Asus VK248H vs Benq BL2201

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Asus VK248H
Benq BL2201

Top Prices

Novatech
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
Amazon UK
Standard delivery: £6.90
In stock
Laptops Direct
Standard delivery: £9.95
Ebuyer Business
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock, only 3 left!
Carbon8
Delivery unknown
In stock
Box
Out of stock

Reasons For

5 Reasons For
A bit bigger screen size Edit
The Asus VK248H has a screen size of 24", however the Benq BL2201 is only a 22" PC monitor (2" 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.

3ms faster response time Edit
The Asus VK248H is a 2ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms faster than the Benq BL2201 (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.

Built-in camera Edit
The Asus VK248H has a built-in camera, whereas the Benq BL2201 does not have a built-in camera. Read more

A built in camera allows you to use the monitor for video conferencing.

A built in camera allows you to use the monitor for video conferencing.

Available from 21 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
27% cheaper to run
The Asus VK248H is £15.06 cheaper to run than the Benq BL2201 over five years. Read more
4 Reasons For
Adjustable height Edit
The Benq BL2201 has an adjustable height, however the Asus VK248H does not have an adjustable height.
£29 cheaper
The Benq BL2201 is £28.81 cheaper than the Asus VK248H.
Expert reviews are better
The Benq BL2201 has an average expert review score of 83% based on 26 reviews, whereas the Asus VK248H has an average rating of 76% (based on 1 review).
User reviews are better
The Benq BL2201 has an average user review score of 96% based on 10 reviews, whereas the Asus VK248H has an average rating of 87% (based on 36 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Does not have an adjustable height Edit
The Asus VK248H does not have an adjustable height, whereas the Benq BL2201 has an adjustable height.
£29 more expensive
The Asus VK248H is more expensive than the Benq BL2201 by £28.81.
Lower expert review Score
The Asus VK248H's average expert rating is only 76%, however the Benq BL2201's is 83% (based on 26 reviews).
Lower user review Score
The Asus VK248H's average user rating is 87%, however the Benq BL2201's is 96% (based on 10 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
2" smaller screen size Edit
The Benq BL2201 has a screen size of 22", whereas the Asus VK248H is a 24" PC monitor (2" 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.

60% slower response time Edit
The Benq BL2201 is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms slower than the Asus VK248H (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 camera Edit
The Benq BL2201 does not have a built-in camera, whereas the Asus VK248H has a built-in camera. Read more

A built in camera allows you to use the monitor for video conferencing.

A built in camera allows you to use the monitor for video conferencing.

Fewer sellers
Only 7 shops sells the Benq BL2201, but 28 sellers sell the Asus VK248H. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
One year older
The Benq BL2201 is older than the Asus VK248H by one year.
More expensive to run over five years by 37%
The running costs of the Benq BL2201 are £55.28 which is £15.06 more than the Asus VK248H over five years. Show assumptions.

Awards

No awards found 11 Awards
3dnews.ru: Best Buy
cnews.cz: Smart Buy
Digital Versus: 5 Star
hardware.info: Great Value
hardwareheaven.com: Gold Award
kitguru.net: Worth Buying
pcgamers.net.au: Editor's Choice
tomshardware.co.uk: Approved
tomshardware.com: Approved
Tweak.dk: Editor's Choice
uk.hardware.info: Great Value

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

22 months Ago 34 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 37.18
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 40.22
Purchase price £ 148.80
Total cost of ownership £ 189.02
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 55.28
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 55.28
Purchase price £ 119.99
Total cost of ownership £ 175.27
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.2T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.27T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.27 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
24"
BEST
22"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1680 x 1050
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1680 x 1050
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 50000000:1
BEST
 50000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1680 x 1056
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1680 x 1056
Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.2768 x 0.2768 0.282 x 0.282
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle
160° 160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
170° 170°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
61cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
2ms
BEST
5ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
BEST
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

PC Audio in
 PC audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Output Port
 Audio output port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
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
BEST
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Coloured Feet
 Black
 Black
Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows Vista Home Premium
 Windows Vista Home Premium x64
 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 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows Vista Home Premium
 Windows Vista Home Premium x64
 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

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
BEST
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling base
Rotating
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Rotating
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -45 - 45
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data 17
On Screen Menu Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen menu display

Power

Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Power Consumption When Off
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
23.2W
BEST
34.5W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 90-264
 9
 90
 90-264
 9
 90

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
BEST
 RoHS
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
7.4kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Height
473mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
161mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
641mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
5kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Width With Stand
568.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.1kg
Height
358.8mm 429.9mm
Depth
61.5mm 222.6mm
Width
568.4mm 516.7mm

Packaging Content

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