Mumbai, India, July 17, 2015: ASUS today announced the MG279Q, a 27-inch 2560 x 1440 resolution widescreen-quad-high-definition (WQHD) display for professional gaming. It features in-plane switching (IPS) technology for wide 178-degree viewing angles; as well as an incredible 144Hz refresh rate and AMD FreeSync technology for smooth, seamless gameplay. The MG279Q has an ergonomic design, and has Ultra-LowBlue Light and Flicker-Free technologies to protect users’ eyes during marathon gaming sessions. ASUS-exclusive gaming enhancements like GamePlus and GameVisual technologies give users an advantage in the gaming arena.
Highly-detailed visuals and accurate color reproduction
The ASUS MG279Q represents a new generation of displays, boasting a WQHD (2560 x 1440) resolution panel with a pixel density of 109 pixels per inch (PPI). The MG279Q provides highly-detailed images and up to 77% more onscreen desktop space than standard Full HD (1920 x 1080 resolution) displays.The MG279Q features IPS technology toprovideusers with superior images, 100% sRGB color gamut, and wide 178-degree viewing angles with minimal distortion and color shift
Smooth,fast-paced gaming visuals
The MG279Q handles fast-moving visuals with ease thanks to an astonishing 144Hz refresh rate and 4msgray-to-gray response time. The MG279Q also features AMD Free Sync technology to eliminate screen tearing and motion blur for seamless visuals and smooth game play, giving gamers the upper hand in the latest gaming titles.
Designed for comfortable marathon gaming sessions
The MG279Qis specially-designed for marathon gaming sessions. Its slim profile and narrow bezel makes it perfect for almost-seamless multi-display setups. It has an ergonomically-designed stand with full tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustment so gamers can find their preferred comfortable viewing position.The MG279Q can be easily detached from the stand thanks to a quick-release latch, and can be VESA wall-mounted to save on desktop space.
The ASUS Ultra-Low Blue Light technologyprotects gamers by reducing blue light emissions by up to 70%; withfour different blue light filter settings that can be easily accessed through a new onscreen display (OSD) menu. There is also Flicker-Free technology toreduceflicker to ensure a comfortable gaming experience.
The MG279Q features the ASUS GamePlus hotkey with crosshair overlay and timer functions. Gamers can select four different crosshairs to suit the in-game environment; while the onscreen timer can be positioned anywhere along the left edge of the display to help keep track of spawn and build times.
ASUS GameVisual Technology provides six preset display modes (Scenery, Racing, Cinema, RTS/RPG, FPS, sRGB) tailored to suit different types of games. This unique feature can be easily accessed through a hotkey or the OSD settings menu.
Extensive connectivity options and smart cable-management
The MG279Q has DisplayPort 1.2 for native WQHD output for rich, vibrant visuals; there are also HDMI/ MHL and dual USB 3.0 ports for convenient pass-through connectivity.
A cable-management design feature found on the back of the monitor helps organize and hidecables to keep gaming areas tidy and clutter-free.
Availability & Pricing
ASUS MG279Q will be available from the fourth week of July at an MRP of Rs50,000.The monitor also comes with a 3-year warranty.
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