Porsche Design and AOC Unveil the Porsche Design AOC AGON PD27

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Luxury Automobile Brand Joins Forces with Global Gaming Monitor Company to Introduce New PC Monitor

A gaming experience designed to stand any challenge

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 http://www.porsche-design.com and on Amazon for $799.99 USD.

About Porsche Design:
In 1963, Professor Ferdinand Alexander Porsche created one of the most iconic design objects in contemporary history: The Porsche 911. Following his vision to take the principles and myth of Porsche beyond the automotive world, he created the exclusive lifestyle brand Porsche Design in 1972. His philosophy and design language can still be seen in all Porsche Design products today. Every Porsche Design product stands for extraordinary precision and perfection, boasts a high level of technological innovation and seamlessly combines intelligent functionality and purist design. Created by Studio F. A. Porsche in Austria, our products are sold worldwide in over 130 Porsche Design stores, high-end department stores, exclusive specialist retailers and the official online store (http://www.porsche-design.com).

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About AOC:
AOC is one of the top global brands in the display market. High quality, first-rate service, attractive designs as well as environmentally friendly, ergonomic and innovative products at competitive prices are the reasons why more and more consumers, corporate decision-makers and distribution part-ners trust in AOC. AOC offers displays which cater to every type of user, be it for professional, home, entertainment or gaming use. AOC is a subsidiary of TPV Technology Limited, the world’s largest LCD monitor manufacturer. For more information please visit http://us.aoc.com. Envision Peripherals, Inc. (EPI) is an affiliate of TPV Technology Limited (TPV), who markets and sells AOC brand products in the US and Canada. EPI’s main office is in Milpitas, California. For more information on the complete range of AOC products, please visit us.aoc.com or call (510) 770-9988.

For regular updates on AOC, follow:
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Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/aoc_gaming

Press Contacts:
Porsche Design of America                    
Vicky Van Guyse                    
Marketing & PR Specialist                    
Tel.: 404-731-5677            
Email: victoria.vanguyse@porsche-design.us            

AOC (North America)
Jamy Reyes
Marketing & PR Manager
Direct Line: +1 510 279 0711
Email: jamy.reyes@epius.com

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