As dual-screen setups are becoming more and more popular in the computing space, a brand called Mobile Pixels has its own product. on Kickstarter which has already gained a considerable amount of attention.
The desktop monitor Geminos Dual Display features two 24-inch 1080p LED-backlit displays, each with a 60Hz refresh rate and 97% sRGB color gamut. The foldable configuration is powered by a 100-watt pass-through USB-C charging station for laptops or other high-power devices.
The Geminos tracker gained so much attention that it surpassed its $25,000 goal in just 36 minutes of going live on Kickstarter, according to the brand.
He has currently raised over $933,000 on the platform. The crowdfunding campaign will be live for several more weeks, until September 3.
The monitor can be opened like a laptop and you can slide it into the base to save space or adjust your comfort level. The Kickstarter page says that this features the top-bottom layout of the displays with an ergonomic advantage over competing dual-screen displays, which are often side-by-side.
The Geminos also includes a 1080p HD webcam on the top screen and two 4-watt built-in speakers. Ports are configured on the bottom of the monitor. In addition to the 100W USB-C pass-through docking station, ports include a USB-A, Ethernet port, HDMI ports, and SD card slot.
The current kickstarter price for the Geminos monitor is $499, and those peripherals expect to ship in October. The future selling price of the dual-screen monitor will be $999.
The Geminos monitor is similar to the LG DualUp monitor, which went on sale in June for $700. It’s essentially two 21.5-inch landscape-oriented displays stacked vertically, to create one large vertical display with an aspect ratio of 4:18 p.m. The dual-resolution QHD (2,560 x 2,880) screen doesn’t fold, but it does offer a vertical split-view feature and Ergo stand, with pivot, height, tilt, and swivel movements. The screen can be similarly adjusted to maximize ergonomic comfort for users.