4K monitors are reasonably cheap at the moment. There are varieties of 4K monitors available in the market that cost less than RM2K (< $500). Generally, 4K monitors offer more viewing space compared to the traditional HD monitors by not only provide quadruple time of HD quality, but, better viewing space and crisp image for a visual treat as well.
The ASUS’s VP28UQG is a gaming display that features a 4K resolution with said to offer lightning-fast 1ms of response time with its Adaptive-Sync technology to provide a smoother visual experience when playing games. As the model name suggests, VP28UQG, it is a display with 28” TN panel offering a 3840 x 2160 resolution with a pixel density of 157PPI for incredible photo-realistic visuals and enhancing the sharpness of the visuals to give you a crisp image and text, a wider 170° (H) / 160° (V) viewing angles and 60Hz refresh rate with native 4K UHD support via its DisplayPort 1.2 and HDMI (v2.0).
- 28” 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) monitor for stunning photo-realistic visuals
- Lightning-fast 1ms rapid response time w/ Adaptive-Sync technology
- Extensive connectivity with DisplayPort 1,2, HDMI(v2.0) x 2 for 4K UHD playback
- ASUS-Exclusive GamePlus with crosshair, timer, FPS counter, display alignment functions
- TUV Rheinland Certification for Flicker-free and Low Blue Light technology to ensure visual treat to the eyes.
The specification of VP28UQG available here.
The monitor feels heavy and it is highly recommended to handle the monitor with care.
Upon purchasing the monitor, you will get the standard accessories, a power cable, an HDMI 2.0 cable, a DisplayPort 1.2 cable, a user manual and product warranty book.
The monitor comes with a very simple design with a single button located at its rear. You can access to other features via the button. It is not a ROG monitor to make things clear, so it does not share or having any resemblance towards high-tier ROG monitors.
Looking at the ports available, the VP28UQG offers two HDMI v2.0 port, a Display 1.2 port and a 3.5mm audio jack port.
Firstly, the monitor does a great job when it comes to gaming. The monitor seems to cope up with action based games as well. I don’t feel any discomfort in my vision of playing games for a long period of time. Certain gaming monitors tend to cause vision problems. Also to be added in the list, being a 4K monitor, the VP28UQG ensures a crisp and sharp images, footage (games) and text to be delivered to your eyes. The monitor in addition, eliminates smearing and motion blur thanks to its lightning fast 1ms response time, which is believed to be the fastest in its class. There is another feature that caught my attention, the GamePlus technology from ASUS. The purpose of this feature is to provide you the enhancements that assist you utilize the potential of your game. Next, watching 4K movies gives a pleasant visual treat to eyes.
If you’re a productive user, then, the VP28UQG offers you a great viewing space. Most people do prefer a dual monitor or a triple monitor setup, however, being a productive user, I prefer a single monitor setup (if I couldn’t afford an ultra-wide monitor), then, VP28UQG will be my choice. With this monitor, I can proceed with running multiple programs at once in a single screen such as browsing, typing documents and creating tables in excel, all at once.
By using this free tool, I can actually benchmark the monitor using multiple test. Below are the sample by comparing frame rates at one time.
The VP28UQG is reasonably priced 28” 4K monitor available in the market currently. With such price, you get a wider, better response rate along with variable refresh rate (Adaptive-Sync) technology. It is an ideal monitor of choice for gamers to get a decently priced 4K monitor with cool features in it. It is an ideal choice for console gaming as well.