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Dell Unveils 40″ UltraSharp Curved Monitor with Thunderbolt Hub 5K and 120Hz Refresh Rate [U: Available Now]

Dell unveiled one of its announcements early at this year's CES. A new 40-inch curved Thunderbolt Hub monitor with 5K resolution has been added to the UltraSharp monitor lineup. Here are all the details on this big boy.

Update 03/1/24: This new monitor is now available directly from Dell for $1,920 ($480 off at launch). The following is our original post.

Shared with 9to5Mac, Dell announced all the details about the upcoming new UltraSharp monitor (model U4025QW) in a press release.

This could be an attractive option for creatives people and other professionals who need a large display without sacrificing high resolution. There's also a robust built-in Thunderbolt 4 hub for great connectivity. And there's 120Hz refresh rate support for the MacBook Pro ProMotion.

One note: This soon-to-be-released 40-inch curved monitor doesn't have the full 5120 x 2880 5K resolution of the Apple Studio Display. it has a resolution of 5120 x 2160 (5K horizontal and 2K vertical).

Dell UltraSharp 40 Curved Monitor with Thunderbolt Hub Specifications

  • 39.7-inch WUHD Curved Display
  • 5K resolution at 5120 x 2160 pixels
  • 120Hz refresh
  • 120Hz refresh
  • 5K resolution at 5120 x 2160 pixels
  • Curved WUHD display
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  • IPS Black with 2000:1 contrast ratio.
  • 178 degree viewing angle.
  • 99% DCI-P3, 100% sRGB.
  • DisplayHDR 600
  • ComfortView Plus with low blue light emissions and 5-star Eye Comfort certification.

  • Tilt, height and swivel adjustments.
  • Dual source support for Picture-by-Picture modes, “Picture in Picture”. , as well as network KVM and automatic KVM.
  • Ambient light sensor for automatic screen adjustments.
  • Dell Color Management software included.
  • Thunderbolt 4 hub:
    • Power up to 140 W.
    • 2.5 Gbps Ethernet port
    • 4 USB-A ports
    • 1 Thunderbolt 4 port
    • 2 USB-C ports . ports (one with 15 W power, one with 10 Gbps data transfer).
    • 1 HDMI 2.1 port
    • 1 DisplayPort 1.4 port
    • Additional retractable USB -front port Ports C and A
  • Price $2,399.99

Dell Says New UltraSharp 40 Curved Monitor Thunderbolt Hub Monitor will beavailable worldwide. ”starting February 27. Stay tuned, we will share details as soon as we can.

Here are the ports on the back:

There's also a new UltraSharp 34 curved monitor with Thunderbolt Hub, arriving around the same time in February. It will cost $1,399.99, but has a lower resolution of 3440 x 1440 (not even 4K).

Here are the two new UltraSharp monitors side by side:

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Monitor prices usually fall pretty quickly. It's worth the wait.

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The 40-inch UltraSharp Thunderbolt Hub has quite a few impressive features, like 120Hz refresh support, 140W power delivery for even the most power-hungry MacBooks, and more. laptops, a 2.5Gb Ethernet port, and a powerful Thunderbolt hub.

Some compromises include the lack of a webcam, a plastic body, and a 5K 5120 x 2160 resolution, which is lower than the full 5K 5120 x 2880 specification. However, this is the best resolution than most 40+-inch monitors, including Dell's own 43- and 49-inch UltraSharp monitors.

For everything you get in this size, $2,400 seems reasonable. But you pay more for the curved screen, 120Hz refresh rate, and Thunderbolt hub. For example, the 43-inch Dell UltraSharp costs $1,400 less and features a 4K flat display and USB-C.

What do you think? Does the UltraSharp 40 curved monitor sound tempting? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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