At this year’s CES event in Las Vegas Viewsonic have announced the launch of a new sub-brand of professional gaming monitors. ViewSonic ELITE™ gaming products are specifically designed with a sleek and minimalist aesthetic, while boasting practical gamer-centric designs.
The XG240R and XG350R-C are the first monitors to be aligned with partnered software programs that enable customizable RGB lighting capabilities. Through partnerships with the industry’s top PC peripheral manufacturers, ViewSonic ELITE™ products allow gamers to take full control over their RGB ecosystems when using these partners’ software. When running the software, the RGB lighting harmoniously syncs with other RGB-equipped gaming peripherals and hardware.
The ViewSonic XG240R is the first 24-inch monitor under the ViewSonic ELITE™ sub-brand featuring customizable RGB integration. The XG240R is a highly responsive competitive gaming monitor that delivers eSport tournament-level performance. With 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution, it boasts a 144Hz refresh rate, super-fast 1ms G2G response time and AMD FreeSync anti-tearing technology for variable refresh rates.
The XG350R-C (pictured above) 5-inch monitor is the primary ultra-wide curved gaming monitor under the ViewSonic ELITE™ line. With a 1800R curve, the XG350R-C features WQHD (3440×1440) resolution VA technology panel from AU Optronics. It supports a 100Hz refresh rate, has a 3ms G2G response time, has a low input lag mode and even an added “ClearMotion” strobed backlight system for those who like them. In other specs there is a 2500:1 contrast ratio, 300 cd/m2 brightness, 8-bit colour depth, 178/178 viewing angles.
It comes equipped with customizable RGB lighting, as well as AMD FreeSync technology to eliminate tearing. The XG350R-C also comes with proprietary SonicExpert sound enhancement technology, offering a completely immersive gaming experience from audio to visuals. With the 35-inch ultra-wide curved screen, the XG350R-C provides a broader field of view, ensuring gamers will never miss a thing on the screen.
Both the XG240R and XG350R-C include HDMI and DisplayPort connections, multiple USB 3.0 inputs, and built-in speakers. The monitors were designed with ergonomic functions with stands that swivel/tilt, rotate and adjust in height, making sure gamers can spend long hours gaming comfortably.
The ViewSonic ELITE™ XG240R and XG350R-C will be available in January 2019 at retail prices of $266 and $716 USD respectively according to the CES press release. Although the XG350R-C is listed on ViewSonic’s website at $788.99 as well.
Source: ViewSonic via Businesswire