New Delhi, March 12, 2012 – BenQ, a leading market player in technology innovation and design proficiency today announced the launch of XL2420T and XL2420TX, its flagship gaming monitors for professional and competitive FPS (First-Person Shooting) game today. The new XL Series models are co-developed by core product developers and masterminds of gaming gears from ZOWIE GEAR, manufacturer of high-end professional gaming gears and R&D partner to BenQ, including prominent Counter-Strike legends including HeatoN & SpawN, two world-class professional gamers, amongst others. "With the XL2410T turning into a grand success last year, we simply could not wait to get started on adding even more thoughts to the XL Series design. It was encouraging to learn from the pro gamers that the XL2410T was the most preferred monitors and with the new XL Series, we’re continuously setting new standards in gaming monitors." said, Rajeev Singh, Country Head & General Manager, BenQ India Gaming is in the Details with the All New XL Series: A good design idea should always be tested down to every detail by real users. The creation of the new FPS flagship models involved, world-renowned pro gamers and legendary players from ZOWIE GEAR from the early stages of product development to the final stage of product testing. This collaboration has brought together fundamental gaming insights to master first-person shooting games with super fast response rate, razor-sharp clarity and tailored control. Built with 120Hz, 2ms GTG response time and 12M:1 dynamic contrast ratio, the XL Series models not only hold the fundamental key to FPS gaming success but also possess exclusive features meticulously thought out to provide FPS gamers with the ultimate sense of ease and control, such as: • A unique color engine technology that allows gamers to brighten the image display without over-exposing white levels, the Black eQualizer reveals critical combat details with improved visibility in darkened areas to enable gamers to screen critical combat details speedily with added gameplay comfort. • The S Switch is a stylish remote controller that enables you to swiftly switch between customized display settings for gaming as well as entertainment. The scroll button even allows users to quickly navigate and change the OSD setting. • To accommodate individual viewing preferences and requirements, the Display Mode allows gamers to interchange between monitor screen sizes from 17" (4:3), 19" (4:3), 19"W (16:10), 21.5"W (16:9), 22"W (16:10), 23W"(16:9) to 24W" (16:9), as the Smart Scaling feature gives them the freedom to manually scale the screen to any custom size. • There are two variations to the preset FPS Mode this year. Both tailored by HeatoN and SpawN, the FPS1 mode is designed to configure and optimize the display for Counter-Strike 1.6 and the FPS2 mode for Counter-Strike Source as recommended by BenQ. With these specialized preset modes offering optimal brightness, contrast, sharpness and color tint, gamers are provided with the vantage point to spot and track their opponents' every move, even in indistinct situations. • Game Mode Loader is an online platform that stores gaming presets used by not only pro gamers but also gaming legends such as HeatoN and SpawN. Users can install these exclusive presets and leverage them to their advantage. They can also take the extra step to save them onto the S Switch for quick access. A true testament to the belief of "Gaming Is in the Details", the XL2420T is also a great choice for extreme entertainment. It is certified as NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ 2-ready to provide gamers Full-HD 3D gaming and entertainment experiences like never before. It also comes with the NVIDIA 3D LightBoost™ technology to brighten the screen to up to twice the original brightness for more vivid viewing. The XL2420TX is even embedded with 3D IR emitter and come with NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ 2 Glasses Kit to bring you total realism and intensive 3D graphic display with no hassles. Dressed in premium black housing and intricate red detailing, the recipients of Good Design Award 2011, red dot product design award 2011 and many design awards to come certainly also reflect a user's taste in the finer things in life. The new XL Series is available at a price of Rs 21990across India. For more information, please visit www.BenQ.co.in About BenQ Corporation BenQ Corporation, a leading provider of networked digital lifestyle devices, is a multi-faceted company with strengths in product design, visual technology and mobile technology. BenQ offers unrivalled breadth and depth of products and integrated technologies across platforms through the brand promise of “Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life,” including digital projector, LCD monitors, laptop PCs, Netbooks, All-in-One PCs, LCD TVs, digital cameras, storage devices, eBook reader, mobile phones, storage media and human interface devices such as mice and keyboards. About BenQ Group The BenQ Group is currently comprised of 16 companies that operate independently while sharing resources and leveraging synergies among them. The BenQ Group companies include BenQ Corporation, AU Optronics Corporation (world’s top 3 manufacturer of large-size TFT-LCD panels), Qisda Corporation, Darfon Electronics Corporation, Daxon Technology Inc., Daxin Materials Corp., Forhouse Corp., Light House Tech, SiPix Imaging, Lextar Electronics Corp. BenQ Guru Software Co., BenQ Hospital, Darwin Precisions, Ltd, Raydium Semiconductor Corporation, Cando Corporation and Wellypower Co., Ltd.