The BenQ Zowie XL2746S gaming monitor is now available in the US. This monitor first surfaced back in January and was seen in some Korean sites. The Zowie XL2746S is a 27” full HD monitor with a native 240Hz refresh rate that is perfect for eSports gaming. It also offers the new DyAc+ technology that reduces or eliminates motion blur making it great for fast-paced games and first person shooter like CS:Go. The XL2746S is now available and you can get one from Amazon.com here. For more information about this eSports gaming monitor, continue reading below.
BenQ ZOWIE XL2746S 1080p 240Hz Gaming Monitor Now Available
The BenQ Zowie XL2746S is a 27-inch full HD gaming monitor with a resolution of 1920×1080. Expect that pixel density is quite low in this monitor and you can make out the pixels. But it features a fast 240Hz refresh rate natively, with a 0.5ms GtG response time. It also features DyAc+ (Dynamic Accuracy Plus) technology; reducing or even eliminating motion blur and proving clarity during fast motion gameplay.
The monitor features a TN panel, so don’t expect to get great viewing angles and accurate colors. However, it does feature Black eQualizer technology that lets you easily spot enemies in dark areas; without overexposing the areas that are bright. And it has Color Vibrance that gives you the flexibility to get the color performance you require; from black and white all the way to maximum color vibrance (20 steps).
The BenQ Zowei XL2746S also features the S-switch that lets users easily access the monitor’s menu. You can switch between saved modes and switch between connected devices easily with a press of a button. You can save up to 3 profiles in the S-switch. There is also the Shield that covers your view on the sides and lets you focus better on your game.
The Zowei XL2746S has height adjustment, swivel, tilt and can be pivot as well. For connectivity, it has a USB 3.0, headphone jack, mic jack, USB 2.0 for the S-Switch, DVI-DL, HDMI 1.4 (120Hz), HDMI 2.0 (240Hz), DisplayPort 1.2 (240Hz), and USB 3.0 upstream. More details are on the specifications below.
Here’s a comparison of the XL2746S vs the other models like the XL2546:
Price and Where to Buy
The BenQ Zowei XL2746S is now available in the US and comes with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $649 USD. BenQ is also offering a 3-year limited warranty for the said monitor. It is on the expensive side though, for a 1080p monitor. You can also check out the older and cheaper XL2546; featuring similar specs at a more affordable price tag. You can check out their latest pricing and availability below.
BenQ Zowie XL2746S available on Amazon.com here
BenQ ZOWIE XL2546 available on Amazon.com here
BenQ ZOWIE XL2746S Specifications
|LCD size (inch)||27"|
|Max. resolution||1920 x 1080 at 240Hz (HDMI 2.0, DP)????|
|Display area||597.6 x 336.15|
|Pixel pitch||0.311 mm|
|Typ. Brightness||320 cd/㎡|
|Typ. DCR (DyNamic Contrast Ratio)||12M:1|
|Response time||0.5ms (GtG)|
|Input/Output connector||DVI-DL / HDMI x2 / DP1.2 / headphone jack / mic jack|
|USB||Downstream x2, Upstream x1|
|Power supply (90~264 AC)||Built-in|
|Power consumption (On mode)||55W|
|Dimensions (HxWxD)||558.8mm (Highest) / 419.4mm (Lowest) x 632.5mm x 225.0mm|
|Dimensions with wall mount (HxWxD) (w/o Base)||373.8mm x 632.5mm x 63.5mm|
|Net weight||8.7 Kg|
|Gross weight||12.8 Kg|
|VESA wall mounting 100x100 mm||Yes|
|Swivel (left/right)||45° / 45°|
|Special Features||Dynamic Accuracy (DyAc⁺)|
Low Blue Light
Flicker-free (DyAc⁺ off)
Variable Refresh Rate Technology compatible (FreeSync, when DyAc⁺ off)