Displays & Projectors News - Page 2
Acer has just unveiled its latest XV282K KV gaming monitor, which is part of the NITRO XV2 series and is the first gaming monitor that is HDMI 2.1-capable.
Why is HDMI 2.1 important? Because HDMI 2.1 supports 4K 120Hz over a single cable, something that is required here for high-res monitors over HDMI. The new Acer XV282K KV is a 28-inch IPS-based 4K monitor with a native 144Hz refresh rate.
Acer is providing 1 x DisplayPort 1.4 (with DSC support to drive 4K 144Hz) as well as 2 x HDMI 2.1 connectors which will be perfect for NVIDIA's new GeForce RTX 30 series (which has HDMI 2.1 connectivity), AMD's upcoming Big Navi graphics cards, and the next-gen PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles.
LG has some of the finest displays on the market, with their industry-leading OLED panels -- but now, the South Korean electronics giant has just unveiled its huge new Magnit TV.
The new LG Magnit TV is a mammoth 163 inches, providing your full 4K resolution -- but don't go expecting to play games on it. The new Magnit TV has LG's own MicroLED technology which sees self-emissive micrometer-scale pixels that should have some stellar image quality with great viewing angles.
LG applies its in-house Black Coating technology to the actual surface of the MicroLEDs that improves color accuracy and contrast. It also acts as a protector to the display, protecting LG's surely absurdly expensive Magnit TV from dust, external shocks, and moisture -- on top of that, it's also anti-glare and anti-fingerprint. Nice.
Sharp has just unveiled its new 8M-B120C -- which by name alone might not sound like much but it is an absolute beast.
The new TV is a mammoth 120-inch in size, with Sharp using a UV2A II LCD panel and a glorious 8K resolution -- so the full 7680 x 4320. When it's used at 8K you'll have a 60Hz refresh rate, but if you bump it down to 4K you'll be able to enjoy a super-smooth 120Hz refresh rate.
Sharp is using the latest HDMI 2.1 connectivity on its 8M-B120C TV, which is the only one capable of delivering 8K60 and 4K120 over a single cable. There are no graphics cards on the market with HDMI 2.1 just yet so you can't plug your PC into Sharp's glorious new 8K TV -- but you will be able to on September 17, which is when NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 3080 launches (and that has HDMI 2.1 connectivity).
ASUS revealed the world's first 360Hz gaming monitor earlier this year at CES 2020, but now the monitor is officially on its way and will be available in September.
The ASUS ROG Swift PG259QN features a 24.5-inch Fast IPS panel with liquid crystal elements that "turn on and off up to four times faster than conventional IPS panels" that provides super-smooth gaming with 1ms GTG response time. This on top of the huge 360Hz refresh rate and NVIDIA G-SYNC and you have some serious monitor horsepower.
We have a native 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, and driving those 360FPS numbers is being looked after by ASUS with the engineering team using a custom heat sink to keep the ROG Swift PG259QN cool.
AOC has just revealed its new CU34G2X gaming monitor, offering a 34-inch 21:9 aspect ratio UltraWide experience with a native 3440 x 1440 resolution.
The 34-inch UltraWide has a super-fast 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time, so you should be pretty good for even the fastest shooters on the market. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and its battle royale mode Warzone would be pretty damn near perfect on the AOC CU34G2X.
AOC taps a VA panel for its CU34G2X monitor, with a curvy 1500R curvature. AMD FreeSync is supported on the monitor, so you might want to grab a Radeon RX 5700 XT or wait for the new RDNA 2-based cards that are coming in the next few months.
Viotek has just unveiled its new SUW49DA monitor, a gigantic new 49-inch Super UltraWide with a native resolution of 5120 x 1440 and refresh rate of 120Hz.
The new 49-inch monitor has an 1800R curve which will provide you with a more immersive experience, whether it be gaming or workstation use. The native 5120 x 1440 resolution will be a gigantic win for workstation users, while gamers will get an unbelievable experience -- made better by the super-smooth 120Hz refresh rate.
Viotek is using a VA panel inside of the SUW49DA monitor, with 2 x DisplayPort 1.4 and 2 x HDMI 2.0 ports. We have HDR400 support, HDR support, 121% of the sRGB coverage, 86% of NTSC, 92% Adobe RGB, and 90% of the DCI-P3.
MSI has just released its new Optix MAG272C gaming monitor, with it being a new 27-inch display using a VA panel and native 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution with a super-fast 165Hz refersh rate.
The new Optix MAG272C monitor has a 1500R curvature, with MSI designing the new monitor with gamer and content creators as their key market. MSI has used very thin bezels that will allow gamers and content creators to use the Optix MAG272C in a triple-monitor setup, without chunky bezels in between.
That's where the 1500R curvature comes into play, as you would have a near-perfect 180-degree triple-monitor rig surrounding you. The addition of the super-smooth 165Hz refresh rate is a big help for gamers, and once again for triple-screen use flowing your mouse across 3 monitors.
Philips has just announced their new 498P9 Brilliance 32:9 SuperWide Curved monitor, with a native resolution of 5120 x 1440 thanks to its 32:9 aspect ratio.
We have an 1800R curvature on the Philips 498P9 Brilliance 32:9 SuperWide Curved monitor, which will make looking at that huge 5120 x 1440 resolution nice and easy on your eyes. The 5120 x 1440 resolution is pumping away at 70Hz, so this isn't a gaming monitor and more aimed at professionals.
Philips also has 498P9 Brilliance 32:9 SuperWide Curved monitor with support for Adaptive-Sync technology, which will help out if you want to get your game on at 70FPS.
ASUS unveiled its beefy new gaming smartphone today with the introduction of the new ROG Phone 3, but the company also unveiled a new ROG Strix XG16 portable gaming monitor.
The new ASUS ROG Strix XG16 is a 15.6-inch IPS monitor with a native 1080p resolution and a super-slick 144Hz refresh rate, but it's completely portable. It has an internal battery and USB-C connectivity to get you up and running and gaming on the go, whether you're plugging it into your smartphone, console, gaming laptop, or PC.
ASUS includes a large 7800mAh battery that the company says is good for 3 hours of use, while it also rocks two front-facing speakers and a 3.5mm audio jack. ASUS does something a little more special with its ROG Strix XG16 though: gives it a built-in multi-angle kickstand.
Acer has just debuted its new Nitro XZ2 series gaming monitors, that the company is aiming to deliver on quality visuals -- but not break gamers' banks.
We have 3 different models with different sizes on offer: 31.5-inch, 27-inch, and 23.6-inch all curved monitors that strt from $199. The stock 23.6-inch monitor has a 1080p resolution, while the larger 27-inch and 31.5-inch panels have a native 1440p resolution.
- Acer Nitro XZ322QU: 31.5-inch 2560 x 1440 @ 165Hz with 1ms response
- Acer Nitro XZ272: 27-inch 2560 x 1440 @ 165Hz with 1ms response
- Acer Nitro XZ242Q: 23.6-inch 1920 x 1080 @ 144Hz with 1ms response