LG 49WL95 with 49″ Ultrawide IPS Panel and 5120 x 1440 Resolution

LG have this week announced the release of their forthcoming 49WL95 monitor, a massive 49″ ultrawide display with a high 5120 x 1440 resolution. This screen has a 32:9 aspect ratio, designed to replace cumbersome multi-screen setups aimed at image and video editing primarily, as well as being “a natural fit for those working in finance, IT, design and architecture where display accuracy and quality are required”. It is actually the equivalent of 2x 27″ monitors joined together, each with a 2560 x 1440 resolution.

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LG 38GL950G with 37.5″ Ultrawide Panel, 175Hz and G-Sync

LG have this week announced their forthcoming 38GL950G display, set to be showcased at CES 2019 between 8 – 11 January in Las Vegas. We already brought you the news of the planned IPS panel developments from LG.Display earlier this year in October, at which point we had some information about the exciting new 37.5″ panel that is to be used here – the LM375QW2. This week’s announcement of the 38GL950G marks the first screen that will make use of the new LG.Display IPS panel.

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LG 32UL750 with 4K VA-type Panel and VESA Display HDR 600

LG are soon to release a new31.5″ sized model in their range with a 4K resolution VA technology panel. The screen has a 3840 x 2160 resolution for high detail images but also has a range of features and specs to meet modern gaming and HDR requirements. The 32UL750 has support for AMD FreeSync, although does only have a 60Hz maximum refresh rate and oddly according to the LG spec page this appears to only be available over HDMI. We’re not really sure why not over DP. It also carries the VESA Display HDR 600 certification for a moderate level of HDR performance.

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Acer Predator XR342CKP with 100Hz and FreeSync

There hasn’t been much fuss made by Acer about this new display, which appears to be an update to the previous Predator XR342CK. The new XR342CKP offers an increased native refresh rate compared with the old model, boosting it from 75Hz to 100Hz now. That seems to be the main change with the P model, as it remains similar in other specs and features.

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NEC MultiSync EA271Q and EA271U for Business and Offices

NEC have recently announced the release of a couple of new 27″ monitors in their range with the same overall design but different underlying specs and features.

Firstly there is the new MultiSync EA271Q, a 2560 x 1440 Quad HD resolution display for offices, control rooms and trading floors. The resolution helps enable users to promote maximum office productivity compared with more traditional 1080p resolution screens.

Then there is the MultiSync EA271U with a 3840 x 2160 Ultra HD resolution, and which is designed for highly-detailed applications such as content creation, CAD / CAM design, control rooms and trading floors.

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AOC G2590PX/G2 ‘G2 Esports Signature Edition’ Display for Gaming

AOC have recently announced the first G2 Esports branded monitor, the G2590PX/G2. Made possible through a collaboration between AOC and G2 Esports, one of the most powerful and successful Esports organizations worldwide, this monitor’s new special edition features a unique design with the official G2 Esports samurai art and logos. This 24.5” monitor will also be equipped with high performance gaming features such as 144 Hz, 1 ms response time and FreeSync. Continue reading “AOC G2590PX/G2 ‘G2 Esports Signature Edition’ Display for Gaming”

Asus ROG Strix XG32VQR with 144Hz VA Panel and FreeSync

Asus have recently announced an update to their XG32VQ display, this time adding an ‘R’ to the end (XG32VQR) and including some new features like FreeSync 2 and basic HDR support. Overall the design remains the same as its predecessor, and includes some of the typical ROG Strix family styling like the downward projecting light signature at the bottom of the stand, and Aura Sync lighting ring on the back of the screen for instance. The screen is 31.5″ in size, featuring a curved 1800R VA panel and 144Hz native refresh rate. Continue reading “Asus ROG Strix XG32VQR with 144Hz VA Panel and FreeSync”

Acer Nitro XV272U, VG271U and XF272U with 144Hz and DCI-P3 Gamut

Acer are soon to release three new 27″ models in their ‘Nitro’ gaming lineup, all featuring 2560 x 1440 resolution and 144Hz refresh rate. There is not a lot of official information about these yet, but the new models are the Nitro XV272U (with IPS-type technology panel), Nitro VG271U (also with IPS-type technology) and the Nitro XF272U (with TN Film technology panel). All of these models feature a new wide gamut backlight offering coverage of 95% (for the IPS models) and 90% DCI-P3 (for the TN Film model), boosting them beyond the typical sRGB offerings currently available in the market in this area.

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BenQ PD2700U Pro-Designer Display for Colour Critical Work

BenQ have recently released a new 27″ monitor in their Designer range, the PD2700U. The display is aimed at professional users, designers, CAD/CAM work and colour critical work.

The 27″ IPS-type panel has an Ultra HD 3840 x 2160 resolution for high levels of detail. There is reference grade colour performance offered by the screen with 10-bit colour depth support, 100% sRGB gamut and a range of preset modes for different applications including CAD/CAM, animation mode and darkroom mode. Factory calibration is included although there’s no talk of hardware calibration.

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