Published On: April 4, 2024

ViewSonic Introduces Its First OLED Gaming Monitor: The ViewSonic XG272-2K-OLED

Published On: April 4, 2024
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ViewSonic Introduces Its First OLED Gaming Monitor: The ViewSonic XG272-2K-OLED

ViewSonic joins the OLED gaming monitor revolution with the introduction of the feature-packed ViewSonic XG272-2K-OLED.

ViewSonic Introduces Its First OLED Gaming Monitor: The ViewSonic XG272-2K-OLED

By Author: Nemanja Grbic
With over 9 years of experience in journalism, Nemanja Grbic is a reputable news press release writer and journalist in the home theater industry. His sharp journalistic acumen delivers accurate and engaging news, featured in prominent AV publications.

ViewSonic, known for its projector and monitor technology, has officially unveiled its inaugural foray into OLED gaming monitors with the release of the ViewSonic XG272-2K-OLED. This move mirrors a growing trend within the gaming display industry, where OLED technology is gaining traction over traditional LCD panels.

The ViewSonic XG272-2K-OLED, as its name implies, boasts a 27-inch OLED display, offering gamers unparalleled picture quality characterized by individual pixel illumination, resulting in vibrant colors and deep blacks without the reliance on a shared backlight. Sporting a native resolution of 2560x1440, this 16:9 aspect ratio monitor should deliver a visual treat for gaming enthusiasts.

What sets the XG272-2K-OLED apart is its remarkable performance metrics. With a refresh rate of up to 240Hz and an impressive 0.01ms pixel response time (0.02ms GTG), this monitor should ensure smooth gameplay, virtually eliminating issues like blurring, ghosting, and stuttering. 

Furthermore, it supports variable refresh rates across multiple platforms, including HDMI, AMD FreeSync Premium, and NVIDIA G-Sync, promising an immersive gaming experience devoid of visual artifacts.

Front view of the ViewSonic XG272-2K-OLED gaming monitor.

“ViewSonic recognizes gamers’ surging interest for OLED displays, driven by their superior color performance and faster response time,” says Oscar Lin, ViewSonic’s General Manager of the Monitor Business Unit.

“With the launch of the XG272-2K-OLED, we’re bringing gamers impeccable visuals and speed, thanks to OLED technology, and ensuring exceptional clarity with the Blur Busters Verified certification. We are committed to delivering innovative and high-quality products that exceed the expectations of our gaming community.”

In terms of visual fidelity, the XG272-2K-OLED doesn't disappoint. Boasting a static contrast ratio of 150,000:1 and a peak brightness of 450 nits, coupled with HDR10 support and coverage of 97% of the DCI-P3 color gamut, the monitor delivers stunning visuals, making every gaming session a visual spectacle.

The monitor also prioritizes user comfort and convenience. Equipped with a Low Blue Light feature to reduce eye strain during extended gaming sessions, the XG272-2K-OLED ensures a comfortable viewing experience. Its ergonomic design, featuring adjustable height, tilt, swivel, and pivot capabilities, allows users to customize their setup for optimal comfort.

Rear view of the ViewSonic XG272-2K-OLED gaming monitor.

Connectivity options abound with two HDMI 2.1 ports, a DisplayPort 1.4 port, a USB-C port with 15W charging capability, and multiple USB-A and USB-B ports, providing compatibility with a wide array of gaming devices.

Adding to its aesthetic appeal, the ViewSonic XG272-2K-OLED flaunts a striking design with a radiant white finish on its rear panel, complemented by customizable RGB lighting. Users can tailor the lighting to suit their gaming ambiance preferences, further improving the immersive experience.

Display Specifications:

  • Display Size (in.): 27
  • Viewable Area (in.): 26.5
  • Panel Type: OLED Technology
  • Resolution: 2560 x 1440 (QHD)
  • Static Contrast Ratio: 150,000:1 (typ)
  • High Dynamic Range: HDR10
  • Brightness: 450 cd/m² (typ)
  • Colors: 1.07B
  • Color Space Support: 10 bit true
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Response Time (Typical GTG): 0.02ms
  • Viewing Angles: 178º horizontal, 178º vertical
  • Refresh Rate (Hz): 240
  • Variable Refresh Rate Technology: FreeSync Premium, G-Sync compatible
  • Low Blue Light: Software solution
  • Flicker-Free Yes
  • Color Gamut: DCI-P3: 97% coverage, NTSC: 97% size, sRGB: 137% size (Typ)
  • Pixel Size: 0.229 mm (H) x 0.229 mm (V)

The ViewSonic XG272-2K-OLED is currently available for purchase in the United States, priced at $899.99 at Amazon, with European availability slated for the end of April. Pricing in Europe will vary by country, with the UK market expecting a release in May priced at £799.

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