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Dell UltraSharp 24 (U2422HE) USB-C Hub Monitor Revealed!

Dell UltraSharp 24 (U2422HE) USB-C Hub Monitor Revealed!

Dell just unveiled the UltraSharp 24 (U2422HE) – a new UltraSharp USB-C hub monitor for CES 2021!

Find out if this could be the productivity monitor you have been waiting for!

 

Dell UltraSharp 24 (U2422HE) USB-C Hub Monitor

The Dell UltraSharp 24 (U2422HE) is a 23.8-inch Full HD monitor, with a built-in USB-C hub for greater productivity.

It has a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, with ComfortView for low blue light emission, a wide viewing angle of 178°, and a maximum brightness of 250 nits.

On top of that, it has a wide colour gamut of 99% sRGB, 99% Rec. 709, and 85% DCI-P3, as well as colour accuracy of Delta-E < 2.

Thanks to its USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type C input, the Dell UltraSharp 24 also doubles as a productivity hub, offering Ethernet connectivity and up to 65 watts of power delivery.

The Dell UltraSharp 24 (U2422HE) comes with a wide range of connectivity options :

  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type C / DisplayPort 1.4 port with Power Delivery
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.4 with HDCP
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.4 output (MST)
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0 with HDCP
  • 2 x USB 3.0 (Type A) ports with Battery Charging 1.2
  • 2 x USB 3.0 (Type A) ports
  • 1 x RJ45 LAN port

Its four USB 3.0 ports allow you to easily connect your storage devices, smartphones and laptop, even charging them at up to 65 watts.

It is also adjustable for your comfort – 130 mm in height adjustment, with the ability to tilt by -5° to 21°, and swivel by 40° both ways.

The Dell UltraSharp 24 (U2422HE) comes with a 3-year Advanced Exchange Service, which means if a replacement is necessary, it will be shipped to you the next business day.

In addition, it comes with Dell Premium Panel Exchange, which allows a free monitor replacement during the 3-year Limited Hardware warranty, even if only one bright pixel is found.

 

Dell UltraSharp 24 (U2422HE) : Specifications

Specifications Dell UltraSharp 24
Model U2422HE
Display Size
(Diagonal)
23.8 inches
Native Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Native Refresh Rate 60 Hz
Aspect Ratio 21:9
Pixel Pitch 0.2745 mm
Pixel Density 92.5 ppi
Brightness 250 cd/m²
Colour Gamut 99% sRGB
99% Rec. 709
85% DCI-P3
Colour Accuracy Delta-E < 2
Colour Depth 16.7 million colours
Contrast Ratio 1000:1
Viewing Angle 178° vertical
178° horizontal
Response Time 5 ms (fast mode)
8 ms (normal)
Panel Type IPS (In-Plane Switching)
Backlight LED
Display Coating Anti-Glare Treatment
3H Hard Coating
Other Features ComfortView
Dell Display Manager
Speakers None
Display Inputs 1 x DisplayPort 1.4 / USB-C
1 x DisplayPort 1.4
1 x HDMI 2.0
USB Ports 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 input (Type B)
2 x USB 3.0 (Type C)
2 x USB 3.0 (Battery Charging 1.2)
1 x 3.5 mm audio jack
1 x RJ45 port
Adjustability Height : 130 mm
Tilt : -5° to 21°
Swivel : -40° to 40°
Security Security lock slot
VESA Mount Yes, 100 x 100 mm
Power Input 120 VAC to 230 VAC (50 / 60 Hz)
Power Usage Off : 0.19 W
Standby : 0.21 W
On : 14 W
Dimensions Height : 348.4 mm
Width : 538.5 mm
Depth : 165.0 mm
Weight Panel Only : 9.5 kg
With Stand + Cables : 13.8 kg
Warranty 3 Years Advanced Exchange Service
Premium Panel Exchange

 

Dell UltraSharp 24 (U2422HE) : Price + Availability

The Dell UltraSharp 24 (U2422HE) will be available in Malaysia in March 2021.

It has a recommended retail price of £213 – approximately RM 1,165 / US$289 / A$372 / S$383.

According to Dell, the UltraSharp 24 (U2422HE) will ship with these items in the box :

  • Monitor with stand
  • Power cable
  • DisplayPort cable (DP to DP)
  • USB 3.1 Gen 1 upstream cable (Type C to Type C)
  • Quick Setup Guide
  • Safety and regulatory information

 

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Dell UltraSharp 40 (U4021QW) Curved Monitor Revealed!

Dell just unveiled the UltraSharp 40 (U4021QW) – a new UltraSharp curved monitor for CES 2021!

Take a look at it, and see why this could be the curved monitor you have been waiting for!

 

Dell UltraSharp 40 (U4021QW) Curved Monitor

The Dell UltraSharp 40 (U4021QW) is their first 40-inch curved ultra wide WUHD monitor, offering 32% more screen space than a 32-inch 4K display.

It boasts a 2500R curved screen, with a resolution of 5120 x 2160 pixels, and a 140 ppi pixel density. It also has a maximum brightness of 300 nits, with a wide viewing angle of 178°.

On top of that, it has a wide colour gamut of 100% sRGB, 100% Rec. 709, and 98% DCI-P3. And it comes factory calibrated with a colour accuracy of Delta-E < 2.

Thanks to its Thunderbolt 3 input, the Dell UltraSharp 40 (U4021QW) also doubles as a productivity hub, offering Ethernet connectivity and up to 90 watts of power delivery.

It also comes with a built-in KVM, allowing you to connect up to two computers to the monitor. Its Auto KVM feature automatically detects the new computer, and switches to it.

The Dell UltraSharp 40 (U4021QW) comes with a wide range of connectivity options :

  • 1 x Thunderbolt 3 / DisplayPort 1.4 port with HDCP 2.2 (10-bit colour @ 60 Hz)
  • 2 x HDMI 2.0 with HDCP 2.2 (10-bit colour @ 30 Hz)
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Type C) port
  • 5 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Type A) ports
  • 1 x RJ45 LAN port

Its six USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports – one Type C and five Type A – allow you to easily connect your storage devices and smartphones, even charging them at up to 15 watts.

It is also adjustable for your comfort – 120 mm in height adjustment, with the ability to tilt by -5° to 21°, and swivel by 30° both ways.

The Dell UltraSharp 40 (U4021QW) comes with a 3-year Advanced Exchange Service, which means if a replacement is necessary, it will be shipped to you the next business day.

In addition, it comes with Dell Premium Panel Exchange, which allows a free monitor replacement during the 3-year Limited Hardware warranty, even if only one bright pixel is found.

