Sharp gets tactile with ultra-HD 32-inch monitor (Update)

Jan 07, 2013
Sharp Electronics vice president for strategic product marketing Jim Sanduski, introduces Sharp's 4K Aquos Ultra HD flat screen tv during a news conference at the Consumer Electronics Show press day, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Sharp is jumping on the "ultrahigh definition" bandwagon by introducing two super-clear TVs and one ultra-HD computer monitor that will give PC users something to brag about to Apple fans in love with the high-resolution Retina display.

At the annual International CES gadget show in Las Vegas, Sharp is showing off a 32-inch monitor that uses its IGZO technology, based on a semiconductor material called indium gallium zinc oxide.

Sharp Electronics vice president for strategic product marketing Jim Sanduski, introduces the ICC Purios Ultra HD resolution Panel at a news conference during press day at the Consumer Electronics Show, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Sharp Corp. touts IGZO for its high resolution, low power, and very accurate touch response. The monitor measures 3,840-by-2,160 pixels, giving it about 8.3 million pixel. Apple's largest MacBook Pro with Retina display boasts 5.2 million pixels on a 15.4-inch screen.

Sharp Electronics' IGZO powered Docomo X phone is modeled at a news conference during press day at the Consumer Electronics Show, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

The monitor, planned for launch in February, responds to 10 points of contact at once—one for each finger.

Sharp Electronic's tablet, the IGZO powered Aquos Pad, is modeled during a news conference during Press Day at the Consumer Electronics Show, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Sharp Electronics IGZO powered Aquos phone is modeled during a news conference during press day at the Consumer Electronics Show, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)


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