Dell intros IPS-equipped, high resolution 27" display

By Matthew
Feb 10, 2010
  1. If you're a graphics professional or just someone who fancies the finer things in life, Dell has whipped up a new display you might be interested in. The 27-inch UltraSharp U2711 has an IPS panel similar to the one found in Apple's 27-inch iMac -- except Dell's uses CCFL backlighting and covers over 100% of the color gamut, whereas Apple's relies on LED backlighting and displays 72% of the color gamut.

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  2. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 13,005   +2,532

    This does seem a bit pricey for a CCFL based panel. I think that HP still offers a couple of IPS panel monitors also, albeit they are smaller than this.

    Newegg is offering this 30" Samsung display for about 13 hundred. Not sure of which panel tech is involved, but, it's at least C-PVA or better.
  3. Technochicken

    Technochicken TechSpot Paladin Posts: 729

    That is a lot of screen real estate. My 1920x1080 monitor combined with a 15" is even starting to feel really small for photo editing and the likes, so a monitor like this would be amazing. I can't believed I used to rely solely on a 15", 1024x768 monitor.

    One small note, the link to the gives a prices of 1,999, which should actually be 1,099.
  4. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Topic Starter Posts: 5,332   +101

    Thanks for the correction Techno. I published the post with a price of $1,050 based on another site's article. After seeing Dell's listed price I rushed to change it and made a typo.

    Haha, I know how you feel. I was using a 15-inch viewable CRT with a resolution of 1024x768 only a year ago.
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