The HP has released a new best 27 inch monitor for gaming with the X27q. The HP 27 inch monitor has an IPS panel with WQHD resolution (2560 x 1440 pixels), achieves a refresh rate of up to 165 Hz, and is DisplayHDR-400 certified.
The new HP WQHD monitor has a contrast ratio of 1000: 1, the color depth is 10 bits (8 bits + FRC), the response time is 1 ms (gray to gray), the brightness is 400 cd/m², and 99% of the sRGB color space is covered. FreeSync Premium ensures tearing-free gaming fun. On the interface side, DisplayPort 1.4, HDMI 2.0, and a headphone output can be used. There is no USB connection at all.
The X27q HP 27 inch monitor can be tilted, height-adjusted, pivot, or mounted on a wall or a swivel arm using a VESA mount (100 x 100 mm). A blue light filter and flicker-free background lighting ensure that the device is easy to use. The HP X27q weighs 6.3 kg and has a typical power requirement of 28 watts.
Price and availability
HP X27q gaming monitor has been priced at $339.99 on Bhphotovideo.com and BestBuy.com websites, while you can grab it at $319.99 via Amazon.com or even lower $309.99 on the Newegg.com online e-shop. The manufacturer grants a one-year guarantee and uses 85% recycled material for the display.
HP X27q Specifications
- Display: 27-inch IPS pabnel
- Resolution: 2560 x 1440 (QHD )
- Contrast ratio: 1000:1
- Brightness: 400 nits
- Pixel pitch: 0.233 mm
- Pixel density: 109ppi
- Color depth: 10 bit (8 bit + FRC)
- Refresh rate: 165 Hz
- Response time (G2G): 1 ms
- Features: Pivot rotation; Low blue light mode; Anti-glare; Height adjustable; AMD Freesync™ Premium; Gaming Console Compatible
- Ports: 1 HDMI 2.0; 1 DisplayPort 1.4-in
- VESA Mounting: 100 mm x 100 mm
- Dimensions: 24.15 x 1.99 x 14.42 (without stand)
- Weight: 13.89 lb
Along with this best 27 inch monitor, HP has listed the best 1440p monitor for gaming called X32, which on a 31.5 inch large IPS -Panel with WQHD- resolution (2560 x 1440 pixels) and sets a maximum of 165 Hz refresh rate achieved.