COSTAMESA, Calif. — April 22, 2014 — BenQ America Corp., the fastest growingdisplay brand in North America1, today announcedthe availability of three new additions to its XL-Z series of first-personshooter (FPS) purpose-built gaming monitors: the 27-inch XL2720Z and 24-inch XL2420Zand XL2411Z widescreen full-HD displays. Featuring BenQ’s exclusive RevolutionEyes™ technology for exceptional monitor performance, the displays are packed with enhancementssuch as Motion Blur Reduction, Low Blue Light, ZeroFlicker™, gamingrefresh rate optimization management (GROM), and 1-ms GTG response times. Inaddition, the new models offer BenQ’s latest firmware, which enablesthird-party utility support for further optimization options. The end result isstriking visual clarity, seamless motion fluidity, and added viewing comfort forhours of action-packed game play.
“Thedesign of our gaming monitors reflects our overall philosophy of deliveringmarket-first features that give gamers an opportunity to conQuer the game.That’s why we design all of our gaming products in close collaboration withprofessional gamers,” said Bob Wudeck, AssociateVice President, Strategy and Business Development at BenQ America Corp.“With the latest release of our XL-Z series, we’ve pushed the limits ofperformance once again by becoming the first major brand to provide Motion BlurReduction technology for smoother game play. Addin our other exclusive features, and the XL-Z series gives players fully loadedmonitors made to turn opponents on their heads.”
Theenhanced XL-Z series packs in all of BenQ’s renowned gaming attributes such asBlack eQualizer, Display Mode, Smart Scaling, and Height Adjustment Stand.Furthermore, the series adds BenQ’s latest innovations, designed to supportgamers by providing an ultra-smooth gaming experience via improved resolutions,faster response times, and quicker refresh rates. Equipped with RevolutionEyesenhancements, the monitors provide a new directLED backlight system and BenQ’s ZeroFlicker technology— which eliminates backlight flickering at all brightness levels — so thatgamers can engage in longer sessions with improvedvisual comfort during competitive play.
WithBenQ’s unique Motion Blur Reduction technology, blurringeffects and associated eye fatigue are dramatically reduced on the majority ofthe screen for a smoother gaming experience. This doesn’t mean that ghostingand/or crosstalk have been entirely eliminated (low levels can still occur),but gamers will notice a substantial improvement in the way action moves acrossthe screen. Equipped with new firmware, the XL-Z series monitors also add supportfor authorized third-party optimization utilities. As an example, the BlurBusters Strobe Utility optimizes the XL-Z seriesmonitors’ blur reduction settings, allowing gamers to customizetheir monitors according to their own personal gaming preferences.
FeaturingLow Blue Light technology, the XL-Z monitors successfully manage the exposureof blue spectrum light emitted, resulting in more comfortable viewing. To helpgamers protect their eyes during extended periods, the monitors provide severaladjustable low blue light levels that automatically adjust emission withoutaffecting quality. With the GROM management system, gamers also gain thefreedom to custom-build their personal gaming experience according to viewingpreferences such as refresh rates (100/120/144Hz), display resolutions, andscreen sizes.
Now shipping, BenQ’s new XL2720Z gaming monitor retails at an MSRP of $529, while the XL2420Z and XL2411Z retail for $499.99and $329 respectively. Additionalinformation on BenQ’s full line of products is available at www.BenQ.us .
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About BenQ America Corp.
The BenQ digital lifestylebrand stands for “Bringing Enjoyment ‘N’ Quality to Life,”fusing lifestyle with technology, enjoyment with productivity, and aestheticdesign with engineering. It is this mantra that has made BenQ the fastestgrowing projector brand in North America1, the No. 1-selling DLP®projector brand worldwide, and the No. 1 name in short-throw projectors. BenQAmerica Corp. offers an extensive line of visual display and presentationsolutions that incorporate the very latest technologies. The company delivers abroad range of Colorific™ projectors, RevolutionEyes™ monitors, and flat-panel displays for any application and market — education,home, gaming, enterprise, government, house of worship, digital signage, A/V,and IT — with cutting-edge models that lead the industry in performance,reliability, environmental sustainability, and aesthetics. Whether it’sinteractive digital whiteboards for classrooms, full HD 3D projectors for hometheaters, short-throw projectors for boardrooms, interactive flat-paneldisplays for digital signage, or LED backlight monitors for professionalgaming, BenQ continues to defy the limits of digital displays. The company’sproducts are available across North America through leading value-added distributors,resellers, and retailers.
More information is availableat www.BenQ.us .
1 Based uponQ4’13 Quarterly Projector Shipment and Forecast Report from PMA Research
About BenQ Corporation
Foundedon the corporate vision of “Bringing Enjoyment ‘N’ Quality to Life,” BenQCorporation is a world-leading human technology and solutions provider aimingto elevate and enrich every aspect of consumers’ lives. To realize this vision,the company focuses on the aspects that matter most to people today —lifestyle, business, healthcare, and education — with the hope of providingpeople with the means to live better, increase efficiency, feel healthier, andenhance learning. Such means include a delightful broad portfolio of people-drivenproducts and embedded technologies spanning digital projectors, monitors,interactive large-format displays, digital cameras and camcorders, mobilecomputing devices, and lighting solutions. Because it matters.
About BenQ Group
TheBenQ Group is a $20+ billion powerhouse comprised of 15+ independent companiesoperating in over 30 countries across numerous industries with a combinedworkforce of over 100,000 employees. Each Group member is a recognized leaderin its own field, contributing to the BenQ Group’s vast resources, broad R&D,and distinct strategic strengths. By leveraging each company’s verticalspecialization to create true scale across horizontal markets, the BenQ Groupcontrols a highly efficient value chain with the unrivaled ability to delivercritical components and world-class solutions in the following industries:TFT-LCD, green energy, fine chemicals and advanced materials, lighting, ICdesign, precision components, system integration, branded business, andservice. The Group is committed to profitable and sustainable businesses thatshare its long-standing vision of “Bringing Enjoyment ‘N’ Quality to Life.”
TheBenQ Group companies are: BenQ Corporation, AU Optronics Corporation (world’stop manufacturer of large-size TFT-LCD panels), Qisda Corporation, DarfonElectronics Corporation, BenQ ESCO Corp., BenQ Materials Corp., BenQ GuruCorp., BenQ Medical Center, BenQ Medical Technology Corp., BriView Co., Ltd.,Daxin Materials Corp., Dazzo Technology Corp., Forhouse Corp., LextarElectronics Corp., and Raydium Semiconductor Corp.
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