ASUS introduced its new flagship professional display ASUS ProArt PA32UCX 4K monitor at CES . This monitor is the world’s first 32-inch 4K UHD HDR display with a peak brightness of 1,200 nits and mini-LED backlighting. Hence, enabling 1,152 zones of local dimming control and support for multiple HDR formats, including Dolby Vision, HLG and HDR-10.
The ASUS ProArt monitor incorporates the leading technology of mini LED backlight, which is packed in physically half smaller LEDs than the conventional in more densely to increases the granularity of brightness control.
The ProArt PA32UCX supports everything that one might expect from a 2019 professional monitor, including a 4K Ultra-HD resolution along with support of the DCI-P3 and Rec. 2020 color spaces as well as Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, but its key feature is a unique FALD backlighting with 1000 zones.
It is also the first PC displays to support Dolby Vision have been developed in partnership with Dolby, and they are made for content creators who demand exceptional display performance and colour accuracy for their visual workflows.
ASUS ProArt PA32UCX 4K monitor sports a 32-inch screen which is virtually frameless on three sides, making it perfect for side-by-side, multi-display setups. An ergonomic stand offers extensive swivel, tilt and height adjustments to ensure an ideal viewing position.
ProArt PA32UCX features an HDMI 2.0, DisplayPort 1.2, Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C and a USB hub, allowing content creators to conveniently connect to peripherals and gadgets, including a Blu-ray player.
World’s first 4K display with mini-LED backlighting
The ProArt PA32UCX 4K UHD display is designed to deliver extremely sharp, detailed visuals. Its mini-LED backlight packs in smaller-sized LEDs to increase the granularity of brightness control. With local dimming that’s dynamically controlled across 1,152 zones, ProArt PA32UCX can reproduce brighter whites and deeper blacks to deliver the best contrast and accurate reproduction of HDR content. ProArt PA32UCX also has a peak luminance level of almost 1,200cd/m2, enabling it to achieve VESA Display HDR 1000 certification and additional HDR standards, including Dolby Vision.
The PA32UCX’s impressive panel reproduces the brightest whites and the deepest blacks with sharper, more detailed visuals. With true 10-bit color and Quantum Dot technology, support for DCI-P3, Rec. 709, Rec. 2020, and Adobe RGB color spaces, together with a rich selection of connectivity, the PA32UCX is primed to take on any studio workflow.
ASUS Smart HDR Technology
ASUS ProArt PA32UCX features ASUS Smart HDR Technology, which supports multiple HDR (high-dynamic-range) formats and multiple PQ curves to suit content creators’ specific requirements.Dolby Vision HDR transforms your viewing experience with ultravivid image incredible brightness, contrast, and color to expand content creators’ storytelling possibilities. It achieves this astonishing image quality through cinema-inspired HDR technology that can deliver billions of colors.
HDR-10 support ensures compatibility with existing streaming video services and a growing list of HDR-enabled games, including PQ hard clip curve, PQ Optimized and PQ Basic, to cover all content creators’ needs. The PA32UCX’s HLG (hybrid log gamma) preset allows users to both immerse in, as well as create material for broadcast and satellite TV platforms such as the BBC iPlayer, Japan NHK TV, and DirecTV.
World’s leading colour performance Industry-Leading delta-E (∆E) <1
ASUS ProArt monitor comes with True 10-bit colour depth with 1,200 nits of peak brightness provides an entire spectrum of colours to work with for video editing and post-production. Quantum-dot technology supports the cinema-standard DCIP3 colour gamut, resulting in more realistic colours. It also delivers a wide colour gamut of 99% DCI-P3, 99.5% Adobe RGB, 89% Rec. 2020, 100% sRGB and Rec. 709 for high-end video editing and post-production.
ProArt PA32UCX monitors are pre-calibrated to guarantee industry-leading delta-E (∆E) <1 colour accuracy. Each monitor features advanced gray-scale technology to ensure images are accurately reproduced onscreen. The monitor also includes technology to ensure 95% uniformity compensation to guard against brightness and chroma (colour) fluctuations across different parts of the screen.
ASUS ProArt Calibration Technology
Asus ProArt PA32UCX features ASUS ProArt Calibration Technology which offers colour-accuracy tuning and uniformity compensation to make things easy when it’s time to recalibrate the display’s brightness and colour consistency. Users can choose from a variety of advanced setups to achieve optimum colour accuracy, and write back all colour parameter profiles on the monitor’s integrated scaler integrated circuit chip.
This monitor also supports Dolby Vision™ HDR. This technology transforms entertainment experience with ultra-vivid picture quality, providing incredible brightness, contrast, color and detail to bring entertainment to life. With Dolby Vision, the PA32UCX can bring confidence for content creators that their images are represented with ultimate consistency