In November 2010 FlatpanelsHD unveiled NECâ€™s new <a href=http://www.flatpanelshd.com/news.php?subaction=showfull&id=1288695827 target=_blank><b<EA232WMi</b></a> model with IPS. EA232WMi is the successor to the much acclaimed EA231WMi model. The price and release date for the new EA232WMi has now been announced.<br /><br /><h3>NEC EA232WMI coming soon</h3>We presented the new EA232WMi in detail in November. To learn more see this article: <a href=http://www.flatpanelshd.com/news.php?subaction=showfull&id=1288695827 target=_blank><b>NEC EA232WMi has IPS and LED, replaces EA231WMi</b></a>.<br /><br /><p align=center><a id="thumb" href="pictures/necea232wmi-1l.jpg" class="highslide" rel="highslide"><img class="imgresponsive" src="pictures/necea232wmi-1.jpg" alt="NEC EA232WMi" title="Click to enlarge" /></a><br><i>NEC EA232WMi</i></p><br />NEC says that the LED backlight ensures a low 31W energy consumption value compared to 43W on the current EA231WMi without LED. NEC also mentions a 1920x1080 resolution in the 16:9 aspect ratio and 14 ms response time. The IPS panel provides 178/178 degree viewing angles and a 1000:1 static contrast ratio.<br /><br />NEC has announced that EA232WMi will be available from December 2010, or January 2011 in some countries. The suggested retail price is ÂŁ316 or around $500. We hope to receive a EA232WMi very soon for testing, and will keep you updated.