updated 11:47 am EDT, Wed May 9, 2012
New 1080p IPS LED monitor will cost $240 in June
At its press event in China, HP showed off an upcoming HD monitor, the 23-inch 2311xi. It uses In-Plane Switching technology for the LED backlight to make the colors sharper and the viewing angles wider. Connections are generous and include a VGA, DVI-D and HDCP-compliant HDMI inputs.
Those viewing angles are said to be 178 degrees from any direction. It gets a three million to one dynamic contrast ratio and 1,000:1 typical contrast ratio. The brightness is set at 250 nits, while the typical gray-to-gray response time is 7ms.
The 2311xi's green credentials include a mercury-free backlight, arsenic-free display glass and Energy Start qualification.
The monitor ships on June 24, priced at $240.