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ROG Swift OLED PG42UQ

ROG Swift OLED PG42UQ gaming monitor – 41.5-inch 4K, OLED, 138Hz (overclocked), 0.1 ms (GTG), G-SYNC® compatible, anti-glare micro-texture coating, custom heatsink, uniform brightness, 98% DCI-P3, true 10-bit, HDMI® 2.1, DisplayPort™ 1.4

  • 41.5-inch 4K (3840 x 2160) OLED gaming monitor with 138Hz (overclocked) refresh rate, designed for immersive gaming
  • Features extreme blacks, high perceptual brightness and ultrafast 0.1 ms response time, with 98% DCI-P3 color gamut and Delta E <2 color difference for astonishing HDR performance
  • Custom heatsink enables up to 8%-lower temperatures for better long-term OLED performance
  • Gamer-friendly optional uniform-brightness setting for even brightness levels
  • Anti-glare micro-texture coating reduces reflections for accurate colors and better viewing experiences
  • Extensive connectivity options including DisplayPort™ 1.4 with Display Stream Compression (DSC), HDMI® 2.1, USB hub, and a tripod socket on top of the monitor

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Video Reviews

Honestly, Asus has done a really good job with the ROG Swift OLED PG42UQ and we daresay that it is worth that extra bit of cash for it especially if you’re going to be using it with a PC. Having a DisplayPort is a huge benefit, and so are the other nifty things like a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Hub, the matte coating, the implementation of Uniform Brightness and the fast wake from sleep amongst many other things.

Its peak spot brightness in HDR is 700 nits and it looks just phenomenal!

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The ASUS ROG SWIFT PG42UQ is the best gaming oled monitor currently available on the market. This product is designed for everyone who has a top of the line configuration, because it fits into it without a problem. The qualities of the ROG SWIFT PG42UQ include superior contrasts and colors, and the high price is justified precisely by the high quality. The only flaw is the size, perhaps a bit excessive for a monitor.

It is a wonderful monitor, with very low response time and a very up-to-date Oled panel. Since it is a monitor, it is great for pc, with the inputs best suited for a mixed pc-console setup

The highlight is the oled technology. The remote control is very useful for navigating the control panel. Very good response time. Price is high but fair for the experience it offers. In conclusion, the PG42UQ offers to date a perfect and unforgettable gaming experience, imposing itself as the best gaming monitor currently available on the market that a fan of adventure, simulation or shooter titles, budget and desk permitting, really cannot give up.

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The monitor is absolutely great, color rendition, contrast. For gaming, OLED is definitely worth it, but you need to have a powerful PC setup in mind as well.

The ASUS ROG Swift OLED PG42UQ OLED display looks gorgeous - and with a high refresh rate, it's perfect for gaming.

ROG SWIFT OLED (PS5, Xbox, PC) 😳 The most powerful full -time games screen

Media Reviews

The monitor photo to show its big, beautiful appearance

ROG Swift OLED PG42UQ

World’s first 42” OLED gaming monitor

The ROG Swift OLED PG42UQ is a 41.5-inch 4K OLED gaming monitor that features an anti-glare Micro-texture coating to reduce reflections to ensure you see more accurate onscreen colors. Its superfast 138 Hz (overclocked) refresh rate and blazing 0.1 ms response time delivers incredibly immersive gaming on a larger scale. Plus 98% DCI-P3 gamut, true 10-bit color and Delta E < 2 ensure true-to-life colors and the darkest-possible black hues.

  • ASUS OLED icon
  • 4K HDR icon
  • 138Hz Rapid Refresh Rate icon
  • 0.1ms Response Time icon
  • NVidia G-Sync icon
  • HDMI 2.1 icon
  • latest OLED panel to show clear text

    Unique panel sub-pixel layout provides extremely detailed and clearly-defined text

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  • uniform brightness icon

    Uniform brightness setting maintains brightness levels for comfortable viewing

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  • custom heatsink

    Built-in custom heatsink ensures 8% lower temperatures for OLED longevity

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  • anti-glare panel icon

    Anti-glare micro-texture coating on panel surface reduces glare for fewer distractions

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Latest OLED panel with
brighter visuals and more efficient performance

Detailed visuals and clearly-defined text

ROG Swift OLED gaming monitors feature the latest generation OLED panels designed for greater efficiency and brightness. The sub-pixel layout provides extremely detailed visuals and clearly-defined text to upgrade the viewing experience.

