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AOC taps into extended display market with new USB Monitor in the region


AOC taps into extended display market with new USB Monitor in the region
- AOC introduces new lightweight, eco friendly WLED Monitor with USB portability for extended
display in the Middle East and Africa region -

Dubai, UAE, 18th April, 2012: AOC, part of Taiwan based TPV Technology Limited, and the largest display manufacturer in the world, today announced the launch of its new monitor e1649Fwu, an ultra-light, super slim, 15.6" WLED USB Monitor, a must have laptop accessory in the Middle East and Africa region.

The neatly designed lightweight USB monitor comes with a flexi stand that rotates by 90 degrees to accommodate portrait or landscape mode and instantly transforms into a digital photo frame or presentation display, further enhancing its value as an extension of display capability for every PC.

The screen features a 1366×768 resolution, 500:1 dynamic contrast ratio, 5ms response time and 200 cd/m2 of brightness. It is supported on Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, and Mac OS X.

AOC e1649Fwu comes with Power-Saving feature for environmental protection and uses WLED backlight technology to reduce power consumption up to 50% compared to traditional CCFL displays, so it draws less than 8W in operation and below 1W when idle, minimising the electronic burden on notebook batteries.

Suchit Kumar, Vice President, Sales MENA & CIS Central Asia, AOC,says, "The market for extended displays is growing rapidly, and our new USB monitor provides a perfect solution for multi-screen computing with its low power consumption, cord independence and highly competitive price. AOC e1649Fwu offers a great opportunity to all our channel partners to rapidly tap into this growing market segment."

Key features for AOC e1649Fwu:

Contrast Ratio (Typical) - 500:1 (DCR)
Viewable Image Size - 39.49cm
Screen Size - 15.6" W
Display Colour - 262K
Viewing Angles - 90/50 (CR≥10)
Response Time (Typical) - 8ms
Input Signal - USB
Input Connector - micro USB
Power Supply - PC USB 5V
Power Consumption - Power On: <8W (max.), Standby: <1W
Operation Systems - Windows 7/Windows Vista/ Windows XP
Cabinet Colour - Black

Pricing Warranty and availability: The price for the AOC e1649Fwu WLED USB monitor is US$ 109 and it comes with 3 years local warranty. The monitor is available across the Middle East and Africa region.

About AOC:
Admiral, AOC former company, was founded in Chicago, Illinois by Ross Siragusa in 1934. Admiral Overseas Corporation (AOC) was established in 1967 in Taiwan. AOC is the house brand of TPV Technology Ltd, the world's largest manufacturer of computer monitor.

AOC offers its customers value through superior quality, cost leadership, timely delivery and has won the confidence of its users in over 40 countries worldwide. AOC not just offers technology, but also a unique lifestyle statement that comes with eco-friendly green technology, entertaining applications and user-friendly experience. AOC is also the winner of the most prestigious international design award from 'Reddot' besides several awards by PC World, PC Magazine and other technology media's.