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LG has been killing it in the display business this year, with the incredible 34-inch ultrawide curved monitor (with our review on the 34UC97 available here) but now the company has unveiled a new 27-inch 4K-capable monitor in the 27MU67.
The new monitor features an IPS panel for the best color clarity and viewing angles, with its 26.3-inch panel featuring a 3840x2160 resolution. The 4K monitor features a 60Hz refresh rate with support for AMD FreeSync, which eliminates screen tearing and stuttering. It's also one of the fastest monitors available, with its Dynamic Action Sync (DAS) mode taking down input lag to just 9.7ms. The full specifications are available below:
- Resolution: Ultra HD 4K (3840 x 2160)
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Contrast Ratio: 1000:1 (Mega)
- Response Time: 5ms (GTG)
- Brightness: 300 nits
- Color Gamut: 99 percent of Adobe sRGB color space
- Color Depth: 10bit (8bit + A-FRC)
- Display: IPS Display (Viewing angle: 178/178)
Launched in China yesterday as a partnership between MMD (Philips monitors) and QD Vision, the world's first quantum dot monitor has been born.
This 27" Philips Full HD monitor is called the 276E6ADS and boasts 99% Adobe RGB color, thus being marketed for gamers, photography and design enthusiasts alike.
On display at a booth number 1025 at SID Display Week, the Color IQ quantum dot design sets out to produce a high quality display "at a price of mainstream desktop monitors" as pointed out in a recent press release.
ViewSonic's new professional Ultra UHD 4K Monitor boasts a 3840 x 2160 resolution on a SuperClear IPS display complete with 100% sRGB color coverage, 10-bit color, bit-bit processing, 3D LUT and Delta E
Computex 2015 - Looking like either plumbing or a robot in disguise, this triple monitor arm by Rosewill is a sight to behold.
Named the RMS-TDM02BL and RMS-TDM025L, these two slightly different products both support up to three 26" LCD monitors with a VESA compliant brackets measuring 75 x 75mm and 100 x 100mm alongside the option to tilt your panel 45 degrees up and down.
Computex 2015 - If you're not looking to head down the flagship gaming path with the new ASUS 34" curved monitor, ASUS has plenty of other options on display this year in Taipei, Taiwan.
First up is the MG279Q, a 144Hz IPS Panel Plus with AMD FreeSync Technology and targeted at gamers who will enjoy the superior refresh rate. This is matched alongside the TechniColor-certified vibrant panel with a 100% sRGB rating and the 100% Adobe RGB monitor with ProArt Calibration for graphical designers and more. The last cab off the rank in the normal monitor range is the Designo - a 27-inch 4K frameless panel, a stunning addition indeed.
These 4K monitors help round out the 27-32" offerings by ASUS, with the PA329Q ProArt running at 2840x2160 resolution offering a viewing angle of 128 degrees and some impressive input/output port specifications including DisplayPort 1.2, mini-DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 2.0, two HDMI 1.4 and four USB 3.0 ports.
Computex 2015 - If curved technology has got your eye, we've been lucky enough to get a quick glimpse at the new 34" curved g-sync monitor from ASUS.
Boasting a 3440x1440 In-Plane Switching panel and ASUS' GamePlus on screen timer and crosshair, this beauty will be ASUS' new flagship screen coming into the near future.
ASUS also claims this monitor has a "turbo key" but unfortunately there's no information as to exactly what this is yet, all we can think about is the picture below when turbo is mentioned.
Computex 2015 - While ASUS dominates with its ROG Swift monitor, it's only a 27-inch monitor with a resolution of 2560x1440. But, at the ASUS Zensation event, ASUS showed off its upcoming 34-inch curved ultrawide monitor that features NVIDIA's G-Sync technology.
With a resolution of 3440x1440 and NVIDIA's G-Sync technology, this is set to be one of the hottest monitors in quite a while.
The stand is unique, wouldn't you say?
Investor Carl Icahn believes Apple is planning an ultra-high-definition (UHD) TV launch sometime in the future, while other sources say the company shelved those plans more than one year ago. It's a suddenly bizarre discussion that has elicited a lot of passionate statements from analysts and journalists alike.
"According to sources in Silicon Valley familiar with Apple's thinking, Apple will enter into the television market in a huge way by providing an upgraded Apple TV CPU hub combined with a unique controller," according to Michael Yoshikami, CEO and founder of Destination Wealth Management, in an editorial published on CNBC. "It is likely to include both Siri voice recognition as well as a touch-pad interface that could also include force touch."
Interestingly, Yoshikami believes Apple could provide the "brains of the TV" and let consumers pick their own monitor or display - from a growing number of companies that would be more than happy to step in and help offer additional flexibility.
Whatever TV you own right now, it's not as thin as LG's latest 55-inch wallpaper OLED panel, something the company just presented at its media event.
The new TV is just 0.97mm thick, weighs only 1.9kg and can be placed onto, and pulled down from a wall with a magnetic mat. LG's latest wallpaper TV is much thinner than its existing 55-inch OLED panel, which is 4.3mm, considerably thicker than LG's latest model.
LG also took some time during its media event to showcase a new convex OLED panel that can be used for digital signage for large-scaling outdoor advertising. The South Korean electronics giant has also pushed for production of the OLED as its next big thing, with the advanced display shrinking TVs down, while making them lighter, as it "emits light itself based on the electric current without a backlight unit, unlike the liquid crystal display (LCD)", reports The Korea Times.
Apple originally had plans to release an ultra-high-definition (UHD) television, but those plans were put aside more than one year ago, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. Instead, the company wants to create online TV service and its set-top box, the Apple TV, rather than create a TV.
The online TV service from Apple is expected to launch prior to the end of the year, and the new Apple TV set-top box should be outlined in June.
Investor Carl Icahn still believes Apple will launch an UHD TV sometime next year, even though Apple executives don't have TV production as a focus. "We view television's role in the living room as a strategically compelling bolt-on to the Apple ecosystem," Icahn said in a letter.