Benq BL2420 vs DELL P2416D

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Benq BL2420
DELL P2416D

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
1% bigger screen size Edit
The Benq BL2420 is a 23.8" PC monitor. That's 0.050000000000001" bigger than the DELL P2416D (23.75"). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

0.35000000000002mm bigger viewable height Edit
The Benq BL2420 has a viewable height of 296.35mm, but the DELL P2416D is only a 296mm viewable height PC monitor (0.35000000000002mm smaller).
Significantly faster response time Edit
The Benq BL2420 has a response time of 5ms, whereas the DELL P2416D is an 8ms response time PC monitor (3ms slower). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

1% larger color gamut Edit
The Benq BL2420 has a color gamut of 100%, but the DELL P2416D is only a 99% color gamut PC monitor (1% smaller).
Built-in speaker Edit
The Benq BL2420 has a built-in speaker, but the DELL P2416D does not have a built-in speaker. Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

Narrower Edit
The Benq BL2420 has a width of 563.2mm. That's 2.4mm narrower than the DELL P2416D (565.6mm).
£13.04 cheaper to run
Over five years the Benq BL2420 is £13.04 cheaper to run than the DELL P2416D. Read more
Better selling
The Benq BL2420 ranks No. 5358 by number of sales, but the DELL P2416D ranks No. 44867.
10 Reasons For
0.14999999999998mm bigger viewable width Edit
The DELL P2416D has a viewable width of 527mm, but the Benq BL2420 is only a 526.85mm viewable width PC monitor (0.14999999999998mm smaller).
More display colour count Edit
DELL P2416D is 16.77M display colours. That's 16.77M more than the Benq BL2420 (16.77M).
60.33cm bigger display diagonal Edit
The DELL P2416D has a display diagonal of 60.33cm, whereas the Benq BL2420 is only a unknowncm display diagonal PC monitor (60.33cm smaller).
Four USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the DELL P2416D is four, but the Benq BL2420 only has three USB Type-A downstream ports.
96% lighter Edit
The DELL P2416D is a 3.6kg weight PC monitor. That's 3.4kg lighter than the Benq BL2420 (3.6kg).
3.6mm shorter Edit
DELL P2416D is 335.1mm tall, but the Benq BL2420 is a 338.7mm tall PC monitor (3.6mm taller).
53% shallower Edit
The DELL P2416D is a 47mm deep PC monitor. That's 24.5mm shallower than the Benq BL2420 (47mm).
£25 cheaper
The DELL P2416D is £24.61 cheaper than the Benq BL2420.
Available from 5 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
User reviews are better
The DELL P2416D has an average user review score of 94%, whereas the Benq BL2420 has an average rating of 86% (based on 231 reviews).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
1% smaller viewable width Edit
The Benq BL2420 is a 526.85mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 0.14999999999998mm smaller than the DELL P2416D (527mm).
One less USB Type-A downstream port Edit
The Benq BL2420 has three USB Type-A downstream ports, however the DELL P2416D only has four USB Type-A downstream ports.
A lot heavier Edit
The Benq BL2420 has a weight of 7kg, but the DELL P2416D is a 3.6kg weight PC monitor (3.4kg lighter).
2% taller Edit
The Benq BL2420 has a height of 338.7mm. That's 3.6mm taller than the DELL P2416D (335.1mm).
A lot deeper Edit
Benq BL2420 is 71.5mm deep, but the DELL P2416D is a 47mm deep PC monitor (24.5mm shallower).
More expensive by £25
The Benq BL2420 is £24.61 more expensive than the DELL P2416D.
Not as many stockists
The Benq BL2420 is only stocked by 26 retailers, however the DELL P2416D is stocked by 31 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Older by two months
The Benq BL2420 is two months older than the DELL P2416D.
User review Rating is Worse
The Benq BL2420 has an average user score of 86%, but the DELL P2416D has an average user rating of 94% (based on 32 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
0.050000000000001" smaller screen size Edit
The DELL P2416D has a screen size of 23.75", whereas the Benq BL2420 is a 23.8" PC monitor (0.050000000000001" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Smaller viewable height Edit
The DELL P2416D is a 296mm viewable height PC monitor. That's 0.35000000000002mm smaller than the Benq BL2420 (296mm).
38% slower response time Edit
The DELL P2416D is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms slower than the Benq BL2420 (8ms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Smaller color gamut Edit
The DELL P2416D is a 99% color gamut PC monitor. That's 1% smaller than the Benq BL2420 (99%).
Does not have a built-in speaker Edit
The DELL P2416D does not have a built-in speaker, however the Benq BL2420 has a built-in speaker. Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

Moderately wider Edit
DELL P2416D is 565.6mm wide, but the Benq BL2420 is a 563.2mm wide PC monitor (2.4mm narrower).
More expensive to run over five years by 29%
Over five years the running costs of the DELL P2416D are £57.91 which is £13.04 more than the Benq BL2420. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The DELL P2416D ranks No. 44867 by sales volume, whereas the Benq BL2420 ranks No. 5358.

Awards

1 Award
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1 Award
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

22 months Ago 20 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 44.87
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 44.87
Purchase price £ 191.41
Total cost of ownership £ 236.28
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 56.08
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 57.91
Purchase price £ 166.80
Total cost of ownership £ 224.71
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.22T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.22 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.29T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
23.8"
BEST
23.75"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 20000000:1
BEST
 20000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1440p
 1440p
BEST
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
SRGB Display Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 SRGB display feature
Viewable Height
296.35mm
BEST
296mm
Viewable Width
526.85mm 527mm
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.205 x 0.205 0.205 x 0.205
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 60.33cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms
BEST
8ms
Color Gamut
100%
BEST
99%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Microphone in Port
 Microphone in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
3 4
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
AC Power in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in port

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
BEST
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
2W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated TV Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Coloured Feet
 Silver
 Silver
Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN Port
 Ethernet LAN port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Height Adjustment
140mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -21 - 5
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
 Pivoting base
 Pivoting base
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Menu Display
 On screen menu display
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Input Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Power Consumption When Off
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
28W
BEST
35W
Standby Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 5000
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 90
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 TCO
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.8kg
Height With Stand
524.9mm 369mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
239.55mm 205mm
BEST
Width With Stand
563.2mm
BEST
565.6mm
Weight
7kg 3.6kg
BEST
Height
338.7mm 335.1mm
BEST
Depth
71.5mm 47mm
BEST
Width
563.2mm
BEST
565.6mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
Manual Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual included
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