At CES 2022, Asus introduced the ROG Swift OLED gaming monitor that is available in a 48-inch (PG48UQ) or a 42-inch (PG42UQ) dimension. Now, 48-inch OLEDs aren’t novel at this level, however the 42-inch dimension is a brand-new innovation for 2022. LG debuted its 42-inch C2 OLED this week, and Asus says it’s the primary firm to adapt a similarly-sized mannequin into its personal product. Asus hasn’t shared a launch date or value for these displays, however you realize the standard disclaimer about OLEDs: don’t count on them to be low-cost.
The PG42UQ, just like the 48-inch mannequin, has a 4K (3840 x 2160) show, a formidable 1,000,000 to 1 distinction ratio, a lightning-fast 0.1ms response time, a 120Hz refresh fee, 10-bit shade with 98 p.c protection of the DCI-P3 shade house, and HDR10 assist. By way of ports, each sizes embody two HDMI 2.1 ports, two HDMI 2.0 ports, one DisplayPort jack, audio inputs, and a USB hub.
Moreover, Asus says that its shows are anti-glare and coated with a micro-texture coating to make sure you see the very best shade accuracy. These displays additionally assist variable refresh fee and auto low latency modes, each of which you’ll positively need in a monitor that’ll doubtless price as a lot as these will.
We’ve reached out to Asus to search out out precisely which gaming-focused options these displays will provide in comparison with your different possibility, which is simply shopping for one in all LG’s new 42-inch C2 OLED TVs.