The Dell UP3221Q with 2,000 Mini LED local dimming zones and built-in colorimeter goes official

7 October 2020, 03:13:08

The Dell UP3221Q with 2,000 Mini LED local dimming zones and built-in colorimeter goes officialThe Dell UP3221Q was showcased at CES 2020 without formal announcement. The company has just announced this model with a staggering price of EUR 4,499 and the official market launch is scheduled for next month. The two most interesting features of this super-expensive monitor are: 1) It has a Mini LED backlight with 2,000 local dimming zones; 2) It has a built-in CalMAN color calibrator.

The Dell UP3221Q features a 32-inch 4K IPS panel. The number of its Mini LEDs surpasses the one on the Acer Predator X32 and ASUS ROG Swift PG32UQX, which arrive with 1,152 Mini LEDs and were announced at CES 2020. The Dell UP3221Q offers a peak brightness of 1000 nits and has a VESA DisplayHDR 1000 certification. Dell mentions 99.8% coverage of the DCI-P3, 93% Adobe RGB and 83% BT.2020 color spaces. The static contrast ratio is 1300:1. The minimum GTG response time is 6 ms.

In terms of the built-in colorimeter feature, it looks like the Dell UP3221Q is the big brother of the Dell UP2720Q. The 27-inch 4K monitor has a built-in colorimeter and is CalMAN Ready, meaning it arrives with an auto-calibration capability. At the same time, the 32-inch Dell UP3221Q is CalMAN Powered. CalMAN Powered devices utilize a fully self-contained version of CalMAN's color calibration engine which has been custom-tailored to the display or device manufacturer's exact specifications.

The Dell UP3221Q which belongs to the Dell UltraSharp PremierColor series arrives with an upstream Thunderbolt 3 port with 90W PD, downstream Thunderbolt 3 port with 15W PD, DisplayPort 1.4, two HDMI 2.0 inputs, two USB Type-A 3.2 ports, a headphone jack. In addition, a USB connection for an external colorimeter is built into the lower frame. The stand offers tilt, height, swivel, and pivot adjustment.

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