Acer CB280HK: a 28-inch 4K screen for 499 Euros

Acer jumps into the 4K gaming monitors trend with its ACER CB280HK, which comes with a 28-inch TN screen with LED backlight and a 3840 x 2160 pixel resolution, a 1-millisecond response time, a maximum brightness of 300 cd/m2, a static contrast of 1000:1, viewing angles of 170º/160º, a pivoting base with adjustable height and inclination, and DVI, HDMI, Mini DisplayPort and DisplayPort (60 Hz) connections.

The Acer CB28HK is in a position to be one of the best options for its category due to its low price of 599 dollars.


ViewSonic announces its new 4K2K desktop monitor VX2880ml

ViewSonic has announced the addition to its catalog of the new ViewSonic VX2880ml screen with 4K2K resolution, a 28” model with Ultra HD resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) that offer a “premium” visual experience. According to the manufacturer, it is ideal for CAD users, creators of 4K resolution content and other types of design applications. The VX2880ml also ensures great connectivity possibilities, as it can be used by PC’s, laptops and videogame consoles.

ViewSonic VX2880ml

The ViewSonic VX2880ml monitor has a distinctive and modern base with tactile controls and aluminum color that creates contrast with the black of the borders. Its Ultra HD resolution is four times the actual standard FullHD resolution (1920 x 1080), and has multiple video inputs such as MHK (Mobile High-Definition Link) through HDMI, DisplayPort and Mini DisplayPort. It also includes a DisplayPort video output to connect another screen through it, port that can be used if, for example, the computer’s graphic card doesn’t have more video outlets available for the installation of more screens.

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AOC g2460Pg places its bets on 144Hz and NVIDIA G-SYNC

The AOC g2460Pg places an important bet towards gamer public. Something that is clear not only in the excellent specs it offers but also because AOC has decided to include NVIDIA’s G.SYNC technology.

AOC g2460Pg

But, what is G-SYNC Technology? It is a module integrated in the monitor that eliminates fragmentation, image interruption and slow response.

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AOC reveals its new gamer monitor of 27”, the AOC g2770Pqu.

AOC has revealed its new gaming monitor g27Pqu, aimed to gamers due to both, its 27” size, and it’s refreshing rate of 144 Hz. It is specially good for FPS (First Person Shooter) games. The monitor uses a LED-TN panel with a Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080), so its response time is of only 1 ms.

AOC g2770Pqu

With the addition of this new monitor to their catalog, already quite extensive, of AOC Gamer monitors, they search to cover all necessities of an undoubtedly booming market. Its price of 450 dollars with a LED-TN panel (Gamers tend to prefer monitors with IPS panels, since even if they do not have a response time as fast, they have better color reproduction and better viewing angles)doesn’t make it as attractive a priori, but AOC has equipped it with some other features to compensate, like a complete height adjustment that allows even to set the monitor in vertical, its refresh rate of 144Hz or its wide connectivity that includes a VGA video port, a DVI-DL, an HDMI port and 4 USB port, two of which are 3.0.

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Intel wants to reduce the price of monitor’s with 4K resolution.

We have seen this past week in Computex 2014, the newer monitors are increasingly better, which have left behind the 1080 and have welcomed the new 4K resolution. Even though the prices are a bit high for the general public, but is has been shown that there is a decline in prices for these screens. With the price of 4K monitors in decline Intel has decided to reduce the cost even more. With the end result of making these monitors more accessible to the public. In order to do this, Intel in teaming up with leaders in this sector ViewSonic and Samsung, in addition to a large number of All- in -one System manufacturers.

Intel’s objective is to offer several options regarding price, some will be priced around 300€ for PLS, which is the IPS version of Korean Samsung and is approximately 740$ for the All-in-one. Keeping in mind that there are some low end 4K monitors for around 600$, though some manufacturers are lowering this price.

