And now it has yet another, thanks to the Society for Information Display, which just announced its major winners for the year. This is the 26th annual awards from the organization, and it recognizes the most “significant technological advances in displays”. So while Apple’s Pro Display XDR earned the award for the year, it’s just one of many that the society is picking out.
Here’s what the Society for Information Display had to say about Apple’s impressive standalone display:
Pro Display XDR from Apple
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.
In addition to Apple’s standalone display, the society also awarded BOE Technology for the company’s dual-cell panel, or BOE’s BD Cell for short, as well as Samsung’s foldable display technology.
Apple is not a stranger to the Society for Information Display’s awards. The Apple Watch Series 4 earned the society’s best displays of the year award last year, and two years before that the iPhone X and the iPad Pro earned similar awards.