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      02-07-2012, 10:39 AM   #14
Jon D
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Drives: 2016 F12 640i
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Location: Scotland

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Originally Posted by jplev View Post
Is there any daylight glare that shines on the screen affecting how easy it is to read the screen contents? Also, if driving at night, do screen contents cause a distracting reflection onto the windshield?
To me it's a classic case of mending something that wasn't broken. The screen in my F10, like my old E92, is incorporated into the dash and, apart from the fact that it gives a neat flowing look, it's cowled by the surrounding plastic and is far less susceptible to glare.
I've had extensive test drives in the new F12 & 13 6 series and glare is a significant problem, especially in the convertible.
It looks like it should retract, but as it doesn't, it has the appearance of an afterthought.
I also wonder how many opportunistic thieves, thinking it's removable, will throw a brick through the side window in order to steal it.