Dell today announced a couple of new monitors meant for the education and business markets. These interactive touch monitors can be best compared to Microsoft’s Surface Hub machines but one major difference between these products is that they require a separate PC to handle all of the actual workload. They’re just like any other computer display in that respect while the Surface Hub is an integrated solution.
Dell is offering these new monitors in 55 inch and 86 inch sizes with 4K 3,840×2,160 pixel resolution. It’s matching the sizes that Microsoft offers the Surface Hub in and is actually kicking things up a notch because the 55 inch variant of the Surface Hub actually has a full HD display while Dell is offering 4K resolution.
Both have support for up to 20 simultaneous touch-points and come with InGlass touch technology which enables a natural writing experience, according to dell. Two passive styluses are included with the machine. There are multiple ports for easy plug and play connectivity. They can optionally be equipped with a Dell Wireless Module as well should the customer require one.
Dell has confirmed today that the 55 inch 4K Interactive Touch Monitor is going to cost “below 5,000” and that the 86 inch model will cost under $11,000. Both will be available for purchase come March 30th. Don’t forget, a separate PC is required with these monitors.