Alongside the announcement of its Latitude series of laptops, Dell also launched the UltraSharp 40 Curved WUHD display and Dell 34 Curved Video Conferencing Monitor which arrives alongside a 24-inch and 27-inch version with flat screens.
Dell UltraSharp 40 Curved WUHD Monitor (U4021QW)
The U4021QW UltraSharp 40 Curved WUHD display is the first from Dell with a display resolution of 5120 x 2160 pixel and “wide color coverage and excellent color performance”. Its IPS panel boasts 100% sRGB and 98% DCI-P3 coverage and can render 1.07 billion colors.It supports Thunderbolt 3 via the USB-C port along with the capability to deliver up to 90W of power for fast charging.
The port selection on the monitor is equally impressive. The Thunderbolt 3 offers transfer speeds up to 40 Gbps and can charge your Windows laptop or MacBook at up to 90W. There’s also a USB-C port with 15W charging for your phone. It’s easily accessible and there’s a full size USB-A port next to, perfect for removable storage. You can also plug in an Ethernet jack and get wired connectivity (faster and more stable than Wi-Fi).
Other Curved Video Conferencing Monitors
Furthermore, Dell also unveiled the Curved Video Conferencing Monitors, which come in three size variants of;
- UltraSharp 24 Curved USB-C Hub Monitor (U2422HE) – 24 inches
- UltraSharp 27 Curved USB-C Hub Monitor (U2722DE) – 27 inches
- UltraSharp 38 Curved USB-C Hub Monitor (U3821DW) – 34 inches
The monitors are Microsoft Teams -compliant and feature secure facial recognition sign-in and several hands-free functions.
The monitors pack several features that make them stand out such as a one-touch dedicated Microsoft Teams button, a pop-up 5MP IR camera, two 5W speakers, a noise-canceling microphone, support for Windows Hello facial recognition sign-in, as well as hands-free commands via Microsoft Cortana.
Since Dell knows you’ll be staring at the screens for far too long each day, the company also says the monitors come with its ComfortView Plus system which helps reduce blue light emissions without sacrificing color accuracy.
Pricings and Availability
The Dell UltraSharp 40 Curved WUHD display will be available for purchase at the end of January 2021 at $2,100.
- 24 Video Conferencing Monitor (U2422HE) is priced at $519.99
- 27 Video Conferencing Monitor (C2722DE) is priced at $719.99.
- 34 Curved Video Conferencing Monitor (C3422WE) is priced at $1,149.99.
All models will be available by mid-February 2021.