• Webcode: 436561 • Mfr: SW270CCA
Product Highlights
  • 27" Widescreen LED Monitor
  • 2560 x 1440 Resolution
  • In-Plane Switching IPS Technology
  • 2x HDMI / DisplayPort Inputs
  • 1000:1 Contrast Ratio
  • 300 cd/m² Brightness
  • 1.07 Billion Colours
  • 178° View Angle
  • 5 ms Response Time
  • Includes Shading Hood
Benq 27" WQHD LED LCD Monitor - 16:9 - Gray SW270C Benq 27" WQHD LED LCD Monitor - 16:...
Web Availability: On Order
Vistek Locations
  • Toronto On Order
  • Ottawa Available for Order
  • Mississauga Available for Order
  • Calgary Available for Order
  • Edmonton Available for Order
Please call and verify availability at the store as stock changes daily.


27" Photographer Monitor

Key Features:

  • Uniformity Technology for Screen-Wide Colour Accuracy
  • 99% Adobe RGB Colour Space with IPS Technology
  • USB-C Connectivity with Power Delivery

AQ Colour

Colours you can trust

Devoted to meet the latest professional colour standard, BenQ has developed AQCOLOR technology to uphold the concept: “Accurate Reproduction". BenQ has invited colour experts to lead the team, and also actively participated in the ICC (International Colour Consortium) and ISO (International Standard Organization) to establish colour-related standards and implementation in order to provide consistent and accurate colours.

Industry Colour Standard for Accurate Colour Performance

Photographers work with great demand on colour accuracy. BenQ SW270C photographer monitor achieved industry colour standard to deliver truer and accurate colours so as to relive the moment.

Enrich Your Palette with 99% Adobe RGB

See the true colours of the nature! BenQ SW270C meets the high colour standards by covering 99% of Adobe RGB, 100% of sRGB/Rec.709, and 97% of DCI-P3/Display P3, resulting in a more realistic colour representation for outdoor and nature photography.

Colour Precision to Reproduce Original Images

The 16 bit look up table (LUT) improves RGB colour blending accuracy, resulting in impeccable colour reproduction and Delta E ≤ 2 in AdobeRGB and sRGB colour space renders the truest and most representative view of the original image.

10 bit Colour Depth for Smooth Colour Gradations

SW270C guarantees the silkiest and smoothest colour gradations with 10-bit panel from a 16-bit look-up-table (LUT) by gamma correction, which shows more than one billion colours for natural colour transitions and subtle shading.

Colour Consistency Presented in Every Detail

Surpassing industry colour standards, BenQ has dedicated itself to evolving and developing its technologies to achieve higher level of colour accuracy in every detail.

Uniformity Technology

Achieved via delicate processes utilizing high precision apparatus to meticulously fine-tune the colour and the brightness at hundreds of sub-regions on the entire screen, BenQ Uniformity Technology offers screen-wide precise colour from corner to corner for perfectly authentic and consistent viewing experiences.

Consistent Colour, Convenient Monitor Usage

In every production line, BenQ has utilized a well prepared instrument to ensure that monitors from different production lines will display colour at same precise level. Photographers will perceive the consistent colour when working on dual monitors.

Hardware Calibration Produces Consistent Image Quality

Hardware calibration allows you to adjust the monitor's internal image processing chip without changing the graphics card output data, keeping displayed images consistent with the original content without being affected by graphic card setting.

Palette Master Element Calibration Software

With the use of Palette Master Element and a calibrator, you can customize the colour setting or maintain the colour performance of the monitor at its most optimal state.

Professionally Factory Calibrated to Promise Out-of-the-Box Colour Accuracy

BenQ’s SW270C monitor offers the out-of-box colour accuracy that guarantees users can enjoy the most trustworthy colour performance.

Certified with Verified by CalMAN & Pantone Validated

With the certification of Verified by CalMAN as well the Pantone Validated, BenQ SW270C is to maintain truthful colours which promise the industry-approved performance all the creative enterprises will love to reproduce.

Display Every Splendid Scene with Details

More and more photographers are using digital cameras to capture the moment and to preserve any remarkable episode in life. BenQ SW270C adopts HDR and supports various video formats to replay your vivid times dynamically.

HDR Brings you the Most Dynamic Footages

SW270C is equipped with HDR10 technology so that videographers can preview the HDR effect of the video content during the editing process, ensuring desirable outcomes for their final works.

Video Format Supports Present the Real Content

SW270C supports 24P/25P film content to be displayed at native cadence without pulldown which can distort playback of the source video.

Third-Party Video Calibration Software Supported

SW270C supports the world-leading video calibration software CalMAN and LightSpace and thus gains software access to adjust display’s 3D LUT, guaranteeing image accuracy and consistency at all levels.

Intuitive Designs for Work Efficiency

Photographers would be free from repetitive actions for photo retouching and video editing. BenQ offers customizable designs to boost the work efficiency.

Shading hood

A specially designed detachable shading hood can effectively reduce the monitor’s screen glare from ambient lighting for superb colour accuracy.


Photo preview is enabled to present the same image in two colour gamut side by side for added comparison.

