AOC I2367 vs Benq XL2720

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AOC i2367
Benq XL2720

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
11% wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The AOC i2367 has a vertical viewing angle of 178°, however the Benq XL2720 is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
5% wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The AOC i2367 is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° wider than the Benq XL2720 (170°).
One more HDMI port Edit
The AOC i2367 has two HDMI ports, however the Benq XL2720 only has one HDMI port.
Built-in speaker Edit
The AOC i2367 has a built-in speaker, however the Benq XL2720 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.

Vastly lighter Edit
The AOC i2367 has a weight of 3.8kg, however the Benq XL2720 is a 7.5kg weight PC monitor (3.8kg heavier).
Cheaper by £216
The AOC i2367 costs £215.76 less than the Benq XL2720.
0% cheaper to run
Over five years the AOC i2367 is £0.16 cheaper to run than the Benq XL2720. Read more
7 Reasons For
4" bigger screen size Edit
The Benq XL2720 has a screen size of 27", whereas the AOC i2367 is only a 23" PC monitor (4" 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.

50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Benq XL2720 has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², whereas the AOC i2367 is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
5ms faster response time Edit
The Benq XL2720 is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 5ms faster than the AOC i2367 (1ms). 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.

Adjustable height Edit
The Benq XL2720 has an adjustable height, however the AOC i2367 does not.
VESA mounting Edit
The Benq XL2720 supports VESA mounting, but the AOC i2367 does not support VESA mounting.
Available from 3 shops
A greater number of retailers 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
Based on 283 user reviews, the Benq XL2720 has an average review score of 91%, whereas the AOC i2367 has an average rating of 84% (based on 28 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
18% smaller screen size Edit
The AOC i2367 is a 23" PC monitor. That's 4" smaller than the Benq XL2720 (27"). 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.

20% dimmer display brightness Edit
The AOC i2367 is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Benq XL2720 (300 cd/m²).
Hugely slower response time Edit
The AOC i2367 has a response time of 6ms, but the Benq XL2720 is a 1ms response time PC monitor (5ms faster). 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 an adjustable height Edit
The AOC i2367 does not have an adjustable height, whereas the Benq XL2720 does.
Does not support VESA mounting Edit
The AOC i2367 does not support VESA mounting, however the Benq XL2720 supports VESA mounting.
Less retailers
The AOC i2367 is only stocked by 2 shops, whereas the Benq XL2720 is stocked by 5 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Older by eight months
The AOC i2367 is eight months older than the Benq XL2720.
User review Rating is Worse
The AOC i2367's average user score is 84%, however the Benq XL2720's is 91% (based on 283 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
18° narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Benq XL2720 is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the AOC i2367 (160°).
Moderately narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Benq XL2720 has a horizontal viewing angle of 170°, whereas the AOC i2367 is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
Only one HDMI port Edit
The Benq XL2720 is a one HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the AOC i2367 only has two HDMI ports.
Does not have a built-in speaker Edit
The Benq XL2720 does not have a built-in speaker, however the AOC i2367 does. 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.

Heavier Edit
The Benq XL2720 is a 7.5kg weight PC monitor. That's 3.8kg heavier than the AOC i2367 (7.5kg).
£216 more expensive
The Benq XL2720 is more expensive than the AOC i2367 by £215.76.
0% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Benq XL2720 are £43.26 which is £0.16 more than the AOC i2367. Show assumptions.

Awards

No awards found 12 Awards
benchmarkhardware.com: Gold
Digital Versus: 5 Star
f1cd.ru: Recommended
fz.se: Silver
gamestar.de: Platinum
hardware.info: Silver Award
insidehardware.it: Platinum
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
neitsabes.fr: Very Good
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
tomshardware.co.uk: Smart Buy
tomshardware.com: Smart Buy

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

43 months Ago 35 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 40.06
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 43.10
Purchase price £ 134.23
Total cost of ownership £ 177.33
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 43.26
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 43.26
Purchase price £ 349.99
Total cost of ownership £ 393.25
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.21T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.21T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
23" 27"
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Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 50000000:1
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 50000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.265 x 0.265 0.311 x 0.311
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle
178°
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160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178°
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170°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
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Response Time
6ms 1ms
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Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
2
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1
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
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 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver

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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 140mm
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
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Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling base
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
BEST
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 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
25W
BEST
27W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W
AC Input Voltage
 5
 9
 95-265
 5
 9
 95-265

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Height With Stand
394.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth With Stand
120.6mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width With Stand
531.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
3.8kg
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7.5kg
Height
316.6mm 548mm
Depth
80.8mm 273mm
Width
531.4mm 642mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 HDMI
BEST
 HDMI
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