Asus has unveiled the new TUF Gaming VG27AQ1A LED monitor for gaming. It uses a 27-inch IPS panel with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. The response time is 1 ms, the maximum brightness is 250 cd/m², and the 178° viewing angles.
The WQHD monitor supports AMD FreeSync Premium adaptive sync technology. Compatibility with Nvidia G-Sync is also stated, but its support in a specific configuration depends on Nvidia drivers. The maximum refresh rate is 170 Hz.
New Asus TUF Gaming monitor also supports DisplayHDR 400 certification to provide a smoother and finer contrast between the brightest and darkest areas of the screen. It also delivers an impressive 130% coverage of the sRGB color space and DCI-P3 coverage is 95%. As with other Asus monitors for gaming, the new best 1440p monitor contains such proprietary features as GamePlus, GameVisual, Shadow Boost, ELMB, and GameFast.
The 1440p LED monitor is equipped with a DisplayPort 1.2a input, two HDMI 2.0 inputs, 2W stereo speakers, and a headphone jack.
Price and availability
Asus TUF Gaming VG27AQ1A has been priced at $429 and it can be pre-ordered through the Bhphptovideo.com online store.
Asus TUF Gaming VG27AQ1A Specifications:
- Display: 27.0-inch 16:9 IPS panel
- Color Saturation : 130% sRGB / DCI-P3 95%
- True Resolution : 2560×1440
- Display Viewing Area(HxV) : 596.74 x 335.66 mm
- Display Surface : Non-glare
- Pixel Pitch : 0.2331 mm
- Brightness(Max) : 250 cd/㎡
- Contrast Ratio (Max) : 1000:1
- Viewing Angle (CR≧10) : 178°(H)/178°(V)
- Response Time : 1ms
- Display Colors : 1.07 Billion
- Refresh Rate(max) : 170Hz
- Features: Flicker-free, HDR (HDR-10), Trace Free Technology, GamePlus modes, Low Blue Light, HDCP support, GameVisual modes, Adaptive-Sync, GameFast Input technology, Multiple HDR Mode, ELMB SYNC, Dynamic shadow boost, Kensington lock
- Audio: 2W x 2 Stereo Speakers RMS
- I/O Ports: HDMI(v2.0) x2, DisplayPort 1.2, 3.5mm mini jack
- Design: Tilt : +20°~-5°/ Swivel : +20°~-20°
- Dimensions: 615x 455 x214mm (with Stand)
- Weight: 5.4 kg
Asus recently has also made available the ZenBook Flip S UX371EA 2-in-1 laptop, it has an elegant unibody case in black with accents in copper and a 13-inch 4K OLED touchscreen. In connection with a large battery and an Intel Tiger Lake-U processor with integrated Xe-iGPU, the convertible should be exciting for many customers.