 

Dell UltraSharp 40 (U4021QW) : Specifications

Specifications Dell UltraSharp 40
Model U4021QW
Display Size
(Diagonal)
39.7 inches
(100.85 cm)
Native Resolution 5120 x 2160 pixels
Native Refresh Rate 60 Hz
Aspect Ratio 21:9
Pixel Pitch 0.1815 mm
Pixel Density 140 ppi
Brightness 300 cd/m²
Colour Gamut 100% sRGB
100% Rec. 709
98% DCI-P3
Colour Accuracy Delta-E < 2
Colour Depth 1.07 billion colours
Contrast Ratio 1000:1
Viewing Angle 178° vertical
178° horizontal
Response Time 5 ms (GTG fast mode)
8 ms (GTG normal)
Panel Type IPS (In-Plane Switching)
Backlight LED
Display Coating Anti-Glare Treatment
3H Hard Coating
Other Features ComfortView
Dell Display Manager
Picture-by-Picture (PBP)
Picture-in-Picture (PIP)
KVM, Auto-KVM
Speakers 2 x 9 W speakers
Display Inputs 1 x Thunderbolt 3 / DisplayPort 1.4
2 x HDMI 2.0
USB Ports 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 input (Type B)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Type C)
5 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Type A)
1 x 3.5 mm audio jack
1 x RJ45 port
Adjustability Height : 120 mm
Tilt : -5° to 21°
Swivel : -30° to 30°
Security Security lock slot
Anti-theft stand lock slot
VESA Mount Yes, 100 x 100 mm
Power Input 100 VAC to 240 VAC (50 / 60 Hz)
Power Usage Off : 0.3 W
Standby : 0.3 W
On : 51.5 W
Max : 240 W
Dimensions Height : 457.8 mm ~ 577.3 mm
Width : 946.6 mm
Depth : 248.0 mm
Weight Panel Only : 9.5 kg
With Stand + Cables : 13.8 kg
Warranty 3 Years Advanced Exchange Service
Premium Panel Exchange

 

Dell UltraSharp 40 (U4021QW) : Price + Availability

The Dell UltraSharp 40 (U4021QW) will be available in Malaysia this month – January 2021.

It has a recommended retail price of RM 6,809 – approximately US$1,695 / £1,247 / A$2,191 / S$2,236.

According to Dell, the UltraSharp 40 (U4021QW) will ship with these items in the box :

  • Monitor with stand
  • Power cable
  • Thunderbolt 4 (Type C) active cable
  • HDMI cable
  • DP cable (DP to DP)
  • USB 3.2 Gen 2 upstream cable (Type A to Type B)
  • Quick Setup Guide
  • Factory Calibration Report
  • Safety and regulatory information

 

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2021 Samsung TV First Look : What Could They Reveal?

Samsung is slated to reveal their 2021 range of TV models at CES, but ahead of that, they are going to give everyone a sneak peek of sorts!

Could it be MicroLED (again)? Or Quantum Dot OLED (QD-OLED)? Tell us what YOU think!

 

2021 Samsung TV First Look : What Could They Reveal?

Samsung is slated to launch their 2021 range of TV models at CES 2021, with a press conference at 9 AM on 11 January 2021.

However, it looks like they will give us all a sneak peek of their new VD (Visual Display) technology on 7 January 2021 at 12 AM (GMT+8) here in Malaysia.

The global unveiling will be streamed online at the official Samsung website.

 

2021 Samsung TV First Look : MicroLED or QD Display?

Although Samsung isn’t telling us what they will showcase in the 7 January 2021 First Look, we believe it will be their MicroLED TV technology.

It first debuted in the 2019 The Wall – which won the 2019 Display of the Year Award. But this is a freaking expensive TV that is virtually a technology demo with a very niche market.

We believe that Samsung will “unveil” MicroLED as the new mainstream display technology for home entertainment enthusiasts to aspire to.

Unlike current LED TVs, a MicroLED TV will have a panel that uses microscopic LEDs as display pixels. This would allow for phenomenally high brightness and infinite contrast, with very wide colour gamut.

Samsung also claims that their new MicroLED technology can last for up to 100,000 hours.

They actually launched a new 110-inch MicroLED TV in South Korean on 10 December 2020, which they plan to launch globally in Q1 2021.

Priced at KRW 170 million (about US$157,000 / £115,000 / RM629,000), it has a 4K resolution with a built-in Majestic Sound System and a 5.1-channel speaker system.

On the other hand, Samsung may be unveiling their QD-OLED display – a hybrid of OLED and Quantum Dots, which they plan to start producing this year.

Samsung Display will invest 13.1 trillion won by 2025 to build “Q1 Line,” the world’s first QD display mass production line at Asan Campus. The new line is scheduled to start production in 2021 with an initial 30,000 sheets (8.5 generations) and will produce a huge QD display of 65 inches or larger.

This QD-OLED hybrid display would deliver higher brightness and wider colour gamuts, with incredible contrast ratios.

Best of all – it will be easier to manufacture, which means lower production costs, and lower prices for consumers.

On the other hand, Samsung is only kicking off QD-OLED manufacturing this year… which means this may not be ready for primetime yet.

So what do YOU think? Will Samsung be unveiling MicroLED or QD-OLED on 7 January 2021?

 

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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 120Hz Refresh Rate Explained!

One of the new features introduced in the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is a 120 Hz refresh rate for its Super AMOLED display!

Find out what this 120 Hz refresh rate means, and how it allows for smoother scrolling and a more realistic gaming experience!

 

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G : A Quick Primer!

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G comes with the best features from the Galaxy S20 smartphone, in a streamlined premium design.

The Galaxy S20 FE 5G comes with a slightly larger 6.5-inch Super AMOLED display, and a much faster 120 Hz refresh rate.

It is now powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 mobile platform with 8 GB of LPDDR5 memory, and up to 256 GB of storage capacity.

 

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G : 120 Hz Refresh Rate Explained

The display refresh rate is the frequency at which the display refreshes the image on screen every second. Hence, it is measured and described in Hz.

The usual refresh rate of 60 Hz means the image on the display gets refreshed 60 times a second.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G comes with a Super AMOLED display that can refresh at up to 120 Hz – 120 times per second.

The higher refresh rate offers smoother visuals, and less motion blur. This gives you a better visual experience, whether you are gaming or browsing the web.

 

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G : Where To Buy?

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Xiaomi 3rd Generation Under-Display Camera Technology!

Xiaomi just unveiled their 3rd Generation Under-Display Camera Technology, which is being put into mass production!

Here’s a quick primer on what will soon be coming to a Xiaomi smartphone near you!

 

Xiaomi Under-Display Camera Technology!

Xiaomi has been working on their Under-Display Camera technology for quite some time. Their first generation effort did not go far – it didn’t even leave their lab.

Their second generation Under-Display Camera technology was good enough to showcase to the public, but never made it to production.

That changes with their new 3rd Generation Under-Display Camera technology!

 

Xiaomi 3rd Generation Under-Display Camera Technology!

In the 3rd Generation Under-Display Camera Technology, Xiaomi has greatly improved the “full-screen effect” through better pixel arrangement, and optimisation of their camera algorithm.

