Your browser is not Javascript enable or you have turn it off. We recommend you to activate for better security reasonDell's first 'UHD Premium' PC monitor is the 27" UP2718Q - FlatpanelsHD

Dell's first 'UHD Premium' PC monitor is the 27" UP2718Q

25 Apr 2017 | Rasmus Larsen |

Dell has unveiled its first “UHD Premium” certified monitor (UP2718Q), meaning that it can reproduce HDR more faithfully than the first batch of HDR monitors. The company will also release two monitors compatible with “Dell HDR”.

”UHD Premium“ monitor

Dell has been on a roll lately with the first OLED PC monitor for the consumer market, the first 8K PC monitor, and now the new UP2718Q “UHD Premium” certified monitor.

UP2718Q is a 27-inch monitor with 4K resolution and support for the HDR10 format. It is one of the first monitors to receive the UHD Alliance’s “UHD Premium” certification, meaning that it achieves at least 1000 nits and covers a good portion of the DCI-P3 color space.

Dell UP2718Q


- "As the No. 1 monitor brand in the world, we deliver the latest, most innovative display technology to our customers to meet and exceed their expectations, whether that's at work or at home," said Bert Park, senior vice president and general manager, Dell Software & Peripherals. "At NAB 2017, we're proud to continue Dell's tradition of world-class innovation – our first HDR monitor that meets HDR10 standard – by providing creators with the most strikingly accurate images and lifelike, unparalleled color performance."

Dell adds that UP2718Q has been created with creative professionals working with video. It covers 100% AdobeRGB, 100% sRGB, 100% Rec.709, 97.7% DCI-P3, and 76.9% Rec.2020. Each monitor is factory-calibrated.


Monitors with ”Dell HDR”

The company will also release two 25 and 27” monitors with “Dell HDR”, which a little ironically given the name, conforms to much lower standards than UP2718Q.

- ”Dell's HDR feature has been designed with a PC user in mind and supports specifications that are different from existing TV standards for HDR. Please review the specs carefully for further details,” the company said.

Dell U2718Q


We saw a third model with “Dell HDR” at CES 2017 and it appears that the company is using standard LCD panels with added support on HDR10 on top. However, as you may know HDR requires specific and powerful hardware.

The 27” 4K U2718Q and 25” U2518D will both feature an ‘InfinityEdge’ design

Pricing and availability:
  • Dell UP2718Q will be available May 23 on Dell.com in the U.S. for $1,999.99.
  • Dell U2718Q will be available mid-July on Dell.com in the U.S. for $699.99.
  • Dell U2518D will be available mid-July on Dell.com in the U.S. for $499.99.



  • Latest news

    Apple Arcade

    Apple Arcade now open with 100 games for $5/month

    19 Sep 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
    8K Ultra HD

    8K Ultra HD TV specifications & logo announced

    18 Sep 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
    Philips Hue

    New Philips Hue HDMI box syncs your lights with your TV

    18 Sep 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
    Peacock

    NBCUniversal introduces Peacock streaming service, new home of 'The Office'

    18 Sep 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
    Android TV

    Android TV roadmap for 2020 & 2021: Google Stadia, 'hero device', more ads

    17 Sep 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
    Sony Crystal LED

    Sony's first 8K & 16K microLED displays will cost millions

    16 Sep 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
    YouTube Leanback TV

    YouTube pulling the plug on its browser solution for TVs

    16 Sep 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
    The resolution gap

    The resolution gap

    13 Sep 2019 | Yoeri Geutskens |