Why OLED Gaming Monitors May Be Further From Reality Than We Thought

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Earlier this year at CES 2019, Dell showed us the promise of an exciting new future for gaming monitors with the reveal of the Alienware 55-inch OLED gaming display. And we loved it.

It ticked off all the right boxes; 4K at 120Hz refresh, HDR support, variable refresh rate support with a color gamut up to 95% DCI-P3 that perfectly compliments the inky blacks that OLEDs are famous for. This combination alone immediately made the Alienware 55 stand head and shoulders above current OLED TVs and even the HP Omen X Emperium BFGD. Because it has a DisplayPort 1.4 port, in theory it meant it could have even been G-Sync-compatible upon release.

But a recent report by WCCFTech says that dream Alienware gaming monitor may never see the light of day. The site reports an Alienware executive explaining that it was “a conceptual product that may never be released after all”.

This is quite disappointing given that what Alienware showed off at CES 2019 seemed like a very advanced stages of…


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