January 4, 2011
HP desktop LCD monitors with 1,000,000:1 contrast
HP has announced four new monitors under its Compaq brand, targeted at business users the displays will be available in 19, 20, 21.5 and 23 inch sizes.
At the top, the 20-inch LA2006x, 21.5-inch LA2206x and 23-inch LA2306x all have LED-backlit panels that, while lower color TN panels, produce very high 1,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio. The LA2006x is capped at a 1600×900 resolution where the larger two screens have native 1080p displays, but all three have DisplayPort, DVI and VGA connectors. HP gives them all USB hubs. They ship today at prices of $209, $245 and $279.
The 19 incher has basic features like – 1440×900 screen, LED backliting, 1000:1 contrast ratio and VGA input. It will be available for $157.