In a League of Their Own – Dell’s 1st Gaming Monitor and New 27” Curved Display

At Dell, we aim to create the most cutting-edge and high performance displays for our customers. We are constantly designing new products to suit our customers’ needs and continuing to expand our lineup of displays as the world’s #1 monitor brand for two consecutive years, according to NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Desktop Monitor Shipment and Forecast Report (2013 and 2014).

In the high-end PC gaming department, we are dedicated to developing state-of-the-art technologies to help serious gamers achieve a competitive edge and in-game advantage. Today, on the eve of PAX Prime, we are excited to announce the Dell 27 Monitor (S2716DG) – the first gaming monitor to join our award-winning portfolio.

Serious gamers can discover unrivaled gameplay with a smooth and responsive view. The S2716DG is designed to provide an uncompromising gaming experience with sharp and undistorted moving images, thanks to NVIDIA’s G-SYNC technology and the fastest refresh rate at 144Hz. Its swift 1ms response rate offers virtually no input lag. The Dell 27 Monitor is also packed with uncompromising performance features to further enhance gameplay, including:

  • Nvidia’s G-SYNC support feature synchronizes GPU and monitor to minimize graphic distortions and screen tearing
  • Quad HD resolution of 2560 x 1440 with close to 2 times more onscreen details than Full HD
  • A full range of adjustability features, like tilt, pivot, swivel and height-adjustable stand allow for long hours of comfortable gameplay
  • A wide range of connectivity features, including DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 1.4, four USB 3.0 ports, USB 3.0 upstream, Audio line-out & Headphone-out

We are also excited to announce the Dell 27 Monitor (SE2716H), Dell’s first 27” curved monitor, available globally this September and sure to be a favorite with gamers, students and families alike.The monitor offers an immersive and comfortable viewing experience and a wrap-around feel. Adding to the experience is its thin bezel design with an almost seamless view. Elegant, stylish and sturdy, the SE2716H offers gamers amazing color contrast, and powerful dual 9W speakers take users even deeper into the action.

We are thrilled to welcome these new monitors that enable gamers to play non-stop, comfortably and conveniently.

Starting at $799.99, the new Dell 27 Gaming Monitor (S2716DG) will be available in the US on beginning Oct. 20. Starting at $399.99, the new Dell 27 Curved Monitor (SE2716H) will be available in the US on beginning Sept. 15. We’ll provide updates here as we get additional launch dates for other regions around the world.

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About the Author: Vinay Asdhir

Vinay leads Dell’s Displays business unit’s global marketing and is responsible for developing the product roadmap, go-to-market strategies, marketing launch activities, product lifecycle management, outbound marketing, competitive analysis and benchmarking and pricing for monitors.