OLED displays provide better image quality, a low response time, low power consumption and a thinner design. OLEDs however found it difficult to enter the monitor market due mostly to burn-in challenges and high production costs.
Dell's Alienware 55 is the company's flagship gaming monitor, that features a 55-inch 4K (3840x2160) LGD WRGB AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and a maximum brightness of 400 nits and a 0.5 ms gray to gray response time.
The Alienware 55 supports AMD FreeSync variable refresh rate and it has an anti-reflective coating with 2H hardness. The monitor has 3 HDMI 2.0 inputs and an additional DisplayPort 1.4 input.
The Asus ProArt PQ22UC is a 21.6" 3840x2160 (204 PPI, produced by JOLED) printed OLED monitor that at only 1 Kg is marketed as a "portable" monitor. Features include HDR support, 0.1 ms response time, 10-bit color (99% DCI-P3), USB-C input and micro HDMI.
Asus started shipping the ProArt PQ22UC in some countries in Europe in March 2019 for £4,529. The price in the US is expected to be around $5,000.
The updated monitors add ITU-R BT.2020 color space emulation, include S-Gamut/S-Gamut3 and S-Gamut3.cine support, S-Log 3 and S-Log2 in SDR and a new a flicker-free mode. The BVM-E251 also adds a 24VDC input in addition to the traditional AC input. The monitors are also thinner and lighter than the previous generation.
Sony's TriMaster EL PVM-X550 is a 55" professional OLED monitor that features 12-bit signal processing. The PVM-X550 supports HDR through various Electro-Optical Transfer Functions (EOTF), such as S-Log3, SMPTE ST.2084 and Hybrid Log-Gamma. The monitor also supports industry standard color spaces including the wider ITU-R BT.2020 for Ultra High Definition.
The PVM-X550 was unveiled at NAB-2016. It is not clear if the OLED panel is made by LG Display or by Sony itself (like all other, smaller, Sony OLED monitors).
Dell's Ultrasharp UP3017Q OLED is a high-end 30" 4K (3840x2160, 147 PP) OLED monitor. Features include a refresh rate of 60Hz, viewing angle of 178 degrees (both vertical and horizontal) and a brightness of 300 cd/m2. The monitor supports mDP (1.2), HDMI (2) and USB type C.
Sony's BVM-X300, a 30" 4K (4096x2160) reference monitor is Sony's flagship professional monitor. It features a high dynamic range, wide viewing angles, quick response and high contrast. The BMV-X300 can display 4K, 2K, UHD and HD formats and supports wide color gamut standards.
The BVM-X300 will ship in February 2015, price is not yet determined.
Sony's PVM-A250 (25") and PVM-A170 (17") are professional OLED monitors. These are lightweight slim editions of the previous models with portable designs (they are about 40% lighter and thinner). Sony redesigned the OLED panels and also achieved 9% (A250) and 14% (A170) reduction in power consumption.
Both monitors will be available in January 2014. The PVM-A170 will cost $4,899 while the PVM-A250 will cost $6,899.
Sony's PVM series are picture monitors for a wide range of monitoring applications. The new “A” Series are an update to their older PVM series, with a new OLED panel (the same one used in Sony's higher end BVM monitors) that offers a wider viewing angle and a reduced color shift (by half, compared to previous models). The PVM monitors offer Full-HD (1080p) support, 178-degrees viewing angle, 10-bit drivers and a 1W mono speaker. Inputs include two 3G-SDI, HDMI, composite and Ethernet.
Sony's PVM monitors are now shipping. The PVM-1741A costs $3,700 at Amazon.com (the US list price is $4,300).
Sony's “A” Series TRIMASTER EL OLED professional monitors for high-end cinema and broadcast applications are an update to their older BVM-E series. The A Series use a new panel design that has a wider viewing angle and a reduced color shift (by half, compared to previous models). The monitors support HDMI, DisplayPort, 3G-SDI, SD-SDI and HD-SDI.
The 24.5" BVM-E250A and the 16.5" BVM-E170A will ship by May 2013.
Sony's “A” Series TRIMASTER EL OLED professional monitors for TV productions and broadcasting are an update to their older BVM-F series. The A Series use a new panel design that has a wider viewing angle and a reduced color shift (by half, compared to previous models). The displays support HDMI, DisplayPort, 3G-SDI, SD-SDI and HD-SDI.
The 24.5" BVM-F250A and the 16.5" BVM-F170A will ship by May 2013.