Early last month, ViewSonic announced two new gaming monitors under their new sub-brand “ViewSonic ELITE” – the ViewSonic XG240R and XG350R-C. The XG240R is a 24-inch full HD display with a resolution of 1920×1080 and features a fast refresh rate of 144Hz as well as AMD FreeSync technology. The XG350R-C on the other hand is a 35-inch ultrawide curved monitor with a resolution of 3440×1440 and features a refresh rate of 100Hz with FreeSync technology as well. The XG350R-C is also using an MVA panel and according to the company it supports high dynamic range or HDR content. The ViewSonic Elite XG240R is now available on Amazon.com here, while the XG350R-C is already listed as well. Check out the rest of their features and specifications from the official news below.
Meet The ViewSonic Elite XG240R and XG350R-C Gaming Monitors
ViewSonic Corp. unveils the launch of a new sub-brand of professional gaming monitors. ViewSonic ELITE™ gaming products are specifically designed with a sleek and minimalistic aesthetic, while boasting practical gamer-centric designs. With decades of display technology experience and heritage, ViewSonic ELITE™ will deliver next-level gaming products that fit the needs of today’s multifaceted gaming community.
ViewSonic ELITE™ launches with a pair of new gaming monitors: XG240R and XG350R-C. The XG240R and XG350R-C are the first monitors aligned with partnered software programs that enable customizable RGB lighting capabilities. Through partnerships with the industry’s top PC peripheral manufacturers, ViewSonic ELITE™ products allow gamers to take full control over their RGB ecosystems when using these partners’ software. When running the software, the RGB lighting harmoniously syncs with other RGB-equipped gaming peripherals and hardware.
ViewSonic Elite XG240R 144Hz 1080p Gaming Monitor
The ViewSonic XG240R is the first 24-inch monitor under the ViewSonic ELITE™ sub-brand featuring customizable RGB integration. The XG240R is a highly responsive competitive gaming monitor that delivers esport tournament-level performance. With 1080p Full HD resolution, it boasts a 144Hz refresh rate, super-fast 1ms response time and AMD FreeSync™ anti-tearing technology, ensuring a captivating gaming experience.
ViewSonic Elite XG350R-C 1440p 100Hz Ultrawide Curve Gaming Monitor
The XG350R-C 35-inch monitor is the primary ultra-wide curved gaming monitor under the ViewSonic ELITE™ line. With a1800R curve, the XG350R-C features WQHD (3440×1440) resolution and comes equipped with customizable RGB lighting, as well as AMD FreeSync™ technology to eliminate tearing. The XG350R-C also comes with proprietary SonicExpert® sound enhancement technology, offering a completely immersive gaming experience from audio to visuals. With the 35-inch ultra-wide curved screen, the XG350R-C provides a broader field of view, ensuring gamers will never miss a thing on the screen.
Both the XG240R and XG350R-C include HDMI and DisplayPort connections, multiple USB 3.0 inputs, and built-in speakers. The monitors were designed with ergonomic functions with stands that swivel/tilt, rotate and adjust in height, making sure gamers can spend long hours gaming comfortably.
“Gaming setup is an important factor with gamers, from products to comfort to environment. By launching ViewSonic ELITE™, we wanted to present an evolution of style and performance with our monitors,” said Jason Maryne, vertical marketing manager for gaming at ViewSonic Americas. “The ViewSonic ELITE™ line incorporates the latest technology features and product specification that gamers require, making sure that the monitors are designed to fulfill these demands. We’re delivering form, function and some fun.”
ViewSonic ELITE™ will be featured with several gaming partners at global gaming conventions; and the company will participate in community-based charity events to promote an inclusive gaming message. ViewSonic ELITE™ has collaborated with multiple PC component manufacturers to provide compatibility between ViewSonic ELITE™ RGB monitors and select RGB software from partners. ViewSonic ELITE™ affirms its commitment to the gaming community by empowering gamers with comprehensive ecosystems that give gamers control.
Pricing and Availability
The ViewSonic ELITE XG240R and XG350R-C gaming monitors will be available starting January 2019 and comes with the following manufacturer’s suggested retail price: $266 USD for the XG240R and $716 USD for the XG350R-C. These are MSRPs and are subject to change. You can check out the latest pricing and availability below.
ViewSonic ELITE XG240R and XG350R-C Specifications
|Resolution||1920x1080||3440 x 1440|
|Response Time||5ms (Typical GTG)|
1ms (GTG w/ OD)
|3ms (Typical GTG)|
|Adaptive Sync||AMD FreeSync||AMD FreeSync|
|Static Contrast Ratio||1,000:1||2,500:1|
|Dynamic Contrast Ratio||120,000,000:1||120,000,000:1|
|Brightness||350 cd/m2||300 cd/m2|
|Colors||16.7 M||16.7 M|
|Color Space Support||6 bit + A-FRC||RGB 8-bit|
|Viewing Angles||170º horizontal, 160º vertical||178º horizontal, 178º vertical|
|Backlight Life||30,000 hours||30,000 hours|
|Panel Surface||Anti-glare 3H, hard coating||Anti-glare 3H, hard coating|
|Connectors||2x USB 3.0 Type A|
1x USB 3.0 Type B
2x HDMI 1.4
1x 3.5mm Audio out
|3x USB 3.0 Type A|
1x USB 3.0 Type B
2x HDMI 2.0
1x 3.5mm Audio out
|Audio||2W Internal Speakers||5W Internal Speakers|
|Power Consumption||30W Typical||70W Typical|
|Voltage||100-240 VAC, 50-60Hz||100-240 VAC|
|VESA Compatible||100 x 100 mm||100 x 100 mm|