The Sharp 8M-B120C is a 120 inch 8K PC screen! A next-generation ultra-wide monitor with 8K resolution. Advanced backlighting with 2048 local dimming zones and an HDMI 2.1 input. The HDMI 2.1 label guarantees 4K at 120 Hz or even 8K at 60 Hz. But also VRR , ALLM and other technologies.
Considering its dimensions, the Sharp 8M-B120C seems intended for commercial applications. But with the arrival of Nvidia’s RTX 3090s , 8K is a reality on gaming PC! So if you are avant-garde, that you have the place and the wallet accordingly, the Sharp 8M-B120C can very well put its 200 Kg in your living room.
The Sharp 8M-B120C is based on a 120-inch UV2A II LCD display that offers a resolution of 7680 × 4320 (8K). As for the typical brightness, it is 600 nits, with a contrast ratio of 3500: 1. The response time is 6 ms in GtG. As we said, the refresh rate goes up to 120Hz in 4K, and viewing angles are 176 degrees.
Sharp 8M-B120C: 8K with 2048 for backlight
In addition, the backlighting is of the Full Array Local Dimming type . Concretely this gives 2048 independent LEDs to control the lighting per zone, which clearly improves the contrasts. Considering the large screen size and power consumption, the device can operate up to 16 hours continuously.
According to Sharp , the 8M-B120C display can reproduce 1.07 billion colors. It is designed to cover a significant part of the ITU-R BT.2020 color gamut. Meanwhile, to make the colors more vivid, the 8M-B120C has a better representation of red than that defined by BT.2020, according to the company. The display supports HDR technologies, such as HLG.
The first company to launch its 8K display more than five years ago, Sharp has gradually improved its 8K panels. Compared to its predecessors, the Sharp 8M-B120C supports a typical higher brightness (600 nits vs. 400 nits).
But also a faster response time (6 ms against 8 ms), and an HDMI 2.1 input. This makes the device compatible with next-generation consoles, PS5 and Xbox Series X / S, players and other upcoming equipment.