Benq EL2870U 4K Gaming Monitor, Features & Review
As the supply for high-quality video content increases, more companies have started offering 4K video capable monitor and TVs. BenQ has launched the EL2870U monitor in India which is packed with features, has a sturdy build and supports 4K video.
Specifications and Build
The BenQ EL2870U has a quality plastic build that feels solid and sturdy. It measures 657.9 x 476.27 x 194.6 mm and has a net weight of 5.7 kg. The 4K monitor has thick bezels on all four sides which due to their dark colour feel less intrusive. The bottom bezel of the monitor has a metal strip which looks very attractive and carries the company branding.
As the name suggests, the BenQ EL2870U has a 28 inch TN panel that has a 4K resolution of 3840 x 2160 px and a pixel density of 158 ppi. The display panel has a native contrast ratio of 1000:1 and a maximum brightness level of 300 nits. It has a typical DCR (Dynamic Contrast Ratio) of 12,000,000:1 and supports a 60 Hz refresh rate.
The rear of BenQ EL2870U has universal VESA mounts which allow the monitor to be easily mounted to walls or flat surfaces. The 4K monitor also has dual bottom firing speakers that can produce a maximum sound output of 2 watts each. In terms of connectivity, the BenQ monitor has the following ports:
- 2x HDMI
- 1.4 Display Port
- Power Port
- 3.5mm Audio Out
The BenQ EL2870U 4K monitor is packed with features which range from super-resolution mode to low blue light technology. In super-resolution mode, the monitor simulates high-resolution picture quality by increasing the pixel density of low-resolution standard-definition content for better clarity.
As the name suggests, low blue light technology can filter the amount of blue light that the display panel emits. This feature reduces the strain that is put on eyes while viewing the display for extended periods of time. The monitor offers four different viewing modes which the user can choose as per their needs. The different modes are as follows:
The BenQ EL2870U 4K monitor supports HDR video and B.I+ technology (Brightness Intelligence). With the help of B.I+ technology, the display panel of the monitor can self-adjust its brightness according to ambient light. The display panel of the BenQ EL2870U is equipped with the companies proprietary flicker-free technology which again helps in reducing eye fatigue and potentialities of vision damage.
The BenQ EL2870U 4K monitor has a GTG response time of 1ms that eliminates motion distortion for smooth gaming and video playback. Another noteworthy feature of the BenQ EL2870U 4K monitor is smart focus. This feature dims the area around the selected window that helps the user to concentrate on the main viewing content by reducing distractions in the background.
Box Contents and Price
Except for the monitor itself, BenQ packs the unit with the following items:
- HDMI Cable
- Power Cord
- Detachable Stand
- Drivers CD
- User Manual
The BenQ EL2870U 4K monitor has an MRP of Rs 35,000 but is available for Rs 28,999 on Amazon.in.