Asus ProArt PA328Q – 4K Pro Level Display Preview

Earlier today at the computex event in Taipei Asus demonstrated its upcoming ProArt PA328Q display – a 32″ behemoth with 4K resolution and a host of features aimed at a more professional target audience including photographers, graphic designers and video editors.

The above video (by German site allround-pc) is a short preview by an Asus representative at the show which demonstrates some of the ProArt PA328Q features.

The Asus ProArt PA328Q – 4K for pro users


Talking about the features of this screen, we compiled a short list of the main ones:

  • Panel: 32″ (16:9 aspect ratio), IPS with 178/178-degree viewing angles.
  • Resolution: 3840 x 2160 pixels, 138 pixels per inch (ppi).
  • brightness: 350cd/m².
  • Contrast: 100,000,000:1 ‘Smart Contrast’.
  • Color gamut: 100% sRGB, 14-bit colour lookup table hooked to a 10-bit panel.
  •  Connectivity: 1 x DisplayPort 1.2 (4K at 60Hz), Mini DisplayPort 1.2 (4K at 60Hz), 1 x HDMI 2.0 (4K at 60Hz) / MHL 3.0 (4K at 30Hz), 1 x HDMI 1.4 (4K at 30Hz) and 4 x USB 3.0 ports.
  • Calibration: factory-calibrated “to the best color accuracy in the market” (Delta < 2).
  • PiP: Built-in Picture-in-Picture (PiP) and Picture-by-Picture (PbP) functionality.
  • Advanced technologies: ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio (ASCR), ASUS SplendidPlus Video Intelligence Technology.
  • Monitor adjustment: tilt, swivel, pivot and height adjustment.
  • Pricing and availability: TBS (possibly between $1000-$1500 sometime in Q4 2014).

Notice that this is the first monitor on the market to support the new HDMI 2.0 protocol which allows 4K@60hz over HDMI cable.

Recently we have covered here another interesting high-res advanced display – the LG 34UM95 34″ super wide monitor (21:9 aspect ratio) and published a very enthusiastic review by linus sebastian.

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Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.

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