updated 09:00 am EDT, Tue June 24, 2003
NEC-Mitsubishi has its first line of light-weight LCD monitors that fold up for easy portability. "Providing consumers with the freedom to easily carry their monitor around, the new units collapse into small packages that weigh only 8.6 lbs for the NEC LCD1565 and 13.2 lbs for the NEC LCD1765. Built to withstand wear and tear, the durable acrylic screen displays 88 pixels per inch on the 15-inch unit and 96 pixels per inch on the 17-inch unit." The 15" LCD ($350) offers 1024x768 and a contrast ratio of 350:1, while the 17" ($550) LCD offers 1280x1024 resolution anda contrast ration of 400:1; both have a brightness of 225 cd/m. They are available in black bezel acrylic with silver cabinet and stand, and are backed by a one-year limited warranty including backlight.