Advanced B/W Mode

Colour photos are displayed in enhanced black and white film effect. Choose from three different black and white presets to preview your photos before actual adjustment.

Hotkey Puck G2

Preferred colour modes and features are designated as quick access to widely used settings.


The latest USB-Cᵀᴹ port provides high-speed Video/Audio/Data transmission and power delivery with one single cable.

What's Included

27" 2K Adobe RGB
Shading Hood (Landscape)
Power Cable
Signal Cable
Factory Calibration Report
Hotkey Puck G2


Product Specifications

27" LCD Monitor


Screen Size 27
Panel Type IPS
Backlight Technology LED backlight
Max. Resolution 2560 x 1440
Brightness 300 cd/m²
Contrast Ratio 1000:1
Viewing Angle 178°
Response Time 5 ms
Refresh Rate 60 Hz
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Display Colours 1.07 billion
Colour Gamut 99% Adobe RGB
100% sRGB
Display Area 60 x 33.5 cm (23.6 x 13")
Pixel Pitch 0.023 cm (0.009")
PPI 109
DCR 20M:1
Colour Bit 10 bits


Headphone Jack Yes


Segment Photographer
Product Colour Gray
Colour Mode Adobe RGB / sRGB / B&W / Rec. 709 / DCI-P3 / Display P3 / M-book / HDR / DICOM/Calibration 1 / Calibration 2 / Calibration 3 / Custom 1 / Custom 2 
Display Mode Full, Aspect Ratio, , 1:1
Colour Temperature 5000° / 6500° / 9300° K (User Mode)
Gamma 1.6 - 2.6, sRGB
K Locker Yes
OSD Language 18 Languages (English / Francais / Deutsch / Italiano / Espanol /  Polish / Czech / Hungarian /  Romanian / Netherlands / Russian / Swedish / Protuguese / Japanese / Chinese / S-Chinese / Arabic/Korean)
HDCP 2.2
VESA Wall Mount 100 x 100 mm
Display Screen Coating Anti-Glare


3D-LUT 16 bits
Delta E <=2 (avg)
Hardware Calibration Yes
Video Format Support Yes
Gamut Duo Yes
Darkroom Mode Yes
Black & White Mode Yes
Black Level Yes
Hotkey Puck Yes
Factory Calibration Report Yes


HDMI 2x HDMI (v2.0)
DisplayPort DisplayPort (v1.4)
USB 3.1 Hub 2x USB Downstream
USB Upstream
Mini USB
USB Type-C Yes (PD10W, DP Alt mode, Data)
Card Reader SD/MMC type
Support Format: SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC


Voltage Rating 100 - 240 V
Power Supply Built-in
Power Consumption (based on Energy Star) 36.1 W
Power Consumption (stand by mode) 0.5 W
Power Consumption (sleep mode) 0.5 W

Physical Specifications

Dimensions (w/o Base) (with shading hood) 37.2 x 62.6 x 23.8 cm (14.6 x 24.6 x 9.3")
Dimensions (w/o shading hood) Landscape: 50.4-61 x 61.3 x 21.3 cm (19.8-24 x 24 x 8.3")
Pivot: 73 x 38 x 22.3 cm (28.7 x 14.9 x 8.7")
Dimensions (w/o Base) 36.8 x 61.3 x 6.2 cm (14.4 x 24 x 2.4")
Dimensions Landscape: 50.4-61.4 x 62.6 x 33.4 cm (19.8-24 x 24.6 x 13")
Pivot: 74 x 38 x 33 cm (29 x 15 x 13")
Net Weight (w/o shading hood) 9.5 kg (21 lbs)
Net Weight (without stand) H: 6.5 kg (14.3 lbs)
Pivot: 6.8 kg (14.9 lbs)
Net Weight (kg) H: 10.6 kg (23 lbs)
Pivot: 10.9 kg (23.3 lbs)
Gross Weight 18.4 kg (40.5 lbs)
Tilt (down / up) -5 / 20°
Swivel (left / right) 45 / 45
Pivot 90°
Height Adjustment 150 mm


Palette Master Element Yes
Support Calibrator X-Rtie i1 Display Pro / i1 Pro / i1 Pro 2 / i1 Studio / Datacolor Spyder 4/5

Video Signal Data

Hor. Frequency (KHz) 27 ~ 140 kHz
Vertical Frequency (Hz) 24 ~76 Hz
Video Bandwidth (MHz) 600 MHz


Operating Temperature 0 - 40° C
Operating Humidity (non-condensing) 10 - 90%


Mac Compatible Yes
Windows Compatible Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7
Technicolour  Yes


Verified by CalMAN Yes
Pantone Validated Yes

Questions & Answers

Benq 27" WQHD LED LCD Monitor - 16:9 - Gray SW270C

Looking for a personal touch? Not sure if you are choosing the right product? Our staff is here to help.

We want to make sure you get the right product for your needs.
Our staff will help you understand the options available so you can be confident in your purchase.

As the country’s leading Professional Imaging retailer, Vistek is in the perfect position to ensure you make the right choice.
Contact us today for a personal touch.