BenQ Shoots for Picture-Perfect Performance with Professional 4K Photography Monitor

HDR-enabled 27” SW271 Offers Accurate Colours and Specialised Features for Photographers.

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Sydney, Australia 13th November, 2017 – BenQ, the internationally renowned provider of digital lifestyle devices, introduces today the BenQ SW271, a 4K UHD 27" Colour Management monitor offering industry-standard HDR10 support and an advanced colour performance for photographers. Covering 99% of Adobe RGB, and 100% of both sRGB and Rec. 709 colour space, the SW271 delivers the ultimate colour accuracy of Delta E ≦ 2 performance with its 10-bit IPS panel and advanced 14-bit 3D lookup table (LUT).

“We are proud to present the SW271, which joins our full line of professional monitors purpose-engineered for photographers,” said Conway Lee, President of BenQ Corporation. "The SW271 brings photo enthusiasts professional-grade performance, specialized tools, and advanced calibration for colour-critical applications."

To display each colour across its broad colour gamut with perfect accuracy, the SW271 utilizes an advanced 14-bit 3D LUT to achieve Delta E values of two or better. With Technicolor ® Colour Certification to meet the strict colour accuracy standards used in Hollywood and entertainment media, the SW271's 10-bit 27" IPS panel delivers authentic colours as envisioned by content creators.

Producing intense photographic realism and colour depth by expanding the dynamic range between true darkness and high brightness, the SW271 clearly displays high-resolution images from sophisticated DSLRs and other HDR source devices.

The SW271's colour characteristics can be customized via hardware calibration with X-Rite or Datacolor calibrators and the BenQ Palette Master Element calibration software. Equipped with USB Type-C TM connectivity, the BenQ SW271 utilizes a single cable for calibration and video transmission.

Users can easily and instantly switch between the Adobe RGB, sRGB, as well as Black and White modes via the SW271's exclusive "Hotkey Puck", a small and elegant device that fits comfortably in the base of the SW271. In addition, the detachable shading hood comes included to block ambient glare for professional work in both portrait and landscape orientations, and GamutDuo Mode enables simultaneous picture-by-picture operation in two different colour spaces, such as Adobe RGB and sRGB, or even in a black and white film effect.

The SW271 is an elegantly styled Colour Accuracy monitor with practical functionality. It fully supports height adjustability, base adjustments (Tilt, Swivel, Pivot), an integrated SD card reader, dual integrated USB 3 ports and video inputs for USB Type-C TM, HDMI 2.0, and DisplayPort 1.4.

To find out more about BenQ SW271, please visit our website.


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SW271 The SW271 builds upon the success of its award-winning predecessor and sets a new benchmark for wide gamut monitors taking image quality to the next level with the addition of HDR capabilities. The new 27” 4K UHD monitor offers extraordinary clarity of fine details and textures on a 10-bit panel with 99% Adobe RGB, 100% sRGB colour space coverage as well as supporting HDR content.