SANTA ANA, Calif., Dec. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- With a focus on the value
market in large, wide-format LCD desktop displays, V7 today launched its
first 22-inch wide-format LCD monitor for the North American market.
The new V7 R22W02, exclusively available through technology distributor
Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), is introduced in time to allow retailers and
business users to prepare for the worldwide launch of the Vista operating
system, which supports the 16:9 aspect ratio display format. The 22-inch
wide LCD display is the perfect solution for various applications like
desktop publishing, Web design and other common business and high-end home
With functions typically found on premium monitors, the wide-format
R22W02 offers a high value-to-features ratio, including a vivid 16.7
million colors, 16:9 screen size, long panel life (40,000 hours), on-screen
controls and super-sharp resolution. Part of the V7 family of products, the
R22W02 is manufactured to the same standards as high-end monitors from
name-brand manufacturers. It is the largest wide display available for
"Retailers and VARs alike will be attracted to V7's value-priced
wide-format monitor," said Rainer Kozlik, vice president, general manager,
Private Label worldwide. "The R22W02 addresses a key market in that it
gives the cost-conscious end-users access to high-end features today and
prepares them for future technologies."
This high-definition display is Vista OS-compliant and compatible with
the software's leading-edge wide-format capabilities. Consumers and
business users will be ready to leverage the new OS graphics features
immediately, as well as enjoy broadband-delivered content in brilliant,
Last January, V7 introduced its 17-inch wide-format monitor to the
North America market. Now, with its 19-inch wide-format, V7 extends its
presence in the 16:9 monitor space.
V7 representatives will be present during the CES event in Las Vegas
and will be hosting private product demonstrations at the Aladdin Hotel.
The R22W02 is available for order today from Ingram Micro, the world's
largest technology distributor, to retailers and resellers in the United
* User friendly 22-inch-wide LCD display
* Ideal for office and home use
* Vista OS-ready
* Reduced eye strain
* V7's value-to-feature set ratio
* Manufactured to same standards as name-brand monitors
* Ideal for high-definition video view
* Largest 16:9 display available at less than $349
* Super-sharp 1,680 x 1,050 resolution
* 700:1 contrast ratio
* 16.7 million colors
* 300-nit bright panel
* Multilingual On-Screen Display (OSD) controls
* Long panel life of 40,000 hours
Retailers and VARs can contact their Ingram Micro sales team at
1-800-456-8000 to get more information and order the R22W02 today.
V7 has been a prominent technology brand in Europe for 10 years and the
No. 1 monitor brand with Germany's largest technology retailer. Its initial
global business started with LCD displays and will continue to include
categories like wide-format monitors, LCD TV, and computer accessories. V7
is eyeing aggressive sales growth in North America, Latin America and Asia
Pacific regions. In the United States, V7 primarily sells its products to
value-added resellers and retailers.
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sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through
unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics services, technical
support, financial services, and product aggregation and distribution. The
company serves 100 countries and is the only broadline global IT
distributor with operations in Asia. Visit www.ingrammicro.com.
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