GIGABYTE Releases Full Specifications of AORUS FO48U Gaming Monitor: 4K OLED, HDMI 2.1, 120 Hz

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GIGABYTE has published the landing page and full specifications for one its most highly anticipated HDMI 2.1 gaming monitors, the AORUS FO48U. A relatively large display, the AORUS FO48U features a 47.53-inch OLED panel offering 4K UHD resolution (3840 x 2160 px), 120 Hz refresh rate, 1 ms GTG response time, 98 percent DCI-P3 color coverage, 130 percent sRGB color coverage, and 135000:1 contrast ratio. Unfortunately, GIGABYTE’s AORUS FO48U does not appear to offer any level of HDR support. Pricing and dates of availability are also unknown at this time.

AORUS FO48U Gaming Monitor Specifications

Panel Size (diagonal)47.53″ OLED
Display Viewing Area (HxV)1052.16×591.84(mm)
Panel Backlight/ TypeOLED
Display Surface(non-glare/ glare)Anti-Reflection
Color Saturation98% DCI-P3/130% sRGB
True Resolution3840 X 2160 (UHD)
Pixel Pitch0.274(H) X 0.274(V) (mm)
Brightness135 cd/m2 (TYP)
Contrast Ratio135000:1
Viewing Angle178 (H)/178 (V)
Display Colors10 bits
Response Time1ms GTG
Refresh Rate120Hz*
Signal InputHDMI 2.1 X2 Display port 1.4 (DSC) x1
Earphone JackYes
Microphone JackN/A
Speaker15W x2 + 20W X1
Unique FeaturesOSD Sidekick Aim Stabilizer Sync Black Equalizer 1.0 Dashboard Timer Counter Crosshair PiP/PbP Auto-Update KVM 6 axis Color Control Smart OD
USB port(s)USB 3.0 x2 USB C X1
Power TypeBuilt-in
Power Consumption325W (Max)
Power Saving Mode0.5W
Power Off Mode0.3W
VoltageAC 100V~240V
Height Adjustment (mm)N/A
VESA Wall Mounting(mm)300*300
Kensington lockYes
Phys. Dimension with Stand(WxHxD)1068.5*675.1*251.1
Phys. Dimension w/o stand (WxHxD)1068.5*611.8*43.1
Box Dimension (WxHxD)1180*760*160
Net Weight with stand (Esti.)15 kg
Net Weight without stand (Esti.)14 7kg
Gross Weight (Esti.)20.8kg
AccessoriesPower cable/HDMI cable/DP cable/USB cable/QSG/Warranty card
Note*HDMI2.1 supports PS5 and Xbox Series X at 4K UHD@ 20Hz (4:2:0)

Gaming-oriented features include “Black Equalizer,” a gamma enhancement which brightens up darker shades to increase visibility. Plus an onscreen crosshair and FPS counter (refresh rate display, reflects FPS with VRR active). The ports are located at the bottom of the screen and include; AC power input (internal power converter), a 3.5mm audio input, 3.5mm headphone jack, 2 HDMI 2.1 ports, DP 1.4 (with HBR3), USB-C (<20W PD assumed, DP Alt Mode, upstream data) and 2 USB 3.0 ports plus upstream.

Sources: GIGABYTE, PC Monitors

Tsing Mui
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