hope it's not an advertising scam like the lg model a while back (can't remember which model exactly though), claiming thin bezel but the display doesn't actually stretch all the way to the bezel, instead it leaves a black boarder between the actual display size and the bezel...
having just checked the asus website, and their pictures on their official page only made me worry more...look at the difference in the two picture, if it's like the one on the left, perfect! if the right one is telling the truth, then i'm a bit disappointed in asus, i thought they'd be better than this
okay, if the bezel is indeed 0.8mm, then the black boarder doesn't seem to be that thick, it'd be around 2-2.5mm, which still makes the overall bezel quite thin, but still...knowing all the Photoshop effort on adversing, i for one won't be pre-ordering this that's for sure! any brave ones wanna order one and check for sure just how thick the boarder+bezel is? EDIT:
did a bit of simple maths, you can find on asus website, the dimension of the monitor is 622.6x441.3mm. okay, let's ignore the height and just focus on the width here, which is 622.6mm. now, consider the size of the monitor which is 27inch, diagonal length, and knowing the aspect ration is 16:9, it doesn't take a genius to work out that the length of the actual display is roughly 22.9inch, and that's roughly 581.6mm. subtract this from the 622.6mm given, that's 41mm, divide that by 2 you get 20.5mm on each side, give or take.
dunno what you guys think, but that's just my estimate on the information i know about this mornitor, and the actual boarder+bezel size isn't anywhere near the much emphasized 0.8mm. the design is quite clean, and i don't see anything else hanging on the sides that would contribute to the 41mm difference in display size and the monitor size.
so yeah, there you go, and now i'm disappointed, really thought i found a perfect monitor for a multi screen setup...Edited by erik257 - 11/14/12 at 3:43am