Affordable 4K gaming gets even better AGON by AOC revamps their 28” 144 Hz 4K gaming monitor now with HDMI 2.1: AOC GAMING U28G2XU2
AGON by AOC – one of the world’s leading gaming monitor and IT accessories brands – presents the new 71 cm/28” gaming monitor AOC GAMING U28G2XU2, successor of the current U28G2XU. Thanks to the blazing-fast 144 Hz refresh rate and razor-sharp responsiveness of 1 ms GtG, the U28G2XU2 hits home with mainstream and hard-core gamers, whether on PC or on consoles.
For those who value both incredibly detailed visuals with ultra-high resolution, as well as high refresh rates to achieve the most fluid, smooth gaming experience with practically no ghosting, the U28G2XU2 combines the best of both worlds. Add the VESA DisplayHDR 400 certification to decode and reproduce HDR content with eye-catching visuals, and Adaptive-Sync technology to support VRR (variable refresh rate) implementations, the U28G2XU2 delivers sharp, smooth action with punchy visuals, without exhibiting artefacts such as tearing or stutter.
Ready for the future
The revamped U28G2XU2 with two HDMI 2.1 ports will replace the U28G2XU, AOC’s first offering from last year combining 4K resolution and 144 Hz refresh rate, mainly aimed at the PC audience by using its DisplayPort connection to display 4K @ 144 Hz.
The new console generation and the increasing availability of latest gen graphic cards means that HDMI 2.1 connectivity is now getting ubiquitous among the gaming community, which is great news! The HDMI 2.1 technology offers a much higher bandwidth than HDMI 2.0, allowing it to transfer a 4K @ 144 Hz signal and above.
The AOC GAMING U28G2XU2 features two HDMI 2.1 ports, as well as two DisplayPort 1.4 ports, which means it can accept 4 different video sources in 4K resolution at high refresh rates. Thanks to the inclusion of the Picture-by-Picture and Picture-in-Picture modes, two of these sources can even be displayed simultaneously.
Now, the U28G2XU2 supports Xbox Series S and Series X, as well as the PlayStation 5 at its best: 120 Hz and 4K resolution, with HDR and VRR enabled. The HDMI 2.1 ports also support more, up to 144 Hz and 4K resolution if connected to a new GPU instead of the new consoles, for example.
Packed with features
Equipped with a fast IPS panel, the monitor offers wide 178/178° viewing angles, a wide colour gamut for rich, saturated colours, and a high colour accuracy. A peak brightness of x nits improves the visibility in bright ambient lighting conditions, and its high brightness in HDR is also proven by its VESA DisplayHDR 400 certification.
With an ideal size of 28” and an outstanding pixel density of 157 ppi, the U28G2XU2 also fits the desk of a home-office user/nightly gamer perfectly. The 4-port USB 3.2 hub makes high-speed data connection to plugged-in devices such as external drives possible. Equipped with a highly ergonomic stand with 130 mm height adjustment, and generous tilt, swivel ranges and 90° pivot capability, the U28G2XU2 can easily find its place in any user’s setup. Gaming or working on the U28G2XU2 at night is also comfortable thanks to the built-in LowBlue mode and FlickerFree technology.
Further customisation options in the monitor’s OSD settings include six game modes, features such as Dial Point (crosshair overlay), Game Colour (colour saturation) and Shadow Control so gamers can get the most out of their games and gain the upper edge against their opponents.