Dell XPS 15 (9560) (15-inch, FHD, IPS) display profiles – Quality and Health impact results
A notebook of this quality is expected to have a near perfect display and we are delighted to see that even the “budget” variant of the laptop delivers. Still, there are some minor issues with the IPS panel that can be easily fixed with our custom profiles. In the pack below, you will find the usual Health-Guard, Office work / Web design and Gaming / Movie Nights profiles, each of which will improve the overall image quality in certain aspects. You can read more about them here and how to use them. We also suggest reading our dedicated article regarding blue light emissions and PWM and how our custom profiles help eliminate both to certain extent.
The Dell XPS 15 (9560) has a Full HD panel with 95% sRGB coverage, extremely high contrast ratio (1700:1), and really high maximum brightness (393 cd/m2) and a bit colder than usual color temperature – 6900K.
Since our profiles are tailored for each individual display model, this article and its respective profile package are meant for Dell XPS 15 (9560) with 15.6″ panel manufactured by Sharp with model number SHP1453 (LQ156M1) featuring FHD (1920×1080) resolution and the machine can be found at Amazon.com: Dell XPS 15 (9560).
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Office Work / Web Design
This profile aims to deliver the most accurate colors possible in the sRGB gamut – the colors used on the Web. In this case, the panel doesn’t have the needed properties for color-sensitive work but our profiles will largely improve the average dE2000 for better color reproduction.
We’ve also adjusted the gamma curve and white balance to fit the standards.
Gaming and Movie Nights
You can take advantage of the Gaming and Movie Nights profile, which will improve the overall visibility – especially in darker areas of the image – during gaming and watching movies (you can see an example here).
As for the Health-Guard profile, it reduces the blue light impact and eliminates the PWM. However, since the panel doesn’t use PWM for regulating screen brightness above 25% luminance, we can say it’s safe to use without our Health-Guard profile but the latter will come in handy for reducing the just as important blue light emissions.
Installing and using the profiles
You can find a guide for installing and using the profiles HERE.
You can find the notebook’s price and configurations here: http://amzn.to/2n4ZV1H