The new pixel arrangement of the display allows light to pass through the gaps between the sub-pixels. This allows each pixel to retain a complete RGB sub-pixel layout without sacrificing pixel density.

Xiaomi claims that their unique pixel arrangement doubles the number of horizontal and vertical pixels, compared to competing solutions – delivering the same pixel density over the camera, as the rest of the display.

According to Xiaomi, the display area over the camera will have the same brightness, colour gamut and colour accuracy as the rest of the display.

The Xiaomi 3rd Generation Under-Display Camera technology also adopts a special circuit design to hide more components under the RGB sub-pixels to further increase light transmittance to the camera below.

Xiaomi claims that these improvements allow the new under-display camera to deliver the same performance as conventional front cameras.

That’s why they are confident enough to put it into mass production, with plans to introduce these under-display cameras in their smartphones next year.

 

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Samsung Business TV : What You Need To Know!

The new Samsung Business TV displays are specially-designed for small- and medium-sized businesses.

Here is a quick primer on what the new Samsung Business TV displays offer, and how much they cost!

 

Samsung Business TV : What You Need To Know!

The new Samsung Business TV displays combine Samsung’s commercial signage expertise with their advanced TV technologies to deliver customer communications with more impact.

Sleek, Bezel-less Design

The Samsung Business TV displays , available in four panel sizes – 43-inch, 50-inch, 65-inch and 75-inch – feature a sleek, bezel-less design that easily meld with the decor.

4K HDR Crystal Display

The Samsung Business TV lineup boasts a Crystal Display with 4K UHD resolution, and support for HDR (High Dynamic Range) content, delivering bright, high-contrast content that will catch the attention of potential customers.

100 Promotional Templates

Business owners can save time by using the 100 pre-loaded, pre-designed promotional templates to quickly create professional-looking content, from seasonal offers to special deals.

Samsung Business TV App

The Samsung Business TV app – available for Android and iOS devices – is a free content management solution that lets you remotely manage and control content on all of your Business TVs.

You can use it to quickly edit, review, finalise and deploy content across multiple Business TVs using your smartphone.

High Reliability

Samsung Business TVs are built to operate for long hours – 16 hours a day, 7 days a week. They come with an extended warrantee to maximise ROI.

High Security

Samsung Business TVs come with a security lock built-in, with locks for both the panel button and USB port. The app is also protected with a six-digit PIN code. These measures ensure that no one can tamper with the content being displayed.

 

Samsung Business TV : Price + Availability

The Samsung Business TV displays is available for purchase here in Malaysia with immediate effect, with these recommended retail prices :

  • 75-inch Business TV (LH75BETHLGKXXM) : RM 7,720 (about US$1,817 / £1,403 / A$2,532 / S$2,500)
  • 65-inch Business TV (LH65BETHLGKXXM) : RM 3,575 (about US$841 / £650 / A$1,173 / S$1,158)
  • 50-inch Business TV (LH50BETHLGKXXM) : RM 2,188 (about US$515 / £398 / A$718 / S$709)
  • 43-inch Business TV (LH43BETHLGKXXM) : RM 1,875 (about US$441 / £341 / A$615 / S$607)

 

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra : 60Hz vs 120Hz Battery Life!

One of the new features introduced in the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is its 120Hz display, which allows for smoother scrolling and a more realistic gaming experience.

However, running the display at 120Hz will reduce the Galaxy S20 Ultra’s battery life. Let’s find out exactly how much!

 

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra : A Quick Primer!

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 in the United States, and Samsung Exynos 990 in the rest of the world.

To ensure it will last a long time, Samsung gave it a very large 5,000 mAh battery. The corresponding Galaxy S10 Plus from last year only has a 4,100 mAh battery in comparison.

It comes with a 40 MP front camera, and a quad-camera system at the back, with :

  • a 108 MP main camera,
  • a 48 MP telephoto camera with 10X hybrid optical zoom,
  • a 12 MP ultra-wide camera, and
  • a DepthVision camera (for depth sensing)

The top-of-the-line model pairs 16 GB LPDDR5 memory with 512 GB fast UFS 3.0 storage. The other two models come with 12 GB LPDDR5 memory, and either 128 GB or 256 GB storage.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra : 60Hz vs 120Hz

Running the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra‘s display at 120Hz allows for smoother scrolling and a more realistic gaming experience. However, running the display at 120 Hz saps battery life.

The display not only refreshes twice as often, the GPU has to work twice as hard. This is why Samsung sets the display to 60Hz by default.

 

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra : 60Hz vs 120Hz Battery Life!

We ran the PCMark Work 2.0 battery life test until its battery capacity dropped to 20% several times, with the display set to 60Hz and 120Hz. Here were the best results we obtained :

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra @ 60Hz : 11 hours 32 minutes

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra @ 120Hz : 9 hours 4 minutes

So there you have it – increasing the display refresh rate on the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra from 60Hz to 120Hz will reduce its battery life by about 21% or roughly 2.5 hours.

Work 2.0 60Hz Display 120Hz Display Difference
Battery Life 11 hours 32 mins 9 hours 4 mins – 148 mins (21.4%)
Battery Utilisation 5.78 mAh / min. 7.35 mAh / min. + 1.27 mAh / min.

Now we can see why Samsung set the display to 60Hz by default. If battery life is important, keep it at the default refresh rate of 60Hz.

But if you prefer to enjoy the 120Hz display, go on right ahead. Thanks to its large 5,000 mAh battery, the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra will last you quite a few hours!

 

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra : Price + Availability

Samsung is only offering two colour options – Cosmic Black, and Cosmic Gray – as shown in our video above.

Here are its recommended retail prices :

  • Malaysia : RM 4,999 (128 GB)
  • United States : $1,399.99 (128 GB) | $1,599.99 (512 GB)
  • United Kingdom : £1,199 (128 GB) | £1,399 (512 GB)
  • Australia : A$1,999 (128 GB)

Here are the online purchase options in Malaysia :

 

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Acer Predator XB273UG S Gaming Monitor : First Look!

Acer just launched the Predator XB273UG S gaming monitor, a successor to their Predator XB271HU from 2015!

Here is a quick look at this new Predator gaming monitor, including its key specifications, price and availability!

 

Acer Predator XB273UG S Gaming Monitor

Acer finally followed up on their successful Predator XB271HU with a 2020 version – the Predator XB273U GS gaming monitor!

It is a 27-inch gaming monitor with a WQHD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels, and an overclocked refresh rate of 165 Hz.

This is an NVIDIA G-SYNC display, that is also DisplayHDR 400-certified. In addition, it has a wide colour gamut of 90% of DCI-P3, and comes with two 2W speakers built-in.

