Subject: Displays | January 5, 2015 - 07:17 PM | Sebastian Peak
Tagged: viewsonic, Samsung, Nixeus, monitor, LG Electronics, freesync, display, ces 2015, CES, benq, amd
Today AMD announced that they will be shipping 7 new Freesync displays in 2015 with their partners, BenQ, LG Electronics, Nixeus, Samsung, and Viewsonic.
As we learn more about these individual FreeSync-enabled models we will provide updates, and AMD has stated that there will be models shipping this month.
The full PR announcement from AMD appears below:
AMD today announced the expansion of the FreeSync ecosystem as technology partners including BenQ, LG Electronics, Nixeus, Samsung, and Viewsonic showcased their upcoming commercially available FreeSync-enabled displays at the 2015 International CES. The unveiling of new FreeSync-enabled displays demonstrates the industry's commitment to open standards-based technology that enables improved gaming by synchronizing dynamic refresh rates of the displays to the frame rate of AMD Radeon™ R-Series graphics cards and current generation APUs. The result greatly reduces input latency and helps reduce or eliminate visual defects during gaming and video playback. The new displays range in size between 24" to 34", supporting refresh rates of 30 to 144 Hz, and resolutions of 1080p up to Ultra HD, offering a variety of options for every gamer's needs and at virtually every price point.
"The broad adoption of FreeSync technology from our partners shows how the industry strongly values the same open ecosystem and quality that AMD strives for," said Roy Taylor, corporate vice president, ISV/IHV Partner Group, AMD. "Gamers who use FreeSync technology with AMD Radeon™ R-Series graphics and AMD latest generation of APUs can rest assured that they're enjoying the best possible experience."
Monitors from BenQ, LG Electronics, Nixeus, and Samsung are on display at AMD's booth, San Polo rooms 3402 - 3404 at The Venetian at CES Tech West. Displays are expected to be available in market starting this month with additional models set to launch in early 2015.
List of Announced Displays
|Manufacturer||Model #||Size||Resolution||Refresh Rate|
|Samsung||UE850||23.6", 28", 31.5"||4K||60Hz|
The BenQ XL2730Z (image credit: BenQ)
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Subject: Mobile | February 19, 2014 - 07:25 PM | Tim Verry
Tagged: windows 8, viewsonic, viewpad 10i, tablet, celeron n2910, Bay Trail, android 4.2
ViewSonic is launching a new 10-inch tablet called the Viewpad 10i. The tablet is powered by an Intel bay Trail processor and it offers a dual boot configuration of Windows 8 and Android 4.2 operating systems. The slate tablet weighs 650 grams. It is available online for around $500 USD.
The Viewpad 10i has a 10.1” IPS capacitive multi-touch display with a resolution of 1280x800. ViewSonic has also included two 2MP cameras (front and rear), a built-in speaker, and a dedicated Windows button below the display. External connectivity includes micro USB and micro SD ports in addition to 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless radios.
Internal specifications on the Viewpad 10i include an Intel Celeron N2910 “Bay Trail” processor, 2GB of RAM, and a 64GB SSD. The Bay Trail processor is a 7.5W TDP (4.5W SDP) part with 1.6 GHz quad core CPU, Intel HD Graphics GPU clocked at 756 MHz, and 2 MB of cache. A 7,000 mAh battery offers up to six hours of battery life.
You can find more photos of Viewsonic's new tablet here.
The ability to dual boot Windows and Android is neat, but it does come at a premium versus competing 10-inch Bay Trail tablets that run a single OS out of the box. Is the approximately $500 price tag worth it?
Read more about Intel's Bay Trail architecture at PC Perspective.
Subject: Displays | September 13, 2011 - 05:19 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: viewsonic, 3d display, V3D245
The Viewsonic V3D245 is a 24" LED monitor with a 1080p resolution that will let you play in 3D without needing to pick up extra peripherals. The display will work equally well with both PCs and consoles and most importantly the active glasses are included with the monitor. You provide the signal and the display will give you 3D gaming. Drop by Ars Technica for a closer look.
"That being said, ViewSonic wants to make you a deal. If you give them $500, they'll give you a 24" monitor for your PC and gaming consoles that does 3D like a champ. There is nothing extra to hook up, nothing to be added; it's an all-in-one solution that does 3D as well as anything I've seen on the market. At $500, this display isn't cheap, but the quality is such that you'll be happy about spending the money."
Here are some more Display articles from around the web:
- Dell UltraSharp U2412M 24-inch LCD @ Tweaktown
- ASUS PA238Q LED Monitor @ kitguru
- Targus USB 2.0 Multi-Monitor Adapter @ Rbmods
- LG 50PZ950 Review @ TechReviewSource
- Samsung UN55D7000 55 Inch Smart LED 3D TV Review @ Tweaknews
- SoundScience Halo 6 LED Bias HDTV Backlight Kit by Antec Review @ MissingRemote
- Samsung UN55D8000 55 inch LED HDTV @ Overclockers Online
For those wanting the “best of both worlds” in their tablet, they are in luck. ViewSonic’s newly announced ViewPad 10Pro combines the Android and Windows 7 operating systems into a 10” tablet. Powered by an Intel Z670 Oak Trail processor at 1.5GHz, the 800g tablet is capable of playing 1080p video, and has 32GB of onboard storage to hold all that media. The IO of the tablet includes a 3G and 802.11 b/g/n WiFi radio, bluetooth 2.1, Micro SD card, USB port, charging port, 3.5mm audio jack, and HDMI out.