What just happened? Gaming monitors were one of the most common products at CES this year. Added to the list of eye-catching displays is another entry from HP’s 27-inch Omen lineup: the Omen 27u with 144Hz refresh rate, 4K resolution and HDMI 2.1 connectivity.
HP’s latest addition to the Omen 27 series will join the Omen 27i, which has a 1440p resolution and 165Hz refresh rate, and the later Omen 27c, which retains the same QHD display but increases the refresh rate to 240Hz and adds a curved panel. …
The Omen 27u uses an 8-bit IPS panel that goes up to 144Hz and offers 4K (3840 x 2160) resolution, making it an attractive prospect for those with powerful rigs. It also has a 1ms response time, can reach a maximum brightness of 450 nits (DisplayHDR400 certified), covers 95% DCI-P3 and 99% sRGB color gamut, and comes with AMD FreeSync Premium Pro adaptive sync support.
In addition to being aimed at PC gamers, the Omen 27u features an HDMI 2.1 port that will support 120Hz, making it an attractive prospect for current generation console owners looking to connect their PS5 / XBSX to something smaller. than normal 4K. TV.
Elsewhere, the monitor comes with an HDMI 2.0 port in addition to an HDMI 2.1 input, one DisplayPort 1.4, two USB A 3.2 ports, USB Type-C, one 3.5mm audio output, and built-in stereo speakers. There are also thin bezels with shallow edges, customizable RGB lighting sections, and the usual Omen Gaming Hub software packed full of gaming features.
The Omen 27u will go on sale in the spring for an MSRP of $ 699.99.
For other CES monitors, check out Samsung’s 55-inch curved 4K Odyssey Ark, which can swivel to portrait mode, and the company’s Odyssey Neo G8 4K @ 240Hz.