We mentioned it yesterday, but the more CES progresses, the clearer it becomes that OLED technology has become the favorite for manufacturers of new monitors. Especially when we talk about high-end monitors focused on gaming. If yesterday it was Acer that presented its new OLED models, today it is ASUS's turn. More specifically to ROG, the gaming division of the well-known manufacturer, which has presented three new additions to its family of OLED monitors.
Armed with the latest generation OLED panels, three new models with different features come to the market. On the one hand we have the ROG Swift OLED PG39WCDM, an ultrawide monitor that features an immersive curved panel and a premium combination of resolution and refresh rate. On the other hand, it has been presented ROG Swift OLED PG27AQDPwhich combines QHD resolution with a spectacular 480 Hz refresh rate.
And finally we have the ROG Swift OLED PG32UCDPa 32-inch model that features dual-mode functionality that allows you to switch between 4K 240Hz and FHD 480Hz modes to get the perfect gaming experience every time. But the best thing is that we take a look at the features of these new ASUS monitors.
The best television technologies come to ROG monitors: MLA, QD-OLED and Dolby Vision among others
Before discovering the characteristics of each particular model, it is worth noting that the new ASUS OLED monitors come with very interesting new features inherited from high-end televisions. For example, the new ROG OLED gaming monitors use the MLA and QD-OLED panel technologies to increase brightness up to 30%while offering greater burn protection than previous monitors with OLED panels.
On the other hand, the manufacturer has addressed some problems that the first generation OLED monitors had. For example, it has been possible to greatly increase the refresh rate, reaching in this generation no less than up to 480Hz. Additionally, the new panels also address concerns about color banding. For this purpose, the Clear Pixel Edge algorithmwhich reduces green and red fringing in text and lines to improve the viewing experience in and out of games.
And of course warming is also a problem that has been addressed. For each ROG OLED monitor the manufacturer has designed a custom heat sink, which allows you to offer high levels of brightness at comfortable temperatures so that the monitor lasts for many years without any type of burn-in. On the other hand, the uniform brightness function reduces the automatic dimming that occurs when increasing the size of white windows for a better user experience when we are at the desktop.
Finally, ASUS has improved the monitor configuration settings to make them even easier to make using the DisplayWidget Center app. Without lifting our hands from the keyboard and mouse, we can access everything that the screen's OSD would normally open, including the OLED protection functions.
ROG Swift OLED PG32UCDM and PG32UCDP: 4K monitors with flat screen and Dolby Vision
We are going to look at the most specific characteristics of each model. With a size of 32 inches and a flat screenASUS has chosen to launch two very similar models but slightly different in some of their most important features: the PG32UCDM and PG32UCDP.
He ROG Swift OLED PG32UCDM count with one 3rd generation QD-OLED panelflat, 32 inches and with 4K UHD resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels. It has a refresh rate of 240Hz and a response time (GTG) of 0.03mswith a integrated KVM system offering easy control over multiple devices. Besides, The PG32UCDM is the manufacturer's first monitor to offer Dolby Vision, with a maximum brightness of 1,000 nits.
On the other hand, ROG Swift OLED PG32UCDP is the world's first dual-mode OLED gaming monitor. With this versatile gaming monitor we can switch between 4K modes at 240 Hz and FHD at 480 Hz on the progress. Switching between the two modes is easy, with just a quick trip to the monitor's OSD menu. Regardless of the mode we choose, we will enjoy the technology compatible with G-SYNC and FreeSync Premium for super smooth images.
Count with one 32-inch flat MLA 3rd generation WOLED panelan almost instantaneous response time of 0.03ms for ultra-clear motion and a high-end peak brightness of 1300 nits for excellent performance in HDR10. On the other hand, the PG32UCDP's connectivity options include DisplayPort and HDMI 2.1, which makes it a very good option for multiplatform players. It also has a USB Type-C port capable of supplying 90W power. And there is no lack of built-in KVM.
The new PG32UCDM It is expected to hit the market in first half of 2024Meanwhile he ROG Swift OLED PG32UCDP should debut in the second half of 2024.
ROG Swift OLED PG39WCDM: the most curved ASUS gaming monitor ever
For users who prefer more immersive ultra-wide displays, ASUS has introduced the Swift OLED PG39WCDM. It is a monitor 39 inches with a 21:9 aspect ratio, which provides 32% more screen space to cover a greater field of view and thus improve immersion. Something that also helps with the impressive curvature 800Rwhich makes it the most curved gaming monitor in the manufacturer's history.
The PG39WCDM features a 3,440 x 1,440 pixel resolutioncurved OLED panel, a refresh rate of 240Hz and a super low response time of 0.03ms. All this finished off with a dazzling 1300 nits maximum brightness to enhance the HDR experience. It also offers extensive connectivity options, with ports DisplayPort 1.4 and HDMI 2.1; plus a port USB type C ready to accept a display signal and with 90W power delivery.
There is no shortage of other refinements common in high-end monitors, such as Integrated Smart KVM and the picture-by-picture (PBP) mode, with which we can automatically switch between the two sources without the need for additional hardware or software. We can even transfer files between the two devices through a USB 3.2 channel fast by simply dragging and dropping files into Windows.
Expected ROG Swift OLED PG39WCDM reach the stores in the first quarter of 2024. At the moment the price has not been revealed.
ROG Swift OLED PG27AQDP: for eSports lovers
The latest model that ASUS has presented at CES 2024 is the ROG Swift OLED PG27AQDP, a monitor designed for eSports tournament-level performance. Is he World's first 26.5-inch QHD OLED gaming monitor with 480Hz native refresh rate. Professional gamers often consider 27 inches to be the ideal size for high-level gaming, as you get a good pixel-per-inch ratio and generally a much faster refresh rate.
In addition to what has been mentioned, the PG27AQDP offers a set of premium features, such as a 1300 nits maximum brightnessa 99% coverage of the DCI-P3 color gamut and one professional-level color accuracy.
This display's extensive connectivity options include ports DisplayPort and HDMI 2.1 with the latest generation bandwidth, as it is necessary for the impressive refresh rate of this model.
As reported ASUSthe launch of ROG Swift OLED PG27AQDP is planned for second half of 2024. Of course, we have not talked about prices for any of the models because the manufacturer has not yet revealed them. We will keep you informed.