HP announces 4K displays with USB-C and thin bezels
HP has announced four new 4K monitors with support for video and power over a single USB-C cable, narrow bezels and support for 10-bit wide color gamut.
The EliteDisplay S270n is the least expensive monitor announced with a diagonal of 27 inches. The 4K display has a DisplayPort 1.2 connection, HDMI 1.4 and an additional HDMI 2.0 port. You can also use USB-C as a single cable for both power and video up to 60 watts. The design features thin bezels, has a maximum refresh rate of 60 Hz and a response time of 14ms.
The company has also announced displays with more extensive docking capabilities. The Z27, Z32 and Z43 feature screen sizes of 27, 32 and 43 inches, respectively. In terms of connectivity features an extra mini DisplayPort 1.2 input and three USB 3.0 ports in addition to the ports on the S270n. The USB-C connection is rated for use up to 65 watts.
All four monitors have a maximum brightness of 350 cd/m² and feature a 10-bit panel which displays over a billion colors. The S270n, Z27 and Z32 have a maximum contrast ratio of 1300:1 while the larger Z43's contrast ratio measures at 1000:1. The company also promises that the Z27 and Z32 displays will be color calibrated out of the box.
The EliteDisplay monitors are available right now with recommended price tags of US$549 for the S270n, US$559 for the Z27, US$899 for the Z32 and US$799 for the largest of the bunch, the Z43.
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