Taiwan’s Asus announces world’s first HDMI 2.1-certified gaming monitor

Gaming monitors available in 27-, 32-, and 43-inch models, set for 'holiday season' release

Taiwan News
Date: 2020/08/07
By: Eric Chang, Taiwan News, Contributing Writer

Asus logo (AP photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Asus has announced through its Republic of Gamers (ROG) brand that it will soon be launching three HDMI 2.1 capable monitors.

According to a press release posted by Videocardz, Asus said its upcoming 43-inch monitor is the first to receive HDMI 2.1 certification, passing all compatibility and validation tests conducted by Allion Labs, Inc., a product testing company. Asus will also be offering 32-inch and 27-inch models with HDMI 2.1 ports, according to PC Gamer.

The ROG monitors will be compatible with Sony’s PS5 and Microsoft Xbox Series X next-generation gaming consoles. They will have up to 48 gigabits per second (Gbps) of bandwidth allowing them to support 4K ultra high definition (UHD) visuals at variable refresh rates of up to 120 Hz, according to Tom’s Hardware.    [FULL  STORY]

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