CES 2020: Acer’s New Predator Gaming Monitors Include 55-inch 4K OLED and 38-Inch Curved 175Hz G-Sync Monitors


Acer has unveiled a couple of gaming monitors during the CES 2020, including its first-ever big-format OLED display dubbed the Acer Predator CG552K and a new top-of-the-line ultrawide curved gaming display dubbed Acer Predator X38. While the former will start selling in Q3, 2020, the latter will be available a bit earlier as the same will begin selling in Europe and the US from April. Let’s have a look at the specifications, features, and prices of the new Acer Predator gaming monitors that are announced during the CES 2020.

Acer Announces the Acer Predator CG552K and Acer Predator X38 Gaming Monitors During the CES 2020

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Starting things off with the Acer Predator CG552K gaming monitor, it has a 120Hz maximum refresh rate along with variable refresh rate technologies that are supported by GPUs from AMD and NVIDIA. The monitor has a 55-inch display with a 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution, 400 nits maximum brightness, and 98.5% of the DCI-P3 color gamut (with a calibration accuracy of Delta E<1). The panel offers a 0.5ms response time on top of a 120Hz refresh rate, which is a must-have feature for demanding PC gamers.

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The Acer Predator CG552K monitor supports three variable refresh rate technologies, including HDMI 2.1 VRR, NVIDIA G-Sync compatibility, and VESA’s Adaptive-Sync. The company has equipped it with automatic brightness sensors that adjust as per the rooms’ light level and turn it off when there is nobody around. Connectivity features include two DisplayPort 1.4 connectors, three HDMI 2.0 ports, a USB Type-C input, and 2 USB 2.0/3.0 ports. Lastly, the monitor comes with two 10W speakers.

Coming to the Acer Predator X38, it is the industry’s first curved monitor to feature a UWQHD+ display and a 175Hz refresh rate. The Acer Predator X38 features a 37.5-inch IPS display with a 2300R curvature, a 3840 x 1600 pixels resolution, a 1ms GtG response time, and, as said, a 175Hz refresh rate. The Predator X38 can produce 98.5% of the DCI P3 color gamut. It supports NVIDIA’s G-Sync adaptive refresh rate technology and is DisplayHDR 400 certified.

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For connectivity, the Acer Predator X38 comes with DisplayPort 1.4 and HDMI 2.0 ports. It also has a dual-port USB 3.0 hub, which you can use to plug in peripherals. Lastly, it has a couple of 7W speakers. As far as the pricing of the monitor is concerned, it is priced at $2,399 and will start selling in April 2020.

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