Benq RL2755 vs Viewsonic VG2847

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Benq RL2755
Viewsonic VG2847

Top Prices

Ebuyer Business
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (11 available)
Novatech
FREE Standard delivery
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Amazon UK
FREE Standard delivery
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Target PC 1-888-311-4455
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Howard Technology Solutions
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Electronic Accent
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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
44.05mm bigger viewable height Edit
The Benq RL2755 has a viewable height of 336.15mm, whereas the Viewsonic VG2847 is only a 292.1mm viewable height PC monitor (44.05mm smaller).
Bigger viewable width Edit
The Benq RL2755 is a 597.6mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 76.9mm bigger than the Viewsonic VG2847 (520.7mm).
50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Benq RL2755 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Viewsonic VG2847 (250 cd/m²).
Vastly faster response time Edit
The Benq RL2755 has a response time of 1ms, however the Viewsonic VG2847 is a 6.9ms response time PC monitor (5.9ms 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.

Cheaper by £43
The Benq RL2755 is £43.32 cheaper than the Viewsonic VG2847.
22 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £0.47
Over five years the Benq RL2755 is £0.47 cheaper to run than the Viewsonic VG2847. Read more
7 Reasons For
1" bigger screen size Edit
The Viewsonic VG2847 has a screen size of 28", whereas the Benq RL2755 is only a 27" PC monitor (1" smaller). 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.

18° wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Viewsonic VG2847 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Benq RL2755 (178°).
8° wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Viewsonic VG2847 has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°, whereas the Benq RL2755 is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
49% lighter Edit
The Viewsonic VG2847 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor. That's 1.8kg lighter than the Benq RL2755 (3.7kg).
137.7mm shorter Edit
Viewsonic VG2847 is 340.3mm tall, but the Benq RL2755 is a 478mm tall PC monitor (137.7mm taller).
Significantly shallower Edit
The Viewsonic VG2847 is a 60.5mm deep PC monitor. That's 152.5mm shallower than the Benq RL2755 (60.5mm).
Narrower Edit
Viewsonic VG2847 is 556.8mm wide, but the Benq RL2755 is a 639mm wide PC monitor (82.2mm wider).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
4% smaller screen size Edit
The Benq RL2755 is a 27" PC monitor. That's 1" smaller than the Viewsonic VG2847 (28"). 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.

18° narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Benq RL2755 has a vertical viewing angle of 160°, whereas the Viewsonic VG2847 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
5% narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Benq RL2755 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° narrower than the Viewsonic VG2847 (178°).
A lot heavier Edit
The Benq RL2755 has a weight of 5.5kg, whereas the Viewsonic VG2847 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor (1.8kg lighter).
29% taller Edit
Benq RL2755 is 478mm tall. That's 137.7mm taller than the Viewsonic VG2847 (340.3mm).
Significantly deeper Edit
The Benq RL2755 is a 213mm deep PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VG2847 is a 60.5mm deep PC monitor (152.5mm shallower).
Wider Edit
Benq RL2755 is 639mm wide. That's 82.2mm wider than the Viewsonic VG2847 (556.8mm).
7 Reasons Against
44.05mm smaller viewable height Edit
The Viewsonic VG2847 is a 292.1mm viewable height PC monitor. That's 44.05mm smaller than the Benq RL2755 (292.1mm).
Smaller viewable width Edit
The Viewsonic VG2847 has a viewable width of 520.7mm, but the Benq RL2755 is a 597.6mm viewable width PC monitor (76.9mm bigger).
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Viewsonic VG2847 has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², whereas the Benq RL2755 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
86% slower response time Edit
The Viewsonic VG2847 is a 6.9ms response time PC monitor. That's 5.9ms slower than the Benq RL2755 (6.9ms). 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.

£43 more expensive
The Viewsonic VG2847 is more expensive than the Benq RL2755 by £43.32.
Fewer sellers
Only 3 retailers sells the Viewsonic VG2847, but 25 sellers sell the Benq RL2755. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
More expensive to run over five years by 1%
The Viewsonic VG2847 costs £39.26 to run which is £0.47 more to run than the Benq RL2755 over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

24 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 38.79
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 38.79
Purchase price £ 199.98
Total cost of ownership £ 238.77
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 39.26
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 39.26
Purchase price £ 243.30
Total cost of ownership £ 282.56
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.19T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.19 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.19T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.19 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
27" 28"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
BEST
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080i
 1080p
 1080i
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
Composite Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite sync
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 599.4mm
Viewable Height
336.15mm
BEST
292.1mm
Viewable Width
597.6mm
BEST
520.7mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 82
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
160° 178°
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
170° 178°
BEST
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 71.12cm
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
6.9ms
Color Gamut
72% Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
BEST
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in port
Headphone Output
1 1
Audio Output Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output port
Audio Input Port
 Audio input port
 Audio input port
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
HDMI Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
AC Power in Port
 AC power in port
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
4W 4W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Coloured Feet
 Black
 Black
Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 3 - 25
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
OSD Language
17 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Menu Display
 On screen menu display
 On screen menu display
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
24.21W
BEST
24.5W
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 38.5W
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

Certification
 RoHS
 RoHS
BEST
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.1kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 527mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 192mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 631mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.2kg
Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 450.9mm
Depth With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 239.6mm
Width With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 556.8mm
Weight
5.5kg 3.7kg
BEST
Height
478mm 340.3mm
BEST
Depth
213mm 60.5mm
BEST
Width
639mm 556.8mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 HDMI
 USB
 VGA
 AC
 HDMI
 USB
 VGA
 AC
Manual Included
 Manual included
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide on CD-ROM
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