Tuesday, November 10th 2020

Porsche Design and AOC Unveil the Porsche Design AOC AGON PD27

The exclusive lifestyle brand Porsche Design and AOC, the leader in the gaming monitor market, have come together to introduce the first ever Porsche Design AOC AGON gaming monitor. The 27" (68.58 cm) PD27 provides an experience similar to driving a race car: high octane specifications (27" QHD panel, 240 Hz refresh rate, 0.5 ms MPRT), a sleek, eye-catching, racing-influenced design and a wide range of functionalities to be utilized both on a daily basis and during long gaming sessions. Even before the official launch, the impressive design of this new monitor was honored with the Red Dot Award 2020.
Performance with no compromise on style
Competitive gaming is both accessible and inviting, but the competition itself is fierce. Beginners and pros alike can agree on one key factor; high performance PC equipment is the key to success. Just like a race car driver who anticipates and calculates how to enter the apex of a curve on the track, esports players must react quickly and make decisions in milliseconds. The performance of each piece of equipment is of the utmost importance, and can easily dictate the outcome of a competition. That is why Porsche Design tapped into its motorsports DNA and teamed up with AOC to create a high-performance monitor - specifically for those gamers who are in it to win it.

"With its linear and purist design that blends form and function, the Porsche Design AOC AGON PD27 is a perfect embodiment of the brand's DNA and overarching design philosophy. Combined with AOC AGON's innovative and cutting-edge technologies, the new monitor is developed for gamers seeking optimal performance that doesn't compromise on style," says Roland Heiler, Chief Design Officer at Porsche Design.

"We are very excited to announce the Porsche Design AOC AGON PD27, which is the first fruit of AOC's new partnership with Porsche Design. The product is exquisitely crafted to capture the spirit of thrilling, ultra-high performance. It will appeal to serious gamers, or anyone who appreciates the pursuit of perfection," says David Ray, Marketing Director at Envision Peripherals, Inc.

The monitor's design is accented by the silver-colored stand element, shaped like the roll cage of a race car. Just as it does in an actual sports car, it provides the user the stability, durability and endurance when adrenaline kicks in. Staying true to Porsche Design's design philosophy to elegantly blend style and performance, the PD27 can project its logos on the table in different colors, and light up the back of the display to elevate the gaming environment.

Shifting to the next gear
The PD27 is developed for the most ambitious competitive gamers and professional esports enthusiasts around the world. It displays images in QHD resolution (2560x1440) and produces a 240 Hz refresh rate, a perfect combination for demanding players. The PD27 is also certified with VESA's DisplayHDR 400, providing vivid, lifelike colors and a wide dynamic range that allows users to immerse themselves in the simulated world. Additionally, a very tight curvature of 1000R (1 m radius) surrounds and encapsulates the user, a particularly great feature for the sim-racing community.

The 240 Hz refresh rate reduces the perceivable motion blur, while the 1 ms GtG and 0.5 ms MPRT pixel response times guarantee a clear, ghosting-free gaming experience. With AMD's FreeSync Premium Pro users experience smooth gameplay, free of tearing. The VA panel's high brightness of 550 nits ensures undisturbed gameplay at any lighting conditions.

Driving gamer's success
The PD27 comes with a wireless (IR) keypad, shaped like a center console, to quickly access monitor settings or gaming presets. Users longing for the roar of the flat six-boxer engines in racing games will appreciate the 5W stereo speakers with DTS sound. For everyday functionality, the monitor also comes with a 4-port USB 3.2 hub, 2x HDMI 2.0 and 2x DisplayPort 1.4 inputs.

The Porsche Design AOC AGON PD27 will be available December 5, 2020 in select Porsche Design stores, online at www.porsche-design.com and on Amazon for $799.99 USD.
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10 Comments on Porsche Design and AOC Unveil the Porsche Design AOC AGON PD27

Lucky porsche car does not look like this monitor LOL
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I'm guessing this has the same panel as my Odyssey G7.
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sorry, SONY 43" 4K TV cost near the same, i'll bet this would be better deal anyway
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Show's what little Porsche designers can do with something that has been perfected over time. Adding rods on the back seems simple, what a waste of money.
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Yawn... :rolleyes:

Also, those big tacky faux chrome brackets (roll cage my ass) just make the monitor look cheap and tacky. To say that this monitor is "motorsports inspired" is hilarious. C'mon Porsche, you can do better! Stick to cars!
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Red dot awards mean jack shit.
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I'm the only one
it provides the user the stability, durability and endurance when adrenaline kicks in :laugh:
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Worst stand ever and the worst choice of curve / diagonal you can possibly think of.

1000R for 27 inch. WTF.
I'm looking at 1500R for 34 UW and I would already not mind having less of a curve, say 1800R.
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