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Apple announces all-new Studio Display at its March event

Apple Studio Display Connectivity
Apple Studio Display Connectivity (Image credit: Apple)

Mac Studio And Studio Display

Mac Studio And Studio Display (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • Apple has announced the all-new Studio Display.
  • Apple's new display is an all-aluminum device and can be titled up to 30 degrees for ultimate comfort.
  • The new display is a 5K display at 27 inches.

Apple has announced the rumored Studio Display, coming in at 27 inches and featuring a 5K resolution. And just like the Pro Display XDR, this monitor comes with a nano texture option for those who work in a bright environment.

Announced during the March 8 event and alongside the new Mac Studio, the new display features True Tone support and even comes with an A13 Bionic chip inside — yes, there is Apple silicon in this thing.

Sitting atop the display is a new 12-megapixel ultra-wide camera that supports Center Stage, the first time the feature has come to the Mac.

Studio Display brings a stunning all-screen design with narrow borders and a refined, all-aluminum enclosure that houses an advanced set of features in a slim profile. Its built-in stand allows the user to tilt the display up to 30 degrees. To meet the needs of a variety of workspaces, Studio Display also offers a tilt- and height-adjustable stand option with a counterbalancing arm that makes the display feel weightless as it is adjusted. A VESA mount adapter option is also available, and supports landscape or portrait orientation for even more flexibility.

As is the case with all good modern displays, the Studio Display comes with speakers — four force-canceling woofers and two tweeters to give the monitor support for Spatial audio.

In terms of connectivity, the new Studio Display features three USB-C ports and a single Thunderbolt port, with support for 96W of power via that port. That means the Thunderbolt port can fast-charge a 14-inch MacBook Pro, for example.

The new Studio Display starts at $1599 and can be pre-ordered today with deliveries taking place from March 18. Aside from the costly Pro Display XDR, this is now the best Mac display you can buy.

Oliver Haslam
Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.