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The problem with most curved smartphone displays is that there is an unsightly bezel, but Oppo has figured out a way to nearly eliminate this issue with their waterfall design. It features an 88° fold on both the left and right sides so when it’s viewed directly from the front, the bezels are nearly invisible. This display technology will most likely be seen on Oppo’s Find X successor, in which they compare it to. Read more for the comparison pictures and additional information.
Dell’s U3417W Ultrawide 34-inch LED-lit Monitor is perfect for gaming, work, movies, and more, all for $509 shipped, today only, originally $899.99. Featuring WQHD 3440 x 1440 resolution with an ultrawide 21:9 aspect ratio, powerful dual 9W speakers, HDMI 2.0, MHL, DP, mini-dp, two USB 3.0 upstream ports, four USB 3.0 downstream ports, and audio out, which makes connecting to all your secondary devices breeze. Its curved screen creates a panoramic cinematic experience that instantly elevates an evening of video streaming or just watching YouTube. Product page. Read more for a video review and additional information.
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Toshiba’s 43″ Smart LED Fire TV seamlessly integrates live over-the-air TV and streaming channels on a unified home screen, all for $179.99 shipped for Amazon Prime members (get a free trial), this weekend only, originally $299.99. The included Voice Remote with Alexa lets you do everything you’d expect from a remote as well as easily launch apps, search for titles, play music, switch inputs, control smart home devices, and more, using just your voice. It’s powered by a quad-core CPU + multi-core GPU for near instant search results, along with fast and fluid responsiveness. Product page. Read more for a detailed setup video and additional information.
Samsung unveils “The Wall Luxury,” and luxurious it most certainly is. This gargantuan display boasts a maximum resolution of 8K and spans 292-inches diagonally from corner to corner. Unlike traditional displays, “The Wall Luxury” features self-emitting diodes with 100,000 hours of life, thus doubling as a “digital canvas” when turned off since users can switch on an Ambient Mode that can be used to show paintings, photographs and video art. There’s no pricing information available yet, but the company did say that you’ll be able to purchase one starting next month.
Compared to other professional displays in its class, Apple’s all-new Pro Display XDR aims to stand apart from the crowd. Featuring a 32-inch Retina 6K panel with P3 wide / 10-bit color, an extreme 1,600 nits of peak brightness, a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio and a superwide viewing angle, priced at $4,999, or $5,998 with a Pro Stand. “Pro Display XDR is the world’s best pro display and the perfect companion to the all-new Mac Pro. With Retina 6K resolution, gorgeous color, extreme brightness and contrast ratio, and a highly functional design, Pro Display XDR delivers the most comprehensive set of features ever offered on any display at this price point,” said Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. Read more for another hands-on video, pictures and additional information.
The ASUS ROG Swift PG348Q Curved 34″ Ultra-Wide Gaming Monitor offers a 1440p IPS panel with NVIDIA G-SYNC Technology and 100Hz Refresh Rate deliver superior resolution, color, and smoothness, maximizing immersion in games, all for $749.99 shipped, today only, originally $999.99. Its curved Ultra-wide 21:9 Aspect Ratio maximizes immersion by expanding the display right to the peripherals of your vision and ASUS Eye Care technology lowers blue light as well as eliminates flickering. Product page. Read more for a more in-depth video review and additional information.
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Louis Vuitton unveiled a set of handbags equipped with integrated flexible AMOLED (1920 x 1440) displays during LV’s Cruise 2020 runway show in New York City. One prototype features a single screen, while the other sports dual displays, and both were showing full motion videos. The company touts them as “the basis for reconsidering the digital Canvas of the Future.” Unfortunately (or fortunately), no pricing or availability information was released. Read more for a video and additional information.
The all-new Google Nest Hub Max smart display builds upon its predecessor, the Google Home Hub, and adds Face Match, a feature that enables the device to recognize specific users and show personalized content accordingly, thanks to its 6.5-megapixel camera. Other features include a 10-inch HD screen and Auto Framing, which follows your face as you move around a room, automatically centering it, complete with Quick Gestures. This means you won’t need to use your voice for commands, but rather just just look at it and raise a hand. Read more for another hands-on video, additional pictures and information.
TCL’s 65R617 65″ 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV is touted as the best Dolby Vision set at this price point, and it’s being offered for just $793.78 shipped, today only, originally, $999.99. The 6-Series 4K TCL Roku TV offers Dolby Vision HDR imaging combined with striking wide color powered by TCL’s NBP Photon technology, while boasting thousands of streaming channels accessible through a simple, intuitive interface in a bold, brushed metal design. An enhanced Roku remote enables you to use your voice to quickly find your favorite entertainment. Use voice control to find movie titles, launch or change channels, and even switch inputs. Product page. Read more for another video review and additional information.
Unlike other TVs, the Samsung Sero Vertical TV aims to be a giant smartphone display, but it can actually pivot between vertical and horizontal viewing. This 43-inch OLED 4K UltraHD display offers NFC-compatibility so you can mirror content from your mobile device straight to the screen. Or, you can use it as a digital photo frame for your Instagram shots or even a music visualizer. Other features include: 4.1 channel sound, 60W audio, and Samsung Bixby voice assistant. It’ll set you back a cool $1,623 when it launches in Korea at the end of May. Read more for a video and additional information.