BenQ SW320 is a new 4K monitor from the company with screen size of 31.5 inches has a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels with a 60 Hz refresh rate, brightness level of 350 nits, response time up to 5 ms, 178-degree viewing angles and contrast ratio of 1000:1 which targeted specifically for professional photographers to fast image processing and 4K video capabilities that can display strong and natural colors.
The BenQ 32 Inch 4K monitor comes with HDR10 format support, featuring a 10-bit IPS panel, which can reproduce 1.07 billion colors and covers 99% of the Adobe RGB, sRGB, and 87% of the DCI-P3 color spaces. In addition, the BenQ SW320 also has the ability to display content in different color spaces simultaneously side-by-side in PIP/PBP modes.
The Adobe RGB color space is important for professional photographers that need to edit their photos for publications, whereas the sRGB and the DCI-P3 color spaces are crucial for video editors and animation designers who do post-production work. It covers 87% of the color space, which is below 98%-99% covered by numerous displays aimed at video professionals.
This BenQ HDR Monitor also supports HDR10 format (10-bit) with proper blending accuracy is needed for those that work on adding HDR to various content, including photos and videos. Currently there are a number of HDR content providers such as YouTube HDR video, Netflix, Amazon etc. This BenQ 4K monitor uses a CCFL backlighting with brightness uniformity feature to ensure consistency.
BenQ SW320 will be sold from next year probably in January 2017, but the price has not been disclosed yet.
BenQ SW320 Specifications
- Dimensions: 31.5-inch IPS screen panel
- Resolution: 3840 x 2160 pixels @ 60fps
- Anti-glare Display: 10-bit IPS panel, 1.07 billion colors
- Refresh Rate: 60 Hz
- Brightness: 350 nits
- Color Saturation: DeltaE ≤ 2 (Adobe RGB, sRGB)
- Contrast Ratio: 1000:1
- Response time: 5 ms
- 3D-LUT: 14 bits
- Connectivity: 1 x HDMI 2.0a, 1 x DisplayPort 1.4, 1 x MDP 1.4 (2.2 HDCD), 2 x USB 3.0, Memory card reader