BenQ SW320 Flagship Photographer Monitor: 99% Adobe RGB and HDR

benq sw320 photography monitor

BenQ, a Taiwanese global leader and an internationally renowned provider of smart and digital lifestyle innovations, today announced the SW320 photographer monitor, a 31.5-inch 4K display with class-leading colour performance and High Dynamic Range (HDR) capability. Spanning a wide colour gamut covering 99% of Adobe RGB and 100% of sRGB, Rec. 709, and the digital cinema industry’s DCI-P3 colour space, SW320’s true 10-bit IPS panel and advanced 14-bit lookup table (LUT) deliver spectacular colour quality with precise ≤2 Delta E values.

“SW320 represents the pinnacle of BenQ colour-critical display technology,” said Rajeev Singh, Managing Director of BenQ India Pvt. Ltd.  “Following on from the success of the hugely popular, TIPA award winning 27″ SW2700PT monitor, BenQ has raised the bar with this wide colour gamut HDR monitor taking professional imaging to new heights, fulfilling the demanding and exacting requirements of photography professionals and enthusiasts.”

Augmenting its impressive 31.5-inch IPS panel with 4K UHD 3840 x 2160 resolution and 178˚ H/V viewing angles, SW320 features the following state-of-the-art colour technologies:

99% Adobe RGB Color Gamut and Technicolor® Color Certification

SW320 delivers an ultra-wide colour gamut to reach 99% of Adobe RGB, a significantly larger colour space than sRGB and Rec. 709. Also supporting DCI-P3 as well as 100% of sRGB and Rec. 709, SW320 is certified by Technicolor to meet strict standards for colour accuracy used in Hollywood and throughout the media and entertainment industries, with consistent, precise colour exactly as content originators intended.

High Dynamic Range (HDR) content support

Increasing the dynamic range between black and white for naturally realistic images, SW320 supports HDR signals through both its HDMI and DisplayPort inputs.

True 10-Bit Color Depth, 14-Bit 3D LUT, ΔE 2

Producing over a billion colours for ultra-smooth gradations, SW320’s 14-bit colour lookup table guarantees absolute colour accuracy as defined by Commission Internationale de l’Eclairge’s (CIE) Delta E deviation of less than 2, designating the finest colour fidelity exceeding the limits of human vision.

Palette Master Element Colour Calibration

SW320 can be hardware calibrated with a colorimeter and Palette Master Element calibration software for professional work.

Brightness Uniformity Function

For an authentic and consistent viewing experience, SW320 achieves immaculate brightness uniformity across the entire screen via a meticulous fine-tuning process of hundreds of sub-regions with high-precision apparatus.

GamutDuo and Advanced Black and White Modes

GamutDuo Mode allows simultaneous side-by-side display of content in two different colour spaces, such as Adobe RGB and sRGB. Photos can also be viewed in a black and white film effect, with three presets for photo previews prior to post-processing adjustments

Hotkey Puck and Pro Shading Hood

The unique “Hotkey Puck” remote control enables instant switching between colour modes and image settings, and the included detachable shading hood works in both portrait and landscape orientations to block ambient light and glare for superb colour accuracy.

Finished in a minimalist bezel and adjustable stand design engineered to reduce reflection, SW320 provides comprehensive connectivity, including a media card reader, USB 3.0 ports, HDMI 2.0a, and DisplayPort / miniDisplayPort 1.4 supporting Mac Thunderbolt output.

It is available across India at a MRP of Rs. 125000

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About BenQ Corporation

Founded on the corporate vision of “Bringing Enjoyment ‘N’ Quality to Life”, BenQ Corporation is a world-leading human technology and solutions provider aiming to elevate and enrich every aspect of consumers’ lives. To realize this vision, the company focuses on the aspects that matter most to people today – lifestyle, business, healthcare and education – with the hope of providing people with the means to live better, increase efficiency, feel healthier and enhance learning. Such means include a delightful broad portfolio of people-driven products and embedded technologies spanning digital projectors, monitors, interactive large-format displays, audio products, cloud consumer products, mobile communications and lifestyle lighting. Because it matters.

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Kunal Malhotra
Kunal Malhotra, a photography enthusiast whose passion for photography started 6 years back during his college days. Kunal is also a photography blogger, based out of Delhi. He loves sharing his knowledge about photography with fellow aspiring photographers by writing regular posts on his blog: The Photography Blogger. Some of his favourite genres of photography are Product, Street, Fitness and Architecture.