Benq PD2720U Review

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The BenQ PD2720U UHD monitor delivers a fantastic color reproduction and accuracy packed into a sleek design with an adjustable stand. Considering its price, be aware of the not-so-effective speakers and a limited refresh rate.


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The BenQ PD2720U is the brand’s high-end 27-Inch 4K UHD monitor released in 2019. It promises good color accuracy, which makes it a perfect fit for designers and creative professionals alike. With nearly zero bezels on 3 sides, an adjustable stand, and wide availability of ports, its design is sleek and aesthetically pleasing. While it is an expensive option, the professional color gamut and accuracy paired with HDR10 make it worthwhile for serious users. Read the rest of this BenQ PD2720U review to see what else top experts had to say about it, then check out our list of the top rated computer monitors.


our Verdict

The BenQ PD2720U is a great choice for creative professionals, with its professional color accuracy and sleek design. It’s not the best for gamers, though, as its speakers are weak and the refresh rate is limited to 60Hz. But if you’re a designer, photo or video editor, it’s a great long-term purchase, with its adjustable stand and solid build. Just make sure you need the professional-grade color accuracy before you commit to the price.

ReasonS to Buy

  • Amazing color accuracy
  • Warranty of three years
  • Sleek design with a completely adjustable stand
  • Good selection of ports
  • HDR10 support

Reason to Avoid

  • Ineffective speakers
  • Expensive
  • The refresh rate is limited to 60Hz.

Benq PD2720U Specs

Display TypeLED
HDMI Inputs2
HDR FormatHDR10
Max Resolution3840 x 2160 (4k)
Panel TypePanel TypeIPS
Refresh Rate60 Hz
Response TimeResponse Time5 ms
Screen size27"
Sync TechnologySync TechnologyAMD FreeSync

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Test Results

Brightness (nits)351.5
Contrast Ratio (as ratio, x:1)1,019
Color Gamut/Accuracy % (DCI P3 xy)89.9
Color Gamut/Accuracy % (DCI P3 uv)100
Color Gamut % (Adobe RGB Coverage xy)99.4
Color Gamut % (sRGB Coverage xy)99.6
Color Gamut % (Rec. 2020 Coverage xy)0
Color Gamut % (Rec. 709 Coverage xy)0
Input Lag (ms)0
Response Time (ms)5
Reflections % (Total Reflections)0
Horizontal Viewing Angle (Washout Left)0
Horizontal Viewing Angle (Washout Right)0
Vertical Viewing Angle (Washout Above)0
Vertical Viewing Angle (Washout Below)0

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  • Techradar

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    This costly 4K monitor has the performance and colour gamut to satisfy designers and enough… Read More


    Cale Hunt
  • IT Pro

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    “No bottom line found for this product” Read More


    Jim Hill
  • Windows Central

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    It’s expensive, but the BenQ PD2720U delivers an outstanding 4K picture, premium design, and an… Read More


    Mike Jennings

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