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Quick OverviewBenq PD3200Q
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Precise Details to Create Perfection
Design professionals never compromise on details. BenQ Designer Monitors deliver absolute color precision and ultra detailed high resolution to craft every step leading to brilliant work, turning design dreams into reality.
Outstanding Color Accuracy and Resolution
2K QHD High Resolution
2K QHD (2560x1440) resolution offers extraordinary clarity of fine details and depth of subtle textures optimized for visually intensive work in animation, visual effects, graphics, and photos.
Devoted to meet the latest professional color standard, BenQ has developed AQCOLOR technology to uphold the concept: “Accurate Reproduction". BenQ has invited a color expert to lead the team, and also actively participated in ICC (International Color Consortium) and ISO (International Standard Organization) to establish color-related standards and implementation.
Reference-Grade Color Performance with 10-bit color depth, 100% sRGB and Rec. 709
Covering 100% of sRGB and Rec. 709 color spaces, and delivering an amazing Delta E ≤ 3 value, PD3200Q’s advanced wide viewing angle technology minimizes color shift to inspire absolute design confidence. 100% sRGB color gamut accuracy adheres to industry standards in digital production, and Rec. 709 reproduces accurate resolution, frame rate, color gamut, gamma, and white point performance in high-definition video work.
Professionally Factory-Calibrated for Exacting Color Accuracy
Each BenQ Designer Monitor is individually factory-calibrated upon production to assure precise Delta-E and Gamma performance. Calibration results are validated against industry color standards to deliver the truest and most representative view of original content.
*Calibration eliminates slight color performance variations between individual panels of the same model. Therefore, the calibration data of each report will vary slightly from reports from other displays of the same model.
PANTONE VALIDATED CERTIFICATION
BenQ PD3200Q monitors are endorsed by Pantone Validated, the globally recognized color system in color science and meticulous correction process, to embrace superior fidelity in reproducing the trusted colors creative enterprises will value.
BenQ offers a Professional Panel Guarantee that ensures no clear bright pixel defects on your purchased professional monitor. The Guarantee period is eligible the first 6 months after purchase,
Technicolor Color Certified
Technicolor Color Certification meets strict color standards widely used in Hollywood and entertainment industries. All BenQ PD Series Designer Monitors are Technicolor Color Certified, ensuring consistent and accurate colors for impressive performance in broadcast, film, animation, and entertainment applications.
Simple, Functional Design for Increased Efficiency
Offering superior contrast for lines and shapes in technical illustrations, CAD/CAM mode accentuates the finest details to produce incredible display performance in Pro/E, SOLIDWORKS, AutoCAD, CATIA, or other design software.
Often problematic for designers working with intricate details in dark images, Animation mode enhances the brightness of dark areas without overexposing bright regions. Animation mode provides 10 levels of display brightness to bring out every subtlety clearly in any ambient lighting.
Adjusting image brightness and contrast for superb clarity and detail sharpness, Darkroom mode creates the optimal setting for work in darkened post-processing environments.
Smart Efficiency and Productivity Enhancers
Switch between CAD/CAM, Animation and Darkroom modes with a simple click of a button on the Hotkey Puck. Customize the buttons to map other modes or OSD settings such as brightness and contrast.
Keyboard Video Mouse (KVM) Switch
KVM Switch function allows users to display and control content from two different PC systems on one screen using just one set of keyboard and mouse to save space and boost work efficiency.
Improve your workflow and enhance productivity by switching on DualView to showcase designs in two modes (e.g. sRGB and CAD/CAM) side-by-side without the need for two screens.
Effective Multiple Window Desktop Partition
Proprietary BenQ Display Pilot software* splits your desktop into multiple window partitionss for easy multitasking.
*Display Pilot software requires Windows OS.
Anti-Glare Display to Minimize Distracting Reflections
Anti-glare matte finish keeps distracting reflections to a minimum for improved efficiency in squint-free comfort.
Ergonomic Design for Tailored Workspaces
An extensive range of height, tilt, pivot, stroke, and swivel adjustments customize your workstation for the perfect fit. When used in portrait mode, PD3200Q’s smart screen orientation sensor auto-rotates source content to display images in full context.
*Display Pilot auto-rotation software requires Windows OS.
Caring for Your Eyes
Industry-Leading Eye-Care Technology
BenQ exclusive eye-care technologies reduce eye fatigue for user comfort, enhanced productivity, and workplace safety during extended use.
Low Blue Light Technology
Unique BenQ Low Blue Light Technology is designed to filter out harmful blue light, effectively diminishing eye fatigue and irritation.
Flicker-free eliminates flickering at all brightness levels and reduces eye fatigue effectively. Conventional LCD screens flicker at the rate of 250 times per second. Your eyes may not see the flickers but they can certainly feel them. So relieve your eyes from the uncomfortable flickering effect by switching to a BenQ flicker-free monitor.
