ViewSonic’s latest monitors have a pop-up webcam and up to 2K resolution

Because having no notch makes more sense from a computer perspective.

Remember pop-up cameras? They were a novel concept and were formerly used on many Android smartphones before dot notches were adopted. It was abandoned fast because of the complex mechanisms used for it which increased breakage chances for the phones that use them.

However, that doesn’t mean that pop-up cameras are extinct. Some monitor brands still use it, particularly with Huawei and ViewSonic. The latter views it as “revolutionary” on larger screens. And so, the company has introduced the VG56V monitors that come in both a 24″ and 27″ sizes. ViewSonic labelled these pop-up cameras as “webcam docking”.

These pop-up cameras evolved from earlier prototypes and now come with a “fill-light” on both sides. These lights can be altered to change their temperature and can also rotate 5 degrees in any direction. The adjustable lighting is useful for vloggers and streamers, as well as for conferencing. The base VG246V comes with a FullHD resolution display (1920x1080px) and a 2MP webcam. While the 2K-display monitor, VG2756V, has a 5MP camera

Alongside this webcam are the speakers which have noise-cancellation features. These speakers can be quickly configured using the buttons located at the bottom of the monitor. These are two 5-watt speakers. It also has a two-way microphone system that allows the so-called “industry-leading audio focus” noise-cancellation system.

It also comes with a variety of ports, including USB-A, B, and C, HDMI 1.4, DisplayPort, an Ethernet port, and a 3.5mm jack. It also has a 100x100m VESA-compatible mount with tilt-swivel-pivot and height adjustment, although the stand is sold separately.

In the US, they are sold for USD 358.99 (~Php 19.6K) and USD 480.99 (~Php 26.2K) respectively. Currently not available in the Philippines.

Source: GizmoChina