We reported on the new EIZO 1:1 ratio monitor yesterday, but that isn’t the only new monitor to come out of the house of EIZO. They have further announced the release of the ColorEdge CG318-4K 31-inch monitor with a native and true 4K Digital Cinema Initiatives (DCI) resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixel.
The monitor is designed for media and entertainment fields like cinema and broadcasting, but it’s also ideal for professionals in photography and printing that require the large amount of pixels for their work. The sleek cabinet also comes with carrying handle and cable holder on the back.
The ColorEdge CG318-4K uses an LED-backlit IPS LCD panel with a wide color gamut of 98% of the DCI-P3 and 99% of the Adobe RGB color space. Viewing angles are 178°, contrast is 1500:1 and the maximum brightness is 350 cd/m2. The stand has a 149mm height adjustment, can tilt 40° and swivel 344°
It further has a built-in sensor for self-calibration as well as software to optimize the calibrations. ColorNavigator 6 is bundled with the monitor and allows you to manually adjust the settings while ColorNavigator NX is a free download to distribute the same settings across your entire organization and create a uniform colour environment.
The two DisplayPort 1.2 can show 4K content at 60Hz while the two HDMI connectors are limited to 30Hz. It also has a 3-port built-in USB 3.0 hub for easy connection of peripheral devices. The response time is 9ms and it of course also allows for VESA 100×100 mounting.
The ColorEdge CG318-4K will begin shipping in April 2015, but no word on pricing yet.
Thanks to EIZO for providing us with this information
LG Electronics (LG) will be unveiling its newest IPS 21:9 Curved UltraWide Monitor (model 34UC97) and other compelling monitor offerings at IFA 2014 in Berlin, Germany. The world’s first monitor to incorporate a curved IPS screen with a 21:9 aspect ratio, the eye-catching 34-inch monitor provides remarkable picture quality and a range of convenient connectivity options. Also to be introduced at IFA 2014 will be the stunning Digital Cinema 4K Monitor (model 31MU97) and the feature-packed Gaming Monitor (model 24GM77), both combining superior performance with modern style and versatile functionality.
LG’s flagship IPS 21:9 Curved UltraWide Monitor is a complete monitor solution, equally suited to the needs of professional users and home entertainment enthusiasts with extra screen real estate so users can get more done in less time. By adding a gentle curve to a 21:9 aspect ratio monitor, LG has created a unique product that delivers a more immersive experience. The Quad HD resolution display with 3440 x 1440 pixels gives digital photographers and filmmakers the level of detail and accuracy that their work demands. Compatible with both PCs and Macs, the LG 34UC97 monitor easily handles heavy graphics and videos with ease on either system and supports Thunderbolt 2 for high-speed data transfers, four times faster than USB 3.0, and allows multiple devices to be daisy chained together. The monitor also features MAXX AUDIO and 7W stereo speaker system guaranteed to deliver peak audio performance across all frequencies.
In addition to the world’s first 21:9 Curved UltraWide Monitor, LG will be unveiling its Digital Cinema 4K Monitor for the first time at this year’s IFA. LG’s Digital Cinema 4K Monitor meets the Digital Cinema Initiative’s standard for 4K resolution displays, squeezing 4096 x 2160 pixels into a 31-inch screen, for resolution equivalent to four Full HD monitors. The 31MU97 model allows professionals such as movie editors to watch original 4K content the way it was meant to be seen. The Digital Cinema 4K Monitor employs an LG IPS 4K display that provides ultra-sharp images with a wide viewing angle. Able to reproduce 99 percent of the Adobe RGB colour space, this monitor is an ideal choice for film professionals as well as for those working in design and photography. The Digital Cinema 4K Monitor comes hardware calibration-ready and also features Dual Colour Space and LG’s exclusive True Colour Pro calibration software.
“Many people spend more time in front of computer monitors than they do in front of TV sets and yet the industry’s biggest monitor manufacturers don’t seem to innovate at the same pace as TV manufacturers,” said Hyoung-sei Park, head of the IT Business Division at LG Electronics’ Home Entertainment Company. “At LG, innovation in display technologies isn’t just limited to our market-leading TV products but are actively being implemented in our advanced PC monitors. And that’s why we’re particularly proud to be introducing at IFA the world’s first 21:9 Curved UltraWide monitor with a curved IPS display which delivers a wide 178-degree viewing angle for an immersive viewing experience.”
Gamers will especially appreciate LG’s 24GM77 new Gaming Monitor which is specifically designed to handle the fast-paced action of the latest first person shooters (FPS). A refresh rate of 144Hz ensures that even the most intense action appears smooth and flicker-free, while LG’s Dynamic Action Sync (DAS) Mode drastically cuts input lag, enabling the player to respond faster to what’s happening on the screen. Other notable features include Black Stabilizer for consistent blacks across different scenes and Game Mode, which offers three optimized settings that can be applied quickly by pressing a hotkey on the monitor, with the option to create customized presets. And Motion 240, developed exclusively for the Gaming Monitor, helps minimize motion blur with a fast response time of less than 1ms.
LG’s next generation advanced PC monitors will be on display at IFA 2014 in Hall 11.2 of Messe Berlin from September 5-10.
Thank you LG for providing us with this information.