Samsung is shipping the SyncMaster 930mp, a US$649 19-inch LCD monitor with a native resolution of 1280 x 1024 that can also operate as a standalone TV with a built-in tuner and FM radio receiver. The monitor has built-in stereo speakers. It has NTSC, PAL and SECAM support and is HDTV ready; it features picture-in-picture too.
The silver-clad display has a 1000:1 contrast ratio and a 178-degree viewing angle. Its brightness is rated at 250 cd/m2 and it has a fine pixel pitch of 0.294mm. The power supply is built-in, so there's no brick on the floor or table. Computer and video inputs include analog RGB, DVI, component, composite, coaxial and S-Video. The display measures 17 x 17.2 x 7.8 inches and weighs 13 lbs.
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