BenQ Gaming Monitors: What’s So Special? (XL2420T, RL2240T & RL2450T)

BenQ launched its professional gaming monitors — XL2420T, RL2240H and RL2450H, with a Counter Strike Tournament on 31st August 2012 in Malaysia. The gaming monitors are co-developed with professional gamers to include special features for gamers.

BenQ XL2420T

BenQ XL2420T Gaming Monitor
BenQ XL2420T Gaming Monitor

XL2420T is the BenQ flagship gaming monitor suited for FPS (First Person Shooter) game play. Co-developed with Counter-Strike professional gamers, the 24-inch LED monitor (1920 x 1080 at 120 Hz, 2ms GTG response time) offer gaming friendly features:

Black eQualizer

Black eQualizer brightens game’s dark scenes without over-exposing the bright areas to preserve vital details, enabling gamers to spot their enemies easily.

S Switch

BenQ S Switch
BenQ S Switch

S Switch is a monitor remote controller with 3 preset buttons and scroll button. You can quickly switch between customized display settings, example: gaming, work, entertainment, using the preset buttons. The scroll button allows you to quickly navigate and change OSD settings.

Game Mode Loader

You can download and save the monitor settings used by professional gamers. Now you see what the pros see.

FPS Mode

2 preset FPS modes tailored by Counter-Strike Legends, offer optimal brightness, contrast, sharpness and color tint.

Display Mode & Smart Scaling

Allows you to change the screen sizes to simulate any game play and practice under different display sizes for tournaments.

Other features:

  • A holder at the back of monitor for ease of carrying the monitor. Example: bring your own monitor for tournaments.
  • A headset hanger at the back of monitor to hold your headset.
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 ready.
  • Dusk cover included.

BenQ XL2420T retail price is RM1699 (~USD$566)

BenQ RL2240H and RL2450H

BenQ RL2450H Gaming Monitor
BenQ RL2450H Gaming Monitor

BenQ RL2240H and RL2450H are the World’s first RTS (Real-Time Strategy) gaming monitors.

RL series have RTS Mode feature that was co-developed with leading StarTale players to automatically fine-tunes your monitor accordingly for optimum RTS gaming.

RL series shares some BenQ XL series (mentioned above) gaming features, such as Black eQualizer, Display Mode & Smart Scaling, 2ms GTG response time.

BenQ RL2240H Gaming Monitor
BenQ RL2240H Gaming Monitor

RL2240H (RM699) is 21.5-inch LED monitor with glossy white design. RL2450H (RM899) is 24-inch LED monitor in black.

All the above mentioned BenQ gaming monitors are now available now via retailers.

➤ BenQ Gaming Monitors

“Buffet” Top Search Trend in Malaysia During Ramadhan

Ramadhan Buffet
Ramadhan Buffet
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MALAYSIA — If your hotel or restaurant advertised using the keyword “Ramadhan buffet” during the holy month, you probably have nailed it.

According to Google Malaysia, Malaysians searched “buffet” during Ramadhan more than any other time of the year. Buffet is certainly the Malaysian interested dining styles during Ramadhan period.

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Win Galaxy S3 in 100K Fans Celebration Facebook Contest 100K fans 100K fans, the first online classifieds site in Malaysia that only serves mobile phones and gadgets, is celebrating their 100,000 facebook fans in 7 months.

Read also: my previous post about when it’s newly launched.

The classifieds site has received over 325K hits from January to June 2012, with average site visit duration of about 6 minutes. There are already more than 30,000 items posted on the site from thousands of sellers in Malaysia.

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RIM Released BlackBerry Curve 9320 in Malaysia for RM799

BlackBerry Curve 9320

BlackBerry Curve 9320

Nowadays, I think only Research In Motion (RIM) still actively releases smartphones with physical keyboard. RIM has announced the new BlackBerry Curve 9320 in Malaysia.

The Curve 9320 is running BlackBerry OS 7.1. It has a 2.44-inch 320×240 pixel display, build-in 3.2 megapixel camera, 512MB RAM (support MicroSD up to 32GB), 1450 mAh removable/rechargeable battery, support GPS, 3G, WiFi, FM radio, etc.

The smartphone is preloaded social network apps such as Twitter, Facebook. There’s a BBM shortcut key at the phone’s side for quick access to BBM app.

The retail price is RM799 in Malaysia.

➤ BlackBerry Curve

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HTC Desire V and Desire C Available in Malaysia (Specs, Price, Availability)

HTC Desire C
HTC Desire C
HTC Desire C

Two new HTC Desire models are now available in Malaysia — HTC Desire V and Desire C. The budget smartphones are featuring Beats Audio technology and running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) mobile operating system. The HTC Desire V supports dual SIM that you can keep two active numbers in the same phone.

Check out the specs highlights, availability, prices and press release after the break.

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