Acer Launches 4K PC Monitors For Professionals: ProDesigner BM270 Is 27-Inch HDR IPS Display With Full-Array Backlighting

Competing with ASUS ProArt PA32UC LCD, the Acer ProDesigner BM270 is a professional grade monitor for graphics and video editors

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Acer ProDesigner BM270 Monitor

cer has launched ProDesigner BM270 professional monitor. Graphics and video editing professionals would certainly appreciate the 27-inch 4K display.

Following Asus and BenQ, Acer has announced its new professional display aimed at graphics and video editing professionals. The solidly built monitor sports an Ultra High Definition (UHD) with 4K resolution panel. The monitor is called ProDesigner BM270 to clearly indicate the target market as well as the size of the display. The 27-inch IPS (In Plane Switching) panel has all the features that multimedia editing professionals require for their work.

Acer ProDesigner BM270 Monitor: Specifications

The ProDesigner BM270 monitor offers a 27-inch 4K UHD IPS panel that sports a 3840 × 2160 resolution. The monitor offers an HDR mode as well. The display lights up at a typical brightness of 400-nits. But it can go all the way up to 1000-nits in HDR mode. The BM270 monitor has 178°/178° viewing angles, and offers high contrast ratio. The monitor has 60 Hz refresh rate, which appears surprisingly low considering there are several consumer grade monitors that boast of 120 Hz and more refresh rates.

The most important feature of Acer ProDesigner BM270 monitor is undoubtedly the FLAD backlighting technology. The full array LED or FLAD backlighting technology embedded within the monitor features 384 LED zones. Needless to add, the FLAD technology allows dynamic local dimming. Although FLAD is common in modern-day televisions sets, computer monitors seldom support the feature.

Acer ProDesigner BM270 Monitor
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FLAD backlighting is critical of professional monitors because the monitor they use can support 100% of the sRGB, 100% of the AdobeRGB, and 97.8% of the DCI-P3 color range. Speaking of color accuracy and range, Acer claims it pre-calibrates ProDesigner BM270 monitor to Delta E<1 color accuracy for all color ranges.

Being a professional monitor, the ProDesigner BM270 offers a number of connectivity options. There are two full-sized HDMI 2.0 inputs, one DisplayPort 1.2 header, and a mini DisplayPort 1.2 connector. Interestingly, there’s also a USB Type-C port to drive the integrated 4 port USB-C hub. The monitor also has in-built 4 watt speakers.

Acer ProDesigner BM270 Monitor: Price and Availability

Given the specifications, the 27-inch ProDesigner BM270 is priced at $1,700 (Rs. 1.1 Lakh). Buyers can expect the monitor to be available in the next few days. Acer offers a three-year warranty on the display.

The specifications of the Acer monitor put it against ASUS ProArt PA32UC LCD. However, Asus’ monitor packs a 32-inch display and is priced at $1999.99 (Rs. 1.3 Lakh)

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