BenQ Adds a New 19” and the World’s First 18.5” Widescreen LED Monitors to “Green” Display Lineup

November 25, 2009 | 09:55

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Hemel Hempstead, UK, 24th November: BenQ the global provider of digital lifestyle devices continues to forge ahead in the LED display revolution with the announcement today of two new G series models, the 19 inch Widescreen G920WL (16:10) and the 18.5inch Widescreen G922HDL (16:9). The G922HDL is the world’s first LED display in the 18.5” W segment. Compelling price points, solid performance, economical screen sizes, and boasting the lowest power consumption rating in their respective size categories, make the new models appeal to cost- and eco-conscious corporate users who appreciate the G-Series’ mercury-free, energy-efficient engineering.

By employing LED backlighting, the G-Series offers brilliant visuals, enhancing eye comfort and therefore productivity in the workplace. Most notably, the G920WL and G922HDL exhibit zero light leakage, enabling an ultra-high dynamic contrast ratio (DCR) of 5 million:1. Such a near-infinite DCR translates to the new G-series monitors providing super-intense blacks, brilliant whites, and innumerable colour variations in between so that all content – from fine text, graphs, chart, and tables to fast-action games and dark video scenery, appear in razor-sharp definition. Visual excellence is further enhanced by BenQ’s patented Senseye™ 3 Human Vision Technology, which offers one-touch optimisation of image richness, clarity, and depth. This is achieve through using preset modes calibrated to the specific following applications: Standard (office and Internet), Movie (DVD and TV), Game, Photo, sRGB (for 100% colour consistency across all sRGB devices), and Eco (for power-savings).

Perfect for today’s user seeking energy-efficiency and great value monitors, the G Series gives dual meaning to “Eco-friendly” by being both an ecologically responsible and an economically practical product. The panels are 100% mercury-free, which is a significant ecological advantage over traditional CCFL displays, great for corporate users seeking to proactively comply with changing environmental regulations. LED technology also enables the G-Series to use substantially less energy (approximately 60% less in G920WL and 43% in G922HDL) than CCFL displays of the same screen size. In fact, at 10W (G920WL) and 11W (G922HDL) in Eco mode, the G Series leads the industry with the lowest power demands in their respective size categories – a big ecological and economical plus for businesses seeking to lower costs. Additionally, the G Series increases office productivity by enabling simultaneous viewing of multiple applications on the large widescreen formats: a 16:10 aspect ratio on the G920WL (1440x900 WXGA+ resolution) makes side-by-side viewing of office documents easy and comfortable; a 16:9 aspect ratio on the G922HDL (1366x768 WXGA resolution) is perfect for undistorted viewing of HDTV and HD movies. Because LED is a stable light source, the G Series provides flicker-free performance ideal for long-term viewing (such as at the office) and improved visual comfort. Both models have D-Sub and DVI.

n About BenQ Corporation

BenQ Corporation, a leading provider of networked digital lifestyle devices, is a multi-faceted company with strengths in mobile communications, visual display and network and digital convergence technologies. 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, LCD TVs, digital cameras, mobile phones, laptop PCs, storage devices, media and human interface devices such as mice and keyboards. 2007 revenues of BenQ Corporation exceeded US$1.83 billion dollars.*1

n About BenQ Group

The BenQ Group is currently comprised of 12 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., BenQ Guru Software Co., BenQ Hospital, Darwin Precisions, Ltd, Raydium Semiconductor Corporation, Cando Corporation and Wellypower Co., Ltd. 2007 revenues of BenQ Group exceeded US$26 billion dollars.

*1 including consolidated revenue of branded business before being separated from manufacturing business.
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