BenQ SW242Q 24.1″ 2K Photographer monitor launched in India

BenQ has launched the SW242Q monitor in India, specifically designed for professional photographers, videographers, and creative artists who demand high color accuracy and precision.

This follows the recent release of the BenQ RD240Q display programming monitor earlier this month.

The SW242Q boasts a 24.1-inch 2K display (2560 x 1600), merging BenQ’s advanced color management tech with user-friendly features for accurate results.

Key features include AQCOLOR technology ensuring 99% Adobe RGB, 98% DCI-P3, and 100% sRGB coverage, 16-bit 3D LUT for precise calibration, and an anti-glare panel for accurate soft-proofing.

The SW242Q monitor ensures consistent color and brightness with Uniformity Technology, while HDR10 support enhances color contrast for various video formats. SDI connectivity seamlessly integrates with professional videographers’ devices.

Additionally, it offers hardware calibration via Palette Master Ultimate, Paper Color Sync for accurate prints, and USB-C with 90W power delivery.

User-friendly features include a leatherette base, easy-carry handle, improved cable management, and a 5-way navigation key for efficient color evaluation during retouching.

Quick specifications: BenQ SW242Q Monitor
  • Design: Access Design, Leatherette Base, and Optional Shading Hood
  • Display: 24.1″ (2560 x 1600), AQCOLOR technology, 60Hz refresh, 125 PPI, 400 nits brightness, HDR10, 178° viewing angle, 1.07 billion colors, 16:10 aspect ratio
  • Screen: Anti-Reflection, 5ms response time, 1000:1 contrast, Color Gamut – 100% sRGB, 98% P3, 99% Adobe RGB, AMA, HLG
  • Color Temperature: 5000K, 6500K, 9300K, User-K, User-RGB
  • Power: Power Delivery (USB-C / Thunderbolt 3) 90W
  • Mount Adjustment: VESA Wall Mount, Tilt, Swivel, Pivot
  • Connectivity: x2 HDMI, x1 DisplayPort, USB-C, USB-B, and x2 USB 3.1; SDI to HDMI Device Compatibility
  • Certification: TUV Certificate, Calman, Pantone, and Pantone SkinTone Validated
  • Other Features: Factory Calibration Report, 3D-LUT, Delta E(avg) ≤1.5, KVM Switch, Auto Pivot, Black Level, Hardware Calibration, Uniformity Technology, Black & White mode, Gamut Duo
  • Software: Palette Master Ultimate, Paper Color Sync, LightSpace Ready, and Calman Ready
Pricing and availability

The BenQ SW242Q monitor is priced at Rs. 38,500 and is available for purchase at the BenQ India E-store,, and leading photography retail outlets across India.

Speaking about the launch, Rajeev Singh, Managing Director, BenQ India and South Asia, said:

The SW242Q monitor exemplifies BenQ’s commitment to empowering creative professionals with advanced solutions. With its exceptional color accuracy, anti-glare panel, and efficient hardware calibration via Palette Master Ultimate, this monitor will enhance creative workflows and deliver industry-leading results.