Does model orientation affects quality?

I seem to have many more flaws/issues when printing my models horizontally compared to printing vertically.

So for example printing something like a tablet then its best to print upright

In otherwords it seems that the smaller the print footprint then the better the quality.

Has anyone else noticed this ?

The resolution of the printer is not the same in all directions. Vertically (z-axis) you typically go up by 0.2mm (or (0.12mm if you choose best quality in Luban.

The horizontal resolution (X,Y axis) is determined by the nozzle size (standard 0.4mm).

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