BenQ announces new gaming monitor

BenQ announces new gaming monitor

The Taiwanese maker of computer hardware BenQ has announced the BenQ XL2720Z monitor. The new company product targets gamers and comes with a large 27-inch display that works at Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels).

The device measures 548 x 642 x 273 mm and weighs 7.5 kilograms. The new company monitor sports a TN display that is capable of working at 100 Hz, 120 Hz and 144 Hz depending on the user’s needs. The rest of the specs include 1 ms of response time, Strobe Backlight technology that fights picture distortion when displaying moving objects, 300 cd/m2 of brightness, a static contrast ratio of 1000:1, a dynamic contrast ratio of 12 000 000:1, 170/160-degree viewing angles and support for 16.7 million colors.

The XL2720Z also includes two HDMI ports, one D-Sub port, one Dual-Link DVI port, one DisplayPort 1.2 port and 3.5-mm audio jacks. The monitor can be tilted back and forth for up to 140 degrees and needs 27 watts of power when operating.

Being a gaming monitor the BenQ XL2720Z comes with two preset modes – for first person shooters (FPS) and for real time strategies (RTS). The device comes with special optimizations for Counter Strike, Call of Duty, Battlefield, Diablo and Dota. The pricing of the monitor is still unknown.

Source: BenQ

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