Display specialist AOC expands its portfolioof portable monitors with the new I1601P. Portable screens are an easysolution for extending a single Monitor set-up to a multi-monitorsolution, whether on the go, at work or in the small home office. The 15.6” (39.5 cm) I1601P is compact and similar in size to laptopdisplays.
The I1601P features Full HD resolution and IPS paneltechnology to produce rich colours and sharpness and wide viewing angles(170/170°). It can be connected via both USB-A and USB-C input, allthanks to the single cable solution (cable included in the box).
AOC AOC I1601P portable monitor: create a multi-monitor setup using hybrid USB connectivity
Whether working from home or in an office, a second screen boostsproductivity by effectively doubling the workable screen real estate.For many it has become obvious that working on a single screen, such asa laptop display impedes workflows by causing a cluttered and overloadedwork space.
Of course, this also applies when working on the go. Users accustomed toworking with two displays at their office desk will demand the sameproductivity increase also on the road, on the train or an airplane, orin the field.
AOC’s portable displays are a great lifesaver in these cases. Itsportable display portfolio has many options; the I1601FWUX, for exampleoffers a portable 15.6” display with USB-C connectivity, while theI1659FWUX offers a similar panel with USB DisplayLink technology usingthe USB-A port.The brand new I1601P combines the best of both worlds,thanks to the hybrid one-cable solution. For USB-C equipped laptops anddevices, the 1601P can be easily connected via a single USB-C cable. Theconnection will power the display and transfer the video signal via theUSB DisplayPort Alternate mode.
_Hybrid USB-C and USB-A connectivity with the I1601P (cableincluded)_Beyond flexibilityWhile the USB-C technology is becoming more common, older laptops anddevices might not have this port. In this case, the DisplayLinktechnology transfers video signal via the regular USB-A port, offeringthis development in instant productivity to a whole new range of olderand newer devices. DisplayLink drivers can be downloaded for a varietyof operating systems, including Windows, macOS, Android, ChromeOS andUbuntu.
AOC I1601P USB-C DisplayLink technology
The flexible usage for both legacy and modern computers enables severalscenarios in which the I1601P can be used. At businesses and homes wheresome devices might have USB-C and some only USB-A, the I1601P makes surethat the display can be extended. The additional benefit of a secondaryscreen is enormous; one display can show an email or an IM client whilethe other shows a Word document or a spreadsheet. Or you can watch avideo on one display and take notes on the other. It’s up to yourimagination!
Carry it anywhere safelyThe design of the I1601P is minimalistic, with a grey aluminium back andthin black bezels on the front. The included SmartCase can protect thedisplay from scratches when carried around, and also doubles as afoldable stand. Weighing only 800 g, it is light enough to be carriedalong in a bag or backpack on airplanes and trains or on the dailycommute.
AOC I1601P USB-C SmartCase
AOC’s I1601P employs a 15.6” IPS panel with 1920 x 1080 resolutionand features a 60 Hz refresh rate and 5 ms GtG response time. With its220 nits brightness level and an anti-glare coating, it is usable inmost common lighting situations. The LowBlue technology can be activatedto reduce potentially harmful blue wavelength. The I1601P can be used inlandscape and portrait modes. The OSD can be accessed via the physicalbuttons, and also via the i-Menu software, where the Auto-Pivot functioncan be enabled.
The AOC I1601P is available from August 2021 at an RRP of £199.
Founded in 1967, AOC is a globally leading monitor and IT accessoriesbrand and a subsidiary of TPV Technology Limited, the world’s largestLCD manufacturer. AOC’s comprehensive portfolio provides the perfectmonitor for every need – professional as well as personalapplications. AOC displays offer an excellent viewing experience wrappedin outstanding designs.With one of the strongest portfolios of high performance gamingmonitors, AOC is the number one gaming monitor brand in the world.