In-Plane Switching (IPS) panel gives 178/178 degree viewing angle while maintaining consistent image quality and colors from all viewing positions. IPS panel has true 8-bit color depth that results in incredible color accuracy. The screen itself has a matte anti-glare coating that won't leave fingerprints or smudges. IPS is perfect for graphic designing, video editing, photo retouching, amongst others. You can also view your spreadsheets or weekend movies from virtually any angle without compromising color uniformity.