 

Acer Predator XB273UG S : Specifications

Specifications Predator XB273U GS
Size 27-inch
Panel IPS
Resolution 2560 x 1440 pixels
Refresh Rate 165 Hz
Response Time 1 ms GtG
Max. Brightness 350 nits (Native)
400 nits (Peak)
Contrast Ratio 1000 : 1 (Native)
Colour Gamut 90% DCI-P3
HDR Support DisplayHDR 400
HDR10
Ports HDMI 2.0 x 2
DisplayPort 1.2a x 1
Audio Out
Speakers 2 W x 2
Other Features NVIDIA G-SYNC
Acer VisionCare
RGB Ambient Light
ZeroFrame

 

Acer Predator XB273UG S : Price + Availability

The Acer Predator XB273U GS is available with immediate effect, with a recommended retail price of RM 2,199 / ~S$737 / ~US$581 / ~£410 / ~A$790.

Here are some online purchase options (prices accurate as of 13 February 2020) :

Malaysia : RM 2199 | RM 2199 | RM 2199 | RM 2199 | RM 2199

Singapore : S$1083.36 | S$1083.36

 

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2020 Acer Nitro XV Series Gaming Monitors : First Look!

Acer just launched three new Nitro XV series gaming monitors for 2020!

Here is a quick overview of the three models, including their key specifications, price and availability!

 

2020 Acer Nitro XV Series Gaming Monitors

Acer enhanced their Nitro XV series with a new UltraWide QHD gaming monitor, and boosted the refresh rate for its 27-inch model to 240 Hz!

They all feature AMD FreeSync, a new design, and a wide colour gamut of 99% sRGB or 95% DCI-P3. They also support HDR10, with two models DisplayHDR 400-certified.

The 2020 Acer Nitro XV gaming monitors also incorporate several features such as Flickerless, BlueLightShield, low dimming, Comfyview and Acer ErgoStand for a more pleasant gaming experience.

 

2020 Acer Nitro XV Series Gaming Monitors : Specifications

We compare the key specifications of all three models in this table :

Specifications Nitro XV340CK P Nitro XV273 X Nitro XV272U P
Size 34-inch 27-inch 27-inch
Panel IPS
Resolution 3440 x 1440 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels 2560 x 1440 pixels
Refresh Rate 144 Hz 240 Hz 144 Hz
Response Time 1 ms VRB
4 ms GtG
1 ms VRB
1 ms GtG
1 ms VRB
4 ms GtG
Max. Brightness 250 nits 400 nits 400 nits
Contrast Ratio 100 million : 1 (ACM)
1000 : 1 (Native)
Colour Gamut 99% sRGB 99% sRGB 95% DCI-P3
HDR Support HDR10 DisplayHDR 400
HDR10
DisplayHDR 400
HDR10
Ports HDMI 2.0 x 2
DisplayPort 1.4 x 2
Audio Out
USB 3.0 x 2
HDMI 2.0 x 2
DisplayPort 1.4
Audio Out
USB 3.0 x 4
HDMI 2.0 x 2
DisplayPort 1.4
Audio Out
USB 3.0 x 4
Speakers 3 W x 2 2 W x 2 2 W x 2
AMD FreeSync Yes Yes Yes
Acer VisionCare Yes Yes Yes
Adjustments Swivel + Height Tilt Tilt + Swivel + Height

 

2020 Acer Nitro XV Series Gaming Monitors : Price + Availability

The Acer Nitro XV340CK P has a recommended retail price of RM 1,999 / ~S$669 / ~US$482 / ~£373 / ~A$719.

The Acer Nitro XV273 X has a recommended retail price of RM 1,499 / ~S$502 / $499.99 / ~£279 / ~A$539.

The Acer Nitro XV272U P has a recommended retail price of RM 1,299 / ~S$435 / ~US$313 / ~£2427 / ~A$467.

 

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34-inch Acer CB342CK ProSumer Monitor : First Look!

Acer just launched the 34-inch CB342CK ProSumer Monitor! Here is what you need to know about this new ultra-wide QHD monitor!

 

Acer CB342CK ProSumer Monitor

The Acer CB342CK is an UltraWide QHD resolution monitor that is VESA certified for DisplayHDR 400, and boasts a wide colour gamut of 99% sRGB.

As a prosumer model, its integrated 6-axis colour adjustment lets you fine-tune its colour to best suit your use case.

The Acer CB342CK comes with the Acer ErgoStand, which allows you to adjust the tilt, swivel and height for the ideal viewing position. It even comes with a remote control for easier adjustments!

Users who want to use it in a multi-monitor setup, will appreciate its ZeroFrame design.

 

Acer CB342CK ProSumer Monitor Specifications

Specifications Acer CB342CK
Size 34-inch
Panel IPS
Resolution 3440 x 1440 pixels (UWQHD)
Refresh Rate 75 Hz
Response Time 1 ms VRB
Max. Brightness 250 nits
Contrast Ratio 100 million : 1 max (ACM)
Colour Gamut 99% sRGB
HDR Support DisplayHDR 400 Certified
HDR10 Capable
Ports HDMI 2.0 x 2
DisplayPort 1.4
Audio Out
USB 3.0 (1 input, 2 outputs)
Speakers Yes, 3 W x 2
Other Features AMD Radeon FreeSync
Acer ZeroFrame
Acer VisionCare

 

Acer CB342CK ProSumer Price + Availability

The Acer CB342CK is available with immediate effect, at the recommended retail price of RM 1,699 / S$698 / US$369.99 / ~£317 / ~A$612.

Here are some online purchase options :

 

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ASUS ROG Swift 360 : World’s First 360Hz G-SYNC Display!

At CES 2020, NVIDIA and ASUS just announced the world’s first 360Hz G-SYNC display – the ASUS ROG Swift 360! Here are the details!

 

360Hz G-SYNC Displays

NVIDIA first introduced G-SYNC in 2013. It is a variable refresh rate technology that eliminates tearing by synchronising the display’s refresh rate with the GPU’s actual frame rate.

Since then, they have improved it with new technologies like dynamic overdrive to improve player perception, and custom-tuned firmware for better image quality.

NVIDIA is now introducing 360Hz refresh rates for even faster reaction times – reducing it to less than 3 ms, so esports professionals can enjoy tear-free frames at incredibly low latencies.

 

ASUS ROG Swift 360 : World’s First 360Hz G-SYNC Display!

ASUS developed the ROG Swift 360 with NVIDIA, targeting it at esports professionals. It features a 24.5-inch panel, with these official features :

  • Blistering Fast Refresh Rate: 360Hz delivers crystal clear visuals, extremely low system latency for faster reaction times, and the smoothest motion to keep pros on target.
  • Designed for Esports: Play how the pros do and never miss a critical moment with the highest performance 24.5 inch Full HD display.
  • Superior Clarity: No distracting tearing, stuttering, flicker, or artifacts with NVIDIA G-SYNC VRR technology.
  • Quality Certified by NVIDIA: All G-SYNC certified displays undergo a rigorous validation process and are subjected to 300 image quality tests to ensure they deliver consistent quality and maximum performance.

