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ViewSonic's latest 8K monitor costs more than a Canon EOS R5

ViewSonic 2021 ColorPro monitors
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ViewSonic has announced it's latest range of high-end, color critical monitors for photo editing and monitors for video editing. The announcement comes shortly after Dell's recent announcement of its new monitor line-up aimed at imaging enthusiasts.

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Headlining the new ViewSonic ColorPro monitor range is the tantalizing VP3286-8K. Yes, that's right, this is one of a very rare breed of 8K computer monitors, with its 32-inch screen sporting a native resolution of 7680 x 4320. Not only that, the VP3286-8K's wide-gamut screen can display 99% of the Adobe RGB color space, and it packs up-to-date connectivity including Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort and a USB hub. The only thing that can dwarf the VP3286-8K's resolution is its price - a cool $5,000. Start saving now, as availability is set for summer.

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If a $5,000 monitor is a bit too extravagant, then there's always the new VP3286-4K - it'll cost you a mere $2,000. This 32-inch 4K (3840 x 2160) screen goes one better than its 8K sibling, at least in terms of Adobe RGB coverage, as it can display a full 100% of this color space - a rare feat in the monitor world. Like ViewSonic's flagship 8K monitor, the VP3286-4K has also been given Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort and a USB hub, along with a color-blind mode. It too will be available this summer.

ViewSonic 2021 ColorPro monitors

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Moving further down the new ViewSonic range, there's the 27-inch VP2786-4K. This boasts the same core specs as the VP3286-4K - 4K res, 100% Adobe RGB coverage, Thunderbolt 3 etc - but is half the price, costing $999.99, making it a real tempter if you can do without the extra 5 inches of screen real estate.

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The final two upcoming ColorPro offerings are the VP2776-4K and VP2776-2K. Both at 27-inch panels, and both are targeted at video editing, as they can display 100% of the DCI-P3 color space. And as with all the new ColorPro monitors, they get a color blind mode with advanced color adjustments for improved color recognition. The only significant spec difference is their resolution, with the VP2776-4K version being - you've guessed it - a 4K display, while the VP2776-2K has a 2560 x 1440 native resolution. The latter will set you back $500, while the 4K version is $900. Both are due for retail availability in the summer.

In addition to these ColorPro screens, ViewSonic has also launched an extensive line-up of gaming monitors, ultrawide monitors and portable monitors. Check out the original ViewSonic press release for more info.

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