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BenQ has introduced a new professional-grade display aimed at designers. The BenQ DesignVue PD3220U monitor supports virtually all color gamuts currently used by professionals, and can even display images in two different color spaces at the same time in BenQ’s DualView mode. Meanwhile, like many advanced LCDs, the PD3220U features Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, a built-in KVM switch, and a hardware hotkey puck. The general specifications of BenQ’s DesignVue PD3220U monitor are pretty typical by today’s standards. The display is based on a 31.5-inch 10-bit IPS panel featuring a 3840×2160 resolution, 300 nits typical brightness, 1000:1 static contrast, 5 ms response time, a 60 Hz refresh rate, 178° viewing angles, and an anti-glare coating. BenQ does not disclose the type of backlighting it uses, but it...

Samsung to Cease Selling Blu-ray Players in the US

Surprisingly for the electronics titan, Samsung has not released any new Blu-ray or Ultra HD Blu-ray players for the US market since 2017. And now in 2019 it looks...

45 by Anton Shilov yesterday

Samsung's 2019 QLED UHD TVs: 8K TVs Revamped, 4K TVs Get New Panel & Backlighting

Samsung this week formally introduced its 2019 Ultra-HD TV family. The new high-end televisions from Samsung all feature QLED backlighting and compared to their 2018 predecessors, have received audio...

12 by Anton Shilov on 2/13/2019

LG Launches Midrange 32UL750-W Monitor: DisplayHDR 600 with FreeSync & USB-C For $750

In the recent years LG has introduced a number of high-end Ultra-HD 31.5-inch displays, many of which have received a lot of publicity due of their features and innovative...

38 by Anton Shilov on 2/4/2019

Samsung Unveils 15.6-Inch Ultra-HD OLED Display for Laptops

Samsung has announced its 15.6-inch OLED monitor for notebooks. The Ultra-HD display features very advanced specifications, will go into mass production next month, and will be used by leading...

37 by Anton Shilov on 1/24/2019

ASUS at CES 2019: ProArt PA32UCX 4K Monitor with 1000-Zone FALD Unveiled

ASUS introduced its new flagship professional display at CES. The ProArt PA32UCX supports everything that one might expect from a 2019 professional monitor, including a 4K Ultra-HD resolution along...

32 by Anton Shilov on 1/11/2019

Dell at CES 2019: Alienware 55-Inch 4K 120 Hz OLED Gaming Monitor Showcased

In a surprising move Dell demonstrated a prototype of its Alienware 55 OLED display for gamers at CES. The 55-inch OLED monitor features a 120 Hz adaptive refresh rate...

20 by Anton Shilov on 1/11/2019

IO Data Announces M4K651XDB: A 4K 64.5-Inch Display with HDR10

As the world’s largest display suppliers are primarily focusing on popular sizes of LCDs, such as 27 or 32 inches, the smaller players tend to address and fulfil the...

15 by Anton Shilov on 12/13/2018

NEC Launches Narrow Bezel MultiSync EA271U Display: 4K & USB-C Charging

NEC has released a new 27-inch performance mainstream monitor aimed at business and enterprise customers that are after a 4K display with modern USB Type-C connectivity. The MultiSync EA271U...

18 by Anton Shilov on 11/28/2018

LG Unveils 32UK550: 31.5 Inch 4K Display with DCI-P3, HDR10, & FreeSync for $500

LG has introduced a new 31.5-inch monitor aimed at the midrange market. Dubbed the 32UK550-B, it's an Ultra-HD display that supports HDR10, covers 95% of the DCI-P3 color space...

29 by Anton Shilov on 9/28/2018

Philips 328P6VU Professional 4K Display: DisplayHDR 600, USB-C, GbE

Philips this week announced availability of its 328P6VU display formally introduced about a year ago. The new prosumer-grade P-line monitor brings together an Ultra-HD resolution, enhanced color accuracy, a...

17 by Anton Shilov on 9/20/2018

YouTube, Netflix Publish First Videos Transcoded Using AV1

UPDATE: 9/14 5 PM ET: Adding information regarding Netflix videos transcoded using AV1. YouTube has uploaded about a dozen videos that were transcoded using the AV1 codec, whcih was introduced...

46 by Anton Shilov on 9/14/2018

Acer Announces Nitro XV273K Monitor: 4Kp144, DisplayHDR 400, FreeSync

Acer on Wednesday unveiled its new Nitro XV273K display that features an Ultra-HD resolution and a dynamic refresh rate of up to 144 Hz enabled by AMD’s FreeSync technology...

12 by Anton Shilov on 8/30/2018

Acer Unveils Predator XB273K 4Kp144 DisplayHDR 400 Gaming LCD

Acer on Wednesday introduced its new Ultra-HD gaming monitor with an up to 144 Hz dynamic refresh rate enabled by NVIDIA’s G-Sync. The Predator XB273K is aimed at serious...

33 by Anton Shilov on 8/29/2018

Acer Unveils ProDesigner BM270 LCD with Delta E<1 Color Accuracy: 4K, HDR, FALD

Acer has announced its new professional display designed for graphics and video professionals. The ProDesigner BM270 monitor boasts with a 4K resolution, an up to 1000-nits luminance in HDR...

18 by Anton Shilov on 7/5/2018

ASUS CG32UQ: 4K Console Gaming LCD with FreeSync & Halo Sync Lighting

ASUS has been offering displays designed especially for console gaming for over 1.5 years now, primarily targeting mainstream PlayStation 4 and Xbox One machines and thus offering a Full...

8 by Anton Shilov on 6/5/2018

Acer Nitro VG0 and RG0 Series Monitors: Freesync, IPS, Up to 144Hz

Along with Acer’s new Nitro 50 Series gaming desktop PCs, the company has announced new Nitro Series monitors to compliment those devices. The new VG0 and RG0 monitors use...

20 by Joe Shields on 5/25/2018

ASUS’ ROG Swift PG27UQ G-Sync HDR Display Due in Late June For $1999

ASUS this week announced the final specs, official price, and launch timeframe for its highly-anticipated ROG Swift PG27UQ monitor that supports NVIDIA’s G-Sync HDR technology and features a 4K...

33 by Anton Shilov on 5/24/2018

Acer’s Predator X27 G-Sync HDR Display Listed in the USA, to Ship on June 1

After previously being listed in Europe last month, G-Sync HDR monitor listings are finally showing up in the US, answering by far the biggest outstanding question on the new...

40 by Anton Shilov on 5/18/2018

Alliance for Open Media Releases Royalty-Free AV1 1.0 Codec Spec

Eagerly awaited across the tech industry, this week the Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia) has published the first complete version of the bitstream and decoding process specification for their...

81 by Anton Shilov on 3/30/2018

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