NVIDIA will be using the ASUS ROG Swift 360 running a set of esports demos to demonstrate its improved performance in target acquisition, aiming and perception.

 

ASUS ROG Swift 360 : Price + Availability

For now, the ASUS ROG Swift 360 is only available for demonstration at the NVIDIA CES 2020 showcase. Price and availability will be revealed later.

 

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ROG Phone 2 : How To Turn On 90Hz / 120Hz Refresh Rate!

The ASUS ROG Phone 2 boasts an excellent 120Hz display, but did you know that ASUS secretly set it to just 60Hz?

In this guide, we will show you how to switch the ROG Phone 2 from 60Hz to 90Hz or 120Hz!

 

ROG Phone 2 : 120Hz Display Stuck At 60Hz

The ASUS ROG Phone 2 (MY | SG | US | UK | AU) comes with a really nice and large 6.59-inch AMOLED display.

Its 1080 x 2340 resolution is much lower than the likes of Samsung Galaxy Note10+ or Galaxy S10+, but it boasts a 108% DCI-P3 colour gamut and a 120Hz refresh rate.

Now, that 120Hz refresh rate is the ROG Phone 2’s key selling point. ASUS claims it gives gamers a real advantage against their opponents, as well as a nicer, silkier gaming experience.

However, unbeknownst to many – ASUS actually sets the ROG Phone 2 (MY | SG | US | UK | AU) to use a 60 Hz refresh rate, making it no different from its chief rival – the Black Shark 2 PRO (MY | SG | AU | UK).

Amazingly, many gamers and some reviewers were not aware of this. If you see people commenting on how smooth the ROG Phone 2 display looks, without mentioning they manually turned on the 120Hz refresh rate – that’s just the placebo effect! 😀

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Why Does The ROG Phone 2 Use 60Hz And Not 120Hz?

Simple – as we pointed out from the very beginning – the 120Hz refresh rate will use up a lot more power than 60Hz.

Both the Qualcomm Adreno 640 GPU and the ROG Phone 2’s AMOLED display, has to work twice as hard with a 120Hz refresh rate, compared to 60Hz.

That’s why ASUS gave the ROG Phone 2 (MY | SG | US | UK | AU) a large and heavy 6,000 mAh battery. The 120Hz refresh rate would have been murder on battery life.

But ASUS also knew that reviewers and early users would comment about the poorer battery life, even with such a large battery. So the solution was apparently to quietly set the AMOLED display to use a 60Hz refresh rate.

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ROG Phone 2 : How To Turn On 90Hz / 120Hz Refresh Rate!

Now, poorer ROG Phone 2 battery life aside, it would be really foolish to pay so much more for a 120Hz display only to have it run at 60Hz. That would be like buying a Porsche with a 80 km/h speed limiter installed.

So we created this video guide to help you switch your ROG Phone 2 (MY | SG | US | UK | AU) from its default 60Hz refresh rate to 90Hz or 120Hz.

ASUS offers a total of three ROG Phone 2 refresh rate options – 60Hz (default), 90Hz and 120Hz.

You can switch the refresh rate on-the-fly, but unfortunately, it’s not part of Quick Settings. ASUS buried it in the Display settings.

Here is the quickest way to switch the ROG Phone 2’s refresh rate :

  1. Swipe down from the top of the ROG Phone 2 display to access Quick Settings.
  2. Tap on the Settings icon at the lower right corner, to bring up the Settings screen.
  3. Tap on the Display option.

  1. Under Display settings, tap on the Refresh rate option.
  2. You will see that your ROG Phone 2 is set to use 60 Hz by default.
  3. You can now select either 90 Hz or 120 Hz.

Just select the refresh rate you prefer, and the display will flicker a little as it changes the refresh rate.

That’s it – you are ready to go! Enjoy the higher refresh rate!

Recommended : Why ROG Phone II Tencent Is Better Than The Global Edition!

 

ASUS ROG Phone 2 : Where To Buy

Here are online purchase options for the ASUS ROG Phone 2 :

You can also purchase the much cheaper ROG Phone 2 Tencent Edition in the grey market. *

* Please note that if you purchase a grey market Tencent unit, you will not be entitled to warranty outside of China.

 

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LG Dual Screen Smartphone Technology Explained!

LG has now introduced two Dual Screen smartphones – the LG V50 ThinQ and the LG G8X ThinQ.

In this article, we will dive into their Dual Screen technology, and look at the good, the bad and the ugly side of it!

 

LG Dual Screen Technology

Foldable displays are a great way to differentiate smartphones from their rivals. But the HUAWEI Mate X and Samsung Galaxy Fold have shown, they are difficult to develop and manufacture.

Unwilling to spend money to develop their own foldable display, LG chose to develop Dual Screen devices instead.

While not as sexy as foldable displays, they are inherently much cheaper and easier to develop and manufacture.

That’s why the first model is out now, with a second model on the way, even while the HUAWEI Mate X and Samsung Galaxy Fold have been delayed for months now.

LG V50 Dual Screen

First introduced in the LG V50 ThinQ 5G, it basically involves attaching a Dual Screen case (which has a second display) to an ordinary LG V50 smartphone.

The Dual Screen case has a second display on the inner side of its front cover. It uses a three-pin POGO connector to deliver power and data to this display.

The two displays have different characteristics which we have summarised in this table :

Specifications LG V50 ThinQ Display LG Dual Screen Display
Size 6.4-inch 6.2-inch
Panel Type OLED OLED
Resolution Quad HD+
1440 x 3120 pixels
Full HD+
1080 x 2160 pixels
Pixel Density 538 pixels per inch 390 pixels per inch

The hinge design not only separates the two display by about ¼ inch, it cannot fully open so the two displays cannot lay flat.

LG G8X Dual Screen

At IFA 2019, LG unveiled their second Dual Screen device – the LG G8X ThinQ.

It incorporates a number of improvements over the LG V50, including using the same display… right down to the notch!

Specifications LG G8X ThinQ Display LG Dual Screen Display
Size 6.4-inch 6.4-inch
Panel Type OLED OLED
Resolution Full HD+
1080 x 2340 pixels
Full HD+
1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel Density 403 pixels per inch 403 pixels per inch

Instead of a 3-pin POGO connector, the G8X uses the USB-C port to communicate with its Dual Screen case.

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Dual Screen = Separate Displays

The way LG designed it, the two displays are functionally and logically separate displays.

This means it is not possible to stretch an app across both displays… except for a singular exception – the NAVER Whale browser.

It does not help that the two displays are separated by a hinge that is about ¼ inch wide, and hinge design itself prevents the two displays from laying flat.

 

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The Acer PM161Q Portable Monitor – What You Need To Know

The star of the Acer Day 2019 launch was the Acer PM161Q portable monitor! Here is everything you need to know about this affordable and portable 15.6-inch monitor!

