Dell intros S Series monitors with edge-to-edge glass, IPS panels

By Jos
Sep 24, 2012
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  1. Dell has introduced as many as five new monitors as part of its 2013 S-series. Available in 27-, 24-, 23- and 21.5-inch sizes, the monitors represent a more affordable alternative to the company's UltraSharp family, with prices ranging between $200...

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  2. treeski

    treeski TechSpot Guru Posts: 869   +129

    The prices are good, but I prefer 16:10 and I wish the 27" had a higher res.
  3. 3DCGMODELER

    3DCGMODELER TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 307   +18

    If they could get rid of the 1/2 bezel that would be cool
  4. ElShotte

    ElShotte TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 163

    What's edge to edge glass?
  5. cookiedude

    cookiedude TechSpot Booster Posts: 230

    It means they have a glass panel across the entire front of the display. Makes for a sleeker looking design but doesn't add much beyond that. I'd be interested to see what reflections are like on these, and think they've scrimped on the resolution... no good having a large display with a low res IMO!
  6. Trillionsin

    Trillionsin TechSpot Addict Posts: 1,045   +37

    Yea... I dont see the point in edge to edge glass really, unless they were to make the bezel at least 1/8 of an inch or less. Two 1/2 in bezels is obviously an inch, and that's not really much less than I have already.

    I really could care less about the edge to edge glass....
  7. Well edge to edge is very very useful when you clean your screen I have normal monitor and its pain in the *** to get all the dust out of corners that's why my monitor usually fully covered in dust !!!
  8. likedamaster

    likedamaster TechSpot Member Posts: 81   +12

    Yeah, keep trying Dell you'll get there.
  9. Lionvibez

    Lionvibez TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 552   +79

    Not that I am in need of a new monitor but that was quite the let down.

    16:9 27' 1080p is just gross!

    Also agreed with everyone else after the title I was expecting a tiny *** bezel.
  10. Darth Shiv

    Darth Shiv TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 1,145   +172

    A little disappointed in response time too. They have other IPS panels with 5ms grey to grey.
  11. Experimentongod

    Experimentongod Newcomer, in training Posts: 69   +15

    What a terrible new lineup of monitors:

    1. The 23" and 24" don't have DVI
    2. The ones that have DVI sport way too small/big pixel pitch (0.248 mm on 21.5" and 0.311 (!) mm on 27")
    3. No 16:10 AR option
     


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