Short for “In-Plane Switching”, IPS panels are a common-ground in devices, which can take advantage of vibrant colours offered by this panel type, such as TVs and smartphones. Nonetheless, IPS panels are very popular in photo and video editing due to its greater colour gamut coverage. Typically, IPS panels tend to cost more than other panels, but its advantages justify the cost.
- Wider colour gamut coverage
- Spectacular viewing angles with no colour degradation (up to 178˚)
- Higher costs
- Occasional backlight issues on some monitors