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Samsung develops LED-Backlit LCD Panels for monitors to rival premium LCD TV’s

by Dhiram Shah


Samsung has announced that in the 2nd quarter, it will start producing A 24-inch LCD panel with an LED backlight that enables computer monitors to deliver unprecedented color quality, resembling that of the highest-quality TV sets available today. The new LCD will be targetting technology demanding consumers like photographers, graphic designers, animators etc as they will enjoy the same true-to-life colors that premium LCD TVs can provide thanks to Samsung’s proprietary LED backlight. The LED-backlit monitor panel has an industry-high color saturation level of 111% (of NTSC standard) compared to a saturation level of only 72% of NTSC for conventional monitors and will satisfy consumers used to the crisp colors prevalent in high-definition broadcasting.


Optimized for Windows Vista the LCD also features Samsung’s highly successful S-PVA (Super Patterned-ITO Vertical Alignment) technology that provides the widest viewing angle possible – 180 degrees – at the highest contrast ratio for LCD monitors today (>1,000:1). It also supports WUXGA resolution (1,920×1,200 pixels), which is the computer equivalent to Full HD resolution. Pricing and availability of the LCD is not known yet.
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  1. Samsung’s LED-backlit Monitors Will Offer Best Color Accuracy

    Samsung is making some lofty claims about their new monitors. Debuting in Q2, their new 24-inch LED-backlit monitor will offer color quality that rivals that of their best TVs. The monitors, which will support WUXGA resolutions, will attempt to…

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  2. J Track

    I am waiting for a 40 inch LED backlit LCD TV set. Will it be this Year 2007?

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  3. chris

    is CREE making the LED backlighting?

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  4. TravisO

    Yes, there will be back lit LCD TV screens in 2007. Expect 75% of all new models to be LED based (new models, not necessarily new on shelf)

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