Asus to Debut its First HDMI 2.1 Monitor in May

ROG STRIX XG43UQ
ROG STRIX XG43UQ ASUS

Almost a week ago, Asus surprised the gaming community by announcing the all-new ROG Strix XG43UQ gaming monitor, which is also said to be the world's first HDMI 2.1 monitor. The monitor is built to deliver an exceptional gaming experience both for console and PC players. 

The ROG Strix XG43UQ is capable of 4K resolution at 120Hz and PC players can enjoy a much smoother gaming experience at 144Hz via DisplayPort 1.4.

ASUS ROG STRIX XG43UQ
ASUS ROG STRIX XG43UQ Photo: ASUS

Speaking of the monitor's specifications, the XG43UQ features a lightning-fast 1-millisecond MPRT response time. It also comes with three predefined HDR presets. And, for those looking for speakers in a monitor, the XG43UQ includes two 10-watt stereo speakers powered by Asus' own SonicMaster sound technology. Things about this monitor don't just end here, for you also get a remote control.

While Asus hasn't officially revealed the monitor's price, we can safely assume that it won't be cheap.

ROG STRIX XG43UQ
ROG STRIX XG43UQ Photo: ASUS

The XG43UQ is a 43-inch 3840x2160p monitor equipped with FreeSync Premium Pro technology, which delivers an unprecedented gameplay experience. In addition, the monitor is accompanied by ASUS ELMB and variable refresh rate (VRR) technology that works excellently in eliminating screen tearing and ghosting. The DisplayHDR 1000 certification is a cherry on the cake for those looking for a rich, colorful, and cinematic gaming experience. 

Now that the new Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 are capable of running games at higher frame rates, it has become a necessity to use a monitor capable of utilizing those high frames and deliver a smoother gaming experience. This is where the XG43UQ shines. 

Talking about the HDMI 2.1, this technology enables 4K resolution at 120Hz. Coupled with VRR, the monitor is perfect for anyone who wants to take their gaming experience to the next level.

Finally, the XG43UQ also sports an anti-glare panel, making it significantly more effective to use in bright environments. For other connectivity options, the monitor is said to feature USB 3.0, HDMI 2.0, headphone jack, and audio in-line.

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