LCD – For the Novice and the Expertby Kristopher Kubicki on September 4, 2003 12:13 AM EST
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Future LCDsHand in hand with the gamers out there, rumors and wild speculation increase over the search for low response time monitors over 17”. It still does not look like we will see advancements anytime soon. Many folks have commented on Samsung’s secret “X” series of monitors, but we have seen absolutely no evidence of this product line and in our opinion, Samsung would probably not talk about future products without a press release anyway.
AUO (the 16ms panel is most likely working on more 16ms LCD panels, but their production facilities may be limited for larger than 17” monitors). It seems to us that manufacturers will move more into the trend of refining their display modes to coax the most performance and colors out of the substrate. LG.Philips continues to pursue Super IPS, Samsung has been working on PVA, and several others continue to work on MVA. Hopefully our brief touch on LCDs was helpful. Stay tuned for our follow up on this article, which discusses the technical look at response times, MVA, PVA, IPS and TN.