CES 2020 | Lenovo announces four new ThinkVision monitors, including professional-grade Creator Extreme
Lenovo announced four new ThinkVision monitors today at CES, and one of them is aimed squarely at professional creators.
The ThinkVision Creator Extreme is Lenovo’s newest high-end monitor. The Creator Extreme features a 27-inch 4K IPS panel that is HDR1000 certified. The panel has a mini-LED backlight with 1152 dimming zones and an overall peak brightness of 1000 nits. Professionals will appreciate the wide color coverage of the Creator Extreme; the monitor covers 99% of the DCI-P3 gamut as well as 100% of both the sRGB and BT.709 gamuts. The Creator Extreme’s panel has a standard 60 Hz refresh rate with a 14 ms response time. Port selection is varied, including one USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port with DisplayPort 1.4 support, two HDMI 2.0 ports, one full-sized DisplayPort 1.4, one 3.5 mm audio jack, and four USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A ports. The monitor has relatively thin bezels on the left, right, and top, and it measures 245 x 462.4 x 808.6 mm (9.65 x 18.21 x 31.84 in).
Also announced today were the ThinkVision P27h-20, ThinkVision T24v-20, and ThinkVision T34w-20. The P27h-20, as the name suggests, boasts a 27-inch 2560x1440 IPS panel that covers 99% of the sRGB and BT.709 color gamuts and 85% of the DCI-P3 color space. The QHD monitor has an overall brightness of 350 nits and measures 24.08 x 1.79 x 14.5 in, giving it plenty of space for its Ethernet, HDMI, DisplayPort, USB hub, and 3.5 mm audio jack.
The T24v-20 is a smaller, 23.8-inch FHD IPS panel with a brightness of 250 nits. It covers 72% of the NTSC color space, which is adequate for most general consumers. The T24v-20 also sports a Full HD RGB IR camera and dual-array microphone attached to the top of the display and features two 3 Watt speakers. The monitor connects via VGA, HDMI 1.4, or DisplayPort 1.2 and is equipped with a USB Type-B upstream port and four USB 3.0 Type-A ports.
The ThinkVision T34w-20 is a new 34-inch 3440x1440 widescreen IPS monitor. The T34w-20 has a curved panel for a more immersive experience. The 350 nit panel covers 99% of the sRGB color gamut. The monitor can connect via a single USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C cable that supports DisplayPort 1.2. There are also an HDMI 2.0 port, a full-sized DisplayPort 1.2, a 3.5 mm audio jack, and four USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A ports.
The ThinkVision Creator Extreme will be available in April 2020 starting at US $2499. The ThinkVision P27h-20 and T34w-20 will be available in March 2020 for $549 and $799, respectively. Finally, the T24v-20 will launch in April 2020 starting at $279.
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