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BenQ SW271 27" 4K HDR 16:9 IPS Photographer Monitor - Refurbished

SW Series

SKU-SW271-002 Refurbished

Model Highlights

With stunning 4K resolution, this 27-inch PhotoVue monitor is equipped with AQCOLOR Technology to offer factory-calibrated 99% Adobe RGB, 100% sRGB, 100% Rec.709 and DCI-P3 color spaces. The USB Type-C port offers convenient signal transmission and high-resolution display, with an edge-to-edge ultra slim bezel.

  • 27 inch 4K UHD Resolution

  • High Dynamic Range (HDR)

  • AQCOLOR Technology

  • USB Type-C

  • Hardware Calibration with Palette Master Element Software

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BenQ SW271 27" 4K HDR IPS Color Management Photo-editing Monitor Adobe RGB Color Space


Outstanding Color Accuracy and Resolution

4K UHD Monitor

4K Ultra HD resolution ensures extraordinary clarity of fine details and textures for an optimal viewing and visual-intensive work experience.


BenQ SW271 27" 4K UHD Monitor



99% Adobe RGB

See the true colors of nature! Adobe RGB color space offers a greater range of color reproduction for shades of blue and green, resulting in a more realistic color representation for outdoor and nature photography.


BenQ SW271 27" 4K HDR IPS Color Management Photo-editing Monitor 99% Adobe RGB



10-bit Color Display

With over one billion colors, you can enjoy the smoothest color gradation on this 10-bit display panel.

BenQ SW271 27" 4K HDR IPS Color Management Photo-editing Monitor 10-bit Panel



High Dynamic Range (HDR)

High Dynamic Range (HDR) increases the overall dynamic range between black and white, so the resulting image appears closer to what your eyes see in the natural world.

*To view HDR content from your device, ensure that you use the HDMI cable provided with the SW271 monitor or a High Speed HDMI or Premium High-Speed HDMI Certified Cable.

*HDR function supports HDR10.

BenQ SW271 27" 4K HDR Monitor



14-bit 3D LUT & Delta E≤2

The 14-bit 3D Look Up Table (LUT) improves RGB color blending accuracy, resulting in impeccable color reproduction. Having Delta E≤2 in both Adobe RGB and sRGB color spaces gives you the truest representation of the original image.


BenQ SW271 27" 4K HDR IPS Color Management Photo-editing Monitor 14-bit 3D LUT & Delta E≤2



Hardware Calibration

Hardware calibration allows ou to adjust the image processing chip in the monitor without changing the graphics card output data. It keeps images consistent with its original copies without being affected by graphic settings.


Palette Master Element Calibration Software

With the use of Palette Master Element and a calibrator, you can tune and maintain the color performance of the monitor at its most optimal state.

*Supported Platforms: Win7 or above, mac OS 10.6.8 or above

*Supported Calibrators: X-Rite i1 Display Pro / i1 Pro / i1 Pro 2 & Datacolor Spyder 4 / Spyder 5


 BenQ SW271 27" 4K HDR IPS Color Management Photo-editing Monitor Palette Master Element Calibration Software



Simple, Functional Design for Greater Efficiency


USB-C™ Cable for Optimal Convenience

The SW271 uses the latest USB-C™ port to transmit video and data with only one cable. So you can do hardware calibration with ease. The USB-C™ port smoothly displays brilliant 4K content and offers up to 5Gbps data transfer rate.

*The transmission rate of USB-C™ can vary. For more information please check out the user's guide.


BenQ SW271 27" 4K HDR IPS Color Management Photo-editing Monitor USB-C Port



Advanced Black & White Mode

View your photos in a black and white film effect. Choose from three different black and white presets to preview your photos in before you perform actual adjustments in your photo processing program.


BenQ SW271 27" 4K HDR IPS Color Management Photo-editing Monitor Black & White Mode



GamutDuo enables you to view content simultaneously in different color spaces side-by-side for added comparison. Switch to PIP/PBP mode to enable GamutDuo.


Learn more about how to use GamutDuo.


BenQ SW271 27" 4K HDR IPS Color Management Photo-editing Monitor GamutDuo

Hotkey Puck

The Hotkey Puck allows the user to switch between Adobe RGB mode, sRGB mode and Black & White mode effortlessly. The buttons can also be customized to map other modes or OSD settings, such as brightness and contrast to bring added convenience to photographers.  


Learn more about setting up the Hotkey Puck.



Shading Hood

The SW271 includes a detachable shading hood that effectively reduces the monitor's screen glare resulting from ambient lighting, ensuring superb color accuracy for professional work. The shading hood can be used in both portrait and landscape orientations.


Learn more on how to mount Shading Hood


BenQ SW271 27" 4K HDR IPS Color Management Photo-editing Monitor Shading Hood


Product Color
Product Color Black
Back Light Unit LED
LCD Size 27"
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Resolution (max.) 3840x2160
Pixel Pitch (mm) 0.311
Brightness ( typ.) 350 nits
Native Contrast (typ.) 1000:1
Panel Type IPS
Viewing Angle (L/R;U/D) (CR>=10) 178/178
Response Time(Tr+Tf) typ. 5ms (GtG)
Display Colors 1.07 Billion
Color Bit 10 bits
Color Gamut 99% Adobe RGB, 100% Rec. 709 / sRGB, 93% DCI-P3
Headphone Jack Yes
Dimensions & Weight
Pivot 90°
Height Adjustable 150mm
Net Weight (kg) 9.3kg
Tilt (down/up) -5° / 20°
Swivel (left/right 45° / 45°
Special Features
Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10, Vista Compatible  Yes
ZeroFlicker Technology Yes
Color Temperature Reddish/ Normal/ Bluish/ User mode
Delta E ≤2 (avg.)
VESA Wall Mounting   100 x 100 mm
Color Mode Adobe RGB / sRGB / B&W / Rec. 709 / DCI-P3 / HDR / DICOM / Darkroom / Calibration 1 / Calibration 2 / Calibration 3 / Custom 1 / Custom 2
Kensington Lock Yes
Card Reader Yes
3D-LUT Yes (14-bit 3D LUT)
GamutDuo Yes
Black Level Yes
Hotkey Puck Yes
HDMI 2.0 x2
DisplayPort 1.4 x1
USB 3.1(Gen 1) x2
USB Type-C 3.1(Gen 2, no Power Delivery FUnction) x1
Palette Master Element Yes
Support OS Windows 7 32/64 bit or above, Mac OS X 10.6.8 or above
Support Calibrator X-Rite i1 Display Pro / i1 Pro / i1 Pro 2/ Datacolr Spyder 4/5


One Year Warranty