The somewhat standard WQXGA (wide quad extended graphics array) and its resolution of 2560×1600 has been around for a while, now. It’s generally relegated to high-end 30″ computer displays. Samsung has thrown a monkey wrench into naming conventions, however, with their new 23″ LCD.
The new 2343BWX features what Samsung calls QWXGA resolution, and offers up 2048×1152 pixels. The monitor falls in line with the 16:9 trend as more and more manufacturers start producing displays using the more efficient (for production) format. I’m not typically a fan of the 16:9 display trend, but I do like the pixel density this LCD offers.
The 2343BWX features DVI and VGA in in the back, as well as two USB2.0 ports on the stand. The monitor is slated for release in South Korea for around $315, but given that it’s already listed on Samsung’s US site, I’d say it’s only a matter of time before it’s released over here.
Samsung’s service manuals for the 2343BWX
Original news article (translated from the Korean)