LG Electronics Introduces New Tablet Computer
It seems that there is not much news from the Middle East that is positive these days. I am happy to write something exciting for tech enthusiasts. The 2004 (annual) GITEX show in Dubai, India is currently underway. All the big names are there giving the Arab World their dose of the “latest and greatest”.
LG Electronics, who has been releasing some hot technology in everything from Cell Phones to refrigerators has apparently been cooking up some new display technology to raise the bar on competitors and to challenge the display industry standards. Besides the exciting announcement of the release of it’s new 42″ Flat Panel Display, LG has also announced a new Tablet Computer. Please read the following story from AME Info for all of the details:
LG sets new benchmark in computer display technology
Global and regional digital leader, LG Electronics launched its flagship 42-inch inch LCD monitor, a range of multifunction monitors and a tablet monitor in the Middle East today.
LG’s 42-inch LCD MNT monitor, the world’s largest LCD monitor, is equipped with a wide XGA large screen and flexible input ports. This model enables wide viewing angles, thanks to the adoption of the S-IPS technology that allow viewers see still or moving images at any vertical or horizontal angle without any loss in picture quality. The brightness of the LCD MNT model is 600 cd/m2, and the contrast ratio is 600:1; it can support a variety of features for multimedia use like PIP/POP, SRS WOW, 3D Combfilter etc. The maximum resolution is 1366×768 WXGA and is ideal for public displays.
‘The demand for liquid crystal display (LCD) monitors is growing exponentially in the Middle East. Industry analysts credit LCD monitors’ improved performance and sharper brightness and contrast levels as the key reasons for their strong performance. According to IDC reports, in the Middle East, LCD monitors passed a watershed stage in February 2003, when sales surpassed those of traditional CRT monitors that previously dominated the market,’ said P C Choi, President, LG Electronics Gulf FZE.
The safety aspect of LCD monitors is also a huge attraction for consumers as these monitors, unlike CRT monitors, emit no radiation and therefore pose no health risks. Many distributors and systems integrators are now bundling LCD monitors with their branded and non-branded PCs.
‘LG can develop a wide range of LCD screens because it is the world’s largest producer of LCD panels. The company’s strategy for monitors is to have the widest range across a number of screen sizes of any brand in the market…
Full Story (including info. on the Tablet Product):