HP Intros 30-inch Billion Color Display

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HP announced the immediate availability of its new ZR30w S-IPS LCD display on Tuesday. The display offers a 30-inch diagonal viewing area and can reproduce over a billion colors.

HP’s billion color 30-inch display.

The ZR30w offers 30-bit per pixel color resolution for displaying 1.07 billion colors, offers a color gamut that includes all of sRGB and 99 percent of Adobe RGB, sports a 3000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, 16:10 aspect ratio, and 2560 x 1600 resolution. It also includes DisplayPort and DVI-D inputs, a four-port USB hub, a six-way adjustable stand, and an 85 percent efficient power supply.

The ZR30s S-IPS LDC monitor is priced at US$1,299 and is available at the HP Web site.

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For a second I thought the headline read “30-Inch Billion Dollar Display”.

Yeah, but they only have to sell one.

Lee Dronick

What a beast! My new 15” MacBook Pro arrives on Friday, I wonder if it could drive this thing. smile


Yes, it is an object of desire, I admit. But it’s an object. It’s just a big energy hogging screen. Unless that is something we absolutely need, can’t we get by something more earth friendly? “White man build big fire, sit back. Red man build small fire, sit close”.


Did they run it by Greenpeace first to see if it passe their muster? raspberry


30” Apple Cinema Display has a shipping time of 5-7 days.  Apple may be announcing a new 27” or 30” Cinema Display at the Developers’ conference next week.


Hook one of these up to my 27” iMac and I’ll have some “real” realestate. Makes my 24” Gateway look puny.


When do we get 10bit-color support to OsX and rgb-led 2k monitor with this price?
Maybe 2013…


You have had 10 bit-color cards since 1990’s.
If you want a monitor like this you probably already have, a video card like the;
ATI Radeon HD 4870
or the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 285
which are both apple compatible and 30bit dual display of 2560x1600

The energy efficiency is far superior to running two 24 inch monitors,
I am switching to this monitor FOR the energy savings, with the billion colors as a bonus for photographic work.
so it IS Greenpeace approved.

I LOVE people who spout without knowledge or even bothering to look things up!

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