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Dell UltraSharp 27 (U2722D) USB-C Hub Monitor Revealed!

Dell UltraSharp 27 (U2722D) USB-C Hub Monitor Revealed!

Dell just unveiled the UltraSharp 27 (U2722D) – a new UltraSharp USB-C hub monitor for CES 2021!

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

 

Dell UltraSharp 27 (U2722D) USB-C Hub Monitor

The Dell UltraSharp 27 (U2722D) is a 27-inch Full HD monitor, with a built-in USB-C hub for greater productivity.

It has a QHD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels, with ComfortView Plus for low blue light emission, a wide viewing angle of 178°, and ultra-thin bezels.

On top of that, it has a wide colour gamut of 100% sRGB, and 95% DCI-P3, as well as support for 1.07 billion colours.

Thanks to its USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type C input, the Dell UltraSharp 27 also doubles as a productivity hub, offering Ethernet connectivity and up to 15 watts of power delivery.

The Dell UltraSharp 27 (U2722D) 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 27 (U2722D) : Specifications

Specifications Dell UltraSharp 27
Model U2722D
Display Size
(Diagonal)
27 inches
Native Resolution 2560 x 1440 pixels
Native Refresh Rate 60 Hz
Aspect Ratio 21:9
Pixel Pitch NA
Pixel Density NA
Brightness NA
Colour Gamut 100% sRGB
100% Rec. 709
95% DCI-P3
Colour Accuracy Delta-E < 2
Colour Depth 1.07 billion colours
Contrast Ratio NA
Viewing Angle 178° vertical
178° horizontal
Response Time NA
Panel Type IPS (In-Plane Switching)
Backlight LED
Display Coating Anti-Glare Treatment
3H Hard Coating
Other Features ComfortView Plus
Dell Display Manager
Speakers Optional Slim Soundbar (SB521A)
Warranty 3 Years Advanced Exchange Service
Premium Panel Exchange

 

Dell UltraSharp 27 (U2722D) : Price + Availability

The Dell UltraSharp 27 (U2722D) will be available in Malaysia in March 2021, but there’s no indication of how much it will cost. We will update this article when we know more.

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HUAWEI MateDock 2 : A Nifty Little USB-C Dongle!

Bundled with the new HUAWEI MateBook X Pro is the HUAWEI MateDock 2 – a nifty little USB-C dongle. Let’s take a closer look!

 

HUAWEI MateDock 2 : A Nifty Little USB-C Dongle!

Ultra-thin laptops like the new HUAWEI MateBook X Pro have limited ports by necessity. Ports require space and more critically, will force the laptop to be thicker.

So, the solution is to move the ports off to a separate portable device – a dongle like the HUAWEI MateDock 2.

The HUAWEI MateDock 2 is a slimmer evolution of the original MateDock, offering two display output ports and two different USB ports in a handy little dongle.

Available only in the white colour, the MateDock 2 connects to your computer’s USB Type C port, and offers these ports :

  • USB Type A : supports USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 drives
  • USB Type C : supports USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 drives
  • HDMI 2.0 : supports video resolution up to 3840 x 2160 (30 Hz) or 2160 x 1440 (60 Hz)
  • VGA : supports WUXGA resolution up to 1920 x 1200 (60 Hz)

 

HUAWEI MateDock 2 : Specifications

Specifications HUAWEI MateDock 2
Input USB Type C connector
Output 1 x USB Type C port
1 x USB Type A port
1 x HDMI 2.0 port
1 x VGA port
HDMI Support

3840 x 2160 @ 30 Hz
2160 x 1440 @ 60 Hz
1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz

VGA Support

Up to 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz

Material Plastic
Dimensions 58.9 mm wide
71.8 mm tall
14.5 mm thick
Weight 75 g (maximum)

 

HUAWEI MateDock 2 : Price + Availability

The HUAWEI MateDock 2 is bundled FREE with selected HUAWEI laptops, including the new HUAWEI MateBook X Pro. But here are some online purchase options (prices accurate as of 12 May 2020) :

Malaysia : RM 130.10 | RM 169.99 | RM 179RM 180.76 | RM 197.68

Singapore : S$65 | S$73.90 | S$89

United Kingdom : £44.53

 

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The Transcend StoreJet 200 For Mac Revealed!

Transcend Information Inc. just announced the StoreJet 200 for Mac portable hard drive. This is a large capacity and lightweight drive for Mac devices.

 

The Transcend StoreJet 200 For Mac

Featuring the USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface, a USB Type-C connector, and pre-formatted with the HFS+ file system, the Transcend StoreJet 200 is ready to go right out of the package.

Lightweight and capacious

Transcend’s StoreJet 200 for Mac is only 9.95 mm thick and weighs in at just 133 g. Yet, the StoreJet 200 for Mac comes with a storage capacity of 2TB.

Stylish and speedy

Enclosed in a sleek aluminum housing, the StoreJet 200 for Mac features a classic silver color, CNC-finished edges, and sturdy industrial design. In addition, it utilizes the high speed USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface and USB Type-C port.

Both a USB Type-C cable and a USB Type-C to Type-A cable are included in the package to ensure that it will work with all MacBook, Macbook Pro, and iMac models.

Native formatting in HFS+

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The StoreJet 200 for Mac is factory formatted with the HFS+ file system, allowing it to be used right out of the box with Time Machine. Users can select it as a backup destination directly without worrying about the storage capacity.

Advanced Transcend Elite software

Transcend Elite is an advanced software suite compatible with both macOS and Windows that features powerful and user-friendly applications, such as backup and restore, data encryption, and cloud backup that help users manage data and increase productivity.

