Apple Said to Be Working on Lower-Priced External Monitor to Succeed Thunderbolt Display

Apple has started early development of a lower-priced external monitor that would be sold alongside its high-end Pro Display XDR, according to Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. The display would be a consumer-oriented successor to Apple’s previous Thunderbolt Display, introduced in 2011 for $999 and discontinued in 2016. Thunderbolt Display The report claims that Apple’s new lower-priced […]

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Apple Releases Tool for Calibrating Apple Pro Display XDR

Apple today released a new Display Firmware 4.2.30 update for the Pro Display XDR, with the software introducing a new Pro Display XDR Calibrator allowing for in-field recalibration. Alongside the new calibration tool, Apple has provided a support document that walks users through calibrating the Pro Display XDR. There’s a walkthrough for measuring the display, […]

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Apple’s Pro Display XDR Now Supports Customized Reference Modes

Apple on Tuesday released firmware version 2.2.2 for its Pro Display XDR, adding support for customized reference modes. The feature also requires macOS 10.15.4 and is reflected in the release notes for the update. In a new support document, Apple says advanced users can create customized reference modes tailored to unique workflow needs by selecting […]

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Apple Shares Detailed Technical Overviews of Pro Display XDR and Mac Pro

Apple today shared two new “Technical Overview” white papers that take an extensive look into the technology and feature set of the Pro Display XDR and the Mac Pro.Available as PDFs, the Mac Pro overview and the Pro Display XDR overview (via 9to5Mac) walk through key features and components, with ultra detailed rundowns on every […]

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YouTuber Compares Apple Pro Display XDR to $43K Sony Reference Monitor, Says It’s a ‘No Go’ for Professional Colorists

Apple charges $5,000 for its Pro Display XDR and has described it as a display designed for professionals, even claiming that it can match the performance of some professional reference monitors on the market that sell for much more.Vincent Teoh, a TV reviewer at HDTVTest, recently tested Apple’s Pro Display XDR claims, comparing it to […]

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PCMag Tests Apple’s Pro Display XDR Color Accuracy and Brightness, Says It ‘Does Exactly What It Sets Out To’

Apple’s Pro Display XDR, priced at $4,999 without a stand, is designed for professionals who need a reference monitor. It may seem expensive, but comparative to other reference monitors, it’s an affordable choice.PCMag this week published its full review of the Pro Display XDR, doing a deep dive into its color accuracy and HDR capabilities. […]

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