ASUS MX27AQ 27" LED Monitor with AH-IPS Panel

27" ASUS MX27AQ Monitor, AH-IPS Panel, 2560x1440, 5ms, 300cd/m², Speakers, DP/HDMI, Grey

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Product Overview ASUS Designo MX27AQ is a 27-inch, WQHD (2560 x 1440) LCD monitor with stereo speakers powered by a combination of ICEpower, a Bang & Olufsen technology, a MobileSound 3 chip and ASUS SonicMaster tuning. ASUS’ AudioWizard is actually built in to the monitor itself, with four pre-set audio modes (Music, Movie, Gaming, User) that can be accessed through an on-screen display (OSD) menu.

As a large surface, arguably the first thing you’ll notice on someone’s desk is their monitor, which is why if you appreciate design at home or need to make an impression in the office, it needs to be good looking. The MX series has this in spades, with the MX27AQ having recently picking up the 2015 iF Award for it’s brushed metal style stand, an ultra-slim profile that measures just 1.25cm at its thinnest point and an edge-to-edge frameless panel with a bezel thickness of just 0.1cm.

On the display front – WQHD resolution provides up to 25% sharper images and 77% more onscreen space than similarly-sized Full HD displays (89 PPI versus 109 PPI). The appeal to professional and pro-sumers extends beyond the outer design as the MX27AQ features an ‘advanced high performance in-plane switching’ (AH-IPS) panel that delivers 100M:1 smart contrast ratio and 100% sRGB color space, as well as 178-degree wide viewing angles to eliminate color shift when viewed from the side, like when you’re showing friends or clients for example. ASUS QuickFit Virtual Scale is also built into the OSD software.

It’s 5ms response is good enough for casual gaming and it even has ASUS GamePlus inside too. ASUS Eye Care with anti-flicker and blue-light filter technologies are also built in.

Lifelike WQHD visuals
Designo MX27AQ has a 27-inch 2560 x 1440 WQHD display which provides up to 25% sharper, detailed images and 77% more onscreen space than similarly-sized Full HD displays. MX27AQ features an advanced high performance in-plane switching (AH-IPS) panel that gives an impressive 100,000,000:1 contrast ratio and 100% sRGB color space for realistic visuals, as well as 178-degree wide viewing angles to eliminate color shift when viewed from extreme angles.

2015 iF Award-winning, ultra-slim frameless design
Designo MX27AQ recently picked up a 2015 iF Design Award and has an ultra-slim profile that measures just 1.25cm at its thinnest point – this space-saving design makes it ideal for any living or office space. It has an edge-to-edge frameless panel with a bezel thickness of just 0.1cm. This simple but elegant design is further accented by a sturdy metal stand with a sundial-inspired base

Powerful, immersive ICEpower, Bang & Olufsen technology-enhanced audio
Designo MX27AQ gives users truly immersive audio through a combination of advanced hardware and professional audio processing. MX27AQ features ASUS SonicMaster audio technology, incorporating ICEpower, Bang & Olufsen technology. SonicMaster refines every acoustic detail to deliver crystal-clear sound with richer, more distinct vocals and a wider frequency range. MX27AQ has an embedded ICEpower, Bang & Olufsen technology MobileSound 3 chip and ASUS SonicMaster technology to deliver incredible home theater-quality audio through its two built-in 3W stereo speakers.

MX27AQ also features the ASUS AudioWizard function, with four pre-set audio modes (Music, Movie, Gaming, User) to suit the task at hand; these can be accessed through an on-screen display (OSD) menu.

ASUS Eye Care Flicker-Free and Low Blue Light technology
Designo MX27AQ features ASUS Eye Care technology, with TÜV Rheinland-certified Flicker-Free and Low Blue Light technologies to reduce instances of eye strain and other damaging effects on the eye for users who spend long hours in front of a display. MX27AQ also comes with the ASUS Blue Light Filter to shield users from harmful blue light. These filter settings can be easily access through the new OSD menu.

