• Webcode: 436529 • Mfr: PD2720UCA
Product Highlights
  • 27" Widescreen LED Monitor
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 Resolution
  • IPS In-Plane Switching
  • HDMI / DisplayPort Inputs
  • 1000:1 Contrast Ratio
  • 350cd/m² Brightness
  • 1.07 Billion Colours
  • 178° View Angle
  • 5 ms Response Time
Benq DesignVue PD2720U 27" 4K UHD LED LCD Monitor 16:9 Gray, Black Benq DesignVue PD2720U 27" 4K UHD L...
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27" Designer 4K Monitor

Make Inspirations come alive

Key Features:

  • 100% sRGB and 96% P3 colour space with IPS Technology
  • Thunderbolt 3 daisy chain technology for dual monitor
  • HDR10 content support

Improved Accuracy and Productivity Tailored for the Sophisticated Tastes

Created with such demand in mind, BenQ’s PD2720U comes with an aesthetically elegant look that prioritizes flexibility and designers’ love for sophistication. To satisfy designers’ needs for impeccable colour performances while enhancing the overall productivity for them, PD2720U comes with an upgraded colour gamut that’s compatible with DCI-P3 and Display P3 while offering Thunderbolt 3 connectivity for a more efficient image and data transmission experience.

Premium Concepts Reflected through the Impeccable Colour Performance

Designers rely on professional display monitors to take a laser-sharp look at colours, the most basic element of every product. By guaranteeing that all colours are impeccably accurate, designers can rest assured that customers will feel that the products they buy are worth every penny they’ve spent.

AQColor Technology

Devoted to meet the latest professional colour standard, BenQ has developed AQCOLOR technology to uphold the concept: “Accurate Reproduction". BenQ has invited a colour expert to lead the team, and also joined ICC (International Colour Consortium) and ISO (International Standard Organization) to establish colour-related standards and implementation.

Flawless Colour Reproduction through the Upgraded Colour Gamut

PD2720U is equipped with the latest colour standards, Display P3 and DCI-P3, to guarantee a consistent colour application among all designers. As more apps, devices and websites adopt the colour space of Display P3, PD2720U also comes with a full compatibility with this new colour standard, allowing design professionals to effortlessly load and display images imported from different sources. Additionally, the monitor covers 96% of DCI-P3, as well as 100% sRGB, 99% Adobe RGB and Rec. 709 colour space, utilizing the advanced IPS wide viewing angle technology to minimize colour shift to inspire absolute design confidence.

Out-of-the-Box Colour Accuracy

BenQ’s PD2720U monitor offers the out-of-the-box colour accuracy that guarantees users can enjoy the most trustworthy colour performance.

Certified with CalMAN Verified and Pantone Validated

With the certification of CalMAN VERIFIED and the Pantone Validated, BenQ PD2720U monitors maintain truthful colours, which promise industry-approved performance creative enterprises will love to use.

HDR10 Support

BenQ’s DesignVue PD2720U is equipped with HDR10 technology to let designers preview video content’s HDR effect during the editing process, ensuring desirable outcomes for their final works.

Specialized Display Modes Tailored to All Designers

One fascinating aspect of the design industry is the depth and varieties it possesses. In order to fully showcase the dynamic nature of the field, designers require tools that can help bring out the highest potential of their works. BenQ’s PD2720U monitor possesses the most suitable display modes to assist designers produce works of the highest quality.


Offering superior contrast for lines and shapes in technical illustrations, CAD/CAM mode accentuates the finest details to produce incredible display performances in Pro/E, SOLIDWORKS, AutoCAD, CATIA, or other design software.

Animation Mode

Often problematic for designers working with intricate details in dark images, Animation mode enhances the brightness of dark areas without overexposing bright regions. Animation mode provides 10 levels of display brightness to bring out every subtlety clearly in any ambient lighting.

Darkroom Mode

Adjusting image brightness and contrast for superb clarity and sharp details, Darkroom mode creates the optimal setting for work in darkened post-processing environments.

A Simple and Efficient Creative Process Made Possible

The common scene in a design studio is a workstation littered by multiple cords, used papers and all kinds of tools, making it impossible for most designers to remain productive while searching for inspiration. But it doesn’t have to be like this. With a cable and several other thoughtful features, designers can now enjoy a whole new level of efficiency and productivity while trying to turn their creative ideas into realities.

An Upgraded Design Experience with an Added Level of Efficiency

PD2720U is integrated with Thunderbolt™ 3 connectivity through the 2 USB-C ports, allowing designers to get daisy-chained up to two 4K monitors and enjoy a higher speed for data transmission. It tremendously boosts the productivity at every stage of workflow. By facilitating daisy-chaining through Thunderbolt3, PD2720U lets designers to extend screens while ensuring the video, audio and data of the content are all properly extended, further enhancing the efficiency at work.


