Asus TUF Gaming VG249Q3A 24-inch 1080p monitor with 180Hz and 1 ms

Introducing its new Asus 24 1080p gaming monitor to the lineup, Asus TUF Gaming VG249Q3A, a sibling to the recently unveiled ELMB Sync display, the TUF Gaming VG279Q3A. In a departure from its larger counterpart, this model seems to forego the fusion of anti-tearing technology and anti-blur functionality.

Asus VG249Q3A 24 1080p gaming monitor

The Asus VG249Q3A showcases a 23.8-inch IPS panel, boasting Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels), a refresh rate of 180 Hz, and an impressive 99 percent coverage of the sRGB color space.

Among its notable specifications, the Asus 24 1080p gaming monitor features a swift 1 ms gray-to-gray response time, a typical brightness measuring 250 cd/m², a contrast ratio of 1000:1, and an 8-bit color depth. Furthermore, it comes equipped with a suite of features including a black stabilizer, an fps display, switchable crosshair overlays, and built-in 2-watt speakers.

While the ELMB Sync technology is absent from the Asus VG249Q3A, it’s worth noting that G-Sync compatibility, DisplayHDR certification, and HDR support, in general, are conspicuously missing as well. At least, these aspects do not find mention in the product page or datasheet. However, the monitor does not lack other key features. FreeSync Premium, Variable Overdrive, and ELMB (Extreme Low Motion Blur), a mode designed to mitigate motion blurring in dynamic scenes, are indeed included.

In terms of connectivity, the monitor offers two HDMI 2.0 inputs, a DisplayPort 1.2, and a headphone output. The refresh rate of 180 Hz at Full HD resolution is attainable across all graphic interfaces. As for ergonomics, the TUF Gaming VG249Q3A presents tilt adjustment, VESA mount compatibility (100 x 100 mm), blue light filtering, and a flicker-free backlight.

The Asus VG249Q3A draws less than 18 watts of power, weighs 2.9 kg sans stand, and measures 541 x 323 x 58 mm (W x H x D).

Price and availability

The Asus TUF Gaming VG249Q3A 24-inch 1080p gaming monitor is presently available on Amazon.co.uk at £240.74.

Updated on August 14, 2023: the Asus VG249Q3A 24-inch gaming monitor is now also listed on Bhphotovideo.com at $179.

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Asus VG249Q3A specifications

Asus VG249Q3A 24 1080p gaming monitor
  • Display: 23.8-inch IPS panel, Non-Glare
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Display Viewing Area (H x V): 527.04 x 296.46 mm
  • Viewing Angle (CR≧10, H/V): 178°/ 178°
  • Pixel Pitch: 0.2745mm
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
  • Color Space (sRGB): 99%
  • Brightness (Typ.): 250cd/㎡
  • Contrast Ratio (Typ.): 1000:1
  • Display Colors: 16.7M
  • Response Time: 1ms (GTG)
  • Refresh Rate (Max): 180Hz
  • Features: Flicker-free, Trace Free Technology, GameVisual, Color Temp. Selection (4 modes), GamePlus, HDCP 2.2, Extreme Low Motion Blur, Adaptive-Sync, FreeSync Premium, ELMB Sync, GameFast Input technology, Shadow Boost, DisplayWidget Center, Low Blue Light, Kensington Lock
  • Audio: 2W x2 Speakers
  • Ports: DisplayPort 1.2 x 1, HDMI(v2.0) x 2, 3.5mm Earphone Jack
  • Stand: Tilt (+23° ~ -5°)
  • VESA Mount: 100 x 100mm
  • Dimensions: 541 x 394 x 174 mm (with stand)
  • Weight: 3.5 Kg (with stand)

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