updated 01:30 pm EDT, Thu September 7, 2006
HP LP3065 30-inch LCD
The market for 30-inch computer displays is comparatively small: Apple and Dell effectively create a binary choice between design and price. A third option will soon become available that should strike a an appropriate balance between the two. Advance details of HP's upcoming LP3065 (PDF) reveal a 30-inch screen with better performance than has been seen before. The 2560x1600 screen will address 92% of the NTSC color gamut, making it better for color-sensitive work. It should also have an 8ms typical response time that outperforms the 14ms of Apple's current 30-inch Cinema Display. Release details have not been formalized, but the LP3065 is expected to ship in November for under $2,000.