At CES 2022, Asus announced the ROG Swift OLED gaming monitor that is available in a 48-inch (PG48UQ) or a 42-inch (PG42UQ) measurement. Now, 48-inch OLEDs aren’t novel at this level, however the 42-inch measurement is a brand-new innovation for 2022. LG debuted its 42-inch C2 OLED this week, and Asus says it’s the first firm to adapt a similarly-sized mannequin into its personal product. Asus hasn’t shared a launch date or worth for these screens, however you already know the traditional disclaimer about OLEDs: don’t anticipate them to be low cost.
The PG42UQ, like the 48-inch mannequin, has a 4K (3840 x 2160) show, a powerful 1,000,000 to 1 distinction ratio, a lightning-fast 0.1ms response time, a 120Hz refresh price, 10-bit shade with 98 p.c protection of the DCI-P3 shade area, and HDR10 help. In phrases of ports, each sizes embrace two HDMI 2.1 ports, two HDMI 2.0 ports, one DisplayPort jack, audio inputs, and a USB hub.
Additionally, Asus says that its shows are anti-glare and lined with a micro-texture coating to make sure you see the greatest shade accuracy. These screens additionally help variable refresh price and auto low latency modes, each of which you’ll undoubtedly need in a monitor that’ll probably price as a lot as these will.
We’ve reached out to Asus to seek out out precisely which gaming-focused options these screens will provide in comparison with your different possibility, which is simply shopping for one among LG’s new 42-inch C2 OLED TVs.