AUO develops World’s First 16:9 Full HD 24-inch TFT-LCD for Desktop Monitor

AU Optronics (AUO) has unveiled the world’s very first 16:9 Full HD TFT-LCD with 1920 x 1080 resolution for desktop monitor. The 16:9 wide format display boasts to be ideal for desktop computers to operate the emerging digital media and full HD contents.

AUO features a 24-inch LCD panel that combines the chic thin and eco-friendly designs to bring in AUO’s product lines for MoniTV application. AUO’s MoniTV LCD panels incorporate resolutions of Full HD 1080p applicable to both TVs and monitors, and are expected to lead the new trend of widescreen desktop monitor market.

While the thickness of a 24-inch panel is 14mm, much smaller than that of conventional panels with a thickness of 35mm, noted AUO.

The entire range includes 18.5-, 21.5-, 24-, and 32-inch LCD monitor panels which are slated to start shipping in Q2 of 2007. A 27-inch panel will ship in the fourth quarter, and a 15-inch model is already available right away.