TAIPEI, TAIWAN, June 20, 2008 – With 1080p rapidly becoming the new standard in display content – in TV programming, movies, console games, and internet – consumers will be looking to BenQ for Full HD displays designed for the complete digital lifestyle experience. In fact, as a globally recognized innovator of IT and CE display products, BenQ leads the emerging Full HD trend with the introduction today of the E2200HDA, the world’s first 21.5” Full HD 16:9 LCD monitor featuring 100% mapping to 1080p content. BenQ will further pioneer 1080p display applications by expanding HD thrill beyond the conventional family room TV into all areas of daily life – to offices, bedrooms, study, and beyond – with the release of five 21.5” and 24” Full HD 16:9 models. Spreading across BenQ’s E Series and M Series LCD displays, the new models will debut later this year, offering value performance and extreme multimedia capability, respectively.
Full HD Home Enjoyment for Work & Play
With 100% dot-for-dot matching to Full HD materials, BenQ’s new 16:9 large screens deliver immaculate rendering of 1080p content such as Blu-ray movies and PS3 and games without distortion, blur or need for resizing. Viewable area is likewise optimized as black bars – an annoyance that plagues 16:10 displays – are eliminated.
“With the introduction of the world’s first 21.5” Full HD 16:9 LCD, BenQ is clearly poised to bring HD splendor beyond just TV,” said Peter Chen, General Manager of BenQ Technology Product Center. “Our upcoming Full HD lineup in sleek LCD form makes 1080p viewing luxury a convenient possibility for all aspects of daily life, reaffirming our core competency in display innovation and our relentless pursuit of bringing enjoyment and quality to life through seamless merging of work and play.”
BenQ’s M Series will offer 24” and 21.5” Full HD models for the ultimate home multimedia experience. Internet chatting is made spontaneous with a 2.0M webcam, integrated speakers, and microphone. Future-proof HDMI and DVI-D (both with HDCP) deliver easy connection to HD gaming consoles, Blu-ray players and set-top boxes. Gamers and movie fans are catered too with headphone jack, D-Sub, and super-smooth picture quality via the fast 2ms GTG response time. Senseye+photo Human Vision Technology, a proprietary digital image enhancement engine, additionally fine-tunes depth, clarity, and boldness with five preset modes – Standard, Dynamic, Photo, Movie and sRGB. Exceptional dark detail definition is afforded by a high 10,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, which automatically adjusts the display’s backlight to optimize light levels for every scene.
E2200HDA: First of a Series, First in the World
As BenQ and the world’s first 21.5” 1080p Full HD LCD display sporting a 1920x1080 native resolution, the E2200HDA delivers uncompromised visual enjoyment of high definition content. The 10,000:1 DCR and 300nit brightness render dark details in razor-sharp clarity along with a rich, vibrant display of 16.7M colors. Senseye+photo instantly optimizes viewing for all home and office applications, while gaming and video are enhanced by integrated speakers, headphone jack, and a fast 5ms response time. Two additional E Series 1080p models will be introduced later and will feature HDMI and DVI-D (both with HDCP), 2ms GTG response time, , and Windows® Vista™ Premium Certification.* 21.5” and 24” sizes offer widescreen viewing that is perfect for enhanced office productivity and small TV replacement.
BenQ 16:9 1080p Full HD LCD displays will be available in China and select countries in Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America in Q3.
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* Features will vary per model.