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Model - Benq PD3200Q, Series - Professional, Shape - Widescreen, Display Size (Inch) - 32 Inch, Display Type - 2K QHD Display, Panel Type - VA, Touch Screen - No, Display Resolution - 2560 x 1440, Aspect Ratio - 16:9, Pixels Per Inch (PPI) - 92PPI, Display Surface - Anti-Glare, Maximum Brightness (cd/m2) - 300 cd/m2, Contrast Ratio - 3000:1 (typical), 20M:1 (DCR), Refresh Rate (Hz) - 60Hz, Color Gamut / Color Space - sRGB 100%, Color Bit / Bit Depth - 10 bit, Color Support / Display Color - 1.07 Billion, Response Time (ms) - 4ms (Grey To Grey), Horizontal Viewing Angle - 178 degree, Vertical Viewing Angle - 178 degree, Dot Pitch - 0.276, DVI Port - 1, HDMI Port - 1, DisplayPort (DP) - 1, Mini DisplayPort - 1, USB - 4 x USB3.0, Headphone Jack - Yes, Speaker (Built-in) - 5W x 2, Power Consumption - 88W, Operating System Compatibility - Windows 7, 8, 10, Mac, Height Adjustment - 0 - 150 mm, Rotation Adjustment - 90 degree, Swivel Adjustment - -45 degree - +45 degree, Tilt Adjustment - -5 degree - +20 degree, VESA Wall Mount Standard - Yes, Weight - 12.5 kg, Dimensions - 490.2 x 740.3 x 213.4mm, Specialty - Animation mode, CAD/CAM mode, Eye Protector, ECO sensor, Video Format Support, KVM Switch, DualView, Darkroom mode, Auto Pivot, Hotkey Puck, Factory Calibration Report, Card Reader, Others - Product Color: Gray/Glossy gray, Picture Mode: REC.709 / sRGB / CAD/CAM / Animation / Standard / Low Blue Light / Dark Room / User, Gamma: 1.8 - 2.6, HDCP: 1.4, Flicker-Free Technology, Low Blue Light, Card Reader: SD/MMC type Support Format: SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC,, Warranty - 3 year
Since you will spend a huge chunk of your day looking at the screen, it is crucial to find a monitor best fits your needs. Without a good display, whatever you do on your PC will seem dull, whether you’re into gaming or any other stuff of your choice. There are tons of features and options to look out for when buying a monitor, so a close look is required beforehand.
Quick buying tips
Choose as per your need. If you are a gamer, you should look for a fast refresh rate and low response time. Professionals should seek color accuracy and for general use, users with less specific needs often opt for a monitor with high contrast VA panel.
Higher resolution for better picture quality. Resolution refers to the monitor's pixel density in length x width format. 1920x1080, also known as 1080p or full HD (FHD), is the baseline for a modern PC build. You’ll experience sharper images on a QHD or 4K monitor.
Required resolution for gaming: More pixels produce better pictures. But if you’re into gaming, those pixels can slow you down unless you have a beefy enough graphics card. Most video interfaces don’t support refresh rates faster than 60 Hz for 4K/UHD or 5K signals. Video interfaces are just beginning to support higher refresh rates at 4K resolution, but you still need a very expensive graphics card play at 4K resolution and push past 60 frames per second (fps).
The current sweet spot seems to be QHD/2K (2560x1440) resolution. With monitors up to 32 inches, you see the good density and a detailed image that isn’t too difficult for mid-priced graphics cards to handle.
If you want ultimate speed, FHD (1920x1080) delivers the highest frame rates (you won't find gaming monitors today with lower resolution). But avoid stretching that resolution past 27 inches, as you may notice a dip in image quality, with pesky individual pixels being visible.
Bigger is better. The refresh rate is described as a number in Hz, where the number is how many times your monitor refreshes per second. In other words, it's the frame rate of the monitor: the higher the number the smoother things will look. If you’re a gamer, the refresh rate is especially important, and you’ll want a monitor with at least 75Hz (most monitors designed for gaming offer at least 144Hz), combined with the lowest response time you can find. If you’re not into gaming, a 60Hz refresh rate should do.
Shorter is better. If you are a gamer, response time is a crucial feature for you. Longer response times can mean motion blur when gaming or watching fast-paced videos. The highest response time you’ll likely see is 5ms, while the fastest gaming monitors can have a 0.5ms response time.
Today’s LCD panels use three major technologies: twisted nematic (TN panel), vertical alignment (VA panel) and in-plane switching (IPS panel). Each has several variations with different advantages. TN monitors are the fastest but cheapest due to poorer viewing angles. IPS monitors have slightly faster response times and show color better than VA panels, but VA monitors have the best contrast out of all three-panel types.
G-Sync or FreeSync
Gaming monitors usually have Nvidia G-Sync (for PCs with Nvidia graphics cards) and /or AMD FreeSync (for the right running AMD graphics). Both reduce tearing and stuttering, although G-Sync monitors usually cost more than FreeSync ones.
G-Sync monitors operate from a 30 Hz refresh rate up to the monitor’s maximum. FreeSync displays are not as consistent. FreeSync monitors usually support adaptive refresh up to a monitor’s maximum refresh rate. But it’s the lower limit you must consider.
Regardless, if your budget only has room for a low-to-mid speed graphics card, you’ll want a monitor with either G-Sync or FreeSync with a low minimum refresh rate.