updated 07:25 am EDT, Mon April 15, 2013
Asus 24-inch PA249Q ProArt targets photographers, graphic designers
Asus has announced a new 24-inch monitor for professionals looking for high levels of color accuracy. The PA249Q ProArt Series LCD monitor has been pre-calibrated the display, which offers native 99 percent Adobe Wide Gamut RGB support for optimal color accuracy. The display also uses Advanced High-Performance In-Plane Switching (AH-IPS) for enhanced brightness and vibrancy along with 178-degree wide viewing angles.
The PA249Q ProArt Series monitor also offers 100 percent sRGB support as well as support for 120 percent NTSC. In addition, the PA249Q supports 10-bit 'deep color' that Asus says offers more natural transitions between different hues. The PA249Q also produces brightness rated at 350cd/m▓ and an 80,000,000:1 contrast ratio for better image contrast.
Connectivty includes a DisplayPort, HDMI, DVI-D and D-Sub ports, while it can also support two video inputs simultaneously utilizing a picture-in-picture mode. The function allows the second image to be displayed in one portion of the display, or in side-by-side split. The PA249Q also incorporates a four-port USB 3.0 hub for pass-through connectivity, while it is also mounted on a versatile stand with full tilt, swivel, pivot and height adjustment.
The Asus PA249Q ProArt Series will go on sale next month, with pricing to be announced.