 

The Acer PM161Q Portable Monitor

The Acer PM161Q is a portable 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display, with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Designed to fit snugly in a laptop bag, it has a side profile of only 2 cm, and weighs just 950 grams.

More importantly, it is designed to be powered by a single USB Type C cable, which makes it extremely useful as a portable second display for a smartphone or ultra-portable laptop.

All you have to do is slide it out of its protective sleeve (one is provided for free!), flip out its built-in kickstand, and link it to your laptop or smartphone using the provided USB Type C cable.

No additional power cable required.

It will start up in about 5 seconds, with a mirror display of your smartphone or laptop!

 

Acer PM161Q Specifications

Specifications

Acer PM161Q

Display Size

15.6-inch

Maximum Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels

Refresh Rate

60 Hz

Response Time

7 ms (grey-to-grey)

Panel Type

IPS

Viewing Angle

170°

Contrast Ratio

100 million : 1 (ACM)

Colour Depth

6-bits (262K colours)

Maximum Brightness

200 nits

Colour Gamut

45% NTSC

Display + Power Source

USB Type C

 

Acer PM161Q Price + Availability

The Acer PM161Q portable monitor comes with a protective sleeve and 3-years on-site warranty.

Available in September 2019, it is priced at RM 599 / ~US$144 / ~£119 / ~A$212.

 

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HONOR Honghu 818 Display SoC Details Revealed!

At the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Guangzhou, HONOR President George Zhao unveiled the Honghu 818 display SoC.

Here is everything you need to know about the HONOR Honghu 818 display SoC, which promises to deliver superior images and sound quality for smart displays!

 

The HONOR Honghu 818 Display SoC

The HONOR Honghu 818 was developed by the Hisilicon research and development team over a period of 5-years. It is their first intelligent display SoC to be made available globally.

Quad-Core CPU + Quad-Core GPU

While many media reported that the Honghu 818 has an octa-core processor, they would be wrong.

The Honghu 818 has a quad-core processor, and a quad-core GPU; but in this case 4+4 really does not equal 8…

To be specific, its CPU has two ARM Cortex-A73 high-performance cores, and two ARM Cortex-A53 low-power cores. Its ARM Mali-G51 GPU, on the other hand, has four cores.

This means it is far less powerful than Hisilicon’s flagship Kirin 980 or Kirin 970 mobile SoCs or even mid-range mobile SoCs like the Kirin 650.

However, HONOR says that it is more than capable of handling heavy image processing on large displays, as well as other tasks, at the same time.

In fact, they claim that this octa-core processor’s “bandwidth utilisation rate” leads the industry by “over 50% on average”.

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Honghu 818 Image Processing Technologies

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Its image processing engine boasts these seven image processing technologies :

  • Motion Estimate and Motion Compensation (MEMC)
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR) Imaging
  • Super Resolution (SR)
  • Noise Reduction (NR)
  • Dynamic Contrast Improvement (DCI)
  • Auto Colour Management (ACM)
  • Local Dimming (LD)

Those algorithms lets the Honghu 818 enhance and optimise image resolution, contrast and colour performance of the display.

Histen Audio Technology

The HUAWEI Histen audio technology optimises sound quality in four aspects :

  • ultra-wide sound field
  • transient intermodulation distortion
  • sound equalization, and
  • intelligent bass.

This allows the smart display to deliver a great audio experience without using a separate audio chip.

Honghu 818 Multimedia Decoding Capabilities

The Honghu 818 has a built-in multimedia decoder that supports hardware decoding of up to 8K video at 30 fps, or 4K video at 120 fps.

According to HONOR, the Honghu 818 can open a H.265-encoded 4K video in just 1.3 seconds, while its rivals take almost twice as long.

It can also decode images of up to 64 megapixels in resolution, which is greater than the highest-resolution DSLR cameras (Canon 5DS and Canon 5DS R), and certainly much greater than any smartphone camera.

 

The First Honghu 818 Powered Display

HONOR said that they will be launching the HONOR Vision TV, which will be the first display powered by the Honghu 818. This 55-inch smart TV will also come with a smart pop-up camera.

 

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The Ultimate Apple Pro Display XDR Configuration Guide!

The new Apple Pro Display XDR is the pinnacle of Apple display engineering. But before you splash out thousands of dollars for it, do you know which configuration you really need?

In this configuration guide, find out options you have and what you should choose for the ultimate Pro Display XDR monitor! We even created a special infographic to help you make that choice!

 

The Apple Pro Display XDR Monitor

The Apple Pro Display XDR is a new 6K IPS display that is designed to complement the new 2019 Mac Pro workstation.

It boasts a 32-inch panel with a 6K resolution of 6016 x 3384 pixels, and Extreme Dynamic Range (XDR) capability with 576 local dimming zones!

Of course, HDR monitors have been around for some time now, with 384-zone models being introduced last year.

On top of that, it delivers 1000 nits of sustained brightness, with a peak brightness of 1600 nits! It also boasts dual ambient light sensors, to ensure an accurate viewing experience in any ambient lighting condition. Kind of like BenQ’s Brightness Intelligence Plus technology

 

Why You NEED The Apple Pro Display XDR Monitor!

The Apple Pro Display XDR is the ultimate display for hardcore Apple fans, and graphics professionals who believe it’s the Viagra they need to perform at their very best.

It is designed to do two things – give you an ultra-premium 6K display experience, and the Tim Cook-anointed right to thumb your nose at the 99.9% hoi polloi.

Because when you have the Apple Pro Display XDR, you know you have proven your worth.

You are the TOP 0.1%. You are the BEST graphics designer in the world. The ULTIMATE Apple fan.

 

Apple Pro Display XDR Configuration Options

Don’t bother explaining to the ignorant rabble (or your boss) why you NEED the Pro Display XDR. Focus on what options you should select.

Standard vs Nano-Texture Finish

Everyone knows that graphics designers lose their eyesight after years of peeking at pixels. Remember how many times you mistook the glare off your display as an actual light flare?

To avoid that kind of problem, you can now pay Apple $1000 to etch a nano-texture pattern on your Pro Display XDR!

Our Verdict : The standard finish is for cheap schlubs. Go Nano-Texture, or go home!

Pro Stand / VESA Mount / Handheld?

The Pro Stand ($999), of course! It does everything a good monitor stand has been capable of doing for the past several decades, but with the flair and price tag that only awesome graphics designers like you understand.

The VESA Mount Adapter ($199) lets you hook up the Pro Display XDR onto walls, multi-monitor stands, or if you are really cheap – onto a non-Apple monitor stand.

But if you employ slave labour, you can always go old-school and have your slave hold it (FREE!). Remember – the Pro Stand does not support Siri… YET, so the slave route is the only way to control your Pro Display XDR by voice commands.

