Innovations in monitor/screen panel technology has been in the market for sometime yet we don’t mind knowing what’s the difference and why it is specifically improved for a purpose.
IPS stands for In-Plane Switching monitors, 1 of the 4 main panel types of monitor. Other types are TN, VA & OLED. This four are part of LCD panel technology but the newest is the IPS. These types of technology were designed to overcome the limitations of TN panels in which the liquid crystal has the ability to shift ultra wide 178 degree vertical & horizontal viewing angles. Its color accuracy in a life-like form & consistency of color vivid quality is superb.
Best use of IPS monitors is for graphic designers, professional photographers, video editors, CAD engineers & gamers who value the image quality.
While TN panels or Twisted Nematic monitor are the oldest LCD panel type which are popular display for desktop & laptops. These panels (TN) are used for entry-level multipurpose applications and these are used for competitive gamers due to fast refresh rate & can reduce blurring & screen lagging in gaming environment.
When it comes to color accuracy, IPS monitors surpasses performance of TN & other LCD technology available in the market today.