Acer has just released three new gaming monitors. Two of them belong to the ED series, the Acer ED320QRP and the Acer ED270RP, while the VG271US is part of the VG series. These three monitors all feature a 165Hz refresh rates and support AMD FreeSync, which Acer claims makes them ideal for competitive gamers.
Both the ED320QRP and the ED270RP monitors come equipped with VA panels with a Full HD resolution, and accordingly they are cheaper when compared to the VG271US which comes equipped with an IPS panel and WQHD resolution. The ED270RP and the ED320QRP are available now for €249.90 and €299.90, respectively. The VG271US isn't available yet in Europe the UK, but it's expected to be priced between £/€400 and £/€500.
The VG271US features a 27-inch display with a 2560×1440 resolution and a 1ms MPRT. The 10-bit panel (8-bit + FRC) offers 178°(H)/178°(V) viewing angles and a typical brightness of 350nits, covering 95% of the DCI-P3 wide colour gamut. This monitor is certified as a VESA Display HDR400 display, increasing the maximum brightness to 400nits when this mode is active.
This monitor is equipped with 2x 2W speakers and comes 2x HDMI 2.0 ports, 1x DisplayPort 1.2, and a 3.5mm audio-out jack. Regarding ergonomics, it can only tilt from -5º to 20º, but also offers mounting support for VESA stands (100×100).
The ED320QRP is equipped with a 32-inch curved VA panel with a 1920×1080 resolution, and a response time of 5ms (G2G). Featuring an 8-bit panel with a contrast ratio of 4000:1, 300nits of brightness, and 178°(H)/178°(V) viewing angles, this monitor uses Acer's ZeroFrame design to reduce the screen's bezel, offering an enhanced visual experience.
Connectivity options include 2x HDMI port and 1x DisplayPort, and an audio-out jack. Just like the VG271US, the ED320QRP can tilt from -5º to 20º it supports VESA mounts (100×100).
The ED270RP is very similar to its bigger brother, but with a reduced size. The 27-inch curved VA panel of the ED270RP has a 1920×1080 resolution and a 5ms (G2G) response time. It also features the same ZeroFrame design and has an 8-bit panel with a contrast ratio of 4000:1 and 178°(H)/178°(V) viewing angles, but the brightness is reduced to 250nits.
Displays outputs are the same as the ED320QRP, with 2x HDMI port and 1x DisplayPort, and an audio-out jack. Ergonomic features are also the same, with tilt supported from -5º to 20º while VESA support (100×100) is also offered.
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