Benq VW2235 vs Samsung SMT-2232

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Benq VW2235
Samsung SMT-2232

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
HDCP Edit
The Benq VW2235 has an HDCP, however the Samsung SMT-2232 does not have an HDCP.
11% wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Benq VW2235 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Samsung SMT-2232 (160°).
8° wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Benq VW2235 has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°, however the Samsung SMT-2232 is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
29% lighter Edit
The Benq VW2235 is a 3.9kg weight PC monitor. That's 1.1kg lighter than the Samsung SMT-2232 (5kg).
Slightly narrower Edit
The Benq VW2235 is a 513mm wide PC monitor, whereas the Samsung SMT-2232 is a 515mm wide PC monitor (2mm wider).
£299 cheaper
The Benq VW2235 costs £298.82 less than the Samsung SMT-2232.
Available from 7 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
17% cheaper to run
The Benq VW2235 only costs £46.70 to run over five years but the Samsung SMT-2232 costs £56.08 to run (20% more). Read more
7 Reasons For
3D compatible Edit
The Samsung SMT-2232 is 3D compatible, but the Benq VW2235 is not 3D compatible. Read more

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

20% faster response time Edit
The Samsung SMT-2232 has a response time of 5ms, however the Benq VW2235 is a 6ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

Built-in speaker Edit
The Samsung SMT-2232 has a built-in speaker, whereas the Benq VW2235 does not. 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.

Adjustable height Edit
The Samsung SMT-2232 has an adjustable height, however the Benq VW2235 does not have an adjustable height.
Wall mountable Edit
The Samsung SMT-2232 is wall mountable, however the Benq VW2235 is not.
Shorter Edit
Samsung SMT-2232 is 316mm tall. That's 76mm shorter than the Benq VW2235 (316mm).
Two times shallower Edit
The Samsung SMT-2232 is a 59.9mm deep PC monitor, whereas the Benq VW2235 is a 120mm deep PC monitor (60.1mm deeper).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Not 3D compatible Edit
The Benq VW2235 is not 3D compatible, however the Samsung SMT-2232 is. Read more

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

Slower response time Edit
The Benq VW2235 is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the Samsung SMT-2232 (5ms). 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.

Does not have a built-in speaker Edit
The Benq VW2235 does not have a built-in speaker, but the Samsung SMT-2232 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.

Does not have an adjustable height Edit
The Benq VW2235 does not have an adjustable height, whereas the Samsung SMT-2232 has an adjustable height.
Not wall mountable Edit
The Benq VW2235 is not wall mountable, whereas the Samsung SMT-2232 is wall mountable.
76mm taller Edit
The Benq VW2235 is a 392mm tall PC monitor, whereas the Samsung SMT-2232 is a 316mm tall PC monitor (76mm shorter).
51% deeper Edit
The Benq VW2235 has a depth of 120mm. That's 60.1mm deeper than the Samsung SMT-2232 (59.9mm).
9 Reasons Against
Does not have an HDCP Edit
The Samsung SMT-2232 does not have an HDCP, however the Benq VW2235 has an HDCP.
18° narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Samsung SMT-2232 has a vertical viewing angle of 160°, whereas the Benq VW2235 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
Narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Samsung SMT-2232 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° narrower than the Benq VW2235 (170°).
1.1kg heavier Edit
The Samsung SMT-2232 has a weight of 5kg, whereas the Benq VW2235 is a 3.9kg weight PC monitor (1.1kg lighter).
1% wider Edit
Samsung SMT-2232 is 515mm wide. That's 2mm wider than the Benq VW2235 (515mm).
More expensive by £299
The Samsung SMT-2232 is £298.82 more expensive than the Benq VW2235.
Fewer sellers
The Samsung SMT-2232 is only stocked by 5 stores, but the Benq VW2235 is stocked by 12 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by eleven months
The Samsung SMT-2232 is eleven months older than the Benq VW2235.
£9.38 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Samsung SMT-2232 are £56.08 which is £9.38 more than the Benq VW2235. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

41 months Ago 52 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 44.87
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 46.70
Purchase price £ 94.98
Total cost of ownership £ 141.68
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 56.08
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 56.08
Purchase price £ 393.80
Total cost of ownership £ 449.88
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.23T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.28T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.28 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
21.5" 21.5"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 20000000:1
BEST
 20000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
BEST
 HDCP
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.248 x 0.248 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178°
BEST
160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178°
BEST
170°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
BEST
 3000:1
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms 5ms
BEST
Color Gamut
72% Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

BNC Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input port
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-I Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Power in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in port

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
BEST
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
TV Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data 600
RMS Rated Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 2W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Coloured Feet
 White
 White
Case Colour
 White
 White

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi
 WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
BEST
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wall Mountable
 Wall mountable
 Wall mountable
BEST
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
On Screen Display Language
 CHI (SIMPL)
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (SIMPL)
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
BEST
OSD Language
17
BEST
13
On Screen Menu Display
 On screen menu display
 On screen menu display
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator

Power

Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
28W
BEST
35W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 90 - 264
 90 - 264
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 90
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 391.8mm
Depth With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 217.4mm
Width With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 515mm
Weight
3.9kg
BEST
5kg
Height
392mm 316mm
BEST
Depth
120mm 59.9mm
BEST
Width
513mm
BEST
515mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
BEST
Manual Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control

Other Features

Connection to a PC
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Connection to a PC
HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI
Dimensions With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 515 x 217.4 x 391.8
Dimensions
Unknown - Click to provide data 515 x 59.9 x 316
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 12.44
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 20.28
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.36
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