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BenQ to Showcase the Ultimate in Entertainment at the 2012 International CES

Because Enjoyment Matters, BenQ Will Highlight Latest 3D-Ready Home Cinema Projectors, Mini Projectors, and Gaming Monitors

IRVINE, Calif. — Jan. 4, 2012 — At the 2012 International CES, BenQ America Corp. will present the latest developments in its family of leading-edge projectors and gaming monitors — all geared toward providing the ultimate in entertainment for home cinema viewers and gamers alike.

Visitors to BenQ’s suite will experience the latest breakthrough in home entertainment when the company unveils its first 3D full-HD home cinema projector: the W7000. The world’s first projector to be accredited with the TÜV Rheinland 3D Full-HD Certification, the W7000 is powered by DLP Link(TM) to deliver ultra-smooth 1080p full-HD 3D images to both eyes, crosstalk-free. Combined with 50,000:1 high contrast ratio, 2,000 ANSI lumen high brightness, Rec. 709 color gamut, BrilliantColor(TM) performance, VIDI(TM) lighting technology, and the latest HDMI 1.4a connectivity, the W7000 allows users to enjoy brilliantly rendered 3D movies, live sports, and video games automatically without additional setup.

Also at the 2012 International CES, BenQ will launch the next generation of its popular mini projector, the BenQ Joybee GP2. Building on the success of its GP1 predecessor, the Joybee GP2 Projector features the same elegant black and white housing while adding a number of enhancements. Just a few of these enhancements include: an intuitive user interface, 720p HD-ready video capability, short-throw projection, an integrated iPhone(R)/iPod(R) dock, an optional three-hour battery pack, 2GB of on-board memory storage, and a multitude of connectivity options for personal devices and various multimedia formats. With simple plug-and-play operation and 200 ANSI lumen brightness, the palm-sized GP2 Projector allows users to share HD-quality presentations, videos, photos, and games on a brilliant 160-inch cinematic display.

As every gamer knows, “Gaming is in the Details.” So, BenQ is pleased to introduce two new 120 Hz, 3D first-person shooter (FPS) monitors at CES: the XL2420T and XL2420TX. Offering the ultimate FPS gaming experience, the new XL Series monitors were co-developed by prominent Counter-Strike legends Emil “HeatoN” Christensen, Abdisamad “SpawN” Mohamed, Tommy “Potti” Ingemarsson, Christer “fisker” Eriksson, and Michael “ahl” Korduner, as well as UMX_Xanver from ZOWIE GEAR, an innovative manufacturer of high-end professional gaming gear. Through this collaboration, the XL Series models not only hold the fundamental key to FPS gaming success, but also possess exclusive features meticulously thought out to provide FPS gamers with the ultimate sense of ease and control. Some unique features include Black eQualizer color engine technology to allow gamers to brighten the image display without over-exposing white levels and a stylish S Switch controller to allow users to switch swiftly between customized display settings for gaming and entertainment.

“CES attendees who visit our suite will get a firsthand look at some of today’s most leading-edge innovations in home cinema 3D-ready projection and gaming monitors — a real testament to our philosophy that ‘Enjoyment Matters,’” said Lars Yoder, President at BenQ America Corp. “For instance, our new BenQ Joybee GP2 mini projector incorporates features and benefits that mobile consumers value, offering a unique combination of performance and flexibility and giving users a fun way to present, share, and entertain.”

BenQ’s entertainment solutions for any application will be on display in Hilton Suite 28-105 at the 2012 International CES. More information on the full line of BenQ products is available at www.BenQ.com.

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About BenQ America Corp.
BenQ America Corp. is a leading-edge digital display technology company supplying superior-quality projectors and gaming monitors. BenQ America Corp. offers compelling 3D solutions from big screens to desktops. Today BenQ ranks as the world’s No. 1-selling DLP(R) projector brand, as well as the No. 1 name in short-throw projectors.

About BenQ Corporation
BenQ Corporation, a leading provider of networked digital lifestyle devices, is a multifaceted company with strengths in product design, visual technology, and mobile technology. BenQ offers an unrivalled breadth and depth of products and integrated technologies across platforms through the brand promise of “Bringing Enjoyment and Quality to Life,” including digital projectors, LCD monitors, LCD TVs, digital cameras, eBook readers, mobile Internet devices, storage devices, and human interface devices such as mice and keyboards.

About BenQ Group
The BenQ Group comprises companies that operate independently while sharing resources and leveraging synergies among them. The BenQ Group companies include BenQ Corporation, AU Optronics Corporation (in the top three of the world’s manufacturers of large-size TFT-LCD panels), Qisda Corporation, Darfon Electronics Corporation, BenQ Materials Corp., BenQ Guru Software Co., BenQ Hospital, BrightView Corp., Cando Co. Ltd., Daxin Materials Corp., Darwin Precisions, Ltd., Dazzo Technology Corp., Forhouse Corp., SiPix Imaging, Lextar Electronics Corp., Raydium Semiconductor Corp., BenQ Medical Technology Corporation, and Wellypower Corp.

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