Showcased back in June at the (CEA) Line Show in New York, the e1649fwu 16-inch portable monitor from AOC is now closing in fast with retail availability (in the US) being planned for October and this monitor doesn’t require a power or VGA connection, but instead gets its power/video feed from a USB port on a laptop or desktop. Priced at $139, the AOC e1649fwu also includes a fold-up stand and can be propped up in both portrait and landscape and the 16:9 TFT screen packs 1366×768 resolution with promise of AOC that it won’t immediately suck all the life out of your laptop………………….
AOC, the worldwide leader in monitor display technology announces the sleek and portable USB Monitor, the ultimate laptop accessory. The lightweight monitor features a convenient built-in USB port that receives both power and signal via a single USB cable for plug-and-play connection. The monitor does not require a power cord or VGA cable and is ideal for dual- and multi-monitor setups. Along with functioning as an extended display, the accessory can also be used for on-the-go presentations. The AOC USB Monitor will be available at major retail chains nationwide in October 2011. The 16-inch model (e1649fwu) will have an MSRP of $139. “The USB Monitor showcases AOC’s dedication to expanding its display offerings and using the latest technologies to come out with innovative and user friendly products,” said Robert Velez, Marketing Manager of AOC. “The USB Monitor is ideal for business presentations, photo frame applications, multiple monitor displays and as a companion monitor for laptop and netbook users who want more out of their computer.” With the launch of the USB Monitor, AOC continues its commitment to providing the latest in digital display technologies and innovative styling. The 16-inch e1649fwu model also offers impressive image quality with 50,000,00:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio, 5ms response time and 1366 x 786 resolution. A handy built-in Smart Stand pivots out when needed and stores flush against the back of the monitor when not in use. The foldable stand supports both portrait and landscape display.
Because the monitor does not require a power cord or VGA cable, it permits maximum portability while still allowing the display of multiple applications like instant messenger, movie player, gaming and digital picture frame apps. The e1649fwu has a clean and modern aesthetic that is complemented by a black piano-polish finish on the bezel, while a hard glass screen offers superior protection. One laptop can support multiple USB Monitor connections to create a multi-monitor setup. The USB Monitor is also compatible with desktop PCs. Every AOC monitor is manufactured to meet the most stringent green standards. Along with being mercury free, the packaging for the eco-friendly USB Monitor is made from recycled materials. In addition, AOC‘s industry-leading LED display technology allows for a powerful and crystal clear display while minimizing power consumption. The spec are given below:
- Panel Type: LED
- Widescreen 16:09
- Screen Size: 15.6″w
- Viewable Image Size: 395 mm
- Brightness (typical): 250cd
- Contrast ratio (typical): 50,000,000:1
- Response Time: 5ms
- Max. Resolution: 1366×768 @60Hz
- Input Signal: 1 USB
- HDCP Compatible: No
- Special Features: USB Powered