Displays

Over the last few years we’ve been repeatedly reporting how Samsung was able to improve AMOLED power efficiency by employing better emitter materials on each new device generation. This went largely unverified as nobody really tried to accurately measure the actual power consumed by the screen. To rectify this situation, I went ahead to try to measure the screen power consumption of the last 4 generations of Galaxy S devices to get a better understanding just how much emitter improvements have contributed to screen and device battery efficiency. AMOLED screens are emissive displays, meaning they emit light on their own without having to resort to backlights in transmissive technologies such as LCD screens. This causes white to be the most power-intensive color for an OLED...

ASUS VG236H 23-inch 3D Display Review: 120Hz is the Future

There’s a new segment in the ever changing LCD display market, one that readers have been asking us to take an in-depth look at for a while now -...

121 by Brian Klug on 8/7/2010

HP Launches New Consumer LCDs

Following the launch of their budget range of LCDs, HP has now launched some more premium models for those in need of better specifications. There are four new models...

14 by Balraj Sandhu on 6/3/2010

A New 30" Contender: HP ZR30w Review

Recently, HP’s performance ZR series of LCD displays have attracted quite a bit of attention. We’ve heard your comments and pleas for reviews of the 22” and 24” ZR...

94 by Brian Klug on 6/1/2010

Sceptre X270W-1080P Review: A Value 27" That Delivers

If you’ve been in the market for a large or even midsize LCD display lately, chances are good you’ve seen relatively low-cost offerings from a relative newcomer to our...

61 by Brian Klug on 5/17/2010

New HP Value LCDs

This past weekend, HP unveiled three new LCD monitors aiming to be an affordable companion to your computing needs. Available starting May 16, these monitors range in size from...

15 by Balraj Sandhu on 5/17/2010

Dell G2410H Review: A Green 24" LCD

If you haven’t been paying attention lately, energy conservation and being green is the latest and greatest trend sweeping the consumer electronics market. From energy-sipping power supplies to notebooks...

39 by Brian Klug on 5/7/2010

Apple's 15-inch 2010 MacBook Pro: More Battery Life Tests, High Res Display Evaluated

Apple is in a position that’s enviable by any consumer facing company. It drums up genuine excitement for nearly every product it launches. Apple has somehow found a way...

69 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/24/2010

Dell UltraSharp U2711: Quality has a Price

Looking for a "professional" quality LCD with a super small dot pitch? Dell's new U2711 may be just the thing for you, even if it doesn't come cheap.

153 by Jarred Walton on 1/22/2010

Desperately Seeking Quality LCDs

A while back, BenQ sent us their FP241VW LCD, an expensive high-end offering with some interesting features. Can this A-MVA panel best the competition, and does it even matter?

114 by Jarred Walton on 6/17/2009

BenQ E2200HD and E2400HD - 1080P FullHD LCDs

BenQ recently launched their new 1080P "FullHD" LCDs, available in 22" or 24" trim. Is there truth behind the FullHD marketing, and should one of these new LCDs be...

34 by Jarred Walton on 11/4/2008

24" LCD Roundup

We have five new 24" LCDs plus results from previous LCDs. We also have some new tests to unveil. Can we crown a clear victor for the WUXGA throne?

89 by Jarred Walton on 5/1/2008

Samsung 245T: LCD Prime

The Samsung 245T features impressive specifications and a Samsung-made panel. How does this display perform, and is it a pattern of things to come?

60 by Jarred Walton on 2/7/2008

HP w2408: A "New" Twist on 24" LCDs

The HP w2408 is the latest 24" offering to cross our test bench. Does it follow a well-trod path, or does it blaze new trails in LCD-land?

29 by Jarred Walton on 12/21/2007

HP w2207: Shiny 22" Perfection?

HP sent us their 22" w2207 LCD. The glossy exterior is certainly eye-catching, but how does it perform?

43 by Jarred Walton on 8/1/2007

Laptop LCD Roundup: Road Warriors Deserve Better

Ever wonder how a laptop LCD compares to a modern desktop unit? So did we, and to find out we ran several recent laptops through our display testing regimen...

55 by Jarred Walton on 5/22/2007

Dell 2707WFP: Looking for the Middle Ground of Large LCDs

Dell's 27" LCD occupies a unique niche, filling the gap between the 30" and 24" offerings.

39 by Jarred Walton on 4/4/2007

HP LP3065: A new contender for the 30" throne

We take a look at HP's new entrant into the 30" LCD market. It is a contender or pretender for the title of best 30" LCD?

41 by Jarred Walton on 3/22/2007

Acer AL2216W: a worthwhile compromise?

With LCDs becoming increasingly affordable, many people are interested in upgrading to a larger display. We take a look at Acer's 22" offering and find a lot to...

32 by Jarred Walton on 3/10/2007

Dell 2407WFP and 3007WFP LCD Comparison

Dell sells a lot of computer systems as well LCDs. We take a look at the 2407WFP and 3007WFP to help establish our baseline for LCD reviews.

62 by Jarred Walton on 3/2/2007

Gateway FPD2485W: 24" LCD Beauty or Beast?

We take a look at Gateway's new FPD2485W LCD to find out if this HDCP enabled display is worth your time or money.

77 by Jarred Walton on 2/22/2007

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