SOYO`s new Dymond series 17 and 19-inch LCD flat-panel monitors are an ideal upgrade for older and bulkier CRT monitors. The 19-inch model supports DVI, which allows users to watch broadcast TV stations.
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SOYO Group Launches Dymond LCD Monitors
ONTARIO, CA (May 2005) - - SOYO® Group, Inc., (OTCBB: SOYO) a leading provider of computer motherboards, computer peripheral devices, and consumer electronics, today announced its Dymond LCD Monitor series, a family of flat -panel 17 - and 19 -inch LCD monitors, which incorporate TFT (Thin Film Transistor) display technology to deliver brilliant colors, fast display times and TV watching capabilities for consumers, corporate users and gamers.
The SOYO Dymond Series LCD monitors mark the company`s first venture into display technology, which compliment a long and successful history as a developer of motherboards and graphics -related peripherals. `According to DisplaySearch, LCD monitors generated $8.2 billion in revenue in the fourth quarter of 2004, and accounted for 56.2% of the total shipped worldwide in the quarter, outselling CRT models for the first time,`` said Mr. Ming Chok, president and CEO of SOYO Group, Inc. ``This trend is expected to continue to accelerate. Taiwan`s Market Intelligence Center predicts that global LCD monitor shipments will double by 2008, to 135 million.``
Both the Dymond 17 - and 19 -inch models are available in stylish black and silver enclosures and feature 1280 x 1024 native resolution, 16.8 million colors and 250 nit of brightness and 450/500:1 contrast ratios for detailed images. Both models also deliver fast response time of 16ms, eliminating trails for fast -moving images for game playing, as well as providing an ideal solution for graphics intensive applications such as preparing presentations, watching movies, or surfing the Internet.
SOYO`s Dymond series monitors are also the perfect upgrade from older and bulkier CRT (Cathode Ray Tube) monitors. The picture doesn`t flicker on LCD monitors because every individual point of the image is depicted through its own pixel element. The pixels on the Dymond series are rear -illuminated, with each pixel further divided into red, blue and green sub pixels. An individual transistor for every single sub pixel determines how much light is allowed through. The advantage over CRT displays is higher brightness, sharper contrast and more vivid colors for hours of comfortable viewing.
Both models feature built -in stereo speakers and a front panel with auto adjustment, menu and volume controls.
The Dymond 19 -inch models support TV input and include a DVI cable, which allows users to watch broadcast TV stations on the monitor. All models include a VGA signal cable, AC power cord, audio cable and user manual, and come with a two -year limited warranty.
The Dymond 17 -inch monitors have an MSRP of $269.99, and list price for the 19 -inch models is $399.99. Both models will ship to SOYO authorized dealers and distributors in mid -May.
About SOYO Group, Inc.
SOYO Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SOYO - News) is a leading global provider of computer, consumer electronics, networking, and broadband telecommunications products and services that meet the needs of all markets - - from the end -user to the enterprise. Headquartered in Ontario, California, with sales offices in Sao Paulo, Brazil, SOYO Group sells its products through an extensive network of authorized distributors, resellers, system integrators, VARs, retailers, mail -order catalogs and e -tailers. For more information about the company and its products, please call (909) 292 -2500 or visit our Web site at http://www.soyogroup.com .
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