AOC PD49 (QD-OLED)

AOC PD49 (QD-OLED)

AOC PD49 (QD-OLED)

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BEST RATING
Casual Gaming:
5.0
CASUAL GAMING: Best in Class9.9/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Fair6.7/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Poor5.9/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Best in Class9.8/10
RESOLUTION: Fair6.9/10
BRIGHTNESS: Best in Class10.0/10
CONTRAST: Best in Class10.0/10
COLOR VOLUME: Best in Class10.0/10
REFRESH RATE: Very Good8.0/10
RESPONSE TIME: Best in Class10.0/10
TEXT QUALITY: Fair6.5/10

The AOC PD49 QD-OLED monitor comes at a premium price, and this investment delivers exceptional color and brightness, making it superb for HDR gaming and media consumption. It boasts a wide color gamut and high contrast, catering well to HDR video editing and print photo editing. Its ultra-wide screen and high resolution are immersive but may be less suitable for traditional productivity tasks due to its curve and size. Great for casual and competitive gaming with a very high refresh rate and low response time, yet this monitor's text clarity and image sharpness might not be optimal for reading or detailed work. No adjustable stand limits ergonomics, and connectivity is ample with multiple DisplayPort and HDMI inputs but lacks USB power delivery. Overall, this monitor shines for gaming and creative media use but less so for office-type productivity. Give Feedback

this description is based on the product variant with some specs. At the time of writing, the variant with some specs cost some dollars.




Evaluation

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Pros
  • Excellent HDR gaming with deep colors
  • Outstanding contrast for vibrant images
  • Ultra-wide immersive experience
  • High refresh rate for smooth gaming
  • Wide color gamut for accurate hues
Cons
  • Not suitable for productivity tasks
  • Limited text clarity
  • No adjustable stand for ergonomics
  • Higher price point for premium features

Ratings by Category

Casual Gaming:
5.0
The casual gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, resolution, contrast, brightness, color gamut and screen coating.
Media Consumption:
5.0
The media comparison score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, contrast, brightness and screen coating
Competitive Gaming:
3.7
The competitive gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, total response time, variable refresh rate, strobing and brightness.
Productivity:
3.0
The productivity score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, screen size, pixels per inch, ergonomics and screen coating.

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$2,350
Screen Size
49"
Resolution
5120 x 1440
Screen Type
OLED
Screen Sub-type
QD-OLED
Refresh Rate
240Hz

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
Inf:1
SDR Peak Brightness
1000 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
Unknown
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
Yes
sRGB Color Gamut
99 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
0.03 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
48 - 240 Hz
Strobing / BFI
No
Persistence Blur Score
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8/10
Ghosting Score
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10/10

TEXT & IMAGE CLARITY

Pixels Per Inch
108 PPI
Coating
Matte
Text Clarity Score
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6.6/10
Image Clarity Score
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7/10

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

HDMI 1.4 Ports
0
HDMI 2.0 Ports
0
HDMI 2.1 Ports
2
Micro HDMI Ports
0
DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
0

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