Dell Reveals The Price And Release Date For The Alienware AW5520QF 55-Inch OLED Gaming Monitor At Gamescom 2019

Dell Reveals The Price And Release Date For The Alienware AW5520QF 55-Inch OLED Gaming Monitor At Gamescom 2019
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Dell showcased the prototype of the Alienware AW5520QF 55-inch OLED gaming monitor back in January during CES 2019. After months of waiting, the release date and price of the TV-like gaming monitor has been revealed at Gamescom 2019. Besides, much of the specifications have been revealed, and indeed, it is a monster.

The Alienware Aurora AW5520QF is based on a 55-inch OLED panel, which is best known for enhanced image quality and contrast. With the AW5520QF, you get blacker, ultra-deep blacks and brighter whites. With OLED technology, you also get the fastest response time, 0.5ms gray-to-gray to be precise. The panel also features 98.5% DCI-P3 color coverage and reduced power consumption.

If you are into 4K gaming, this is the best deal. AlienWare boasts 4K (3,840 x 2,160) resolution. This monitor also supports AMD Radeon FreeSync technology, which eliminates screen tearing, and stuttering often caused by misalignment with content’s frame rate. As a 120Hz refresh rate monitor, you can finally say goodbye to motion blur and remain on the competitive edge.

AlienWare included a single DisplayPort 1.4 and not DisplayPort 1.2 as earlier stated in the January datasheet. That means this monitor has enough bandwidth for 4K at 120Hz with 8bpc color. The AW5520QF also includes three HDMI 2.0 ports, four USB ports, an SPDIF audio out port and a headphone jack. Dell also incorporated two 14W speakers, engineered with Wave Maxx Audio.

The design is simply astounding – thin bezels and a black metallic finish. It is VESA-wall mountable, but unfortunately, it won’t sit flat because of the bump at the bottom. As expected from such an expensive gaming monitor, you also get RGB lighting, which is at the back of the panel. With AlienFX, you can easily customize your lighting and special effects to match or complement your other RGB accessories.

Unfortunately, the Alienware AW5520QF is not for the deep-pocket gamers only. This gaming monitor will set you back around $4,000. It will be available for purchase on the wide network of AlienWare retailers and resellers as from September 30. A two-year warranty will cover it.

AlienWare, the American PC hardware subsidiary of Dell also showcased the AlienWare AW3420DW and AlienWare AW2720HF.

The former is a 34-inch IPS curved gaming monitor with 3440×1440 resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. On the other hand, the AW2720HF is a 27-inch IPS monitor with 1920×1080 resolution and 240Hz refresh rate. The AlienWare AW3420DW will start shipping on August 28 for $1500 while the AW2720HF will be available from September 17 for $600.