At Computex earlier this year, Intel had talked about 4K panels becoming more affordable (monitors around $400). The 4K All-in-Ones using those panels were on display at IDF. We grabbed a few photographs and they are linked in the gallery below.

The PLS panels have great viewing angles. Importantly, they also support full 60 Hz refresh rates even at the maximum resolution (UHD). Consumers worried about the usage of TN panels and lower refresh rates to hit the advertised price point have nothing to fear. Since Intel is pushing this effort, it makes sense that they first concentrate on the All-in-One (AIO) market which helps them sell their CPUs. The AIO models should go on sale soon, and Intel expects that Samsung will push these 23.6" panels into monitors very soon. The AIO models that were on display were high-end configurations with i7 processors and expected to come in around $1000, but cheaper models with less powerful CPUs are also on the way. [ Update: The systems on display are highly customizable Thin Mini-ITX-based AIOs. The 4K AIOs are anticipated to begin at prices of $999, but the systems on display (as configured with a 4th Gen Intel Core i7-4770S and Intel SSDs) were closer to the $1500 mark. In particular, the system in the gallery above is a Mitac M980, which will be available as a whitebox system to distributors and other OEMs]

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  • haukionkannel - Thursday, September 11, 2014 - link

    There is one, or at least one of those is coming!
    http://www.tomshardware.com/news/auo-144hz-ips-ahv...
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  • Impulses - Thursday, September 11, 2014 - link

    Sweet Reply
  • SanX - Thursday, September 11, 2014 - link

    39" is the best size for 4k monitor both for work and games Reply
  • coburn_c - Thursday, September 11, 2014 - link

    Agreed, a ~40" 4K panel is all the joy of 4 20" 1080s without the bezels. Reply
  • brundlefly77 - Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - link

    The 2008 WSJ study showed that productivity increased dramatically with larger monitors but peaks at 24", then falls off at 26" and up. I've been using a 27" for years and I can see that - I enjoy the monitor alot more, but I haven't noticed the relative productivity boost which were obvious at 24". I couldn't see being productive with a 39" monitor as I would be moving my head too much to see the sides of the display, and all that light would be fatiguing. Reply
  • nerd1 - Thursday, September 11, 2014 - link

    I was super interested till I saw the size is only 24 inch (corresponds to four 12" 1080p)
    I need something at least 31.5" in size (four 15.6" 1080p). I saw one at apple store, but the pricing was outrageous....
    Reply
  • ZeDestructor - Friday, September 12, 2014 - link

    Dell and Sharp have 32" 4K displays as well. Reply
  • abrogan - Sunday, September 14, 2014 - link

    $999. The BenQ BL3201PT is coming! 32" 4K Monitor. Uses IPS-type display (AHVA not AMVA).

    https://pcmonitors.info/benq/benq-bl3201pt-4k-uhd-...

    Available in a week or two.

    http://www.ncixus.com/products/?sku=101284

    Finally under 1000 dollars (-;
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  • GuniGuGu - Friday, September 12, 2014 - link

    I would actually be very very interested in a AIO 4k system, if it had discrete graphics, sadly it seems none of these do.

    So i'm probably going to build a mini-itx system and i'm looking at monitors too, but like everyone else I want a 28"
    -4k @ 60Hz
    -IPS
    -GSync
    Reply
  • triclops41 - Friday, September 12, 2014 - link

    4k with gsync is where the extra resolution is not just a wash after balancing the losses and gains of such a high resolution. Reply

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