HannsG has launched the HG281DJ, a new 28in widescreen monitor with HD capability designed to fulfill both gamers' and movie fans' display needs.

The 28in widescreen monitor, which is surrounded by a slim bezel, offers 1,920x1,200 WUXGA true 1,080p resolution and features an HDMI (high-definition multimedia interface) port to connect the monitor to a PC or home entertainment setup. The screen has a viewing angle of 160 degrees.

The HG281DJ, which can be wall-mounted or placed on a desk, has a 800:1 contrast ratio and an anti-glare surface for use in bright conditions.

It is priced at £399 inc VAT and is available from Misco.

HannsG HG281HD widescreen monitor

HannsG HG281HD widescreen monitor

27.5in widescreen display
500cd/m2 brightness
800:1 contrast ratio
1,920x1,200 WUXGA resolution
5ms (typ)/3ms response time
16.7 million colours
antiglare surface
160 degree viewing ang;le
Inputs: VGA, Audio, HDMI (HDCP), Component
Speakers: 2x 2.5W
Dimensions 668x211x486mm
Tilt: 0 to 20 degrees
VESA Mounting: VESA Standard 200mm