The ROG monitor can provide clear text

ROG Swift OLED panel

Other OLED monitor will cause color fringing on text

Other OLED panel

OLED

  • EXCEPTIONAL COLOR

  • CONTRAST RATIO

  • 0.1 MS RESPONSE TIME

Ultra-realistic Colors

The PG42UQ gaming monitor features true 10-bit color depth and a cinema-grade 98% DCI-P3 gamut to deliver unparalleled realism. Each monitor is pre-calibrated to Delta E < 2 to ensure the very best color reproduction on its brilliant OLED panel.

OLED panel deliver exceptional color performance for gamers

Deepest blacks and high perceptual brightness

The OLED technology in the PG42UQ produces the deepest blacks and provides vivid colors at any brightness level. In-game details are extremely crisp and can be picked out in even the darkest scenes.

  • 1,500,000 : 1
    contrast ratio
ASUS OLED icon
The OLED panel provide deepest blacks and perceptual brightness

Blazingly fast response time for smooth visuals

With an ultra-rapid 0.1 ms response time, the PG42UQ smoothly displays fast-paced action scenes and ensures low-latency gameplay. Viewers also enjoy subtle benefits such as blur-free text scrolling.

With 0.1 ms response time

Without 0.1 ms response time

REPUBLIC OF GAMERS

custom heatsink

Intelligent cooling design for 8% lower temperatures*

The custom heatsink found in the PG42UQ offers more surface area for heat exchange to provide more efficient cooling performance, even in long gaming stints. The lower temperature enables better OLED performance with lower likelihood of image sticking. This robust fanless system operates silently to minimize distractions.

*Compared to ROG monitors with no heatsink.

The Intelligent cooling design will provide 8% lower temperatures

Anti-glare micro-texture coating

Less glare, fewer distractions

A special matte Micro-texture coating on the surface of the display significantly reduces glare. This allows the PG42UQ to display more accurate colors free of distracting screen glare.

ROG monitor with anti-glare screen

Without anti-glare Micro-texture coating screen

Other OLED monitor is glossy screen

With anti-glare Micro-texture coating screen

Gaming

Next-gen console and PC gaming
on a bigger scale

Get immersed in latest gaming titles on PC and console at a supersmooth 138 Hz (overclocked) on a massive 41.5-inch 4K display. The PG42UQ takes advantage of Display Stream Compression (DSC) technology and HDMI 2.1 with full 48 Gbps bandwidth for mind-blowing visuals.

The scenario photo of the monitor to connect PC and console.
4K HDR logo DSC logo
ROG REPUBLIC OF GAMERS

Gaming

Certified NVIDIA® G−SYNC® compatible

The PG42UQ delivers a seamless, tear-free gaming experience by enabling variable refresh rate technology as a default on NVIDIA GeForce® graphics cards.

Certified NVidia G-Sync compatible

Outstanding features

  • The unique design look of PG42UQ The monitor with frameless and superslim finish
    The unique design look of PG42UQ

    Frameless and super-slim design

    The frameless display allows for more immersive viewing and the super-slim profile helps save desktop space.

    Frameless and super-slim design

  • The OSD menu is under the screen for easy access
    The OSD menu is under the screen for easy access

    5-WAY NAVIGATION JOYSTICK

    Easily access the OSD menu via a 5-way navigation joystick under the screen.

    5-WAY NAVIGATION JOYSTICK

  • The monitor comes with remote control
    The monitor comes with remote control

    Remote control

    Adjust settings without having to reach up at the display.

    Remote control

  • The monitor features three stereo speakers
    The monitor features three stereo speakers

    Three stereo speakers

    Two SOUND BY Harman Kardon 10-watt front speakers and one 15-watt woofer deliver incredible audio fidelity.

    Three stereo speakers

Rich Connectivity

The PG42UQ has an array of connectivity options that cater to any gaming or streaming setup. It includes HDMI 2.1 and 2.0, as well as DisplayPort 1.4 (DSC) at the rear to connect to various devices. One USB port and a tripod socket on top of the monitor makes it easy to mount a camera. Lastly, there’s even a headphone jack at the bottom of the display.

