“LCD vendors such as ViewSonic and Apple are set to launch 17-inch widescreen LCD monitors by year-end or the first quarter of 2007, according to industry sources,” Max Wang and Emily Chuang report for DigiTimes.
“LCD monitor vendors expect 17-inch widescreen monitors to replace entry-level and middle-range 15-inch and 17-inch LCD monitors in the future. The prices for 17-inch widescreen monitors will not necessary be higher than 17-inch 4:3 models amid more efficient panel cutting by makers, according to the vendors,” Wang and Chuang report.
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Current Apple monitor lineup:
30-inch Apple Cinema HD Display: 2560 x 1600 resolution – $1999.
23-inch Apple Cinema HD Display: 1920 x 1200 resolution – $999.
20-inch Apple Cinema Display: 1680 x 1050 resolution – $699.