ASUS has announced that it will release its ROG Strix XG43UQ monitor in May, thus making it the first HDMI 2.1 monitor in the market. The port will allow consoles to provide 4K@120Hz, while PCs can provide a resolution of up to 4K@144Hz using the display port that has DSC technology.
The 43-inch ASUS ROG Strix XG43UQ has a 1ms MPRT (moving picture response time) along with three preset HDR modes. The monitor’s anti-glare panel has 4K (3840 x 2160) resolution and a 144Hz refresh along with AMD FreeSync Premium Pro technology. It also has ASUS SonicMaster technology-powered built-in 10W stereo speakers and remote control too.
There is no information on the pricing yet, but it won’t come cheap.
Supersmooth true‑to‑life visuals
The 43-inch Strix XG43UQ features a 144 Hz, 4K (3840 x 2160) panel and AMD FreeSync Premium Pro technology to deliver super-smooth visuals at up to 144 frames per second. It’s also equipped with ASUS ELMB Sync which enables ELMB and variable refresh rate technologies to work simultaneously to eliminate ghosting and tearing for sharp gaming visuals with high frame rates.
In addition, High Dynamic Range technology with DisplayHDR™ 1000 certification and professional-grade 90% DCI‑P3 colour gamut ensures exceptional contrast and colours for true-to-life visuals.
Next‑gen gaming with HDMI 2.1
Along with offering amazing 4K 120 Hz gaming on the latest consoles via HDMI 2.1, Strix XG43UQ includes an Auto Low-Latency mode to reduce input lag, with less than half the input latency of 4K TVs. It also has variable refresh rate (VRR) technology to decrease tearing and framerate stutter, and it utilises Display Stream Compression technology to transport ultra-high-definition video across a single high-speed interface with no perceptible loss in video quality.
Anti‑glare panel and rich connectivity
The anti-glare panel makes it easier to see what’s on-screen in bright environments, enabling a better viewing experience when watching movies or playing games. Strix XG43UQ includes an array of connectivity options such as USB 3.0, HDMI 2.1 and 2.0, DisplayPort 1.4, audio line-in, and an earphone jack. It also has a bundled remote control to enable users to adjust display settings easily.