This year’s IFA 2013 show in Berlin has been a true place of surprises, but we have yet to seen something more heart-lifting than Lenovo’s ultra-wide monitor, as I like to call it. Known as  the ThinkVision LT2934z, this is a 29-inch diagonal screen with an astonishing viewing surface that will surely attract the eyes of business orientated customers or gaming fanatics.

Developed with a 21:9 aspect ration in mind that offers almost a third more viewing area than conventional screens, the newest ThinkVision monitor is a state-of-the-art concept. Ideal for business orientated customers but also those that like to game heavily, this display can increase work efficiency and replace conventional dual-monitor set-ups.

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Lenovo ThinkVision 29-inch Monitor – a Master at work

Thanks to its panoramic design and wide viewing angles, the LT2934z offers a true cinematic experience. Best used in work or gaming-related environments, where the advantage of the extra columns can mean the world for someone working in Microsoft Excel or for someone presenting a slideshow, this creations shows its weakness or, should I rather say, innovation when it comes to viewing videos. With most movies being developed in 16:9 formats,  the 21:9 aspect ratio of the ThinkVision will only be translated as think, black bezels during the show.

A great creation nevertheless, the ThinkVision can offer 2560×1080 resolutions and an enhanced experience, thanks to a Full HD webcam, built-in speakers and dual-array microphones with noise-cancellation features.

The unit will be available in October, with prices starting from $799.

Other features:

  • High Performance IPS panel with 178/178 viewing angles
  • Complete sRGB color gamut
  • Picture in Picture and Picture by Picture features that can display two independent video signal from different stations under the same viewing area
  • Intelligent toggle that can switch the main signal from one computer, to another
  • Dedicated mic mute, pick-up/drop-call buttons
  • Volume keys
thinkvision specifications sheet

Complete specifications sheet

(The editor travelled to Berlin on the invitation of Lenovo)

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Alex holds an engineering degree in Telecommunications and has been covering technology as a writer since 2009. Customization is his middle name and he doesn’t like to own stock model gadgets. When he’s away from the keyboard, simpler things like hiking, mountain climbing and having a cold drink make his day.