A Review of the Impressive New BenQ PhotoVue SW272U 27" 4K HDR Monitor

BenQ is one of the most respected monitor manufacturers in the industry, offering an array of devices for professionals and hobbyists alike. The new PhotoVue SW272U 27" 4K HDR offers a huge range of features sure to please most users and does so at a reasonable price. This excellent review takes a look at the new monitor and the sort of performance and quality you can expect from it in usage. 

Coming to you from Art Is Right, this great video review takes a look at the new BenQ PhotoVue SW272U 27" 4K HDR monitor. At $1,599, the SW272U is certainly not cheap, but it is priced quite reasonable as far as professional displays go. Its features include:

  • 3,840 by 2,160 resolution 
  • Calman verified and Pantone validated 
  • 99% Adobe RGB and DCI-P3 color spaces coverage
  • 100% sRGB coverage
  • HDR10 and HLG compatible high-dynamic range support
  • 90-watt power delivery over USB-C
  • Built-in SD card reader
  • Hotkey Puck G3 module for screen adjustments
  • Included hood
  • Delta E ≤1.5 accuracy
  • 16-bit look-up table supporting 1.07 billion colors
  • BenQ Uniformity Technology
  • 5 ms (GtG) response time
  • 1000:1 static contrast ratio
  • 400 nits brightness
  • Two HDMI 2.0 ports
  • DisplayPort 1.4 input
  • 2-port USB-A 3.1 Gen 1 hub
  • 3.5mm jack
  • Paper Color Sync
  • GamutDuo Preview
  • P3 Color Preview
  • Chroma Sampling Support
  • Leatherette Base
  • 90° of rotation
  • 178° viewing angle

Altogether, the SW272U looks like a very capable display. Check out the video above for the full rundown. 

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Alex Cooke is a Cleveland-based portrait, events, and landscape photographer. He holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a doctorate in Music Composition. He is also an avid equestrian.

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