Thursday, May 30th 2013

ASUS Launches PQ321 Monitor with 3840 x 2160 IGZO Display

ASUS today announced the PQ321 True 4K UHD Monitor, a desktop display with a stunning Ultra HD 3840 x 2160 resolution that’s equivalent to four Full HD displays stacked side-by-side. The PQ321 has a 31.5-inch LED-backlit 4K Ultra HD display (140 pixels-per-inch) with 16:9 aspect ratio, and supports 10-bit RGB ‘deep color’ for vibrant images with more natural transitions between hues.

Cutting-edge IGZO panel technology
The ASUS PQ321 True 4K UHD Monitor uses cutting-edge Indium Gallium Zinc Oxide (IGZO) rather than traditional amorphous silicon for the active layer of its LCD panel. IGZO panels support much smaller transistors than amorphous silicon, which in turn gives much smaller pixels and the 3840 x 2160 resolution of the PQ321 is four times that of a 1920 x 1080 Full HD display.

176-degree wide viewing angles on both vertical and horizontal planes minimize onscreen color shift, while the 350cd/m² brightness rating and 8ms gray-to-gray response time ensure smooth, bright, and vibrant moving visuals. IGZO technology also gives reduced energy consumption compared to amorphous silicon and reduces bulk — at 35mm at its thickest point, the PQ321 is the thinnest 4K UHD monitor available today.

Comprehensive video inputs for UHD content
The ASUS PQ321 True 4K UHD Monitor features DisplayPort and US models offer dual-HDMI ports inputs with Picture-by-Picture support. Built-in 2W stereo speakers remove the need for additional desktop clutter and, in addition to being wall-mountable, the monitor stand offers full height, swivel, and tilt adjustment.

ASUS will be exhibiting the 39-inch and 31.5-inch True 4K UHD Monitor models at Computex 2013 in Taipei.
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81 Comments on ASUS Launches PQ321 Monitor with 3840 x 2160 IGZO Display

by: theoneandonlymrk
Would you even be able to see a dead pixel xD
This monitor will be total catastrophe. I expect a lot of dead/stuck pixels. :) I changed like 2-3 panels of mine PA246Q just to have 0 dead/stuck pixels on my screen. This is happening with almost all high-end LG based panels, because of LG's poor quality control.

by: Maban
LOL! 10bit panel with cheap W-LED. :D
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I think you will need to set up the DPI scale in Windows to at least 200%. Prepare for some fun...
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Holy s...

...'bout time, I say!
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lol $3.8k... even if I had that much money to spend on a monitor I don't think I'd do it

I'll wait for seiki to wisen up and put a displayport input on their TV
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