color LCD Panel: LSN154YL01001
Processor: 2.6GHz Core i7 (3720QM)
Base Memory: 8GB PC3-12800
Base Storage: 512GB flash storage
Model Number: A1398
Sales Number: MC976LL/A
Production Year: 2012
Production Week: 36 (September)
Production Number: 1361

Brightness uniformity is within 22% (248/ 306 nits):

Brightness uniformity

White uniformity is within 12% (6028/ 6829K):

White uniformity

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