When 1080p widescreen PC monitors were unveiled globally, users made a switch instantly. Similarly, 1440p and 1600 pixel computer monitors were also dominant in the market. And now, we have some top UHD 4k monitors available with 3840 x 2160 resolution (UHDTV standard resolution) in order to guarantee much better color contrast and improved picture clarity.
What is 4K Ultra HD Resolution?
It’s all about number of pixels. It is named 4K for the reason that it is approximately 4.000 pixels wide and has a 4x greater pixel density (3,840 x 2160) as compared to a normal Full HD 1080p resolution (1,920 x 1,080). An UHD 4K monitor screen carries nearly 8.3 million private pixels while a standard Full-HD monitor displays approximately 2.1 million pixels only.
Ultra HD Monitor: Who should buy one?
These are perfect for technology enthusiasts. Especially, high-end gamers and image/video editors ought to grab an UHD 4K Monitor in order to benefit from the viewing and editing 4K content in it’s native resolution. Gaming enthusiasts can enjoy a huge number of world most popular games in ultra HD 4K resolution while image/video editing experts will be capable of editing high-definition photos as well as video clips closer to their original resolutions, relying on what they are shooting at.
TN or IPS Monitors – Which are better?
What actually determines the price of a n UHD 4K Monitor is the quality of panels which constitute the screens. Expensive 4K monitors contain superior quality panels that offer excellent color accuracy, improved display, and multiple viewing angles whereas cheaper 4k PC monitors have low-quality panels that are suitable for gaming, however they deliver an unsatisfactory image quality (and pretty bad viewing angles).
IPS (In-Plane Switching) panels are utilized in higher priced UHD 4K monitors and deliver awe-inspiring color reproduction or viewing angles. However, if you are not worried about any of these elements, then you can choose cheaper TN (Twisted Nematic) or Non IPS models which offer quite satisfactory display.