AOC Updates 16″ Portable Display with USB 3 & Slim Design

A couple of days back AOC introduced a new version of its 15.6-inch USB monitor, the AOC E1659FWU. Structured on the previous model i.e. E1649FWU, it now supports USB 3.0 and the latest Display Link software. This surely means one will get to experience better video output streaming to the display while watching Netflix, YouTube or simply steering the mouse across the extended desktop, credit goes to USB 3.0’s which comes with faster speed. Otherwise, we might say that this model is almost similar to the older version.


As was in previous model, this USB monitor supports a 15.6-inch LED-lit screen with a 1366 x 768 resolution at 60 Hz. It is also 13 mm thinner than the older model, and can be easily be switched from landscape to portrait mode with the help of a safe/secure, foldable metallic stand.

Talking about its hardware specs, it include a classic brightness of 200 cd/m2, a stationary contrast ratio of 500:1, a response time of 5 ms, 16.5 million colors, and a greatest power consumption of 7 watts.

The company claims that the people who are used to working on multiple display either in the home or office, this new USB-based screen is just the right thing for trips. It comes with its own monitor carry case for utmost flexibility when you’re traveling and can be slided in most notebook bags.

AOC E1659FWU is now available for a pre sale at a price of $139.

Source: Tom’s Hardware | News Archive