Best monitor for creators with built-in calibrator – Asus ProArt Display PA32UCXR

Asus ProArt Display PA32UCXR review

ASUS ProArt Display PA32UCXR is a 32-inch monitor for creators with a built-in calibrator – priced at 3412 USD, which is honestly, insane for a monitor.

Asus ProArt Display PA32UCXR review

In addition to being individually calibrated at the time of shipment, Asus ProArt Display PA32UCXR features a color meter calibrator that is built into the lower left part of the main unit, allowing automatic calibration using professional calibration software such as Calman and Light Illusion ColourSpace CMS.

Asus ProArt Display PA32UCXR supports 100% sRGB, 99% Adobe RGB, 97% DCI-P3, and Rec.2020 color gamuts, achieving high color accuracy of ΔE<1.

In addition, the mini LED backlight on Asus ProArt Display PA32UCXR improves accuracy and brightness, and the 2,304-division individual backlight control achieves high brightness and a high contrast ratio, faithfully reproducing HDR content. It supports multiple HDR formats such as Dolby Vision, HLG, and HDR10.

Asus ProArt Display PA32UCXR specifications

Asus ProArt Display PA32UCXR specifications include IPS panel, 3,840 x 2,160 pixel resolution, approximately 1,073.7 million display colors, intermediate color response speed of 5 ms, contrast ratio of 1,000:1 maximum 1,000,000:1, brightness of 1,000 cd/m2 HDR peak is 1,600 cd/m2, and viewing angle of 178 degrees both vertically and horizontally.

The interface selection of Asus ProArt Display PA32UCXR includes Thunderbolt 4 × 2 USB PD 90W power supply compatible, one of which supports daisy chain, DisplayPort 1.4, HDMI 2.0, 3.5mm audio output. It has a built-in USB hub function with three USB 3.1 and one USB 3.1 Type-C.

Asus ProArt Display PA32UCXR setup

The Asus ProArt Display PA32UCXR’s stand supports tilt of -5 to 23 degrees, swivel of 30 degrees left and right, pivot of 90 degrees left and right, and height adjustment of 100 mm. The main body size is 727 x 245 x 601 mm and weighs 13.8 kg.

In addition, the 23.8-inch monitor VZ249HFA-G and 27-inch monitor VZ27EHF, both of which support 1,920 x 1,080 pixels and 100Hz display are also available. They are much cheaper though, priced at $110 and $130 respectively.