Monitors

Samsung on Friday announced the C49HG90 monitor, their new flagship gaming monitor that includes virtually all of the major gaming-oriented display technologies available today. The new 49” screen has a an ultra-wide 32:9 aspect ratio, a 144 Hz refresh rate, and uses quantum dot nanocrystals to enable support for DCI-P3 color gamut, and, perhaps most importantly, it supports AMD’s forthcoming FreeSync 2 technology. In addition, Samsung introduced its CHG70-series displays that will support the same technologies, but will be smaller and more affordable. The Samsung C49HG90 is the company’s first ultra-wide display with the 32:9 aspect ratio and the so-called double full HD (DFHD) resolution (3840×1080). The monitor is based on a VA panel with up to 600 nits brightness, 1 ms moving picture response...

Nixeus NX-EDG 27 27-inch Gaming Monitor: 1440p, 30-144Hz FreeSync

Nixeus, a Los Angeles-based consumer electronics company that was founded in 2010, has officially launched their new EDG 27 gaming monitor, which they claim is the world’s first WQHD...

17 by Patrick MacMillan on 6/8/2017

ASUS Unveils Three Strix Gaming Monitors: FreeSync & High Refresh Rates

Hot on the heels of the Swift PG35VQ announcement, ASUS has unveiled three new Strix-branded gaming monitors that will feature AMD’s FreeSync technology. While the first Strix model was...

16 by Patrick MacMillan on 6/6/2017

Acer Predator X35 & ASUS ROG Swift PG35VQ Unveiled: 35-inch G-SYNC HDR Monitors - UltraWide, Curved, 200Hz

At CES 2017, both Acer and ASUS simultaneously announced two 4K G-SYNC HDR displays. Featuring ultra-fast 144Hz refresh rates, peak brightness of 1000 nits, full-array backlight, wide color gamut...

16 by Patrick MacMillan on 6/1/2017

A 15.6-inch USB-C Monitor: The ASUS ZenScreen MB16AC Ready To Launch

After we wrote a news post on the AOC I1659FWUX USB monitor, many of the commenters lamented the fact that the AOC was both thick and heavy, while others...

22 by Patrick MacMillan on 5/24/2017

Acer Predator Z35P Available for Order: Curved 35" with 3440×1440@120 Hz and G-Sync

Acer has quietly launched yet another curved ultra-wide Predator display for gamers seeking a large diagonal, a high resolution and an ultra-high refresh rate. The Predator Z35P resembles its...

20 by Anton Shilov on 5/23/2017

AOC Releases the I1659FWUX: a 15.6-inch 1080P Portable USB Monitor

AOC have just introduced a new high definition 15.6-inch portable USB monitor for those who need more screen real estate than their laptop can provide without worrying too much...

13 by Patrick MacMillan on 5/12/2017

Acer ProDesigner BM320 32-inch 4K Monitor Launched: dE < 1 Guaranteed

While gaming monitors like the Predator X27 and Z271UV tend to get the most attention, there is still a significant market for work-oriented monitors that boast accurate color reproduction...

20 by Patrick MacMillan on 5/8/2017

Acer Predator Z271UV Gaming Monitor: 1440p, 144-165Hz, G-Sync, Eye Tracking

Although we have already reported on the flagship Acer Predator X27 gaming monitor, an interesting model that isn't getting quite as much attention is the Predator Z271UV. By foregoing...

9 by Patrick MacMillan on 5/8/2017

LG 43UD79-B Launched: 42.5-inch 4K IPS with FreeSync

LG is about to launch a new monitor that is one of the most feature-filled monitors on the market once it arrives. Referred to as the 43UD79-B, this 42.5-inch...

42 by Patrick MacMillan on 5/1/2017

Acer Announces Predator X27 Monitor: 4K@144 Hz with DCI-P3, HDR10, & G-Sync

At its annual Next@Acer event, Acer formally introduced the Predator X27, its new flagship gaming display. The company's first HDR monitor, the Predator X27 is Acer's implementation of NVIDIA's...

32 by Anton Shilov on 4/27/2017

EIZO Announces ColorEdge Prominence CG3145: 4096x2160, 98% P3 and HDR10

EIZO this week announced its new ColorEdge Prominence CG3145 reference monitor with a DCI-4K resolution and a display covering 98% of the DCI-P3 color space. The monitor is claimed...

38 by Anton Shilov on 4/21/2017

Dell’s Ultrasharp 30-inch 4K OLED Now On Sale: UP3017Q for $3500

One of the biggest bits of news to come out of CES 2016, over a year ago, was Dell announcing a new beacon in OLED monitors: a 3840x2160 panel...

64 by Ian Cutress & Brett Howse on 4/13/2017

Pre-Orders for LG’s 32UD99 Display Available: 4K, DCI-P3, HDR10, FreeSync for $999

LG and its partners recently disclosed the complete specifications as well as the price of the LG 32UD99 flagship consumer display. The 32-inch display will feature a 4K (UHD...

44 by Anton Shilov on 4/10/2017

Samsung Investing in 3840x1080 and 3840x1200 Curved Displays at 144 Hz

One of the interesting elements in the new wave of monitor technologies is the types of ideas that panel manufacturers are coming up with. In the enterprise space, custom...

50 by Ian Cutress on 4/6/2017

ASUS Launches VG245Q 'Console' Gaming Monitor: 1080p with FreeSync, $200

ASUS has introduced another monitor positioned specifically for console gaming that allows console owners to take their games out of the living room. The new display offers Full-HD resolution...

36 by Anton Shilov on 4/4/2017

Dell’s 32-inch 8K UP3218K Display Now For Sale: Check Your Wallet

Back at CES in January, Dell announced the next step in personal screen resolution advancements. The recent rise of ‘4K’ (or more accurately, Ultra-HD at 3840x2160) monitors has shown...

94 by Ian Cutress on 3/24/2017

MWC 2017: Panasonic Demonstrates Store Window as a Transparent Screen

At Mobile World Congress this year, Panasonic demonstrated a glass that can be turned into a display in an instant. The solution relies on a thin film between the...

7 by Anton Shilov on 3/13/2017

ASUS Designo Curve MX34VQ Incoming: 34" Ultrawide Curved Display with Qi Charging

ASUS has started to ship its Designo Curve MX34VQ display that was originally announced in mid-2016. At present, a number of retailers are offering pre-orders on the monitor, starting...

32 by Anton Shilov on 2/24/2017

AOC Expands AGON Family with Curved AG322QCX and AG272FCX 144 Hz Displays

AOC has introduced two new curved gaming monitors as part of the AGON family, the AG322QCX and the AG272FCX. The new monitors feature rather high refresh rates along with...

12 by Anton Shilov on 2/23/2017

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