ASUS, the leading manufacturer of motherboards and computer peripherals announced, they are currently leading vendors in the gaming monitor market in an official statement. Currently ASUS lead the market share in 2016 with a 35% share followed by its competitors. Speaking to DigiTimes, Mr. Vincent Chiou, Associate President of Asustek Computer Monitor Business Unit, “Gaming monitors shipments are expected to increase 100% in 2017. ASUS enjoy a healthy year on year growth globally including its top three vendors, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).”
For Asia Pacific, Gaming monitors with a refresh rate of 144Hzand above monitor grew 119% from 2015 to 2016. In South Asia, Gaming monitors grew by 51%. ASUS’s flagship gaming brand ‘ROG’ or commonly known as ‘Republic of Gamers’ Monitors grew by 105%. In India, for ESL’s pioneer E-sports event, ASUS gaming monitors used during through the course of the event. ASUS currently have two exclusive ROG stores and one store due to launch in India and opened over 200 stores across India selling ROG monitors. Mr. Chiou expects the gaming monitor market in 2017 to have new features larger size, higher-resolution, curve panel, and increased refresh rate that will help increase gaming monitor demand in 2017. Stepping up to competition aggressively, ASUS also have a strong focus in the enterprise sector as enterprise monitors was rising and overall monitor shipments were set to grow by between 5 -10% percent next year, added Mr. Chiou.
- Forecasts monitor shipments to grow 5-10% in 2017
- Will launch a gaming monitor with a 240Hz refresh rate in 2017
The upcoming year, 2017, ASUS will launch a Gaming monitor with a 240Hz refresh rate that features NVIDIA’s G-Sync technology. The monitor will also feature ASUS’s ultra-low blue light and flicker-free technologies.