BenQ Unveils PD3220U Skilled Monitor with AQColor, TB3, HDR10, & KVM
BenQ has launched a brand new skilled show for designers. The BenQ DesignVue PD3220U monitor helps nearly all shade ranges at the moment utilized by professionals and may even show photos in two totally different shade areas concurrently in BenQ's DualView mode. Like many trendy LCDs, the PD3220U has Thunderbolt three connectivity, an built-in KVM change, and a hotkey puck.
The final specs of the BenQ Monitor DesignVue PD3220U are pretty typical by immediately's requirements. The show is predicated on a 31.5-inch 10-bit IPS display screen with a decision of 3840 × 2160, a typical brightness of 300 nits, a static distinction of 1000: 1, a response time of 5 ms, a refresh fee of 60 Hz, a viewing angle of 178 ° and an anti-reflective coating. BenQ doesn’t specify what kind of backlighting is used, nevertheless it does should be skilled in positioning the gadget.
Like nearly all skilled LCD panels, the PD3220U can reproduce 1.07 billion colours. Nevertheless, not like many competing gives, this monitor covers the sRGB, Adobe RGB, DCI-P3 and Show P3 shade areas from the final two%. As well as, the monitor helps HDR10 transport in addition to a specially-tuned animation mode (enhancing darkish areas with out overexposing vibrant areas), darkroom mode (for darker post-processing environments) and CAD / CAM mode (enhancing distinction). An attention-grabbing characteristic of the monitor is the power to show photos in DualView mode side-by-side in two shade areas to extend productiveness. As well as, it has an built-in KVM change that permits seamless use of a number of computer systems with one or two shows.
For the very best shade replica, the show helps BenQ's AQColor know-how, which BenQ has but to deal with. The DesignVue PD3220U is manufacturing facility calibrated, however BenQ doesn’t point out the accuracy of DeltaE and the colour areas used for calibration. The corporate additionally says nothing about 3D lookup tables (LUTs) for HDR10 and the blending accuracy. Nevertheless, this can be on account of the truth that the monitor will not be but obtainable and never all particulars have been set. With a peak brightness of 300 nits, it’s unlikely that the monitor will ever be used for post-processing HDR content material.
In relation to connectivity, the DesignVue PD3220U has two Thunderbolt three connectors for daisy-chaining (one of many connectors helps an 85-watt energy provide and may energy most 15.6-inch class laptops) DisplayPort 1.four port and two HDMI 2.zero ports. The monitor additionally has a 3 port USB three.1 hub (there may be additionally a kind C port). As an added bonus, the show has two built-in 2-W audio system and a headphone jack.
Specs of the BenQ DesignVue PD3220U
3840 × 2160
Most refresh fee
5 ms GtG
300 cd / m² (typical)
178 ° / 178 ° horizontal / vertical
Shade Area Assist
Show P3 😕
Adobe RGB 😕
1 × DisplayPort 1.four
2 × Thunderbolt three
2 × HDMI 2.zero
USB three.1 hub with three ports
Date of introduction
BenQ has simply unveiled its DesignVue PD3220U and is anticipated to launch in April. Within the US, the show prices $ 1,199.99 which is a just about anticipated value for knowledgeable monitor.