Warranty

The Transcend StoreJet 200 for Mac portable hard drive is backed by Transcend’s three-year limited warranty.

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New WD G-Technology Drives With Thunderbolt 3 & USB-C

Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced upgrades to its award-winning G-Technology product lines, including the addition of Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C connectivity technologies. To be on display at BroadcastAsia 2017 for the first time, the upgrades optimize the speed and performance of these drives, meeting the growing needs of creative professionals who are capturing and transferring vast amounts of high-resolution content.

 

The New WD G-Technology Drives With Thunderbolt 3 & USB-C

Built for creative professionals, including videographers and digital photographers, who require storage solutions that keep up with their intensive data needs and creative applications, G-Technology’s upgraded devices offer complete, high-capacity workflow solutions that seamlessly integrate into the larger Thunderbolt 3 ecosystem.

All WD G-Technology storage solutions use HGST Ultrastar enterprise-class drives and are backed by an industry-leading 5-year limited warranty. G-Technology’s storage solutions come pre-formatted for Mac computers and can be easily reformatted for Windows computers with the G-Technology Windows Format Wizard.

 

WD G-DRIVE with Thunderbolt 3

The WD G-DRIVE with Thunderbolt 3 is designed for creative professionals in mind, with dual Thunderbolt 3 ports and a USB-C port (supports USB 3.1 Gen 1). Users can conveniently daisy chain up to five additional devices, allowing them to stay connected to multiple drives and quickly move HD videos and 4K footage through a single connection.

With capacities up to 12TB, heavy workloads and mission-critical data users have peace of mind with the long-lasting reliability of the HGST Ultrastar 7200 RPM enterprise-class hard drive inside. It is available now at RM 3,900 / ~US$ 929 for 12TB and RM 3,410 / ~US$ 810 for 10TB .

 

WD G-RAID with Thunderbolt 3

The WD G-RAID with Thunderbolt 3 is a high-performance, removable dual-hard drive RAID 0, 1 or JBOD storage system that features Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1 Gen 2, HDMI 2.0 ports. It also has the ability to plug in 4K 60 HDR displays and editing tools, allowing creative professionals to quickly access, browse, edit, and backup digital libraries.

Removeable HGST Ultrastar 7200 RPM enterprise-class drives allow flexibility and reliability that is suitable for the most demanding creative projects, including multi-stream HD, 2K, 4K, and HDR video workflows. It is available now at RM 9,750 / ~US$ 2,320 for 24TB.

 

WD G-SPEED Shuttle XL

The WD G-SPEED Shuttle XL with Thunderbolt 3 is able to handle demanding multi-stream workflows of 4K and beyond, both on location and in the studio. The G-SPEED Shuttle XL with Thunderbolt 3 offers hardware RAID 0, 1, 5, 6,10, and 50 configurations in an 8-bay transportable solution.

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Equipped with HGST Ultrastar enterprise-class hard disk drives for enhanced reliability and transfer rates up to 2000 MB/s, creative professionals have the ultimate storage solution for demanding video workflows and high-capacity storage. It is available now at RM 49,730 / ~US$ 11,840 for 96 TB.

The G-SPEED Shuttle XL with ev Series bay adapters is similar to the G-SPEED Shuttle XL with Thunderbolt 3. The integrated ev Series bay adapters improve workflow options and productivity by enabling cross-functionality with all ev Series drives.

Designed with two ev Series bay adapters for use with ev Series drive modules and ev Series readers, users can experience enhanced reliability coupled with fast transfer rates up to 1500 MB/s. It is available now at RM 38,030 / ~US$ 9,055 for 72 TB.

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TRENDnet USB-C Adapters Launched

TORRANCE, Calif. – Mar. 22, 2016 – TRENDnet announced today the launch of its USB-C product line. The new line will feature three USB-C adapters for HDMI, VGA, and Gigabit Ethernet.

“TRENDnet is committed to developing reliable products to improve user connectivity, and our line of USB-C adapters is designed to keep users up-to-date with the new USB connector standard,” said Sonny Su, technology director at TRENDnet. “The new USB-C line allows users to take advantage of improved data transfer speeds and more power, while extending the life of current devices.”

The Type-C port and connector are extremely compact and feature a reversible connector orientation. The new USB-C technology and connector support lightning-fast transfer speeds, and feature an increased power output. All TRENDnet USB-C products are conveniently powered by the computer’s USB port, and are Windows and Mac compatible.

[adrotate banner=”4″]USB-C to HDMI 4K UHD Display Adapter, model TUC-HDMI (Amazon)

  • Extend or mirror your computer’s display to a 4K monitor or HDTV
  • Flawless video with high speed USB Type-C to HDMI connection
  • Max resolution: 3840 x 2160 resolution at 30 Hz

USB-C to VGA HDTV Adapter, model TUC-VGA (Amazon)

  • Extend or mirror your computer’s display to a projector, monitor or HDTV
  • Flawless video with high speed USB Type-C to VGA connection
  • Max resolution: 1920 x 1200 resolution at 60 Hz

USB-C to Gigabit Adapter, model TUC-ETG

  • Adds a Gigabit Ethernet port to your computer
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Type-C port

 

TRENDnet USB-C Pricing & Availability

TRENDnet’s USB-C to HDMI Adapter, model TUC-HDMI (Amazon), and the USB-C to VGA Adapter, model TUC-VGA (Amazon), will be available worldwide through major retailers and other authorized TRENDnet partners later this month.

The MSRP for TUC-HDMI is USD $32.99.
The MSRP for TUC-VGA is USD $29.99.

TRENDnet’s USB-C to Gigabit Adapter, model TUC-ETG, will be available in late July.

 

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