NEC has announced the new EA244UHD, a 24" 4K monitor built with an IPS panel. Backlighting for the 3840 x 2160 panel is handled by LEDs, which provide the monitor with a maximum brightness of 350 cd/m2. Due to the high-end AH-IPS panel, the monitor is capable of covering a large color space: 146.4 percent of the sRGB color space and 99.3 percent of the Adobe RGB color space. It can display 1.07 billion colors, which it finds from the 4.3 trillion color LUT (Lookup Table). The panel in the monitor is capable of refreshing at rates of up to 75 Hz, though the DisplayPort interface limits that to 60 Hz due to bandwidth limitations.
Connectivity is covered by an HDMI port, an MHL-HDMI port, two single-link DVI-D ports, and most importantly, two DisplayPort interfaces. The monitor also has a built-in USB 3.0 hub, which has a single upstream port that splits to three downstream ports. In order to make good use of the large number of connectors, along with the massive screen real estate, NEC has provided the monitor with PBP (Picture by Picture) functionality. PBP allows you to display multiple image streams simultaneously. NEC has also fitted the monitor with its ControlSync hardware, which allows you to connect multiple monitors through a proprietary interface to control all of them from within a single OSD. Also present is the so-called "Human Sensor," which detects when you get up to leave and switches off the monitor to save power.
As a high-end NEC monitor, it also comes with a stand that can adjust in height, swivel, pivot and tilt. There are also VESA mounting holes.
US MSRP pricing is set at $1349.