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ASUS’ ROG Strix XG17 Is A Portable Monitor For Gamers

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The idea of a portable display isn’t new, but there hasn’t really been one made for serious gamers. That is, until now. ASUS’ new ROG Strix XG17 is a portable gaming monitor that’s made for the hardcore gamer in mind.

The portable gaming panel is the first of its kind in the world, sporting a 17.3-inch IPS full HD display. It has features that most high-end gaming monitors have today, including a 3ms response time, 240Hz refresh rate and 3-hour battery life.

The XG17 is capable of connecting to multiple devices including hand-held consoles like Nintendo’s Switch, as well as high-end phones like the company’s own ROG Phone, as well as notebooks via USB Type-C and a micro HDMI port. ASUS seriously thinks there’s a market for a portable gaming display like this, though pricing and availability remain unknown as of this time.

John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.

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