Dell Ultrasharp UP3218K: First 8K Monitor

Dell announced it upcoming next-generation monitor back at CES 2017 in January. The Dell Ultrasharp UP3218K will be the first 8K-resolution monitor in consumer market.

Dell Ultrasharp UP3218K
Dell Ultrasharp UP3218K

Looking at the display, it just amazing. The 32-inch dell ultrasharp UP3218K a resolution of 7,680×4,320-pixel, that 33.2 million pixels 60 times in every secs!. We have seen 2k,4k even 5k but 8k is just something else.

Ok let me have you some numbers

  • 8K has 2X pixels as 5k @14.7 Million pixels
  • 4X pixels as 4k @8.2 Million pixels
  • 16X pixels as Full HD(1080p) @ 2Million pixels

Dell Ultrasharp UP3218K Feathures

The dell UP3218K is not just about it have the high pixel but also have all the right features for a high-end monitor.

  • Aluminum body
  • 100% Adobe RGB colors
  • 100% Rec709
  • 98% DCI-P3
  • 400 Nit Bightness

Dell Ultrasharp UP3218K Specs

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K
Panel 31.5″ IPS
Resolution 7680 × 4320
Brightness 400 cd/m²
Contrast Ratio 1300:1
Refresh Rate 60 Hz
Viewing Angles 178°/178° horizontal/vertical
Color Saturation 100% Adobe RGB
100% sRGB
98% DCI-P3
100% Rec 709
Display Colors 1.07 billion
Inputs 2 × DisplayPort 1.4
Connectivity USB 3.0 Hub:
3x USB 3.0-A Downstream
1x USB 3.0-A Downstream (power)
USB 3.0-B Upstream
Audio Line-Out
Rated Power Consumption 87 W
 Usually with all of these amount of pixels(33.2M) @Hz the monitor will need alot of bandwidth. It comes with 2x DisplayPort(DP) of 1.4 which has a transfer rate of 32.4 GBits/s. Which will go directly into your graphics card.
In terms of gaming, well it quiet OK, as it not a gaming monitor, but with these many pixels it very hard  for even GTX 1080ti In SLI to keep up.

Dell Ultrasharp UP3218K Price

Dell’s UP3218K is now available to purchase on Dell’s website for $4999. Currently taking pre-orders. But at $5000 it quiet expensive as you expect, as the first 8K monitor. But after a year or two it should be affordable for average consumers.

In general dell has really done a great job with the ultrasharp UP3218K, with not it it been the first 8K monitor but also generally with compatibility and features unlike the early times of 4K.

So what do think about Dell’s 8K monitor? will you use it for gaming or content creation? comment your thought down be below

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