Earlier this yr at CES, Dell introduced an intriguing new desktop monitor: the UltraSharp 32 6K Monitor (U3224KB). Whereas it’s not a gaming monitor with a blazing quick refresh charge (it’s simply 60 Hz) or insanely low response time, it’s notable for its extremely dense 6K decision (6144 x 3456) in a 31.5-inch panel.
Dell introduced at the moment that the U3224KB is now accessible, and is priced at $3,199. To place that value into perspective, Apple’s competing 32-inch Professional Show XDR (with a decision of 6016 x 3384) begins at $4,999 and climbs to $5,999 if you happen to go for the nano-texture glass coating.
So, what do you get for $3,199? Properly, the U3224KB makes use of LG’s IPS Black panel expertise which goals to copy the inky blacks that we’re so enamored with on Mini-LED and OLED panels. As well as, the monitor boasts a distinction ratio of two,000:1, which is way larger than typical IPS panels, however properly in need of the three,000:1 that’s commonplace for VA panels.
Dell additionally claims that the U3224KB includes a 10-bit panel (1.07 billion colours) with huge shade gamut help (100% sRGB, 100% Rec. 709, 99% DCI-P3, 99% Show P3). You’ll additionally discover DisplayHDR 600 certification, which is one spec that falls properly in need of the Professional Show XDR (1,600 nits) that will probably be in comparison with most incessantly.
However the U3224KB greater than makes up for that with versatility, beginning with an built-in webcam. As an alternative of taking part in it protected with a 1080p webcam mounted above the show, Dell opted for a 4K digital camera with an HDR CMOS sensor. The webcam is adjustable for tilt (0 to twenty levels) and might shoot 4K video at 30 fps. Relying in your choice, you can even set the sector of view at 60, 78, or 90 levels. The webcam even be used with Dell Categorical Signal-in to log you right into a linked PC robotically.
Different productivity-focused options embody mini DisplayPort 2.1, HDMI 2.1, and Thunderbolt 4 connectivity (with help for as much as 140-watt charging for a laptop computer). There’s even a built-in KVM swap and front-mounted entry to USB-A and USB-C ports if you wish to rapidly plug in a thumb drive or a digital digital camera with out having to fiddle round with the monitor’s again panel. Lastly, a 2.5 Gbps Ethernet port is included to assist flip the U3224KB into an all-you-can-eat buffet of connectivity goodness.
Dell is courting Home windows and macOS customers alike with the U3224KB, and the $3,199 value must be sufficient to make the latter group take discover.