Displays

The era of 8K content is still a couple of years away, but screens featuring the resolution are already here and their availability is going to expand in 2018. Sharp started to sell its Sharp Aquos LC-70X500 8K UHDTV in Japan late in 2017, and said that it would gradually expand its availability to other territories throughout this year. Indeed, this month one of the European retailers of professional hardware started to list the LC-70X500E, a European version of the product, at a rather extreme price. The Sharp Aquos LC-70X500E is a 70-inch UHD TV featuring a 7680×4320 resolution and presumably based on Sharp’s 10-bit IPS/IGZO panel. The latter has a 400 nits typical brightness, a 1000 nits peak brightness for HDR (HDR10, HLG are...

Iiyama’s ProLite XB2779QQS: a 27-inch 5K IPS Monitor for $900

Iiyama has started selling its new 5K IPS monitor. The ProLite XB2779QQS boasts with a 5120x2880 resolution and is available at a price point of around $900. The catch...

23 by Anton Shilov on 3/26/2018

NVIDIA Expects 4K 144 Hz G-Sync HDR Displays to Launch in April

Acer and ASUS unveiled their prototype 27” 4K 144 Hz displays, featuring NVIDIA’s G-Sync HDR technology, at last year’s CES, with promises to release them sometime later in 2017...

60 by Anton Shilov on 3/21/2018

ASUS Starts Sales of ProArt PA32UC LCD with 384 Zone FALD, HDR, & DCI-P3

ASUS has started to ship its top-of-the-range ProArt PA32UC professional-grade display. The new monitor features a 4K resolution and supports pretty much every advanced display feature suitable for professional...

17 by Anton Shilov on 3/14/2018

AUO to Ship 8K UHD TV Panels in Coming Months

AU Optronics this week has announced plans to start shipments of 8K panels for large UHDTVs in the first half of 2018. The panels will enable TV manufacturers to...

33 by Anton Shilov on 2/23/2018

HP Launches First 4K EliteDisplay, and 43-inch 4K Z43

HP's last announcement of the day are additions to its 4K monitor lineup in the Z27, Z32, Z43, and EliteDisplay S270n monitors. The new lineup includes HP's first 4K...

11 by Joe Shields on 2/7/2018

ATSC Releases ATSC 3.0 Digital TV Standards Suite: Over-The-Air Meets Over-The-Top

LAS VEGAS, NV — At a formal commemoration at CES 2018, the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC), industry standards consortium for digital television, announced the release of ATSC 3.0...

24 by Nate Oh on 1/12/2018

Sony Demos Prototype of ‘Full Spec HDR 8K Display’ with 10,000 Nits Luminance

LAS VEGAS, NV — Sony demonstrated a prototype of its 8K display with a peak brightness of 10,000 nits at CES 2018. The company did not disclose when it...

21 by Anton Shilov on 1/11/2018

ASUS Unveils ProArt PQ22UC OLED Monitor: 4K, 99% DCI-P3, 0.1 ms Response Time

LAS VEGAS, NV — ASUS has announced its first professional OLED display at CES 2018. The ProArt PQ22UC features a 4K resolution and covers 99% of the DCI-P3 color...

23 by Anton Shilov on 1/10/2018

HP at CES 2018: New F-Series 1080p FreeSync Monitors from $99, up to 27-Inches

LAS VEGAS, NV — HP is also releasing new monitors ranging from 21.5-inches up to 27-inches in FHD (1920x1080) resolution. The backlit IPS LED has an ultra-thin bezel, enabling...

12 by Joe Shields on 1/8/2018

NVIDIA Announces Big Format Gaming Displays: 65-inch 4K@120Hz HDR Display with G-Sync & More

LAS VEGAS, NV — Today at CES 2018, NVIDIA announced a new series of TV-sized 65-inch monitor models called Big Format Gaming Displays (BFGDs). Working with Acer, ASUS, and...

24 by Nate Oh on 1/8/2018

Lenovo Unveils New ThinkVision X24 LCD: 4-mm Thick, Ultra-Thin Bezels, FHD, IPS

Ahead of next week's CES show, Lenovo this morning is taking the wraps off of one of their thinnest and lightest 23.8” FHD displays to date, the Lenovo ThinkVision...

6 by Anton Shilov on 1/5/2018

VESA Announces That Work Has Begun On Next DisplayPort Standard; Display Bandwidth To Double

In an interesting turn of events this week, the VESA has announced that work has begun on the next generation DisplayPort standard. Citing the need for even greater amounts...

19 by Ryan Smith on 1/5/2018

VESA Announces DP8K Certified DisplayPort Cables

Along with the announcement that work has begun on a new DisplayPort standard, the VESA this week is also announcing that they have launched a new certification program for...

3 by Nate Oh on 1/5/2018

Cheap 75-144Hz FreeSync: AOC Unveils G90 Gaming Monitors from €179

AOC has introduced its new family of entry-level displays that offer a refresh rate up to 144 Hz, a 1 ms response time, and AMD’s FreeSync technology. The G90...

25 by Anton Shilov on 12/28/2017

LG Announces the 5K UltraWide 34WK95U: A 'Nano IPS' Monitor with a HDR600 Badge

LG has announced the 34WK95U, a new “dream monitor” for prosumers, gamers, multimedia enthusiasts and everyone who needs a large ultra-wide screen along with a high resolution that is...

16 by Anton Shilov on 12/28/2017

LG Develops ‘Nano IPS’ LCD, Unveils 32UK950 4K Display with DCI-P3, HDR600, TB3

LG has announced a new kind of IPS liquid crystal panel that features an improved color reproduction. The Nano IPS technology will be used for LG’s upcoming high-end displays...

66 by Anton Shilov on 12/22/2017

Iiyama Unveils Its First Curved Gaming Display: 31.5-inch, FHD, 144 Hz, FreeSync

Iiyama has announced the G-Master G3266HS-B1, its first curved monitor for gamers. The new display belongs to entry-level class and offers an FHD resolution along with dynamic refresh rate...

52 by Anton Shilov on 12/16/2017

VESA Announces DisplayHDR Specification: Defining HDR Capabilities In Performance Tiers

Today, VESA is announcing the first version of their DisplayHDR specification, a new open standard for defining LCD high dynamic range (HDR) performance. Best thought of as a lightweight...

44 by Nate Oh on 12/11/2017

BenQ Launches EW277HDR: 27-Inch FHD Display with DCI-P3 & HDR10, Sub-$300

For the past several quarters, we have seen numerous launches of 4K UHD monitors supporting the DCI-P3 color space as well as the HDR10 standard. To that end, BenQ...

10 by Anton Shilov on 12/11/2017

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