AOC will launch its AGON PRO AG274QZM monitor next month. The screen has a 27-inch IPS panel with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels and is equipped with a small LED backlight with 576 dimmable zones, maximum brightness of 1200 nits.
The AGON PRO AG274QZM is DisplayHDR 1000 certified and has a gray-to-gray response time of 1ms according to the manufacturer. It’s the first 27-inch 240Hz monitor with a small LED backlight, the AOC has had a 170Hz variant in its range since last year, and it costs around €1,000.
With a 240Hz panel, the monitor is geared toward gamers, but the monitor also features a USB-C connection with 65W power delivery4-port USB-A hub and KVM switch. This makes it possible to connect a keyboard and mouse to a monitor and to switch between a laptop and a PC for example.
On the back of the casing are RGB LEDs and the screen also has a built-in projector that can project the AOC logo onto the desk. The manufacturer supplies the monitor with a QuickSwitch controller in the form of a dial, with which it is possible to adjust the monitor settings.
At the beginning of this year, AOC jointly presented with Nvidia 300Hz Variable Screen: AG274QGM. It has not been announced when this performance will be released and what it will cost. MSI and ViewSonic will also release such monitors.
According to the AOC, the AG274QZM is on sale from June at a suggested retail price of €1,299. The screen is already on Pricewatch A number of suppliers have for just under 1,200 euros, but with an unknown delivery time.