Gigabyte were quick out the blocks announcing their impressive HDMI 2.1 monitor lineup back in early April, seemingly giving next-gen console gamers what they’d been craving since the arrival of [email protected] gameplay. However, details of the new monitors were incredibly limited, leaving potential buyers both intrigued and a little frustrated. That said, Gigabyte has now finally announced the details of the FO48U OLED monitor and they don’t disappoint.
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Gigabyte FO48U Specifications
As far as specifications go, this large-screen monitor really does tick a lot of the right boxes. According to the Gigabyte product page, users can expect a 47.53″ OLED panel that showcases a 120Hz refresh rate and 1ms GTG response time – perfect for a fluid gaming experience in both competitive and single-player titles. Like all OLED panels, the FO48U offers an impressive 135000:1 contrast ratio and superb color accuracy – thanks to 98% DCI-P3 coverage (equivalent to 130% sRGB). The FO48U also produces 10 bits color and comes equipped with a tonne of game OSD features, including usual suspects like Black Equalizer 1.0, Aim Stabilizer Sync, KVM, PiP/PbP, and a bunch of color customization options too.
To ensure screen tear is reduced – and for general gameplay smoothness – the FO48U also comes equipped with FreeSync Premium VRR Support. Furthermore, space audio has been utilized in this panel, reinforcing the sound quality for a great audio performance in movies, gaming, and everyday use. Finally, inputs include a USB 3.0, USB upstream, USB Type-C, DisplayPort 1.4, 2 x HDMI 2.1, 3.5mm audio jack, and audio line-out.
Where To Buy Gigabyte FO48U Monitor?
But, where can you buy one of these huge 48-inch OLED monitors? Well, at the time of writing this, the monitor isn’t currently available – most likely delayed due to ongoing setbacks thanks to the pandemic. The price is still unknown, however, with many believing this to be the PC monitor equivalent to LG’s hugely popular CX48PUB, we expect prices to be well above the $1,000 mark (obviously).
All being said, we will be keeping this page up to date as and when it does go live.