ASUS Announces First 4K Monitor with HDMI 2.1 Support
The gaming division of ASUS ROG announced the first 43-inch gaming monitor with support for 4K resolution and a refresh rate of 120 Hz, which received certification of the wired HDMI 2.1 standard. The new product's bandwidth is 48 Gbit/s, which allows you to use it with the latest gaming consoles to broadcast high-quality images.
The 43-inch monitor, whose name has not yet been revealed, will be introduced along with two more affordable models with 27 and 32-inch displays. In addition to the resolution of 3840x2160 pixels, the new product is interesting in that it is certified with the latest HDMI 2.1 interface, which is installed in the Xbox Series X and Sony PlayStation 5 consoles.
The maximum throughput of the interface approved at the end of 2017 is 48 Gbps. This stream is enough to display a picture in real-time with a resolution of 4K at 120 Hz or 8K at a frequency of 60 Hz. In addition, HDMI 2.1 supports Low Latency Mode and Variable Refresh Rate technologies.
ASUS has not announced the cost or release date of the new line of HDMI 2.1-compatible monitors.