Continuing the market trend toward ever larger and cheaper LCD displays, NEC announced three new big-screen desktop monitors on Thursday, all of which cost under $400. The MultiSync 5 line will now include a new standard-aspect 19-inch monitor, the LCD195NXM, plus widescreen 20- and 22-inch models with the LCD205WNXM and 22-inch LCD225WNXM, respectively.
Like many of NEC’s higher end monitors, the new MultiSyncs will include four-way adjustable stands, four-port USB hubs, down-firing speakers and optional touch-integration. NEC also claims their NaViSet graphical user interface makes adjusting monitor settings intuitive. Response times of 5ms should make the monitors suitable even for motion-intense applications like gaming or watching movies.
The LCD195NXM will be the first to hit store shelves in late November, with an estimated price tag of $299.99. The LCD205WNXM and LCD225WNXM models will follow in December at $364.99 and $389.99, respectively. Both will only come in black, while the 19-inch model will come in both black and a combination of silver and white.