Obtaining the perfect picture with high-quality visuals can be elusive for some creative producers and gamers alike. Color calibration, gamut, and panel technology are a few of the key elements that make a solid display suitable for photo and video editors, as well as gaming enthusiasts and at CES 2023, Dell, Samsung, ASUS, HP, and more are bringing some of their best and brightest to the table.
HP E27k G5
Constructed from 90% recycled and renewable materials like aluminum, ocean-sourced plastics, and even coffee grounds, HP gives creatives an environmentally friendly display that produces high-definition visuals without breaking the bank. This 27-inch 3840 x 2160 panel gives you 350 nits of brightness and 99% sRGB color gamut for clear visuals. You also get an HDMI 2.0 port alongside a downstream USB-C port with 15W Power Delivery so you can connect and charge various accessories and mobile devices with ease.
MSI Modern MD271UL
While the MSI Modern MD271UL offers a 27" 4K IPS panel with support for 1.07 billion colors, it does pride itself on optimizing personal comfort and well-being. Various eye-care features, such as TUV Less Blue Light certification and Anti-Flicker Technology help reduce fatigue and strain, enabling users to work on important projects without worrying about potential eye damage. It also includes innovative Eye-Q Check system, which allows users to assess themselves for fatigue, astigmatism, and posture. Access to MSI's Display Kit includes an easy-to-use interface, a range of presets, and profile management that automatically apply when launching specific applications. Additionally, the Modern MD271UL has a USB-C port with 65W Power Delivery so you can charge your device while connected.
ASUS ProArt Display OLED (PA32DCM)
Sporting a slimline design, ASUS's ProArt Display OLED PA32DCM offers vivid colorization with a high-quality OLED panel designed to give creatives high-quality visuals for their most detailed productions. The 31.5" diagonal viewing area boasts 3840 x 2160 resolution, 750 nits of peak brightness, and even VESA DisplayHDR True Black 500 support backed by ASUS's unique RGB sub-pixel arrangement, ensuring sleek and smooth on-screen images. Other visual enhancements include 99% DCI-P3 color gamut with Delta E<1 hardware calibration and compatibility with Calman Ready and LightIllusion ColourSpace CMS tools so you can easily recheck the color accuracy over time. Connectivity-wise, you get dual Thunderbolt™ 4 ports with 90W and 15W Power Delivery technology for notebook support.
Samsung ViewFinity S9 (S90PC)
Featuring intense 5120 x 2880 resolution and wide color gamut of 99% DCI-P3, the Samsung ViewFinity S9 renders crisp visuals backed by its average Delta E<2 color accuracy to make every detail pop. The built-in Color Calibration Engine enables you to adjust white and Gamma and RGB color balance easily with your smartphones through Samsung's Smart Calibration app, so you can fine-tune your picture without diving into other programs and system menus. You also get vast peripheral support with USB-C and Thunderbolt™ 4 connections. A 4K SlimFit camera is included for native video conferencing, making team collaboration efforts seamless though applications such as the Samsung Smart Hub.
Dell UltraSharp 32 6K Monitor (U3224KB)
Whether you are a Windows or Mac user, you can easily obtain stunning 6K resolution and VESA DisplayHDR 600 with Dell's UltraSharp 32. Ideal for graphic designers and photo editors alike, the UltraSharp 32 not only lifts finer details forward, but also incorporates IPS Black panel technology, which increases depth for dark objects, retaining accurate colors no matter the viewing angle. You also gain intuitive and easy access to ports, which include DisplayPort 2.1 and Thunderbolt™ 4 inputs, allowing you to streamline your desktop setup and support powerful creative laptops.
LG UltraGear OLED
For gaming enthusiasts, LG revealed the latest in its UltraGear lineup with the 27GR95QE-B, which features 2560 x 1440 resolution with a blazing-fast 240 Hz refresh rate, giving you a clear and smooth picture suitable for competitive online games. Experience reduced screen tearing and image stuttering with AMD FreeSync Premium and NVIDIA G-Sync adaptive sync technologies. The UltraGear OLED also features support for 1.07 billion colors, HDR10 brightness compatibility, and Black Stabilizer, working together to ensure you have the optimal visual fidelity for your games. You also get two HDMI and one DisplayPort input with seamless input switching so you can support your PC, as well as your consoles, such as the Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5.
BenQ Mobiuz EX480UZ
Taking monitor technology and applying it to a larger form factor, BenQ developed the EX480UZ to challenge the status quo of monitor design. With its 48" OLED panel, the EX480UZ feels like a traditional television but incorporates a wide range of gaming-focused concepts alongside its 4K resolution, 120 Hz refresh rate, and 0.1 ms response time. It's 98% DCI-P3 color gamut, HDRi technology, Light Turner, and Black eQualizer capabilities, gamers can experience a vast spectrum of colors with proper balancing, adding vibrancy to every scene. You also get easy access to your ports, which are located on the side of the EX480UZ, including two HDMI ports and one DisplayPort that support your PC, Xbox Series X|S, and PlayStation 5 consoles.
Gigabyte AORUS FO48U
Gigabyte is also throwing its hat into the ring with the latest AORUS FO48U display. With a UHD 4K OLED panel, 98% DCI-P3 gamut with 10-bit color, this large monitor immerses you deep into your games. Equipped with the latest HDMI 2.1 ports, the FO48U can support your Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 consoles with 120 Hz refresh rate, smoothing out some of your favorite titles for enhanced visual fidelity while maintaining the 4K resolution. AMD's FreeSync Premium technology also provides you with tear-free gameplay, serving up peak performance while gaming or even watching your favorite streaming media. Additionally, Gigabyte added its unique Space Audio feature, delivering rich sound tailored to your games, movies, shows, and music.
Corsair XENEON FLEX
Stealing the show is Corsair's 45" XENEON FLEX ultrawide display that transforms from a flat form factor to an 800R curve in mere seconds. With a 21:9 aspect ratio, 3440 x 1440 resolution, and 240 Hz refresh rate, the XENEON FLEX blurs the lines between your work and gaming lifestyles. The XENEON FLEX also features superb color accuracy and fluid imagery with 100% sRGB color gamut, 1000-nit peak brightness, and AMD FreeSync Premium and NVIDIA G-Sync technologies. You also get several eye-care features with Flicker Free, Anti-Glare, and TUV Rheinland Low Blue Light capabilities, which reduce strain and fatigue so you can work and game for even longer.
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