For a while now, I’ve realized that there is a massive gap in the continuity of smartphone display history. Until the last few months of 2011 and early 2012, proper testing of smartphone displays was few and far between. Most websites tested peak brightness and contrast, and possibly white point. While some websites did go in depth, they would often only test a few phones. Of course, now things are different. Websites are starting to scrutinize display quality from all angles from color accuracy to reflectance, but no one has ever gone back to properly test old devices. To find out how they performed, read on.

ASUS PB278Q Review: An IPS Competitor Emerges

Every 27” panel that I have reviewed this year has had two things in common: the panel was IPS based, and it was made by LG. The vast majority...

55 by Chris Heinonen on 11/19/2012

Dell U2713HM - Unbeatable performance out of the box

When you look at the 27” panels on the market today, they virtually all use a panel from LG. Samsung has their own PLS panels, but otherwise almost everyone...

99 by Chris Heinonen on 10/4/2012

The iPhone 5 Display: Thoroughly Analyzed

When Apple rolled out the iPhone 5, they announced that it had a full sRGB gamut, which the new iPad almost achieves and would be a substantial improvement over...

99 by Chris Heinonen on 9/27/2012

Nixeus NX-VUE27 27" Monitor: High Resolution for the Masses

The price model for 27” IPS displays has been turned on its head recently by imported models from Korea that you can buy on eBay. Selling for as little...

65 by Chris Heinonen on 9/20/2012

HP 2311xi IPS Monitor

HP managed to make the right choices with their 27” ZR2740w monitor, hitting a reasonable price point without sacrificing quality. Now HP has introduced their 2311xi monitor, a 23&rdquo...

68 by Chris Heinonen on 8/13/2012

Nixeus Vue 27" : A $430 WQHD (2560x1440) S-IPS LED Monitor

Monitors with resolutions greater than 1080p have always commanded a premium. While 1920x1200 monitors have become rare, 2560x1440 (WQHD) and 2560x1600 (WQXGA) continue to have a steady, but costly...

73 by Ganesh T S on 8/1/2012

ASUS PA246Q 24" ProArt Monitor: No Adjustments Needed?

Our monitor reviews frequently go into a lot of depth about the results before and after calibration, but for many users this won’t matter, as they aren’t going to...

52 by Chris Heinonen on 7/2/2012

VIZIO XVT3D580CM HDTV: Stand Back, Wide Load!

VIZIO has announced their new XVT 58” HDTV, the first ultra-widescreen HDTV to hit the US market, is now available for purchase. Sporting a 21:9 (2.33) aspect ratio that...

24 by Jarred Walton on 6/27/2012

Capsule Review: Toshiba's 14" USB Mobile LCD Monitor

While notebook hardware has steadily improved over the years, outside of the recent MacBook Pro with Retina Display there haven't really been any moves forward in improving desktop real...

34 by Dustin Sklavos on 6/27/2012

DoubleSight DS-277W: Back to the Drawing Board

For the most part, the market for 27”, 2560x1440 monitors has been dominated by the higher end brands. The one main exception has been DoubleSight, which has made a...

55 by Chris Heinonen on 6/13/2012

ASUS Demonstrates Displays with Integrated Touch and WiDi

Years ago ASUS made the transition from being just a motherboard company to a notebook manufacturer. These days I'm getting the distinct impression ASUS would like to be much...

8 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/7/2012

The Achieva Shimian QH270: A $350 27-inch WQHD S-IPS Display

A couple of months ago our resident smartphone guru, Brian Klug, told me about a super affordable, Korean made 27-inch 2560 x 1440 display that used the same panel...

37 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/3/2012

NEC PA271W - When Accuracy and Consistency Matter

As long as I’ve been following, using, or writing about computers, NEC has been a leader in displays. From the early MultiSync monitors to their current line of LCDs...

69 by Chris Heinonen on 5/1/2012

Capsule Review: GeChic's On-Lap 1302 Laptop Monitor

Just three months ago we took GeChic's 13" USB 2.0-powered monitor, the On-Lap 1301, for a test run. What we found was a compelling concept for a product that...

23 by Dustin Sklavos on 4/15/2012

HP ZR2740w - High Resolution IPS that Doesn't Break the Bank

Almost 15 years ago I set up my first multiple monitor system, using a 17” and a 15” CRT. At that time it was a very uncommon setup, but...

119 by Chris Heinonen on 3/16/2012

Dell U2412M - 16:10 IPS without Breaking the Bank

For every monitor review that I’ve done for AnandTech so far, I know that as soon as I check the comments there will be a thread with the same...

143 by Chris Heinonen on 2/28/2012

Mini Review: ASUS P1 Portable LED Projector

We don't get a lot of projectors for review, but ASUS sent us their P1 Portable LED Projector and so we wanted to do a short write up of...

30 by Chris Heinonen on 2/22/2012

AOC i2353Ph - IPS for a nice, low price

For most people seeking accurate color reproduction and wide viewing angles, IPS has been the screen technology of choice for years now. The main issues against IPS have typically...

71 by Chris Heinonen on 1/30/2012

IDT at CES : Touchscreen Controllers and Display Port Solutions

Home theater enthusiasts might identify IDT (Integrated Device Technology) with the HQV benchmark and video processor. That division of IDT was sold off to Qualcomm last September. But, that...

4 by Ganesh T S on 1/13/2012

AOC's Thunderbolt Display

This one was pretty low key but AOC had their own Thunderbolt display at Intel's booth. No word on pricing or availability but hopefully we'll see more Thunderbolt equipped...

13 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/13/2012

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