ASUS hits back by showing off their latest Full HD monitor, the VX279H-J. Adopting ‘ASUS Eye Care’ technology for reducing eyestrain, this new 27-inch AH-IPS LED-backlight monitor (w/ frameless design) supports a native resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and provides 1000:1 contrast ratio (80,000,000:1 ASCR), 250 cd/m2 brightness, 5ms (GTG) response time and 178/178 degree viewing angles.
In addition, the VX279H-J comes with built-in stereo speakers (1.5W + 1.5W) and provides 2x HDMI1.3 (MHL) ports and 1x D-Sub port.
Measuring 622.6mm x 210.1mm x 441.3mm and weighing 4.6kg, the ASUS VX279H-J will start shipping from April 30th for 41,000 Yen (about $345). [Product Page]