BenQ Releases SW271 27-Inch 4K HDR Monitor for $1,099

Posted Tue Nov 7, 2017 at 08:30 AM PST by
BenQ SW271

The company's latest 4K high dynamic range monitor is now available.

BenQ has announced the launch of its latest display. The SW271 emphasizes color accuracy and is geared toward use for professional photographers.

"We are proud to present the SW271, which joins our full line of professional monitors developed for photographers," said Steve Yang, Senior Director at BenQ America Corp. "The SW271 brings users specialized tools and advanced hardware calibration for color-critical applications. It also has USB-C™ connectivity for transmitting video and data signals using just one cable for convenience."

The SW271 features a 27-inch 10-bit IPS LCD panel with LED backlighting and an Ultra HD resolution of 3840 x 2160. In addition, the display offers HDR10 capabilities with support for 350 nits of brightness. Likewise, the monitor includes 99% coverage of the Adobe RGB color gamut, 93% coverage of the DCI-P3 color gamut, and 100% coverage of the sRGB/Rec. 709 color gamut. The set's native contrast ratio is rated at 1000:1 and its dynamic contrast is rated for 20M:1. Meanwhile, the panel uses 60Hz refresh rate and offers a 5ms (GtG)‎ response time. An SD card reader, along with USB 3.1, USB Type-C, HDMI 2.0, and DisplayPort 1.4 connections are included as well. Users can also opt to use a detachable shading hood to reduce screen glare. Finally, BenQ's AQCOLOR technology is integrated as well, combining hardware calibration, Palette Master Elements software, and Technicolor Color Certification to ensure that the monitor meets the entertainment idustry's standards.

Here's a rundown of key specs and features per BenQ:

- 99% Adobe RGB Color Space With IPS technology
- 27 Inch 4K UHD Resolution
- High Dynamic Range (HDR)
- Hardware Calibration With Palette Master Element Software
- USB-C™ for transmitting data and video signal with one cable

The BenQ SW271 4K monitor is now available for a suggested retail price of $1,099.

Source: BenQ via TWICE

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