AORUS FO48U: 48-inch 4K 120Hz OLED gaming monitor with HDMI 2.1 tech

GIGABYTE announces 3 new AORUS gaming monitors all with 4K 120Hz and HDMI 2.1 tech, with the huge 48-inch flagship AORUS FO48U.

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GIGABYTE has just announced 3 new high-end AORUS gaming monitors, with the introduction of the FI32U, FV43U, and FO48U gaming monitors with 32-inch, 43-inch, and 48-inch sizes respectively.

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The new flagship AORUS FO48U is the big daddy of them all rocking a huge 48-inch panel, and still rocking 4K 120Hz -- meanwhile the smaller siblings crank up a bit higher to 4K 144Hz. All of the monitors have HDMI 2.1 connectivity that allows 4K 120Hz while GIGABYTE goes all-out using OLED panels on the new AORUS gaming monitors.

OLED panels deliver the best blacks, deep beautiful colors and instant response -- making them one of, if not the best choice for gamers. With the new AORUS gaming monitors coming in 32-inch, 43-inch, and 48-inch sizes all offering 4K 120Hz and HDMI 2.1 at a minimum, the huge 48-inch AORUS FO48U now joins the LG 48-inch 4K 120Hz OLED TV as an OLED-based 48-inch display with 4K 120Hz for the ultimate in gaming.

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GIGABYTE includes VESA DisplayHDR 1000 certification, esports-grade 144Hz refresh rate and 0.5 super-fast response on the smaller 32-inch and 43-inch AORUS gaming monitors. The bigger 48-inch model drops down to 120Hz but I don't think most people would tell the difference between 120/144FPS.

I'm really wanting to check these new AORUS gaming monitors out, after reviewing the AORUS FI27Q-P gaming monitor with its 27-inch size (too small) but ample (for the size) 2560 x 1440 resolution and super-smooth 165Hz refresh rate -- I'm keen to see what GIGABYTE has pulled off here with its next-gen AORUS gaming monitors.

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The 43-inch AORUS FV43U will be an interesting competitor to the already here ASUS ROG Swift PG43UQ gaming monitor -- a 43-inch 4K 144Hz monitor with a VA panel and also VESA DisplayHDR 1000 certification. GIGABYTE using an OLED panel makes the new AORUS monitors an automatic win over the VA-based ASUS ROG Swift PG43UQ and any other non-OLED panel at that size and refresh rate.

ASUS does have the ROG Strix XG43UQ coming, which will have HDMI 2.1 connectivity and 4K 144Hz ready to go but it won't be using a delicious OLED panel like the new AORUS gaming monitors should proudly be marketing and shouting this from the rooftops.

No pricing or other details on the new AORUS gaming monitors have bene revealed just yet, but once we know more we'll keep you updated.

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Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering and has recently taken a keen interest in artificial intelligence (AI) hardware.

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