What you need to know
- HP announced the OMEN 27c gaming monitor.
- It's a 1000R curved monitor with a QHD resolution and a 240Hz refresh rate.
- The OMEN 27c is available starting today for $530.
HP launched the OMEN 27c today. It's a curved gaming monitor with a 240Hz refresh rate, a 1 ms response time, and support for AMD FreeSync Premium Pro. The QHD monitor is available starting today for $530. While we'll have to get our hands on it to make a complete assessment, its specs compete with the best PC gaming monitors. The OMEN 27c could also be one of the best monitors for the Xbox Series X and Series S.
The OMEN 27c has a 1000R curvature to help increase immersion. It's Eyesafe certified to reduce eye strain during longer gaming sessions. HP claims that the OMEN 27c is the world's first Eyesafe certified 1000R curved gaming monitor. The monitor has a QHD resolution, HDR 400, and DCI-P3 92% color gamut.
|Category||HP Omen 27c|
|Screen size||27 inches|
|Refresh rate||Up to 240Hz (DP)|
Up to 144Hz (HDMI)
|HDR||VESA Certified DisplayHDR 400|
|Bit depth||8 bit|
|Brightness||450 nits (HDR on)|
400 nits (HDR off)
|Contrast ratio||3,000:1 (Static)|
|Response time||1 ms|
|VRR||AMD FreeSync Premium Pro|
Two USB-A 3.2 (Gen 2)
|VESA||100mm x 100mm|
To help ensure smooth and swift gameplay, the OMEN 27c has a display with a 240Hz refresh rate, a 1 ms response time, and supports AMD FreeSync Premium Pro.
HP customized the software of the OMEN 27c for gaming as well. OMEN Gaming Hub features dynamic crosshairs which change color based on the environment. There are 248 customization options for shape and color. Shadow Vision enhances details in dark areas of gameplay. The OMEN 27c also supports Edge Precision, which smooths and corrects sharp images.
Sean Endicott is the news writer for Windows Central. If it runs Windows, is made by Microsoft, or has anything to do with either, he's on it. Sean's been with Windows Central since 2017 and is also our resident app expert. If you have a news tip or an app to review, hit him up at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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