Dell announces SX2210T multitouch-capable touchscreen display in Japan

October 22, 2009, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

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Dell in Japan has lifted the wraps off its new SX2210T multitouch-capable touchscreen display. Priced at priced at 44,509 yen, which translates into around $488, the Dell SX2210T looks a bit higher-priced that HP’s multitouch monitor which almost similar.

The official announcement comes just a few days after news spread that the company was gearing up for a launch of the device. Complete with a 21.5-inch display that boasts of a 1920 x 1080 resolution, Dell is making the device available to order. Features include a 2-megapixel webcam, 50,000:1 contrast ratio and finger-gesture support. Dell has said that the SX2210T multitouch-capable touchscreen display could connect to HDMI, DVI and VGA inputs, together with audio in and out. Dell has also integrated an USB hub into the SX2210T.

In case you wanted to know, the device comes with Windows 7 certification and has been built in such a way that multitouch gets recognized automatically. The touchscreen layer has been enabled to go on stream through the USB connection to a Windows 7 PC, said Dell.  The specs of the touchscreen show that it deploys optical touch and comes with a 2.5mm thick chemically toughened glass layer. Dell reiterates that the panel would promise an accuracy level of +/- 2.5mm over 95 per cent of the surface.

Now that it has officially arrived, it’s time for you Japanese Dell enthusiasts to decide on whether to go for it or not. We think there isn’t any harm giving it a try.

(via Slashgear)

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