AfterDawn: Tech news

New Toshiba LCD has 3840 x 2400 Resolution

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 05 Nov 2007 15:08 User comments (11)

New Toshiba LCD has 3840 x 2400 Resolution Toshiba has announced a 22.2-inch TFT color LCD monitor which it boasts has a QUXGA-W screen resolution of 3840 x 2400.
The typical high resolution for LCD monitors is
2560 x 1600 and normally seen on the 30-inch variety.

Although the resolution may excite you, the price and other specifications will not. The monitor sports a dim 235 cd/m2 brightness and a small 300:1 contrast ratio. The viewing angles disappoint as well, with only 120 degrees horizontal and 100 degrees vertical.

Toshiba has said the display will sell for approximately $18,000 USD and will require a video card that sells for about $2,700 USD. Why the insanely large price? Because there are no current production lines capable of producing LCD substrates with such high resolutions and the displays come from "experimental" facilities used normally for medical imaging equipment.

The estimated shipping date for the monitor is Spring 2008.

Source:
Dailytech

Previous Next  

11 user comments

15.11.2007 18:21

completely useless. while the resolution is great the other specs suck ass. no point in even buying especially with such a high price tag

25.11.2007 18:33

Originally posted by mediabob:
completely useless. while the resolution is great the other specs suck ass. no point in even buying especially with such a high price tag
I agree. What valid purpose would this serve. At that high resolution on such a small screen everything would be too small to be usable from computer stand point. I have very good eyesight and at 2560 x 1600 is more than adequate on a 30 inch display. Also it gives no benefit for HDTV since that goes only up to 1920x1080. Utterly pointless even at half that price.

35.11.2007 18:45

Major ghosting as well.

46.11.2007 9:19

Who has $20,700 to spend on one TV?

I though $1,500 was a lot for a TV...

56.11.2007 11:52

They should have kept this one to themselves. Or kept it in the labs until it can be mass produced.

66.11.2007 22:01

If they claim a sheep can be cloned its good to know, that doesnt mean the masses are gonna order one, its just good to know they exist.

77.11.2007 11:52

Wow. Somebody's got too much time on there hands.

87.11.2007 11:54

Originally posted by oscarin:
If they claim a sheep can be cloned its good to know, that doesnt mean the masses are gonna order one, its just good to know they exist.
Agreed, except the only difference is there isn't a pricetag on cloning technology. Like I said, they should just keep this in the lab. It's a good article, but putting a pricetag on this is ridiculous.

912.11.2007 1:36

Dude, can i get a cloned sheep that was grown in a goat's uterus at 9 megapixels?

1012.11.2007 15:15

Maitland Um...lay Off The Drugs......

1124.11.2007 16:22

Two words for you. NO THANKS!!! :)

Comments have been disabled for this article.

News archive