Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Samsung now sells a $430 curved PC monitor to match your curved TV

Samsung insists "the curve changes everything" about watching TV, but can it do the same for PC monitors? Today the company announced that it's expanding its portfolio of curved screens to include desktop displays. The first such product, a 27-inch 1080p display, has been priced at $429.99 and will go on sale October 1st. Samsung says its engineers "conducted extensive research on the human eye to determine the optimal monitor curve radius."

Those efforts resulted in a curvature of 4000R, which gives the SD590C a wider field of view than flat panels, according to Samsung, and makes it appear larger than it really is. You'd think the curve would be hard to perceive on a 27-inch screen, but remember that this one's much closer to your...

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