Benq RL2755 vs LG 25UM55

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Benq RL2755
LG 25UM55

Top Prices

Ebuyer Business
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (11 available)
Amazon UK
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
Novatech
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
Gameseek
Out of stock

Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Bigger screen size Edit
The Benq RL2755 is a 27" PC monitor. That's 2" bigger than the LG 25UM55 (25"). 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.

Brighter display brightness Edit
The Benq RL2755 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the LG 25UM55 (250 cd/m²).
4x faster response time Edit
The Benq RL2755 has a response time of 1ms, whereas the LG 25UM55 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (4ms 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.

12 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£13.92 cheaper to run
Over five years the Benq RL2755 only costs £38.79 to run whereas the LG 25UM55 costs £52.71 to run (36% more). Read more
Much better user reviews
Based on 107 reviews, the average user review score of the Benq RL2755 is 94%, but the average rating of the LG 25UM55 is 76% (based on 11 reviews).
5 Reasons For
Wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The LG 25UM55 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Benq RL2755 (178°).
Slightly wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The LG 25UM55 has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°, but the Benq RL2755 is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
28% larger color gamut Edit
The LG 25UM55 is a 99% color gamut PC monitor. That's 27% larger than the Benq RL2755 (99%).
Lighter Edit
The LG 25UM55 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor. That's 1.8kg lighter than the Benq RL2755 (3.7kg).
Expert reviews are appreciably better
Based on 1 expert review, the LG 25UM55 has an average review score of 94%, but the Benq RL2755 has an average rating of 75% (based on 16 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Benq RL2755 has a vertical viewing angle of 160°, but the LG 25UM55 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
Narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Benq RL2755 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° narrower than the LG 25UM55 (178°).
A lot smaller color gamut Edit
The Benq RL2755 has a color gamut of 72%, but the LG 25UM55 is a 99% color gamut PC monitor (27% larger).
1.8kg heavier Edit
The Benq RL2755 has a weight of 5.5kg, but the LG 25UM55 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor (1.8kg lighter).
Expert review Rating is much Worse
The Benq RL2755 only has an average expert score of 75%, but the LG 25UM55 has an average expert rating of 94% (based on 1 review).
7 Reasons Against
Marginally smaller screen size Edit
The LG 25UM55 has a screen size of 25", but the Benq RL2755 is a 27" 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.

Dimmer display brightness Edit
The LG 25UM55 has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², but the Benq RL2755 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
Slower response time Edit
The LG 25UM55 is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms slower than the Benq RL2755 (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.

Not as many stockists
Only 1 retailer sell the LG 25UM55, however 13 sellers sell the Benq RL2755. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Six months older
The LG 25UM55 is older than the Benq RL2755 by six months.
36% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the LG 25UM55 are £52.71 which is £13.92 more than the Benq RL2755 over five years. Show assumptions.
Appreciably Lower user review Score
The LG 25UM55 only has an average user rating of 76%, but the Benq RL2755 has an average user rating of 94% (based on 107 reviews).

Awards

2 Awards
hardwareheaven.com: Recommended
kitguru.net: Worth Considering
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 30 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
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 49.67
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 52.71

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.
0.26T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.26 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
27"
BEST
25"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 12000000:1
BEST
 12000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2560 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2560 x 1080
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
SRGB Display Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 SRGB display feature
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 76 50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 83 30 - 90
Viewable Height
336.15mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Width
597.6mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.2286 x 0.2286
Vertical Viewing Angle
160° 178°
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
170° 178°
BEST
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
5ms
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
Color Gamut
72% 99%
BEST
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
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 DC-in jack
Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
 Headphone out port
Headphone Output
1 1
Audio Input Port
 Audio input port
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Power in Port
 AC power in port
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

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

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

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

Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
OSD Language
17 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Menu Display
 On screen menu display
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
 LED indicator

Power

Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption When Off
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
24.21W
BEST
31W
Standby Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
AC Input Voltage
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.5kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 132mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 355.6mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 683.26mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 4kg
Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 383.54mm
Depth With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 187.96mm
Width With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 609.6mm
Weight
5.5kg 3.7kg
BEST
Height
478mm 287mm
Depth
213mm 55.88mm
Width
639mm 609.6mm

Packaging Content

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