The IO port of the monitor including HDMI 2.1, HDMI 2.0, DP1.4, USB, tripod socket, earphone jack.
  1. USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A x 1
  2. Tripod socket
  3. HDMI 2.0 x 2
  4. HDMI 2.1 x 2
    Display Port 1.4
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A x 2
  5. Headphone Jack
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A x 1

IN-GAME ENHANCEMENTS

  • OPTIONAL UNIFORM
    BRIGHTNESS

  • GAMEPLUS

  • GAMEVISUAL

  • FLICKER-FREE
    TECHNOLOGY

  • ULTRA-LOW BLUE
    LIGHT TECHNOLOGY

Uniform brightness

When activated, the ROG-exclusive uniform brightness function setting within the OSD menu decreases peak brightness to keep levels consistent for better viewing, even when changing the size of bright white windows. It also makes marathon gaming sessions much more comfortable on the eyes.

ROG OLED monitor with uniform brightness

Other OLED monitor without uniform brightness

*Monitor in sRGB mode.

Gameplus

The ASUS-exclusive, integrated GamePlus hotkey offers in-game enhancements that help you get more out of the game. Co-developed with input from pro gamers, GamePlus functionality allows you to practice and improve gaming skills.

The individual functions of GamePlus feature
  • STOPWATCH feature
  • CROSSHAIR feature
  • TIMER feature
  • FPS COUNTER feature
  • Sniper feature
  • Stopwatch
  • Crosshair
  • Timer
  • FPS Counter
  • Sniper

Gamevisual

ASUS GameVisual technology has seven pre-set display modes to optimize visuals for different types of content. This unique feature can be easily accessed through a hotkey or the on-screen display settings menu.

  • comparison image with Racing mode on and off
  • comparison image with MOBA mode on and off
  • comparison image with Cinema mode on and off
  • comparison image with RTS/RPG mode on and off
  • comparison image with FPS mode on and off
  • comparison image with sRGB mode on and off
  • comparison image with Scenery mode on and off
  • Racing
  • MOBA
  • Cinema
  • RTS/RPG
  • FPS mode
  • sRGB
  • Scenery
  • Reduces input lag, making it ideal for racing games when G-SYNC technology is on.

  • Enhances the color of your opponents' health/mana bars, so that you can simultaneously respond and be the first to destroy the opposing team's main.

  • Cools and saturates colors for more immersive movies.

  • Enhances color saturation and contrast sharpness to give you better, brighter colors and detailed visuals for real-time strategy (RTS) or RPG games.

  • High contrast brightens up darker areas and shadows onscreen to help gamers spot hidden enemies.

  • Perfect for surfing the web or editing photos.

  • Provide more contrast gradations makes grass greener and skies bluer so it's ideal for slide shows.

ASUS Flicker Free technology

TÜV Rheinland-certified ASUS Flicker Free technology eliminates flicker, ensuring comfortable viewing experiences. This technology helps minimize eyestrain and other ailments typically associated with extended hours of viewing.

The monitor features ASUS Flicker Free technology.

WITH FLICKER-FREE TECHNOLOGY

The monitor without ASUS Flicker Free technology will have flicker on screen.

WITHOUT FLICKER-FREE TECHNOLOGY

ASUS Low Blue Light technology

The new hardware-based ASUS Low Blue Light technology reduces potentially harmful high-energy blue-light emissions while offering color performance that’s better than monitors with software-based filtering solutions.

The monitor with blue light filter reduces harmful blue light.

LOW BLUE LIGHT

The monitor without hardware-based ASUS Low Blue Light make the visual turn yellow.

CONVENTIONAL BLUE LIGHT FILTER

ASPECT CONTROL

For gamers that prefer playing on smaller monitors, the PG42UQ supports a range of aspect ratios to cast a 24", 27", or 34" image that can be shifted vertically to aid the viewing experience. See it all, and set the pace with the 0.1ms response time of OLED.

  • 24”
  • 27”
  • 34”
ROG Swift OLED PG42UQ
  • user can set the aspect ratio to 24” screen size
  • user can set the aspect ratio to 27” screen size
  • user can set the aspect ratio to 34” screen size

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