LG revealed two monitors it had debuted at its virtual CES event, and one of them appears to be a completely new look to the market. The company’s new DualUp Monitor features an extraordinary 16:18 aspect ratio. It’s a vertical screen with a resolution of 2,560 x 2,880 pixels and LG calls it “Square Double QHD.” When using the split portrait display functionality, the DualUp appears to be placing two 21.5-inch monitors on top of each other.
It can be a better form factor than a typical screen if you constantly have to look at information on multiple windows or screens for work or any other reason. In its announcement, LG says the model will help reduce side-to-side movements of the head that cause neck pain. The DualUp is also designed to save space and will ship with the LG Ergo Stand that mounts on most desks and tables. Other features of the Nano IPS display include 300 nits brightness, 1000:1 contrast ratio and HDR10 support.
In addition to DualUp, LG also introduced the UltraFine display, 32 inches with 4K UHD resolution. It features a more traditional aspect ratio, but is the first to use LG’s Nano IPS Black panel technology, which enables a contrast ratio of 2000:1. The company will reveal more about both premium displays at its virtual press event on January 4. It’s unknown at this point if LG will continue to move forward with a physical experience at CES 2022, assuming the event will continue despite the threat posed by the Omicron variant. She was planning to show a list of new items during the conference other than these screens, though, including a sound bar with a center speaker, a wireless TV on wheels and a motorized hood OLED TV.
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