LG has announced the launch of what it says is "its most superior home entertainment monitor in the UK".

The 22.5-inch W2261V offers full HD functionality and a 30,000:1 digital contrast ratio, angled as "the perfect option for film and gaming fans".

It's powered by LG's picture enhancing chipset, F-Engine, has a 1920 x 1080 resolution and a 2ms grey to grey response time, it also gets a 4:3 aspect ratio function as well as a "photo effect function" which claims to make manipulating picture or video files easier.

There's D-sub, DVI-D and HDMI inputs, 300 nits brightness and a 170 degree viewing angle and it's described as "slim and sleek" with a glossy black curved frame, "dropping dew" shaped power button and transparent colour bar.

Pricing and availability is to be confirmed.