 

The Apple Pro Mug XDR Infographic

To make the choices simpler to understand, we created this special infographic, which uses an Apple Pro Mug XDR analogy to translate all those technical gobbledygook into something professional graphics designers can understand at a glance.

If you walk around with a standard finish, everyone’s going to know you are just another 0.1% wannabe. SHOW the world you are part of the REAL 0.1% with that matte nano-texture finish!

The Pro Handle will let you take the Apple Pro Mug XDR to the limits. Fill it with super-hot coffee or liquid nitrogen – all without fear of injuring your hand!

And the Pro Handle has special magnetic connectors, so you can easily detach the Pro Mug XDR, to attach it to a separate Pro Handle! Now you can share your drink without sharing the same handle! How hygienic!

If you must opt for the Universal Sleeve, tell people you are not being cheap – you are just being environmentally-friendly. Cardboard is recyclable and the Universal Sleeve does not use rare earth magnets!

 

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The Wall From Samsung Is 2019 Display Of The Year!

Samsung’s modular MicroLED display – The Wall – just won the 2019 Display of the Year award! Find out why The Wall is considered the best TV display of 2019!

The Wall From Samsung Is 2019 Display Of The Year!

Samsung just scored big time with The Wall, its modular MicroLED display. The Society for Information Display (SID) just named it the 2019 Display of the Year!

The Society for Information Display presents Display Industry Awards in just three categories every year :

  • Display of the Year
  • Display application of the Year
  • Display component of the Year

The greatly-coveted 2019 Display of the Year award is always awarded to “innovative display products, components and applications that holds the most promise for the future of the display industry.

The 2019 Display of the Year award was presented to Stephen Choi, Samsung’s Vice President and Head of the North American Display Office on Wednesday, 15 May during Display Week 2019.

 

The Wall, A MicroLED Display from Samsung

The Wall is a large format modular display based on the new MicroLED technology – the latest display technology to be commercialized in over 10 years.

MicroLED delivers rich, natural colours for a mesmerising display compared to the traditional TV displays. The Wall’s slim, bezel-less infinity design and modular build allows the display to blend into its surroundings with a décor frame that can be customised.

It is also really thin, making it look sleek from every angle and suitable for commercial or home living space.

 

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Init Display First – The BIOS Optimization Guide

Init Display First

Common Options : AGP or PCIe, PCI

 

Quick Review

The Init Display First BIOS feature allows you to select whether to boot the system using the PCIe / AGP graphics card or the PCI graphics card. This is important if you have both PCIe / AGP and PCI graphics cards.

If you are only using a single graphics card, the BIOS will ignore this BIOS setting and boot the computer using that graphics card. However, there may be a slight reduction in the time taken to detect and initialize the card if you select the proper setting. For example, if you only use a PCIe / AGP graphics card, then setting Init Display First to PCIe or AGP may speed up your system’s booting-up process.

If you are only using a single graphics card, it is recommended that you set the Init Display First feature to the proper setting for your system :

  • PCIe for a single PCIe card,
  • AGP for a single AGP card, and
  • PCI for a single PCI card.

But if you are using multiple graphics cards, it is up to you which card you want to use as your primary display card. It is recommended that you select the fastest graphics card as the primary display card.

 

Details

Although the PCI Express and AGP buses were designed exclusively for the graphics subsystem, some users still have to use PCI graphics cards for multi-monitor support. This was more common with AGP motherboards because there can be only one AGP port, while PCI Express motherboards can have multiple PCIe slots.

If you want to use multiple monitors on AGP motherboards, you must either get an AGP graphics card with multi-monitor support, or use PCI graphics cards. PCI Express motherboards usually have multiple PCIe slots, but there may still not be enough PCIe slots, and you may need to install PCI graphics cards.

For those who upgraded from a PCI graphics card to an AGP graphics card, it is certainly enticing to use the old PCI graphics card to support a second monitor. The PCI card would do the job just fine as it merely sends display data to the second monitor. You don’t need a powerful graphics card to run the second monitor, if it’s merely for display purposes.

When it comes to a case of a PCI Express or an AGP graphics card working in tandem with a PCI graphics card, the BIOS has to determine which graphics card is the primary graphics card. Naturally, the default would be the PCIe or AGP graphics card since it would naturally be the faster graphics card.

However, there are situations in which you may want to manually select the PCI graphics card instead. For example – you have a PCIe / AGP graphics card as well as a PCI graphics card, but only one monitor. This is where the Init Display First BIOS feature comes in. It allows you to select whether to boot the system using the PCIe / AGP graphics card or the PCI graphics card.

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If you are only using a single graphics card, the BIOS will ignore this BIOS setting and boot the computer using that graphics card. However, there may be a slight reduction in the time taken to detect and initialize the card if you select the proper setting. For example, if you only use a PCIe / AGP graphics card, then setting Init Display First to PCIe or AGP may speed up your system’s booting-up process.

If you are only using a single graphics card, it is recommended that you set the Init Display First feature to the proper setting for your system :

  • PCIe for a single PCIe card,
  • AGP for a single AGP card, and
  • PCI for a single PCI card.

But if you are using multiple graphics cards, it is up to you which card you want to use as your primary display card. It is recommended that you select the fastest graphics card as the primary display card.

 

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The 2017 LG Information Display Solutions Revealed!

Last week, we were invited to check out the 2017 LG information display solutions at their Business Innovation Centre in sunny Singapore. The LG Business Innovation Centre was recently launched as a regional showcase of their latest B2B products. It was the perfect venue to reveal their 2017 information display solutions.

 

The 2017 LG Information Display Solutions

LG started off the event with a video on their new 2017 business display solutions, which was followed by an overview of the 2017 LG information display products by Mr. DP Kim, Head of the Information Display Division, LG Asia.

Then Neo Cheng Yi, from the same LG Asia Information Display Division, gave us more details on the new 2017 LG information display products.

Here is a summary of the key 2017 LG information display solutions. We took many videos of these amazing new LG displays and will share them with you (with links below) when we can. So be sure to check back!

OLED Displays – The Future of Digital Signage

With self-lighting pixels that switch off completely to produce absolute blacks with no light bleed, and thus infinite contrast, OLED displays are the ultimate digital signage displays. With just two layers and no backlight, the OLED displays are also incredibly lightweight and thin.

Dual-View OLED Signage For Seamless Playback

Featuring a slim profile and versatile configurations, the one-by-four 65″ LG Dual-View Curved Tiling OLED signage consists of eight connected, double-sided flexible OLED panels. Each panel has a built-in SoC and 128 GB of internal memory that allows it to deliver images and videos at the 4K Ultra HD resolution of 3840 x 2160.

The LG Dual-View Flat OLED Signage (LG 55EH5C) offers a full HD display resolution on both sides of a super-slim profile, with a brightness level of 400 cd/m2 and a bezel of just 2 mm. It can be suspended from a ceiling, deployed as a floor stand or mounted in a window frame.

