There are compromises for beautification – you can only raise and lower the screen, not rotate horizontally, which means it must sit right in front of you, rather than out to the side. And while the marketing images show it's sense cables – it's typical – they are going to lose the strict emptiness on your desktop. It also looks like it uses a proprietary cable with a dual-lead power and HDMI (v2.0), although it may just be in the box; it also has a Mini Display DisplayPort (v 1.2) connector.
But unlike a traditional stand, it can be lowered to the desk, which is a great advantage.
The Space Monitors (SR75) will initially be shipped in 27 (400 dollars) and 32-inch ($ 500) versions, which are pre-ordered now, but are not expected to ship in March 2019.
Except the stand, although they are quite ho-hum screens. Both use VA panels and traditional LED backlight technology – they do not use Samsung's bettervariant, and with a typical brightness of 250 nits, it seems a bit dim. The 27-inch has a resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 with a gaming-friendly 144 Hz maximum refresh rate, while the 32-inch 4K display maximizes at 60Hz.
When Samsung first rolled outin 2017, the biggest drawback seemed its relatively low resolution of 3.840×180 – it sounds like a lot, but it's not Really when spread out over the big surface and especially since it means you're limited to 1080p gameplay.
Samsung addresses it somewhat in CRG9, and addresses the resolution up to 5,120×1,440. It uses the same oddball format 32: 9, but significantly improves the pixel density (for a sharper image). The company also bounces maximum brightness to 1000 nits, although the maximum update seems to have dropped from 144Hz to 120Hz – it should be sufficient for the frames you want at 1440p, anyway. Other specifications seem to remain the same, including support for FreeSync 2 HDR.
This big one won't be available until later this year and yet there are no prices. The current model runs about $ 1000 but launches at $ 1500, so it should give you a ballpark.
Finally, Samsung's new UR59C 32-inch 4K slim, curved display goes too stylish with rounded edges and a fabric back. It is available now for pre-order now for $ 500 and is expected to be shipped in early April.
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