Dell UP2718Q ‘4K’ HDR model with 384 dimming zones

Dell UP2718Q ‘4K’ HDR model with 384 dimming zones

‘HDR’ (High Dynamic Range) is all the rage at the moment (if you’re a marketeer), with many monitor manufacturers keen to support HDR content in some way or another. The Dell UP2718Q doesn’t diverge too much from the manufacturer’s other current UltraSharp models, going for a modern home-office look. The bezels are matte black plastic ... Read More
 
Acer Z35P with 3440 x 1440, 120Hz and G-SYNC

Acer Z35P with 3440 x 1440, 120Hz and G-SYNC

The AOC AG352UCG has proven itself to be a highly capable gaming monitor. It combines a 100Hz VA panel with pretty decent pixel responsiveness, low input lag, a 3440 x 1440 resolution and Nvidia G-SYNC. The Acer Z35P (not to be confused with the older Z35) is a new member of the company’s Predator line-up ... Read More
 
IPS vs VA 100Hz+ UltraWides

IPS vs VA 100Hz+ UltraWides

We’ve recently reviewed a number of 100Hz+ UltraWide monitors with VA panels. Some users are also interested in the IPS alternatives (such as the Acer X34/X34A and ASUS PG348Q). This post is simply designed to highlight some of the advantages of the two distinct paths and is no means designed to be an exhaustive comparison. ... Read More
 
Samsung C27H711 and C32H711 WQHD VA monitors

Samsung C27H711 and C32H711 WQHD VA monitors

Update: Update on price and availability. News piece below initially published 9th April 2017. If there are two things Samsung has really embraced with their recent monitors, it would be the use of a curved rather than a flat screen and the use of the VA panel type. The C27H711 and C32H711 (C27H711Q and C32H711Q ... Read More
 
ViewSonic VX4380-4K with ‘4K’ IPS panel

ViewSonic VX4380-4K with ‘4K’ IPS panel

Back in May 2016 we looked at the Philips BDM4350UC, a model which really appeals to some users due to its size, the glossy screen surface and its IPS-type panel. The ViewSonic VX4380-4K makes use of this same or a very similar panel, housing it differently and using a different set of assistive electronics (there ... Read More
 
Samsung C24FG70 and C27FG70 144Hz curved VA monitors with FreeSync

Samsung C24FG70 and C27FG70 144Hz curved VA monitors with FreeSync

Update: Added information on CFG73 models. Our review of the 23.5″ model is now published. News piece below initially published 17th August 2016. It has been several years since Samsung produced a high refresh rate monitor, with their glossy SA750 and SA950 models offering something a bit different to everything else on the market today. ... Read More