Improve your workflow and enhance productivity by switching on DualView to showcase designs in two modes (e.g. sRGB and CAD/CAM) side-by-side without the need for two screens.

Keyboard Video Mouse (KVM) Switch

KVM Switch function allows users to display and control content from two different PC systems on one screen using just one set of keyboard and mouse to save space and boost work efficiency.

Hotkey Puck G2

PD2720U is empowered by the newly designed hotkey puck G2 which allows designers to customize shortcuts to their preferred features through the upgraded OSD. The hotkey puck G2 leaves 3 single function keys as well as a rotation key to let users designate them to features that they require the most at work. Additionally, designers can adjust the brightness, contrast and volume of the monitor based on their preferences through the dial on the hotkey puck. To return to the previous level of the settings, designers can simply press the return key to instantly go back to the previous level.

Caring for Your Eyes

Eyes play a key role in our everyday lives, and for designers, their eyes are the gateway between their creative ideas and final products. To significantly enhance the level of viewing comfort for all designers, BenQ’s PD2720U monitor relies on a few groundbreaking technologies to safeguard designers’ visions.

Low Blue Light Technology

Unique BenQ Low Blue Light Technology is designed to filter out harmful blue light, effectively diminishing eye fatigue and irritation.


Flicker-free eliminates flickering at all brightness levels and reduces eye fatigue effectively. Conventional LCD screens flicker at the rate of 250 times per second. Your eyes may not see the flickers but they can certainly feel them. So relieve your eyes from the uncomfortable flickering effect by switching to a BenQ flicker-free monitor.


Product Specifications

27" 4K Designer Monitor


Screen Size 27
Panel Type IPS
Backlight Technology LED backlight
Max. Resolution 3840 x 2160
Brightness 350 cd/m²
Native Contrast 1000:1
View Angle 178°
Response Time 5 ms (GtG)
Refresh Rate 60 Hz
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Display Colours 1.07 billion colours
Colour Gamut 96% DCI-P3 / 100% sRGB / 99% Adobe RGB
Display Area 596.74 (H) x 335.66 (V)
Pixel Pitch 0.1554
PPI 163
DCR 20M:1
Colour Bit 10 bits


Built-In Speaker 2x 2W
Headphone Jack Yes


Product Colour Black / Grey
Picture Mode DCI-P3/Display P3/HDR/sRGB/Adobe RGB/Rec. 709/CAD/CAM/Animation/Low Blue Light/Darkroom/M-book/DICOM/User
Gamma 1.8 - 2.6
OSD Language 18 Languages  - English, French, Deutsch, Italiano, Spanish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Korean, Romanian, Netherlands, Russian, Swedish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese (traditional), Chinese (simplified), Arabic
HDCP 2.2
VESA Wall Mount Yes
Display Screen Coating Anti-Glare

Eye Care

Flicker Free Technology Yes
Low Blue Light Yes


Animation Mode Yes
CAD/CAM Mode Yes
KVM Switch Yes
DualView Yes
Darkroom Mode Yes
Auto Pivot Yes
Hotkey Puck Yes
Hotkey Puck G2 Yes
Factory Calibration Report Yes
Daisy Chain Technology Yes (Thunderbolt 3 Technology)


HDMI 2x HDMI (v2.0)
DisplayPort DisplayPort (v1.4)
USB 3.1 Hub 2x USB Downstream
USB 3.1 Hub USB Upstream
Thunderbolt 3 Thunderbolt 3 x 2
(1xPD65W, 1xPD15W; DP Alt mode, Data)


Voltage Rating 100 - 240 V
Power Supply Built-In
Power Consumption (on mode) 200 W
Power Consumption (based on Energy Star) 42 W
Power Consumption (stand by mode) 0.5 W
Power Consumption (sleep mode) 0.5 W
AC Switch No

Dimension and Weight

Dimensions (w/o Base) 36.6 x 61.4 x 8.7 cm (14.4 x 24 x 3.4")
Dimensions (H x W x D) H:  593.71 x 614.4 x 186.31
L: 443.71 x 614.4 x 186.31
CTN Dimensions 62 x 17 x 69.3 cm (24.4 x 6.6 x 27")
Net Weight (without stand) 5.7 kg (12.5 lbs)
Net Weight 8.3 kg (18.2 lbs)
Gross Weight 10.5 kg (23 lbs)
Tilt (down / up) -5° / 20°
Swivel (left / right) 30 / 30°
Pivot 90°
Height Adjustment (mm) 150


Display Pilot Yes


Mac Compatible Yes
Windows Compatible Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7
Solidworks Yes


Verified by CalMAN Yes
Pantone Validated Yes

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Benq DesignVue PD2720U 27" 4K UHD LED LCD Monitor 16:9 Gray, Black

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