Breaking from tradition the new 20 inch 2033SW monitor from Samsung offers a 16:9 (instead of 16:10) resolution of 1600x900 pixels. <br /><br />The 16:9 aspect ratio seems to be replacing the computer aspect ratio 16:10, creating convergence between the TV and PC marked. Samsung has just released information on their new 16:9 aspect ratio 20 inch screen called 2033SW which will be introduced in SyncMaster line-up.<br /><br />2033SW is a new PC monitor from Samsung designed in a glossy black look. At the bottom a glass-like border has been added, similar to some of Samsungâ€™s new TV models.<br /><br /><p align=center><a id="thumb" href="pictures/samsung2033-1l.jpg" class="highslide" rel="highslide"><img class="imgresponsive" src="pictures/samsung2033-1.jpg" alt="Samsung 2033SW" title="Press to view larger picture" /></a><br><i>Samsung 2033SW</i></p><br />Other technical features include a contrast ratio of 1000:1 (15000:1 dynamic), brightness of 300 cd/m2, a response time of 5 ms and viewing angles of 170/160 degrees. <br />The screen is based on the inexpensive TN panel technology. <br /><br />The monitor can be connected by analogue D-SUB (VGA) connection or digital DVI connection that also supports HDCP copy protection. <br /><br />The price and launch date is still unknown. Samsung 2033SW is launched initially on the Japanese market but is expected to be part of the 2009 line-up for the European market.