Dell Ultrasharp U3223QE
Mac Life|May 2022
Perfect for productivity, but Dell's IPS Black image tech isn't as good as it claims to be
JEREMY LAIRD

$1,149.99 From dell.com

Features 32-inch IPS display with anti-glare, 3,840 x 2,160 resolution, 400cd/ m2 brightness, 2,000:1 contrast, 5ms pixel response, 98% DCI-P3 color coverage, 60Hz refresh rate, 100mm x 100mm VESA, DisplayPort 1.4, HDMI 2.0, USB-C with 90W PD, audio out, DisplayPort out, ethernet

DELL ULTRASHARP U3223QE

+ USB–C hub and daisy chaining

+ Slick, slim–bezel design

- IPS Black technology disappoints

- Not exactly cheap

GOOD

Whisper it, but LCD monitors with high-contrast HDR capabilities are ultimately cheats. They use various forms of local dimming to achieve contrast performance that the LCD panel itself cannot deliver. Enter the new Dell Ultrasharp U3223QE. It boasts what Dell claims is the world's first use of IPS Black technology, capable of 2,000:1 contrast.

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