ViewSonic recently announced several new gaming monitors, an external monitor peripheral and their new OSD and software. The new gaming monitors are the ViewSonic Elite XG270QG – a 144Hz-165Hz IPS WQHD gaming monitor with G-Sync technology; the ELITE XG270QC – a 1440p curved gaming monitor with 165Hz refresh rate and FreeSync 2; the Elite XG270 – a flat 240Hz IPS Full HD display with AMD FreeSync; and the two XG05 gaming monitors (24″ and 27″) with full HD display and also 144Hz refresh rate. Aside from a new Elite RGB and OSD controller, the Elite Ally is an external display where users can quickly access and change the monitor’s settings. You can check out more details from the official news below.
ELITE XG270QG Gaming Monitor
The 27-inch ELITE XG270QG is an IPS Nano Colour G-SYNC gaming monitor capable of achieving a true 1ms (GtG) response time. With its 144Hz (165Hz OC) refresh rate and NVIDIA G-SYNC technology, this groundbreaking monitor ensures smooth and uninterrupted gameplay for even the fastest scenarios. The new IPS Nano Colour panel boasts a 2560×1440 (QHD) resolution and 98% DCI-P3 colour coverage that brings games to life with deeper and more vibrant colours.
The XG270QG monitor also includes ELITE Design Enhancements; a series of features created to improve organisation and elevate a gamer’s setup. These enhancements include a built-in mouse bungee, headphone hook, ELITE RGB ambient lighting, and an ultra-thin brushed aluminium base.
ELITE XG270QC Gaming Monitor
The 27-inch ELITE XG270QC curved gaming monitor is designed to provide lifelike visuals and immerse gamers with its 1500R curvature and 2560×1440 (QHD) resolution. The XG270QC elevates gaming worlds with its 550 cd/m2 luminance and its wide DCI-P3 >90% color coverage. The monitor is fully loaded with a 165Hz refresh rate, 3ms (1ms MPRT) response time, and AMD Radeon FreeSync 2 technology to ensure a seamless gaming experience.
ELITE XG270 Gaming Monitor
The 27-inch ELITE XG270 is a 240Hz IPS panel that delivers incredible speed and clarity for esports enthusiasts. The IPS display’s ultra-fast 1ms (GTG) response time and 240Hz refresh rate enable smooth screen transitions while offering accurate colour reproduction and wide viewing angles. The panel is equipped with a 1920×1080 (Full HD) resolution and 99%* sRGB colour coverage to provide stunning images during gameplay. The XG270 also supports AMD Radeon™ FreeSync™ technology to help minimize screen artifacts and tearing.
XG05 Gaming Monitor Series
The XG05 gaming monitor series launches with two new monitors: the 24-inch XG2405 and 27-inch XG2705. These gaming monitors consciously strike a balance between essential gaming features and affordability. Both displays are equipped with a 1920×1080 (Full HD) resolution and 3-side borderless IPS screen for immersive multi-monitor gaming. With a 144Hz refresh rate, 1ms (MPRT), and AMD Radeon FreeSync technology, gamers are equipped with the tools they need to succeed.
“ViewSonic is always in pursuit of offering the latest and greatest in gaming technology,” said Kendall Miller, global gaming manager for ViewSonic ELITE. “These exciting new additions to the ELITE gaming monitor series deliver displays capable of providing the speed and clarity that gamers have been searching for.”
ELITE RGB and OSD Software
The first app to launch for ELITE gaming monitors, the ELITE RGB Controller, will allow easier access and control over a compatible monitor’s RGB accent backlighting. Users can choose from different lighting modes or customise their RGB colours from a collection of more than 16.8 million colours for a personalised RGB gaming atmosphere. An OSD software application, the ELITE Display Controller, can control both monitor display options and RGB ambient lighting modes. With the click of a mouse, users can customise display modes and change settings without physically interacting with the monitor’s OSD.
The ELITE Ally peripheral is a USB-connected touch-screen device that allows gamers to quickly access on-screen display settings, such as game modes, adaptive sync, HDR, brightness, contrast, RGB lighting and more. Users can fine-tune their gaming experience without touching the monitor or opening their ELITE display controller software. Currently, the ELITE Ally peripheral is only compatible with select ViewSonic ELITE gaming monitors.
The XG270QG and XG270 will be available worldwide in Q4 2019, while the XG270QC will be available worldwide in Q1 2020. The ELITE Ally, OSD software and ELITE RGB Controller will be available worldwide in Q4 2019. The XG2405 and XG2705 will be available in the EU and APAC in Q4 2019, and in North America in Q1 2020.