ViewSonic XG272 2K OLED (W-OLED)

ViewSonic XG272 2K OLED (W-OLED)

ViewSonic XG272 2K OLED (W-OLED)

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BEST RATING
Casual Gaming:
5.0
CASUAL GAMING: Best in Class9.8/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Best in Class9.6/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Poor5.8/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Very Good8.0/10
RESOLUTION: Good7.0/10
BRIGHTNESS: Good7.1/10
CONTRAST: Best in Class10.0/10
COLOR VOLUME: Poor5.6/10
REFRESH RATE: Very Good8.0/10
RESPONSE TIME: Best in Class10.0/10
TEXT QUALITY: Fair6.6/10

The ViewSonic XG272 2K OLED monitor is a high-end option that excels in areas such as contrast with an infinite contrast ratio, making it great for HDR gaming and media consumption. With an OLED panel, it offers deep blacks and vibrant colors, suitable for digital and print photo editing with a wide color gamut. It has a very good refresh rate, appealing to competitive gamers, and includes features like an adjustable stand and multiple HDMI 2.1 and DisplayPort 1.4 ports. However, its high price reflects its premium features, and its peak brightness may not be as high as some other HDR-capable monitors, potentially affecting performance in very bright rooms. Casual gaming and productivity are decent, but it might not be the best choice if you're focused on those activities, mainly due to its moderate text quality and possible reflections due to the matte coating. Give Feedback

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Evaluation

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Pros
  • OLED provides deep blacks and high contrast
  • High refresh rate for smooth gaming
  • Wide color gamut for vibrant images
  • Adjustable stand for ergonomic setup
  • HDR support enhances gaming and media
Cons
  • Lower brightness compared to some monitors
  • Not ideal for competitive gaming due to possible ghosting
  • Limited HDR video editing capabilities
  • Matte coating may affect image vibrancy

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.
Competitive Gaming:
4.9
The competitive gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, total response time, variable refresh rate, strobing and brightness.
Media Consumption:
4.4
The media comparison score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, contrast, brightness and screen coating

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$1,007
Screen Size
27"
Resolution
2560 x 1440
Screen Type
OLED
Screen Sub-type
W-OLED
Refresh Rate
240Hz

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
Inf:1
SDR Peak Brightness
450 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
Unknown
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
Yes
sRGB Color Gamut
100 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
0.02 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
40 - 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
110 PPI
Coating
Matte
Text Clarity Score
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6.6/10
Image Clarity Score
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7.1/10

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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