BenQ Releases PV270 Photo and Video Editing Monitor, Price Set for $899

Posted Thu Mar 9, 2017 at 06:30 AM PST by
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The new 27-inch QHD display is designed for professional editing.

BenQ has announced the launch of its latest monitor. The PV270 is geared toward photographers looking for a display with reliable color performance to edit stills and video.

"Photo editing and video post-production are intense art forms demanding reliable color throughout the entire workflow," said J.Y. Hu, vice president, business line management at BenQ America Corp. "That's why we enabled the BenQ PV270 to cover a wider color gamut and offer precise calibration tools that ultimately deliver uncompromising color performance users can rely on."

The PV270 features a 27-inch LED IPS LCD panel with a QHD resolution of 2560 x 1440, a 16:9 aspect ratio, and a 1000:1‎ native contrast ratio. In addition, the display offers robust color space coverage with support for 99% of the Adobe RGB color gamut, 100% of the Rec. 709 color gamut, and 96% of the DCI-P3 color gamut.

Here's a rundown of key features from the press release:

- 27" W Large Screen 2560 x 1440 QHD Resolution
- 99% Adobe RGB, 100% Rec. 709, 96% DCI-P3 color gamut with IPS Technology
- Hardware calibration with 14bit 3D LUT
- Palette Master Color Calibration Software included
- Brightness uniformity
- Technicolor® Color certified
- Monitor hood included
- 5-year warranty with zero-pixel defect guarantee for the first 6 months

BenQ's 27-inch PV270 monitor is now available for a suggested retail price of $899. Beyond monitors, the company also recently announced the new HT8050 home theater projector. According to the company, the device is now the world's first DLP 4K UHD projector to receive THX HD Display certification.

Source: BenQ via TWICE

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