Yes, it is.
Originally Posted by deltawalkerl
The display resolution does indeed seem wrong. The wide aspect resolutions are as follows:
There is no such thing as 1440*900.
The 17" WXGA displays have always been 1440x900. The WXGA 15.4" is 1280x800. The widescreen displays break the resolution "rules." It only makes sense, even if the pixel density isn't increased, the 2" increase in area means an increase in amount of pixels.
Example: Keeping the pixel density the same, increase the size of the screen = more pixels. Just because the pixel density is kept constant, doesn't mean the pixel density is decreased.
Anyway, the 4780 released in November or last year was 1440x900. The 8790 uses the same screen.