Originally Posted by J. Strnad
The "shadowing" isn't really shadowing, but just the areas between the four LEDs as the light begins its trip up the screen. It spreads out quickly but not instantly, leaving ever-so-slight not-fully-illuminated patches at the bottom, down below where any text resides.
That is what I thought. They probably needed to run the LED-diffuser interface deeper inside the bottom bezel.
Thanks for the report. Any word on the screen having a "pleasing texture"?