BenQ just announced two additions to its Morbiuz family of gaming monitors, and they look like attractive feature-packed entries for eSports enthusiasts. Supports 240Hz fast refresh rate for the first time.
The EX270M features Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution with 1 ms response time. BenQ is pushing a 400 nits (peak) panel here, with HDR10 support and a 1,000:1 native contrast ratio. That’s decent for an IPS panel. Additionally, the company says the EX270M has an 8-bit display (16.7 million colors) that covers 99% of the sRGB color space.
The second monitor announced today is the EX270QM with a higher QHD (2560 x 1440) resolution. EX270M uses traditional LED backlighting, while EX270QM supports local dimming. Interestingly, despite local dimming, the rated contrast remains 1,000:1. However, while the normal brightness is 400 nits, the HDR peak brightness is as high as 600 nits. We also see 1ms gray-to-gray response time, HDR10 support, and DisplayHDR 600 certification. According to BenQ, the EX270QM also fills 98% of his P3 color gamut.
Since these are gaming monitors at heart, AMD FreeSync Premium Pro Adaptive-Sync support is included, but Nvidia G-Sync compatibility is not mentioned. Both monitors support HDMI 2.1 (2 ports), DisplayPort 1.4, 1 USB Type-B (upstream), 2 USB 3.0 Type-A (downstream).
BenQ is known for putting punchy audio systems into their gaming monitors, and it’s no different here. Each monitor has a 2.1 channel audio setup with two 2 watt treVolo speakers and a 5 watt subwoofer. And if you want to keep the tunes to yourself, there’s also a 3.5 mm headphone jack that supports the best gaming headsets.
I should also mention that both monitors support 100mm height adjustment, tilt (-5 to 15 degrees), and 15 degree rotation.
of BenQ EX270M It’s available directly from the manufacturer for a $399 price tag, EX270QM Double that price to $799. Additionally, the monitor comes from the factory with a 3-year limited warranty. Stay tuned for our full review of these new entries from BenQ.