Dell has two new ultrawide monitors to show off ahead of CES, the 40-inch UltraSharp 40 Curved Thunderbolt Hub (U4025QW) and the 34-inch UltraSharp 34 Curved Thunderbolt Hub (U3425WE). They go on sale next month, with the larger model starting at $2,399.99 and the smaller at $1,019.99.
Although del Advertisement blog post He points out that the monitors are aimed at the likes of content creators, data scientists and engineers rather than gamers, and both monitors come with 120Hz refresh rates suitable for gaming. It's part of Dell's goal for them to reduce eye strain. To that end, they both also feature low blue light output, and have built-in ambient light sensors that quickly adjust brightness and color temperatures. The monitors have been awarded a five-star certification for eye comfort By the testing organization TÜV Rheinland.
In addition to the screen sizes, there are some other noteworthy differences between the two displays. The 40-inch model has a “5K” resolution of 5120 x 2160, and its LCD display can reach a peak brightness of over 600 nits according to DisplayHDR 600 certification. Its Thunderbolt 4 connection can deliver up to 140 watts of power For a connected laptop, its spec sheet indicates support for variable refresh rates via its HDMI 2.1 connection.
Meanwhile, the 34-inch LCD has a lower resolution of 3440 x 1440, and can only deliver up to 90W of Thunderbolt 4. Its spec sheet also doesn't mention DisplayHDR certification, nor support for variable refresh rates via HDMI.
Otherwise, both monitors offer a similar set of specifications including 2.5Gbps Ethernet ports, DisplayPort 1.4, built-in USB-A and USB-C ports that provide up to 15W of power and 10Gbps of data transfer, and more. Multitasking feature if you want to connect two computers at once.
The UltraSharp 40 Curved Thunderbolt Hub (U4025QW) and UltraSharp 34 Curved Thunderbolt Hub (U3425WE) will be available globally starting February 27.
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