Monitors

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...

EIZO Launches ColorEdge CG2730 and CS2730 2560×1440 Displays for Professionals and Prosumers

EIZO has introduced two new 27” displays designed for professionals and prosumers. The ColorEdge CG2730 and the ColorEdge CS2730 monitors share a lot of technologies and have a lot...

31 by Anton Shilov on 10/14/2016

CEATEC 2016: Sharp Showcases 27-inch 8K 120Hz IGZO Monitor with HDR, also 1000 PPI for VR

While we’re not CEATEC, a Japanese technology show, news has come via PC Watch regarding a new publicly announced milestone in monitor production. For any journalist that has attended...

44 by Ian Cutress on 10/5/2016

Dell Unveils UltraSharp U3417W: Makes Its Curved Display More Curved

Dell has unveiled its new top-of-the-range 34” curved monitor for consumers. The new UltraSharp U3417W display has the same WHQD resolution as the U3415W introduced a year ago, but...

36 by Anton Shilov on 9/14/2016

Dell Introduces UltraSharp UP3017 30-Inch Professional Display with 16:10 Aspect Ratio and DCI-P3 Color Space

Nowadays, the vast majority of displays for desktop computers have 16:9 aspect ratio for various reasons (e.g., content, manufacturing aspects, etc.). However, there are a lot of professionals, who...

52 by Anton Shilov on 9/9/2016

LG Announces the 34UC79G: 34-Inch Curved 21:9 Display with 2560 × 1080 Resolution, 144 Hz Refresh Rate for $700

LG was one of the first suppliers to bring displays with 21:9 aspect ratio to consumers a couple of years ago, and at IFA 2016 the company introduced its...

33 by Anton Shilov on 9/9/2016

LG 38UC99 Announced: 37.5-Inch Curved 21:9 Display with 3840×1600 Resolution

This week at IFA in Berlin LG introduced a new flagship UltraWide display. The new monitor is called the LG 38UC99 and it's LG's largest UltraWide display to date...

43 by Anton Shilov on 9/2/2016

Acer’s Announces Predator Gaming Displays with Tobii Eye-Tracking Technology, Up to 240 Hz Refresh Rate

Acer has introduced three new Predator gaming monitors equipped with Tobii eye tracking technology at this week's IFA trade show in Berlin, Germany. The new screens are the first...

8 by Anton Shilov on 9/1/2016

IFA 2016: Acer Press Event

We're at Acer's Press Event at IFA!

9 by Ian Cutress on 8/31/2016

Dell Releases S2417DG and SE2717H Monitors: New Gaming Displays with G-Sync and FreeSync

Dell has quietly expanded its lineup of gaming displays with two new monitors featuring dynamic refresh technologies from AMD and NVIDIA. One of the monitors uses a full-HD (1920x1080...

46 by Anton Shilov on 8/8/2016

ASUS at Computex 2016: The 10 Years of the Republic Of Gamers (ROG) Booth Tour

For anyone following our Live Blog coverage at Computex this year, ASUS had two large press events in quick succession in different parts of town. The first focused on...

43 by Ian Cutress on 6/22/2016

Philips Begins to Sell 43” 4K IPS BDM4350UC Display for $799

For many workloads that require a lot of on-screen space, big displays are hugely beneficial — the bigger the better. TPV Technology, the company that produces monitors under Philips...

50 by Anton Shilov on 5/13/2016

HP Announces 32” Pavilion Display for Everyone: QHD for $399

HP has introduced its Pavilion 32 display (V1M69A), which promises to combine large size, QHD resolution, VA panel and affordability. The Pavilion 32 monitor may not appeal to professionals...

74 by Anton Shilov on 5/4/2016

A Look At QD Vision's Color IQ And The Philips 276E6 Monitor: Quantum Dots for Wider Color Gamuts

At this year's CES Josh and I sat down with representatives of QD Vision to discuss their quantum dot display technology, along with where they see the television and...

51 by Brandon Chester on 4/28/2016

ASUS Announces Three New Displays with Adaptive-Sync Technology

ASUS has introduced three new inexpensive displays for gamers with full-HD and 4K resolution: the MG248Q, the MG28UQ and the MG24UQ. The new monitors support VESA’s Adaptive-Sync technology and...

42 by Anton Shilov on 4/15/2016

Philips Begins Shipments of LCD Monitors with Quantum Dot Technology

TPV Technology, the company that produces monitors under Philips brand, has started to sell displays with QD Vision’s Color IQ quantum dot technology. What makes this notable is that...

40 by Anton Shilov on 3/18/2016

ASUS Starts to Ship Its First Curved Ultra-Wide Display: ROG Swift PG348Q

ASUS this week began to ship its first gaming curved ultra-wide display, the ROG Swift PG348Q, which the company introduced back in September and showcased at CES. The monitor...

31 by Anton Shilov on 3/17/2016

VESA Releases DisplayPort 1.4 Standard: DisplayPort Adds Compression & HDR

One of the more interesting aspects of the DisplayPort standards is how the VESA has the separate but strongly intertwined DisplayPort and Embedded DisplayPort standards. As a result of...

38 by Ryan Smith on 3/2/2016

Acer Announces Predator XB321HK Monitor: 32” 4K IPS With G-SYNC

Today Acer is rounding out their Predator lineup of gaming displays with a heavyweight addition. The XB321HK is a 32-inch IPS display with a 3840x2160 resolution, which works out...

29 by Brett Howse on 3/1/2016

FreeSync-over-HDMI: Samsung Launches 1800R Curved FHD Monitors in the CF591 and CF390

One of the big things to come out of Computex last year was our exclusive preview of a new project by AMD: being able to bring variable refresh rate...

38 by Ian Cutress on 2/29/2016

16:10 Lives On: EIZO Releases 24-inch ColorEdge CG2420 and CS2420 Professional Monitors

For anyone that loves a 16:10 screen, with resolutions such as 1920x1200 or 2560x1600, there have been relatively slim pickings in the monitor world recently. Any high end or...

41 by Ian Cutress on 2/16/2016

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