The Dell 6K Monitor

Dell first promised this monitor (dubbed the Dell UltraSharp 32 6K Monitor (U3224KB)) at CES. Now we’re getting more details with a promised release in the first half of this year. Priced at $3,199 ($2,559 at launch), it comes in at about half the price of Apple’s Pro Display XDR (with the stand). The tradeoffs are:

  • Color quality: This is not the same reference spec as the XDR.
  • Build quality: The XDR is a beast.
  • Beauty: To me, the big lens on top of the Dell is ugly. (This is admittedly subjective.)

In addition to the price difference, you also get a built-in webcam and speakers. And that price difference is significant. Compared to the Pro Display XDR, you’ll have enough money to buy a well-specced Mac to go along with it. It is worth considering if you are looking for a 6K monitor (I LOVE mine). Ars Technica digs it.