Displays

Known for its ability to build ecosystems around its products, NVIDIA rolled out a updated display-related initiative at this year’s Computex trade show. With the recent advent of commercial-scale miniaturized LEDs (Mini LEDs), NVIDIA and its partners are putting together a new generation of G-Sync Ultimate (HDR) monitors incorporating the smaller LEDs for use as backlighting. Similar to 2018's first-generation G-Sync Ultimate monitors, NVIDIA is working with Acer and ASUS on the monitors, which will pair a Mini LED-based (and quantum dot enhanced) backlighting system with 144 Hz IPS LCD panels. These 4K 27-inch LCDs are looking to iterate on previous designs by offering an even greater number of LED backlighting zones, further improving the monitors' contrast and reducing the remaining backlight bloom. Monitors based...

AOC Unveils Cheap G1-Series Curved Displays with 144 Hz & FreeSync: Starting at $280

AOC this month formally introduced its G1-series of curved gaming displays, which offer premium features like 144 Hz FreeSync support at affordable prices. The new monitors start at $230...

17 by Anton Shilov on 9/13/2018

LG Unveils UltraGear 34GK950 34-Inch Curved Gaming Displays with Nano-IPS

LG has introduced its new UltraGear trademark for gaming monitors, which are intended to complement its UltraWide and UltraFine-branded displays. Among LG's Ultra displays, the UltraGear LCDs will be...

24 by Anton Shilov on 9/10/2018

Philips Preps 499P9H Curved 49-Inch 5K Display with USB-C Docking & Webcam

Last week at IFA, Philips demonstrated its upcoming ultra-wide curved 49-inch monitor. The new 499P9H display features a 5K resolution with a 32:9 apect ratio, and will be aimed...

13 by Anton Shilov on 9/7/2018

ASUS Demonstrates ProArt PA34V Professional Curved UWQHD Display with TB3

Consumer-grade curved monitors have been available for years now, however professional curved monitors are a rarer sight. To that end, at IFA ASUS demonstrated its professional-grade curved ProArt PA34V...

10 by Anton Shilov on 9/5/2018

Sharp Announces 2nd Gen 8K UHD TVs at IFA

Sharp this week introduced its second-generation 8K ultra-high def TVs at IFA in Berlin. The new televisions use the company’s new panels as well as the latest processors that...

49 by Anton Shilov on 8/31/2018

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

Dell Announces Ultrathin S2719DC LCD: FreeSync USB-C with HDR600

Dell has introduced its new Ultrathin 27-inch display that features a USB Type-C interface for modern PCs. The S2719DC is aimed primarily at space-constrained business environments, but in addition...

12 by Anton Shilov on 8/29/2018

Dell Launches Gaming 24 and Gaming 27 Displays: 1 ms Response, 144/155 Hz Refresh

Dell has announced its new displays aimed at gamers. The new 24-inch and 27-inch Gaming-series monitors feature a 1 ms response time, an up to 155 Hz refresh rate...

25 by Anton Shilov on 8/22/2018

ASUS Announces 27-Inch VP278QGL Entry-Level Gaming LCD: 1080p TN w/Freesync

ASUS this week is taking the wraps off of a new entry-level gaming monitor that is aimed at satisfying hardcore gamers without breaking the bank. Dubbed the VP278QGL, the...

17 by Anton Shilov on 8/10/2018

JapanNext Launches 35-Inch "UWHD" Curved LCD: AMVA & 200Hz Refresh w/FreeSync

JapanNext this month has introduced its new 35-inch ultrawide curved gaming display. The tounge-twistingly named JN-35VCG200UWHD features a 2560x1080 "UWHD" resolution, a very low response time, as well as...

21 by Anton Shilov on 8/7/2018

AOC Launches Inexpensive IPS WQHD 31.5-Inch Q3279VWFD8 Gaming LCD with FreeSync

AOC has introduced its new large gaming display aimed at gamers on a budget. The AOC Q3279VWFD8 is a 31.5-inch monitor and features AMD’s FreeSync technology, but its price...

30 by Anton Shilov on 7/18/2018

AT 101: Understanding Laptop Displays & How We Test Them

Everyone might have a different take on what they feel is the single most important factor to consider when purchasing a new laptop, but it would be hard to...

50 by Brett Howse on 7/10/2018

Philips Momentum 43-Inch 4K DisplayHDR 1000 DCI-P3 Gaming LCD Now Available

Philips has started sales of its Momentum 436M6VBPAB ultra-high def gaming LCD, which happens to be one of the world’s first shipping monitors to obtain the DisplayHDR 1000 certification...

53 by Anton Shilov on 7/2/2018

MSI’s 49” Optix Curved Display and Oculux 25” High Refresh Monitors Announced

While MSI may be best known for motherboards and laptops, the company is making a big play at the monitor market as well. And this is in a quite...

16 by Joe Shields on 6/6/2018

AOC Expands G90-Series Monitors: 144 Hz and FreeSync

AOC has announced a new addition to its G90-series of inexpensive gaming monitors with a new model with FreeSync capabilities and a high refresh rate. The new AOC G2590FX...

6 by Anton Shilov on 5/31/2018

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

NVIDIA Updates on G-Sync HDR: 4Kp144 Monitors On Sale at End of May, Other Models Coming Later This Year

While NVIDIA's upcoming ultra-premium G-Sync HDR monitors have been in the public eye for some time now, the schedule slips have become something of a sticking point, prompting the...

47 by Nate Oh on 5/16/2018

VESA and MIPI Announce VDC-M 1.1: Display Compression Standard for Mobile Devices

As of late, the pursuit for higher resolutions, faster refresh rates, better contrasts, higher brightness, and more colors in displays, has created bandwidth demands that are pushing the limits...

17 by Nate Oh on 5/15/2018

Philips Unveils 43-Inch 4K Gaming LCD with DisplayHDR 1000, DCI-P3, FreeSync

Philips has announced its new large gaming display that brings together an ultra-high-definition resolution panel, VESA’s DisplayHDR 1000 certification, and AMD’s FreeSync dynamic refresh rate technology. In addition to...

31 by Anton Shilov on 4/26/2018

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