updated 09:55 am EDT, Fri May 11, 2007
HANNS.G 2007 LCDs
HANNspee's computer display label HANNS.G this morning announced the immediate availability of five new LCDs. The line emphasizes widescreen even at the basic level, with two 17-inch, 1440x900 displays with 500:1 contrast and 8ms response in black (HW-173DBB) or silver (HW-173DB0); the company also has a trio of 19-inch displays, including two widescreen models (HG-191RPB and HW-194DJB) with a quicker 2ms pixel response and two-watt integrated speakers as well as a single standard-ratio model, the 8ms HS-191DPB.
Topping the line is the 22-inch HW-223DPB (shown), the company says. While displaying at a native 1680x1050 with a 5ms response time, the screen also includes a component-to-DVI adapter and will accept 1080p input from HD movie players as well as recent game consoles such as the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Its contrast is also the highest at 1,000:1, according to the company.
All of the displays work with DVI-compatibile Macs and PCs, and have just been certified for use with Windows Vista. Prices for the two 17-inch models are $160; 19-inch models cost between $200 and $230, while the lone 22-inch model is set at $330. The five LCDs are shipping today.