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Answer to: replace 2012 glossy display for 2011 hi-res antiglare displayI've recently tried to swap displays between a mid 2010 with hi-res display and a mid 2012 with glossy. The 2012 glossy display worked fine on the 2010 mbp, including the newer camera. I also had to move the wifi+bluetooth board because the antennas are different. (Moving the antennae was not possible, due to small differences between the way it is mounted inside the clutch) After an VNRAM reset, the new wifi+bluetooth board worked fine on the older machine. So I had a 2010 mbp, with 2012 display, 2012 camera, 2012 bluetooth+wifi. However, the 2010 hi-res display did not work on the 2012 machine, because the LVDS cable connector is slightly different. The 2010 display had a connector which is about half a millimeter wider, so I could not plug it into the socket on the 2012 logic board. I did not expect this, because the LVDS connector sold on this site claims to be compatible with all models. Which is probably true, but as seen in my case, older cables may not work on newer systems. Also, the display assembly...