We've seen companion monitors before. In late 2008, Apple released a $900 LED companion monitor it said was geared toward MacBook owners looking for a larger display. Luckily for us--and probably for them--Samsung isn't asking as much.
The Samsung LD220G is a 22-inch, 16:9 monitor with a resolution of 1,920x1080. It's not as sleek or large as the 24-inch Cinema Display, but it costs a lot less at $230 and can be connected, quite conveniently, via USB, using DisplayLink technology.
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Forget your laptop stand and hideously mismatched secondary display, because Samsung's Lapfit series offers external LCD monitors that will match your laptop beautifully. The Lapfit External Display, which coordinates with the design of Samsung's latest laptops and comes in 19- and 22-inch versions, connects to your notebook, considerably enlarging your workable display area.
The pair of low-profile, wide-screen monitors, the LD190G (19-inch) and LD220G (22-inch), sit at the height of your typical laptop and have adjustable tilt angles from 10-30 degrees. Both monitors offer 1,360x768 pixel resolution (16:9 aspect ratio), 4ms response time, and a 20,… Read more
It's difficult to make the monitor category exciting, but Samsung continues to try.
The company showed off two new monitors specifically designed as companion monitors for a laptop. The first is the 22-inch LD220, which has a native resolution of 1,920x1,080, a 5ms response time, and a contrast ratio of 1000:1. This display connects to the laptop via USB . The second is the 19-inch LD190X, with a 1366x768 resolution, a 5ms response time, and a 1000:1 contrast ratio. The latter monitor differs in that it connects to the laptop via a wireless antenna.
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