Samsung Develops Low-powered 18-inch USB LCD Monitor

Samsung Develops Low-powered 18-inch USB LCD Monitor

USB displays are handy little things, just like every other USB device out there; the downside is that they’re often small, about 7-inches or so. Samsung looks like it’s trying to tackle that issue, as the Korean display giant has come up with a new 18.5-inch LCD display that is powered by a forked USB 2.0 cable that manages to keep power consumption down to 6.3W. The display itself offers a 1366 x 768 pixel resolution, 250cd/m2 brightness and 1000:1 contrast ratio. The downside is that this display uses an edge-lit type backlight that uses LEDs as its light source, which translates to a lifetime of 30,000 hours, much less than the 50,000 hours that existing LCD monitors’ LEDs boast. Still, the convenience of USB displays is certainly there.

Read about monitor, Samsung, usb monitor and usb-tag. Filed in Computers. Seen at: techon.nikkeibp.co.jp

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