AOC Issue Statement About the Panel Change for the 24G2U Gaming Monitor

Towards the end of last year AOC made a change to their popular 23.8″ 24G2U gaming display and switched to the use of a different panel. We had reviewed the 24G2U as part of last year’s budget gaming monitor article, and were impressed by its performance and capabilities. It’s become one of the most popular low-cost gaming monitors in this size range and recommended by many different reviewers. Later in August 2020 some users started to notice that the panel in their screen was not the same as that in the review units, with AOC seemingly having switched from using a panel from lesser-known manufacturer Panda as featured in the numerous reviews online, to one from BOE instead.

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LG 27GP850 with 27″ 1440p Nano IPS Panel and 180Hz Refresh Rate

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LG are set to release the successor to their very popular 27GL850 display, still one of the most popular models on the market. This new 27GP850 model will be part of their UltraGear gaming line-up and boasts an increased refresh rate compared with the older model. The 27GP850 has a 27″ Nano IPS panel with a 2560 x 1440 resolution and a refresh rate up to 180Hz.

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