02 April 2020
MSI has announced its all-new Optix MPG341CQR Gaming Monitor at the ongoing Computex 2019 in Taiwan. The new monitor can activate users' preferred display settings by just recognizing the face and was first unveiled in CES earlier this year.
The 34-inches gaming display comes with a curved screen, QHD resolution with 3440*1440 pixels with 21:9 aspect ratio. The panel on this display is an anti-glare VA panel offering 144Hz refresh rate at 1ms response time with key features like motion blur reduction backlight and FreeSync/G-sync support.
The monitor has a three side near bezel-less display with slightly thicker chin which houses an array of LED strips compatible with MSI’s Mystic lighting. These LED lightings can be synced with games via Steel Series GameSense to show players health and ammunition etc. There are more RGB lighting on the back panel of the display.
For connectivity, the MSI Optix MPG341CQR comes with two HDMI 2.0, two USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A and one each of DisplayPort 1.4, USB-C, USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-B, headphone, mic in and a PC to monitor audio jack combo. The built-in camera comes with AI prowess and MSI claims that this camera and inbuilt mic will help in auto brightness adjustment, and for loading screen profiles automatically based on facial recognition.
As forth pricing, MSI has not yet revealed the official price of this monitor, however, it is expected to be priced around $899 and will be available this summer.