AOC Announces AGON AG274QXM, a 27-Inch QHD IPS Display with Mini LED Backlight

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AOC China has announced its latest AGON gaming monitor, the AG274QXM. A variant of the AGON AG274QX model that was announced back in March, AOC’s new “M” revision boasts a 27-inch QHD (2560 x 1440) IPS panel with a Mini LED backlight that comprises 576 local dimming zones for improved contrast ratios and deeper black levels. The monitor supports refresh rates of up to 170 Hz via DisplayPort (up to 140 Hz via HDMI 2.0), a 1 ms GtG response time, VESA DisplayHDR 1000 certification for a peak brightness level of 1,000 nits, and Adaptive Sync/AMD FreeSync for tear-free gameplay. Users will also find four USB Type-A 3.2 ports and one USB Type-B upstream port.

Key Specifications

Product CodeAG274QXM
Screen size (diagonal)27″W
Viewable size (diagonal)68.5cm
Screen aspect ratio16:9
Panel typeIPS technology
Dot pitch0.2331(H)x0.2331(V)mm
Screen size596.736(H)x335.664(V)mm
Brightness (typical value)550cd/m² (HDR off)
600cd/m² (HDR on)
(peak: 1000cd/m²)
Contrast (typical value/minimum value)1000:1/700:1
Dynamic contrast (typical value)80000000:1
Response time1ms GtG
Viewing angle (horizontal/vertical) (typical value)178°/178°(CR>10)
scanning frequencyHorizontal:
30k-230kHz(HDMI, USB C)
48-144Hz(HDMI, USB C)
Maximum resolution2560×1440@144Hz(HDMI, USB C [1] )
2560×1440@170Hz [2] (DP)
Display color1.07 billion [3] [4]
Color gamut (typical value)100% sRGB (BT.709) coverage rate (based on CIE 1931)
155% sRGB (BT.709) color gamut area (based on CIE 1931)
98% DCI-P3 coverage rate (based on CIE 1976)
116% DCI-P3 color gamut Area (based on CIE 1976)
95% NTSC coverage (based on CIE 1976)
127% NTSC color gamut area (based on CIE 1976)
99% Adobe RGB coverage (based on CIE 1976)
125% Adobe RGB color gamut area (based on CIE 1976)
Factory color calibration (average value)ΔE<2
HDCP functionYes
interfaceHDMI2.0(HDR)×2, DP1.4(HDR), USB C(DP Alt), USB3.2 Gen1×4, USB upstream, man-machine controller interface, audio output (headset interface), microphone input, microphone Output

Sources: AOC, DisplaySpecifications

Tsing Mui
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