Dell Replaces P-Series TN Panels

By Raverstead
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Dell is iterating on last year’s 28″ UltraHD monitor, the P2815Q (Display Monitor Vol 21 No 47), with two smaller units known as the P2415Q (23.8″) and P2715Q (27″).

The P2815Q was targeted at gamers, with a TN panel and 5ms response time. However, it was limited to a 30Hz refresh rate over both DisplayPort and HDMI. The new units use IPS panels capable of 60Hz support (via DisplayPort only), although response time has climbed slightly.

Contrast ratio is 1,000:1, with 178 deg viewing angles and 8ms (23.8″) or 8.6ms (27″) response times (6ms fast mode). They have 300 cd/m² or 350 cd/m² of brightness, respectively and cover 99% sRGB colour gamut. 10-bit colour can be displayed and they have a Delta E of

Featured connections types are DisplayPort, mini-DisplayPort, MHL-HDMI and USB 3.0. Both models can tilt (-5 deg to 21 deg ), swivel, pivot (90 deg ) and are height adjustable (130mm on 23.8″, 115mm on 27″).

Details about the new monitors appeared in a new user guide posted by Dell (http://tinyurl.com/psx58xo); however, there has been no official announcement, so pricing and availability are currently unavailable.