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Hp Zr30w Screen Displays Over 1 Billion Colors, and No, You Can’T See Them All

by Paul Strauss
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With ever-increasing pixel resolution, contrast ratios and refresh rates all reaching the point of diminishing returns in terms of improving image quality on video monitors, it was only a matter of time until someone decided to go after the number of colors stat so they could sound just that much better than the competition. Case in point, HP’s latest display, which claims a whopping 1.07 BILLION colors.

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Now how they counted up all of those colors is anyone’s guess, but the 30-bit per pixel, but the HP ZR30w LCD screen has ’em all, and you will believe! The 30-inch screen also sports a higher-than-high-def resolution of 2560×1600 and Super-IPS display technology. We’re not quite as excited by the 3000 to 1 dynamic contrast ratio, but those numbers are almost always B.S. anyhow.

While the insane color count is way more than any human could ever see, the other specs on the monitor do sound pretty nice. And while $1299 sounds reasonable for a 30-inch display of this caliber, you’re just a few hundred bucks short of an entire 27-inch iMac, which offers a similarly high-res IPS screen. But it only displays “millions of colors”. Damn.

[via CrunchGear]

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