Apple had announced the Pro Display XDR along with the powerful Mac Pro in WWDC 2019. This powerful Mac along with the Pro Display XDR was finally released after much anticipation in December 2019. The Pro Display XDR features a 6K resolution and a 32 inch Display size with upto 1600 nits of Brightness. It has a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio with a super-wide viewing angle and P3 Color Gamut along with 10 bit color for displaying more than 1 billion colors! It has an extreme dynamic range, which is why it is named XDR which is beyond the technology of HDR.
The Society of Information Display has announced winners for the 26th Annual Display Industry awards The Pro Display XDR is one of the winners, and listed first under the “Displays of the Year” category. According to The Society of Information Display, “With its massive 32-inch LCD panel, 6K Retina resolution, and over 20 million pixels, Apple Pro Display XDR sets a new bar for the capabilities of a professional display. Designed for pro users who rely on color accuracy and true-to-life image reproduction, such as photographers, video editors, 3D animators and colorists, Pro Display XDR delivers the most comprehensive set of features ever offered on a display in its price range, paving the way for pros in every role across a workflow to unlock their creativity. Featuring P3 wide color and 10-bit color depth, Pro Display XDR is expertly calibrated at the factory to ensure billions of colors can be reproduced with exceptional accuracy. And features such as built-in reference modes make it easy to match the viewing requirements of content creation workflows. With 1000 nits of full-screen sustained brightness and 1600 nits peak, a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, and an Apple-designed backlight system for optimized light shaping, Pro Display XDR sets a new industry standard for incredible reference-quality imaging at a fraction of the size, weight, and cost of traditional reference monitors.”
The Pro Display XDR works best for Pro users along with the Mac Pro. Apple has also given instructions on setting up the Pro Display XDR. Tap or click on this link to read it. While the Mac Pro works best with the Pro Display XDR, the MacBook Air 2020 can also be connected and used with the Pro Display XDR at a full 6K resolution. This is not the first time Apple has won an award from The Society of Information Display. Earlier, Apple had also won awards for the Apple Watch Series 4, iPad Pro and the iPhone X from The Society of Information Display.
Apple has priced the Standard Glass Variant of the Pro Display XDR at $4999 and the Nano-Texture Glass version at $5999. You can directly purchase this amazing piece of technology on the Apple Store App or on the website.