Dell’s new 32-inch UltraSharp videoconferencing monitor helps 4K in additional methods than one — the primary, apparent for a show, is its 3840 x 2160 panel. But it surely additionally has a built-in 4K webcam, excellent for the age of Zoom conferences and dealing from house. Higher nonetheless, you possibly can connect with the monitor with a single USB-C cable, which can present a video sign to the display screen and ship 90W of energy again to your laptop computer.
The monitor’s official identify is the U3223QZ (Dell’s naming is catchy as ever), and its webcam makes use of a Sony 4K HDR STARVIS CMOS sensor. That’s much like the imaging tech that Dell makes use of for its $200 exterior UltraSharp webcam, however not like that system, the monitor has two built-in microphones. Dell additionally says that you just’ll be capable to modify the digital camera’s tilt by 20 levels and swap between 65, 78, and 90-degree fields of view. All of that ought to add as much as you displaying up crystal clear in conferences (if that’s one thing you need to do — not everybody does!).
That webcam is hooked up to a decently specced show: it’s 31.5 inches, IPS, and runs at 60Hz. Whereas the low refresh price means it most likely gained’t be a sport streamer’s first choose — a disgrace, as a result of a built-in face cam would really be useful — it needs to be completely positive for a house (or common) workplace. Plus, it has two 14W audio system inbuilt, which ought to allow you to hear anybody you’re speaking to nicely sufficient, although they could recognize it should you simply used headphones as an alternative.
The monitor additionally has rather a lot going for it past the display screen and videoconferencing options. If you happen to connect with it with USB-C, it principally acts as a hub, supplying you with entry to 5 10Gbps USB-A ports, ethernet, and one other USB-C port. In case your pc helps Show Stream Compression, you possibly can even use the monitor’s DisplayPort out port to daisy-chain one other 4K monitor. Oh, and like another Dell screens, the U3223QZ has a devoted Microsoft Groups button on the entrance.
It’s additionally received HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.4 enter ports, and should you plug in a number of gadgets, you possibly can view them in picture-by-picture or picture-in-picture modes. Handily, it’s additionally received a built-in KVM, which helps you to use one pair of peripherals with a number of computer systems.
The ergonomic scenario additionally appears fairly strong: the U3223QZ’s stand helps tilt, swivel, and peak changes, together with the flexibility to show the monitor vertically in keeping with Dell’s 3D demo (although that will make issues awkward should you’re making an attempt to make use of the webcam). If that’s not sufficient, it additionally has 100mm x 100mm VESA mounting holes for attaching the show to a monitor arm.
The monitor will likely be obtainable beginning March twenty ninth, and Dell says it’ll share pricing info nearer to the discharge date.