LG UltraGear 49inch DQHD 1ms 240Hz Curved gaming monitor announced
LG Electronics has introduced its latest addition to the UltraGear gaming monitor series, the 49GR85DC. This monitor boasts a curved 49-inch display with a 32:9 aspect ratio and an ultra-fast 240Hz refresh rate, designed to enhance the gaming experience. This launch comes after the introduction of OLED Gaming Monitors at CES.
The new gaming monitor, the 49GR85DC, which boasts a 49-inch Dual QHD resolution panel with a 1000R curvature. This means that the screen provides sharp and vibrant images that fill the user’s field of vision.
The monitor has a 240Hz refresh rate and a 3000:1 contrast ratio, which helps create a more responsive and immersive gaming environment.
Additionally, the monitor has a VESA DisplayHDR 1000 certification and a peak brightness of 1000-nit, which provides vivid colors and deep blacks. The monitor has a virtually borderless design that lets users stay focused on their game or work.
Apart from gaming, the monitor offers several multitasking features, including Picture-in-Picture (PIP) and Picture-by-Picture (PBP) modes. PIP mode displays another device’s content in a floating window, while PBP mode works with multiple windows at once.
The monitor supports connectivity via DisplayPort 1.4 and HDMI 2.1, which provides a smooth gaming experience at 240Hz in Dual QHD resolution. The monitor also has LED Hexagon backlighting and support for DTS Headphone:X, which enhances the gaming experience with advanced three-dimensional sound via wired headphones.
Quick specifications: LG UltraGear gaming monitor 49GR85DC
Pricing and availability
The LG UltraGear gaming monitor range, the 49GR85DC, which is now available for purchase in the U.S. at LG stores priced at US$ 1,299 (Rs. 1,06,570 approx.). It will be launched in key markets across Europe this month, followed by Asia later in the year.
Commenting on the launch, Seo Young-jae, Senior Vice President and Head of the IT Business Unit of LG Electronics Business Solutions Company, said:
With the gaming monitor market expanding, the demand for larger displays with exceptional picture quality and high refresh rates is on the rise. The new LG UltraGear is a versatile and premium display solution that caters to the diverse needs of modern-day consumers. While designed with gaming in mind, it is also perfect for multitasking. This demonstrates our dedication and capability to meet the evolving needs of our customers.