AOC AGON AG273QCG Gaming Monitor

Test 02/2020

  • AOC AGON AG273QCG Gaming Monitor - front
  • AOC AGON AG273QCG Gaming Monitor - back
  • AOC AGON AG273QCG Gaming Monitor - curved
  • AOC AGON AG273QCG Gaming Monitor - detail
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  • AOC AGON AG273QCG Gaming Monitor - menu
  • AOC AGON AG273QCG Gaming Monitor - screen
  • AOC AGON AG273QCG Gaming Monitor - side
Test seal: AOC AGON AG273QCG Gaming Monitor, Rating 9.1

last modified: 28.02.2020, 14:01

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All rating criteria details:

Range of functions 20%
Reaction time 20%
Luminosity 20%
Colour representation 20%
Viewing angle stability 20%
Tested by: Jonas



The AGON AG273QCG Gaming Monitor by AOC makes a high-quality processed impression. The screen impresses especially with its fast reaction time of 1 ms and the high refresh rate of 165 Hertz. The image quality is convincing with high contrast and a rich, strong and natural representation of the colours. It is to be criticized that especially when surfing the internet, monochrome areas sometimes appear coarse-grained. The displayed content is also clearly visible on the curved screen from different angles. In the settings, you will find many additional options to adjust the screen to your individual preferences and activities. The screen is also ergonomically impressive and can be swivelled and rotated in all conceivable directions, although the tilt angle could be a little higher.


  • High reaction speed
  • High refresh rate
  • Flashing angle stability
  • Many connections
  • LED ring
  • Height adjustable


  • Monochrome areas are partly somewhat coarse-grained

360° View

Particularly convincing with its reaction speed of 1 ms and the refresh rate of 165 Hz.

General information

AOC's AGON AG273QCG Gaming Monitor is packaged in a package printed with information that is easy to open. An illustrated instruction manual is also included on the packaging. The special features of the 8137 g PC screen are the fast response time of 1 ms and the refresh rate of 165 frames per second. The displayed content is displayed on the 27-inch curved monitor in QHD (2560 x 1440). Included in delivery are a driver CD and a warranty card, a power cable, an HDMI cable, a display port, an audio cable and a USB cable.

The curved shape of the screen is clearly visible here.


The one-click construction makes it possible to set up the PC screen in the shortest possible time without much effort. Once the screen is set up, plug in the power supply and connect the monitor to a computer via a port of your choice. To turn on the screen, press the button located in the middle and underneath the monitor. Here you can choose between Displayport and HDMI.


The test pattern we developed.

To compare the image quality of the PC screen in our test, we have developed a test image. This image can be used to evaluate contrast, brightness and colour representation. The different colour blocks are easily recognizable and clearly differ from each other. There are no colour casts to be seen. The colours are displayed in a strong and saturated way. The colours appear very natural when people are represented. The contrast ratio is 1000:1 according to the manufacturer.


The brightness of the screen is 400 cd/m². The different colour blocks on our test image can be easily differentiated from each other.


Basically, the displayed content, whether in motion or rigid, is very sharp and of good quality. It is noticeable, however, that when surfing the Internet, monochrome areas appear somewhat coarse-grained.

Viewing angle

front view.

View from the left side.

The content displayed on the screen is not only easy to read when you are directly opposite the screen, but also from different viewing angles. If you change your viewing angle horizontally to the screen, you will notice that the brightness and colours change only slightly. For example, if another person is sitting to the side of you, they won't have any difficulty recognizing what's on the screen. Only the brightness decreases a little and the white takes on a slightly yellowish cast. The colours will still be mostly true to the original. Only from a very high viewing angle does it become difficult to see the content clearly on the monitor. However, if you change your position vertically in relation to the screen, the colour image changes more clearly and a blue cast is quickly visible.

View from the right side.

View from above.

Reaction time

With a reaction time of 1 ms, fast movements are displayed pin sharp.


In order to find the most ergonomically suitable position of the screen for you, the AGON AG273QCG Gaming Monitor offers you the all-round carefree package. You can adjust the height of the monitor with a margin of 11 cm. You can also swivel the screen to the side and tilt it forward or backward as required.

The screen can be tilted back and forth.

You can vary the tilt between -5° and +23°.


This is what the selection in the settings menu looks like.

On the back of the device, there is an LED ring and an integrated speaker. In the menu, you can adjust the colours and speed of the LED ring. To access the settings menu, you need to hold down the button you use to turn on the screen. The button is strongly reminiscent of a joystick and is pleasant and intuitive to use. Once in the menu, you can configure the screen according to your individual preferences. You can adjust the brightness, colour settings, backlight and OSD settings. In addition, you can adjust individual settings for different games and adjust the synchronicity. There's also a built-in speaker on the back of the screen.

We have evaluated about 197 customer reviews on the Internet. In summary, we can say that about 76 percent of the buyers are satisfied (4 stars) or even very satisfied (5 stars). Partially (2 stars) or completely dissatisfied are about 18 percent of the users.

Summary: 76% positive and 18% negative ratings

The following points were positively noted:

  • Brightness
  • Image quality

Negative comments were made on the following points:

  • Pixel error
  • Yellow corner
Manufacturer AOC
EAN 4038986186414
Display size 27 inch
Display LCD display
Display brightness 400 cd/m²
Ports VGA, HDMI, Display port, USB, Headphone out, 2W DTS Sound
Screen aspect ratio 16:9
Refresh frequency 165 Hz
Response time 1 ms
Contrast ratio 1.000:1
Panel technology TN
Camera resolution 2560 x 1440
AMD FreeSync No
Nvidia G-Sync Yes
LED light LED ring
Height adjustability 11 cm
Tiltable Yes
Pivotable Yes
Height 42.7 cm - 53.7 cm
Width 61 cm
Depth 22.9 cm
Weight 8,137 g
Additional warranty 3 years
Scope of delivery Driver CD, warranty card, power, HDMI, display port, audio and USB cables
Packaging Printed with information, instructions and images
Manual language GER, FR, NL, PL, ES, IT, PT, RU
Quality of instructions Good
Quality impression Excellent
Colour representation
Reaction time
Viewing angle stability
Range of functions

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