Originally Posted by Trunks0
Yes there is back light local dimming. It's right on tech specs on apples website. Which is a great feature btw, but it's not likely to be any more impressive than other displays with the same tech.
So that's really disappointing. There doesn't appear to be much agreement on what's going on here. HDTV test, and Business Insider seem to agree that the monochrome-RGB dual layer is being used, but then the backlight dimming isn't necessary then.