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Acer's $1,000 Predator Z35 (£800, AU$1,899) spreads its pixels pretty thin: the 35-inch curved gaming display's 2,560x1,080 resolution means it has a pixel density of 79 pixels per inch. Not the sharpest display in the stable. It's now joined by the Z35P, a new 3,440 x 1,440 panel in a similar chassis, delivering a significant increase to about 107ppi. It also adds a USB hub and tightens the curve a bit, dropping from 2000R to 1800R, the trendy radius du jour.
At $1,100, the Z35P isn't that much more expensive, either. I don't have UK or Australian pricing, but directly converted that's about £850, AU$1,470. The monitor is expected to ship by the end of May.
The increase in resolution should visibly improve the sharpness; as for the rest, I don't know how noticeable you'll find it. There's one notable trade-off, though: the Z35's maximum refresh is 144Hz -- 200Hz with overclocking -- while the Z35P tops out at 100Hz/120Hz. So its G-Sync/ULMB support will probably come in a lot handier on the Z35P.
Otherwise, it looks like everything's the same.
|Resolution||"UWQHD (3,440 x 1,440)"|
|Pixel pitch (mm)||0.24|
|Maximum gamut||100 percent sRGB|
|Typical brightness (nits)||300|
|Maximum vertical refresh rate (at HD or higher resolution)||100Hz (120Hz with overclock)|
|Gray/gray response time (milliseconds)||4|
|USB Type-A (out)||4 x 3.0 (1 x BC 1.2)|
|USB 3.0 (in)||1|
|DisplayPort||1 x 1.4|
|HDMI||1 x 1.4|
|Built-in speakers||2 x 9W|
|Release date||May 2017|