LG shows off movie-friendly, graphics-intensive IPS monitors
The 29-inch EA93 comes with a cinematic flair and a 21:9 aspect ratio. The 27-inch EA83 is aimed at filmmakers, photographers, and designers.
LG today unveiled two new IPS monitors.
The first, dubbed the EA93, is a 29-inch panel with 2,560x1,080 resolution and a 21:9 aspect ratio. In terms of connectivity, the EA93 holds up quite well, offering one DVI-D Dual port, as well as two HDMI ports. It also comes with USB 3.0.
Whereas the EA93 is being marketed as a product for entertainment-seekers looking for high-quality visuals and a movie-friendly experience, the EA83 is specifically designed for "graphics-intensive applications" required by filmmakers, photographers, and designers.
The EA83 has a 27-inch screen and a 16:9 aspect ratio. According to LG, it will come with 2,560x1,440 resolution and a host of ports, including one DVI-D Dual, HDMI, and USB 3.0.
LG has released the IPS monitors in time for the annual IFA trade show in Berlin
IPS, short for In-Plane Switching, currently offers the very best in overall quality, including outstanding viewing angles, deep blacks, and accurate colors. A host of companies are currently selling IPS monitors, including Dell, NEC, and Hewlett-Packard. In CNET's review of IPS monitors, the Dell UltraSharp U2711 ranks best so far with a score four-and-a-half stars out of five.
LG did not say when, where, or for how much it will offer the EA83 and EA93.