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ASUS VG249QM1A 270Hz Full HD IPS

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High refresh rate IPS offerings come in a range of sizes and resolutions. The ASUS VG249QM1A focuses on a responsive ~24″ Full HD IPS experience. This model has the usual rugged look associated with the TUF Gaming series. Plenty of matte black plastic, with a chunky ‘penguin-foot’ stand design and moderately thick bottom bezel. The top and side bezels are dual-stage, with a slim panel border flush with the rest of the screen plus thin hard plastic outer part. The OSD is controlled by a joystick and buttons at the rear of the screen, towards the right side as viewed from the front.

A robust look

A 23.8″ IPS-type panel is used with 1920 x 1080 (Full HD or 1080p) resolution and 270Hz refresh rate, we believe a BOE IPS-ADS panel more specifically. Adaptive-Sync is supported, including Nvidia ‘G-SYNC Compatible’ and AMD FreeSync Premium with 48 – 270Hz VRR range plus LFC. A matte anti-glare screen surface is included with a specified 1000:1 static contrast ratio, 178°/178° viewing angles and 8-bit colour support. A flicker-free WLED backlight provides 99% sRGB colour space coverage and a 350 cd/m² typical maximum luminance. Low Blue Light (LBL) settings are included to promote a more relaxing viewing experience.

A 1ms grey to grey response time is specified (caution advised), with variable overdrive featured to help prevent excessive overshoot as refresh rate drops. ELMB is included, a strobe backlight mode which can be used in place of Adaptive-Sync if you wish. The included stand offers tilt as the only ergonomic flexibility, with 100 x 100mm VESA holes included for alternative mounting. The ports face downwards and include; AC power input (internal power converter), 2 HDMI 2.0 ports, DP 1.2a and a 3.5mm headphone jack. 2 x 2W speakers are included for basic sound output.

VESA holes at the rear

Further details can be found on the on the manufacturer’s website. Details on price and availability still to come.