updated 12:55 pm EST, Tue December 9, 2008
Dell UltraSharp 1909W
Computer builder Dell has begun selling the UltraSharp 1909W, its latest LCD monitor. Measuring 19 inches in a 16:10 ratio, the screen supports resolutions up to 1440x900, with a a 5ms response time and brightness rated at 300cd/m2. Contrast is measured at only 1,000:1, and the viewing angle is limited to 160 degrees; a number of ports are provided however, including four for USB devices, one for VGA input, and another for DVI video. The last is HDCP-enabled for protected HD content.
As with a number of Dell monitors, the 1909W allows tilt, pivot, swivel and height adjustments, and can be detached from its stand for wall mounting. Dell is selling the 1909W for $239.