The display is another example of where the Notebook 9 isn't flashy, perhaps, but is still enjoyable to use. The 1,920 x 1,080 panel we have here isn't particularly high-res, but it still feels more than adequate for everyday use. What the machine lacks in pixels it makes up for in balanced, pleasing colors and minimal glare; this isn't a matte panel, exactly, but the gloss is so minimal that you won't see many reflections. It helps, I think, that the display has a high brightness rating of 350 nits. (The brighter the panel, the easier it is to outshine natural light.) Separate from screen glare, the viewing angles are wide enough that when you dip the screen forward, the colors mostly keep their fidelity. That's also a plus.
As we've learned over and over again, there's more to good screen quality than just pixel density. And if the pixel density were higher, the battery life wouldn't be as long as it is, which would be a shame.
While I never craved a higher resolution, however, I did sometimes miss having a touchscreen. Going as far back as Windows 8, Microsoft's operating system has been built for a mix of keyboard and finger input. Indeed, basically every Windows laptop I've tested in recent years has had a touchscreen, even if it didn't have a detachable or convertible design allowing it to be used in tablet mode.
With that bit of background, you can say I've been spoiled. My inclination is to hit the Start button in the lower-left corner when I'm ready to power down the machine. And when I needed the built-in calculator app, it sure would have been nice to tap the numbers with my fingers rather than click, click, click on each digit. I realize that having a touchscreen would have meant a slightly heavier, slightly thicker design, but I think I would have been OK with that.