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Asus unveils binary-inspired ultrathin Designo LCD displays; 0.64" thick

Asus on Tuesday unveiled its new ultraslim Designo MS Series LCD monitors"inspired by the binary state" and "incorporating...the numbers 1 and 0, straight lines and circles, and black and white" into a 0.64-inch thick display.
Written by Andrew Nusca, Contributor

Asus on Tuesday unveiled its new ultraslim Designo MS Series LCD monitors"inspired by the binary state" and "incorporating...the numbers 1 and 0, straight lines and circles, and black and white" into a 0.64-inch thick display.

The display, which is intended as an external monitor for a notebook, stands with help of a spherical ring that allows users adjust the monitor's tilt angle with one finger.

Full specs, after the jump:

  • Full HD 1080p
  • 50,000:1 contrast ratio
  • 2ms response time
  • ASUS Splendid Video Intelligence Technology
  • 40% in power savings
  • 16.5mm (0.64-inch) profile
  • Glossy piano-black finish on front bezel (rear bezel is "pearl white")
  • LED touch sensor buttons
  • Ring stand design with "Ergo-Fit Technology"
  • HDMI port; DVI/VGA connectivity
  • Manufactured with 50% less hazardous materials; reduces power consumption by 40%

No price or availability information is available, but the display will be available in 20, 21.5, 22, 23 and 23.6-inch sizes with appropriate resolutions.

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