Dell P4317Q 43 Inch 4K Monitor

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While not inexpensive at $1350, this model will definitely replace multi-monitor setups for some.  This monitor does not appear to be aimed at photo and video editors with its color gamut of 82% (CIE 1976), 72% (CIE 1931) but for everyone else it’s an interesting option.  It can accept and display content from four different sources simultaneously essentially making it 4 1080P monitors without any borders.

Our disappointment is that the HDMI is 1.4 (MHL).  But other than that we’re happy to see this product on the market.

For more information visit Dell’s page for this monitor.

AOC U2879VF: A $400 28″ 4K Monitor

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We like this monitor.  It has a 60Hz referesh rate, HDMI 2.0, Display Port 1.2a+, and AMD FreeSync technology.  The panel is the same as many other 28″ 4K monitors so it’s known to be adequate but not exceptional.  At the $400 price point it will really help to move 4K monitor prices in the right direction.

The only thing we will complain about with this monitor, for the price, is the lack of VESA mounting.  You can read more about this monitor on the AOC website.

Sony’s 4K and HDR Reference Monitor: The BVM-X300

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This 30-inch monitor sells for $18,000 and is used mostly by video professionals.  It does however give us a general look into the future as HDR is arguably more important than resolution and thus we have always wanted 4K + HDR to be the gold standard.

Sony has a page about this monitor where you can view all the specs.

 

 

LG soon to release 27MU67 4K 27 Inch Monitor for $599

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LG labels this monitor as a gaming monitor.  It has a 27 inch panel with 3840×2160 resolution, HDMI 2.0 ports, HDCP 2.2 and sRGB 99% with 10 bit colour.

Given that this is an IPS monitor we are happy with the price, but prices of 4K monitors will continue to come down in 2015 and beyond.

LG has a listing for this monitor on its website.

We are a bit concerned about the HDMI 2.0 ports given that HDMI 2.0a is on its way.