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AOC AGON goes super-wide with AG493UCX

AOC is introducing its biggest AGON gaming monitor yet this week. The AOC AGON AG493UCX is a 49-inch, 32:9 gaming display, essentially combining two 27″ QHD monitors into one seamless panel.

The AOC AGON AG493UCX features a 5120×1440 super-wide resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, 1ms MPRT response time, DisplayHDR 400 certification and of course, FreeSync Premium Pro for a tear-free gaming experience. With such a high resolution, there are some other handy features included too, like picture by picture mode and a KVM switch for multiple input sources. There is also USB-C connectivity, so in all, its not just a great gaming monitor on paper, but also decent for productivity too. In picture by picture mode, you'll be able to have two 16:9 sources side by side.

Extra features of this monitor include:

  • A 100 mm height, -3.5/13.5° tilt, -15.5/15.5° swivel adjustable, sturdy stand
  • 2x 5W speakers
  • 2 HDMI 2.0 and 2 DP 1.4 inputs
  • 3-port USB 3.1 hub with USB-C input (video and 65 W power delivery)
  • FPS frame counter and Dial Point (crosshair overlay)
  • 3 user customisable, in total 6 gaming modes for different genres
  • FlickerFree technology and Low Blue light modes
  • A new, sleekly designed OSD and software OSD (AOC G-Menu)

The AOC AGON AG493UCX will be available in Europe this month. The MSRP is set at £899.

KitGuru Says: This certainly sounds like a great monitor on paper – it will be interesting to see some reviews once they start shipping. Are any of you currently shopping around for a new monitor? What do you think of the latest from AOC? 

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