Asus updates its ProArt professional displays with the PA2428Q

asus pa248q Asus updates its ProArt professional displays with the PA2428Q

When it comes to professional monitors, brands like Eizo, Mitsubishi and NEC springs to mind, but Asus is trying to make some room for its range of ProArt displays in this high-margin market space. The latest addition is the PA2428Q which is an updated version of the PA246Q and carries on the tradition of using a 1920×1200 IPS panel.

When it comes to professional monitors, brands like Eizo, Mitsubishi and NEC springs to mind, but Asus is trying to make some room for its range of ProArt displays in this high-margin market space. The latest addition is the PA2428Q which is an updated version of the PA246Q and carries on the tradition of using a 1920×1200 IPS panel.

The biggest difference between the PA2428Q and the older PA246Q is a move from CCFL to LED backlight. This is most likely a standard white LED backlight though, rather than the much more expensive RGB backlight found on some high-end professional displays. The other upgrade consists of four USB 3.0 ports rather than USB 2.0 ports for the older PA246Q.

asus pa248q Asus updates its ProArt professional displays with the PA2428Q

Asus still includes features like its "QuickFit" on screen display virtual scales/rulers for various standard photo sizes as well as centimetres and inches. You also get a height-adjustable stand with pivot, swivel and tilt support for an ergonomic working environment. Connectivity includes DisplayPort, DVI, HDMI and D-sub, just as with the older model, but it's not clear if Asus is still including an audio jack or a memory card reader.

It's not clear as to when the PA2428Q will be available for purchase and Asus has as yet to announce official pricing, but it should end up cost in excess of US$500, much like the PA246Q.

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