At this year’s CES event in Las Vegas Acer have announced their massive new 55″ Predator CG552K display, featuring an OLED technology panel. This giant display is an equivalent to the already available Dell Alienware AW5520QF and offers a 4K 3840 x 2160 resolution combined with a 120Hz refresh rate and support for adaptive-sync for variable refresh rates.
Using OLED technology means you can expect exceptional picture quality with deep blacks and very high contrast ratios. It will also be able to do per-pixel local dimming making it ideal for HDR content. The panel supports up to 400 cd/m2 brightness and has a wide colour gamut with 98.5% DCI-P3 coverage. It even comes factory calibrated to dE <1.
The adaptive-sync support means that it will allow variable refresh rates for both AMD and NVIDIA systems to help cope with the 4K @ 120Hz specification. There is also HDMI-VRR offered, to support latest compatible games consoles and devices. There is also a 0.5ms G2G response time spec which unlike LCD should be reliable on OLED.
A light sensor detects the room’s light level and automatically adjusts brightness to optimize visual comfort. With its built-in proximity sensor, the Predator CG552K is able to detect if someone is within range, waking up when they’re close and entering a power-saving mode when they leave the area.
Excellent connectivity to a wide range of systems, consoles and peripherals includes three HDMI 2.0 ports, two DisplayPort v1.4 ports, a USB Type C port as well as two USB
2.0 and USB 3.0 ports. Two 10W speakers deliver 20W of dynamic audio and customizable light strips enhance the hardware aesthetic.
The Predator CG552K gaming monitor will be available in North America in Q3, starting at USD $2,999; and in EMEA in Q3 starting at EUR 2,699.
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