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Ultra-wide panoramic monitors, the alternative to multiple screens

For many professionals, it is normal to work with two monitors at the same time. Together, they allow the user to have more windows and applications open at once, which improves productivity. While this does the job, now there is an attractive alternative that you are sure to love. Not so long ago, computer screens evolved from square to panoramic as manufacturers realized this format better conforms to our field of vision. Now, the next big change is here: ultra-wide panoramic monitors. Keep reading to learn more.

What is an ultra-wide panoramic monitor?

Ultra high definition, ultra-wide panoramic… Ultra is trendy. Where ultra high-definition TV’s have more resolution, ultra-wide monitors have a much longer horizontal than vertical dimension. This results in a very wide screen that has many more benefits than just cool wallpapers.

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Acer Monitor UT220HQL, analysis

The Acer UT220HQL is an interesting 21.5-inch Full HD touch monitor with which we can express the full potential of Windows 8.

In addition to incorporating a 10 point touch technology, has a handy tilt and sliding support that allows us to use Windows with our hands without giving up a comfortable position for use, slope of between 0 and 80 degrees.

Acer Monitor UT220HQL

The Acer UT220HQL has a VA panel type and 1,920 x 1,080 pixel resolution, has given great results in our laboratory, with great color accuracy and viewing angles of 178 degrees both horizontally and vertically.

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The new Acer monitor unit reaches the 1440p with a size of 32”

The new model added to Acer’s monitor catalogue is the B326HUL, with a 32 inch diagonal and a resolution, that while not being 4K, stays in an intermediate point between the 1080p and the Ultra HD; we’re talking about the WQHD and its 2560 x 1440 pixels.

This monitor is capable of reaching the 300 nits of brightness using a LED system of retro-illumination. It integrates two HDMI ports, a DisplayPort and a dual link DVI, apart from a USB 3.0 port hub, to have an easier access to these.

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It also counts with two 2W speakers and a six-ax color management system to customize even the smallest detail.

It will be available this month in the US for a price of 900 USD, and after that, it will progressively arrive to other countries.

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Philips launches new 28-inch UHD monitor 288P6LJEB/11

Philips has just announced the imminent launch of its new 28-inch monitor and UHD resolution 288P6LJEB/11. This monitor with a weird “name" has an LCD panel with LED backlight and Ultra HD resolution (3840 x 2160) native, refresh rate of 60 Hz, 1000:1 true contrast ratio, 300 cd/m2 brightness and a time response of only 1 ms GtG. Its matrix is IPS, so this new Philips monitor is capable of displaying true colors and viewing angles of 160/170 degrees.

Needless to say, Philips’ new bet has two built-in speakers 3W each, and VGA video inputs, DVI, HDMI / MHL, and native DisplayPort, plus two USB 2.0 and two USB 3.0 sockets that let you load devices. Philips commented that this monitor can be seen from the end of May, but has not yet revealed its price. However, watching the betting market like other manufacturers, we can assume that its price will be around 700 dollars.

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Acer launches their new 24-inch Gaming Monitor, the GN246HL

Acer has recently added the new GN246HL to their monitors, a 24-inch model with full HD resolution, specifically designed for Gamers thanks to its LED-TN panel that has a latency of only 1 ms and a refresh rate of 144 Hz. As if that were not enough, it is the first 24-inch monitor that supports NVIDIA’s 3D LightBoost technology.

The new Acer GN246HL is, as you may have guessed, a 3D monitor. It comes with two glasses to be used in conjunction with games compatible with the NVIDIA 3D VISION technology. With a response time of 1 ms and a 144 Hz refresh rate, it perfect for 3D gaming.

Acer GN246HL

Among its outstanding features, in addition to what we mentioned earlier, the GN246HL features VGA, DVI and HDMI connectivity, has a viewing angle of 170/160 degrees (horizontal/vertical), 16.7 million colors and a dynamic contrast ratio of 100.000.000:1. Its normal consumption is 23 watts.

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