Extensive connectivity
Designo MX27AQ gives users unrivaled compatibility with most multimedia devices, with a variety of video input options including DisplayPort 1.2, dual HDMI ports and a HDMI / MHL 2.0 port. The latter lets users view content stored in MHL-compatible devices on the MX27AQ, and simultaneously charges the mobile device when connected. Features • WQHD (2560x1440) - Provides four tiomes the pixel resolution of standard 720p and 77% more room than a full HD display.
• IPS - Ultra-wide viewing angle In-Plane Switching technology panel is optimized for the finest image and colour quality.
• 100% sRGB - Compatible with 100% sRGB colour space for digital images and the Internet.
• Audio Wizard - Easily change sound settings or choose one of the several presets based on personal preference.
• Flicker-free - Clear the annoying flicker and brings comfort viewing experience.
• Low blue light - Effectively reducing blue light, for visual pleasure.
• Frameless Design - Frameless, edge-to-edge design has a bezel thickness of only 0.8mm.
• Ultra Slim - Award-winning design of ultra-slim profile plus exquisite sundial-inspired stand.
• Energy Star - Complied with ENERGY STAR for enviromental protection & money saving.
Screen Size 27"
Panel Type AH-IPS
Panel Coating  
Panel Finish  
Touchsceen No
Backlight LED
Pitch Size 0.233mm
Adaptive Frame-rate Technology N/A
  • 1 x DisplayPort v1.2
  • 2 x HDMI v1.4
  • 1 x Headphone
Position Adjustment Tilt
Resolution 2560x1440 (WQHD)
Aspect Ratio  
Refresh Rate 50Hz - 75Hz
Response Time 5 ms
Brightness 300 cd/m²
Viewing Angle 178°/178° (°H/°V)
Contrast Ratio/DCR 100,000,000:1
Color Gamut  
Color Bit Depth  
HDR Support No
Supported HDR Standards  
Speakers Yes
Speaker Configuration  
Web Camera No
Power Usage (Switched on) 38.67 W
3D Support No
Anti-Theft Features  
Included Accessories  
Monitor Colour Black/ Grey/ Silver
Dimensions (with stand) 614.4 x 429.5 x 225.4 mm (WxHxD)
Dimensions (without stand)  
Weight (with Stand)  

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27" ASUS MX27AQ Monitor, AH-IPS Panel, 2560x1440, 5ms, 300cd/m², Speakers, DP/HDMI, Grey is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Easy on the eye whilst this monitor has first class picture quality with none of the IPS screen problems such as backlight bleed is sadly let-down by the awful interface this monitor would be vastly improved by the inclusion of a remote control. The rear mounted controls are so poorly set up it has to have a menu lock to stop you turning it off by accident which will be frustratingly often. This monitor has a "new" feature called splendid. I have a 6+year old LG 27in 1920x1080 model DM2780D-PZMAEKKLUP using this technology, that takes 2 seconds via remote control two change not 2 minutes with the Asus interface The only improvement or advantage the Asus over the LG is WQHD and display port.. My personal opinion is that this monitor is overpriced and overhyped. I paid around £150.00 for my lG and £435.00 for the Asus. When compared side by side the Asus does not warrant its price tag. Pros good picture and sound quality. Flicker free. Cons extremely poor user interface ,Overpriced .
Date published: 2017-02-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent piece of kit... if you are lucky! I have purchased 2 of these moving up from a 19" and a 22" monitor. All I can say about the specific product I have received is wow! The clarity on the screen is sensational, perfectly crisp with no issues. The colour depth is really good, contrast isn't the best out there but it will be more than necessary for your day to day editing. Gaming is actually really good on this as well, people go on and on about needing that extra 1ms response but you just don't. No human eye can tell the difference! These monitors do the job absolutely fine. Anyway... to the most important part. I have 2 of these and so do a couple of my friends. Mine 5 out of 5, my friend however, is on his 4th replacement in 6 months. Lines of dead pixels, severe ghosting, really really bad backlight leak along the edges of the screen. Unforunately for him he purchased his through amazon and so had to return it directly to asus (DO NOT GET INVOLVED WITH THEM!!!) They happily took his 16 day old monitor and replaced it with a "brand new" monitor... Which also had a line of dead pixels. Turns out after 8 days of ownership Asus class this as a used item and therefore will replace it with a "refurbished" product. So overall, if you get one without issues then it will be one of the best purchases you make.
Date published: 2015-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Impressively High Quality Monitor Pros: - IPS panel; amazing colour reproduction & viewing angles. - Asus software; the monitor's got a blue light filter and the preset 'splendid' profiles are great. - Metal enclosure; the whole things built from metal, it feels super high quality and really makes your desk look professional. - 2k resolution; combined with the 27 inch screen it is amazing. So much screen space! Cons: - Black reproduction; the blacks could be darker, they're fine, just could be better. - Built-in Audio; this is not good. Far too quiet and I actually noticed a degradation in sound quality compared to a direct connection with my PC.
Date published: 2015-08-01
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Questions & Answers

Does this come with a Display Port cable ? As found this on a different site for £376 and comes with the dport cable

Asked by: ChrisVXR220
Chris, This description is correct. Display port cable is not included.
Answered by: SteveM525
Date published: 2017-04-23


scan you do know the video on this page is for the 1080p version not 1440p
Asked by: ChrisVXR220
Hello, The video we use is for all MX Series monitors. Thanks.
Answered by: LizN
Date published: 2015-10-17
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ASUS MX27AQ 27" LED Monitor with AH-IPS Panel
ASUS MX27AQ 27" LED Monitor with AH-IPS Panel