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BenQ releases ePaper to new monitors

BenQ is introducing its ePaper Mode in its two new monitors, the 24-inch BenQ GL2480 and the 27-inch GL2780 which makes the display look like that of an Amazon Kindle or other eReader.

In a report by Tom’s Hardware, the ePaper Mode will offer a less-eye-straining way to read text- heavy content such as articles, word documents among others.

The feature which can be activated through the on-screen display (OSD) removes the blue lights for a more comfortable reading experience.

BenQ’s new displays feature the speedy TN panel technology 1ms response time and 75 Hz refresh rate. The monitors, however, are positioned towards casual gamers with the absence of AMD FreeSync or Nvidia G-Sync.

It’s Zowie line which includes the BenQ Zowie XL2731 featuring and extra powerful gaming monitor is meanwhile reserved for more serious players.

Apart from its low prices, BenQ GL2480 ($149.99) and GL2780 ($179.99) also come with light adjustment feature can turn on a red or green filter to accommodate users’ eyes; Low Blue Light, ZeroFlicker and Brightness Intelligence Plus feature which uses artificial intelligence feature to adjust the display’s brightness based on the environment.

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