Scalable Video Walls for Creative Installations

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The 65″ LG OLED Video Wall allows businesses and organisations to create new spellbinding and interactive experiences. The one-by-three OLED Video Wall, which was showcased at the LG Business Innovation Centre, can be easily connected with other units to create signs of various configurations.

Ultra Stretch Digital Signage To Enhance ROI

The 86″ LG Ultra Stretch display is an ultra-wide 58:9 bar-type signage with an extraordinary resolution of 3840 x 600. Thanks to its Picture-by-Picture feature, it can be divided into four sections that can display different content simultaneously.

Unique Transparent LED Display

LG also has a unique LED transparent film display that incorporates LED diodes with a transparent film display to create stunning digital signages. They showcased an LG refrigerator with this impressive transparent LED display at the LG Business Innovation Centre.

 

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The ViewSonic SuperClear IPS Monitors Revealed

ViewSonic has long been known for their displays, from the old days of CRT monitors to the latest LCD monitors. We may not have heard much from them in recent years, but they are back with a big bang – unveiling 7 new IPS monitors. Let’s take a look at the new ViewSonic SuperClear IPS monitors!

 

ViewSonic SuperClear IPS Monitors

The new ViewSonic SuperClear IPS monitors are divided into 3 different categories – Entertainment, Gaming, and Photography.

The ViewSonic VA19 series, VX76 series, and VX3209-2K QHD monitor are designed for entertainment, while the ViewSonic XG2703-GS was designed for realistic gaming experience. Finally, we have the ViewSonic VP2468 which is engineered for professionals with its astounding color accuracy.

In this presentation, ViewSonic Country Manager (Malaysia) Chaw Foo Hong, reveals the key features of the new ViewSonic SuperClear IPS monitors.

 

Outstanding Frameless Screen Performance at Wide Viewing Angles

The ViewSonic VA2419-SH and VA2719-SH SuperClear IPS monitors deliver sharp color representation and feature modern, minimalistic and frameless design. A narrow 6.4mm frame makes viewing more effortless, while the convenience of multi-monitor setup capabilities provides flexibility for any viewing setup.

The ViewSonic VX2476-SMHD and VX2776-SMHD monitors boast 6.6mm ultra slim design with frameless bezels, offering beautiful eye-pleasing design to cater to stylish, modern, and tech-savvy individuals. Its minimalist and chrome like triangle stand also makes it a work of art.

On the other hand, the 32″ ViewSonic VX3209-2K with 2560×1440 WQHD resolution lets you enjoy more by delivering amazing visual clarity with stunning details. Featuring 8.9mm slim bezel with narrow frame, VX3209-2K comes with a unique white T stand and white bezel for the discerning ones.

Enjoy accurate and vivid colors with consistent levels of brightness whether you are looking at the screen from above, below, the front or the side. The 1080p Full HD VA19 series and VX76 series come with extensive connectivity including VGA, and HDMI, with the VX76 series also featuring built-in stereo speakers, making it the ideal multimedia display to view entertainment like action packed movies, sports and more.

All ViewSonic SuperClear models are integrated with ViewSonic’s unique ViewMode feature, as well as Flicker-Free and Blue Light Filter that eliminate eye strain for maximum viewing comfort over an extended period of time. VA19 series and VX3209 also features VESA-compatible mount design.

 

The Ultimate Gaming Display with NVIDIA G-Sync Technology

The ViewSonic XG2703-GS is the first in the series to include NVIDIA’s G-SYNC technology that seamlessly synchronizes the frame rate output between the graphics card and monitor. It also features NVIDIA’s Ultra-Low Motion Blur (ULMB) technologies that smooths movement and sharp edges, decreasing motion blur and minimizing ghosting.  The 165 Hz refresh rate and 4ms response time ensure that the display delivers superior visual fluidity and graphics that burst off the screen.

With the ViewSonic SuperClear IPS-type panel and 2560×1440 WQHD resolution, this 27-inch monitor is the perfect display for hardcore gamers looking for enhanced color accuracy, high-graphic details, and unbelievably fluid gameplay. The display comes with dual integrated speakers for an all-around immersive experience. To take gaming to the next level, XG2703-GS features adaptive contrast control, dark boost and customizable “game mode” settings.

The ViewSonic XG2703-GS integrates DisplayPort and HDMI inputs to give you the freedom and flexibility to connect to your dedicated graphics card and gaming console. ViewSonic’s propriety Flicker-Free technology and a Blue Light Filter eliminate eye strain that comes with extended viewing. Featuring fully adjustable ergonomic stand capabilities with swivel pivot, tilt and height adjustment, as well as an integrated headphone hook and cable management ring, gamers will appreciate a gaming space free from extraneous cords.

 

Professional 24-inch Monitor with Remarkable Color Accuracy and One of the Market’s Thinnest Bezels

The ViewSonic VP2468 is a 24-inch Full HD 1080p monitor that offers amazing color accuracy for color-critical applications. Built with an edge-to-edge SuperClear IPS panel, it features a 4 Sided Frameless Design that creates a seamless and pure visual experience in multi-monitor setups without the distraction of boundaries. Its comprehensive color accuracy technologies makes it the standard display for applications where color accuracy is crucial.

In addition, the sleek and frameless design is ideal for multiple monitor set-ups to showcase vivid and lifelike colors, making it ideal for professional photographers, graphic artists, as well as content and development designers.

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For precise and uniform color, each VP2468 is factory calibrated to a Delta E<2 value for superior accuracy of all the included color spaces, including sRGB, EBU, SMPTE-C, REC709 and DICOM-SIM.

The VP2468 is engineered with an integrated color uniformity function that ensures consistent chromaticity across the entire screen, while a 14-bit 3D look-up table generates a palette of 4.39 trillion colors for astoundingly precise and exact image reproduction. A six-axis color enhancement allows users to individually adjust six primary colors: red, green, blue, cyan, magenta and yellow.

The ViewSonic VP2468 is equipped with DisplayPort technology, Mini DisplayPort, dual HDMI inputs, and four USB 3.0 ports for maximum flexibility and connectivity to a variety of devices and peripherals.

In addition to the color and connectivity technologies, the VP2468 comes with ergonomic features including tilt, swivel, auto pivot and height adjustments for comfort. With built in G-sensor, the screen image can automatically pivot when positioned vertically. The optional ViewSonic Colorbration Kit allows users to quickly and easily calibrate the monitor to match the user’s needs.

Model Availability Price (SRP)
VA2419-sh Available now RM499 / ~US$125
VA2719-sh RM799 / ~US$199
VX2476-smhd Available now RM699 / ~US$175
VX2776-smhd RM999 / ~US$249
VX3209-2K QHD monitor Available now RM1,199 / ~US$299
XG2703-GS Available now RM3,299 / ~US$825
VP2468 Available now RM1,299 / ~US$325

 

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