Benq RL2455 vs HP ENVY 27

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Benq RL2455
HP ENVY 27

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
6x faster response time Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 6ms faster than the HP ENVY 27 (7ms). 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.

Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Benq RL2455 is two, but the HP ENVY 27 only has one HDMI port.
69% lighter Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 4.1kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.8kg lighter than the HP ENVY 27 (6.9kg).
19mm shorter Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a height of 435mm, however the HP ENVY 27 is a 454mm tall PC monitor (19mm taller).
Slightly narrower Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a width of 579mm, however the HP ENVY 27 is a 622mm wide PC monitor (43mm wider).
£613 cheaper
The Benq RL2455 costs £129.99, whereas the HP ENVY 27 is £743.11.
Available from 21 shops
The more stores stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
£12.82 cheaper to run
The Benq RL2455 only costs £46.30 to run over five years whereas the HP ENVY 27 costs £59.12 to run (28% more). Read more
User reviews are hugely better
The Benq RL2455 has an average user review score of 92%, but the HP ENVY 27 has an average rating of 68% (based on 5 reviews).
8 Reasons For
12% bigger screen size Edit
The HP ENVY 27 has a screen size of 27", however the Benq RL2455 is only a 24" PC monitor (3" 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.

11% wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The HP ENVY 27 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Benq RL2455 (178°).
8° wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The HP ENVY 27 has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°, however the Benq RL2455 is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
12% bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP ENVY 27 has a display diagonal of 68.58cm, however the Benq RL2455 is only a 60.96cm display diagonal PC monitor (7.62cm smaller).
A lot higher RMS rated audio power Edit
The HP ENVY 27 has an RMS rated audio power of 6W, whereas the Benq RL2455 is only a 4W RMS rated audio power PC monitor (2W lower). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

35% shallower Edit
The HP ENVY 27 has a depth of 140mm. That's 49mm shallower than the Benq RL2455 (140mm).
Two more awards
The HP ENVY 27 has 3 awards, whereas the Benq RL2455 has 1 award.
Expert reviews are better
The HP ENVY 27 has an average expert review score of 78%, however the Benq RL2455 has an average rating of 70% (based on 9 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a screen size of 24", but the HP ENVY 27 is a 27" PC monitor (3" 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.

Narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the HP ENVY 27 (178°).
8° narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a horizontal viewing angle of 170°, but the HP ENVY 27 is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a display diagonal of 60.96cm, but the HP ENVY 27 is a 68.58cm display diagonal PC monitor (7.62cm bigger).
A lot lower RMS rated audio power Edit
The Benq RL2455 has an RMS rated audio power of 4W, however the HP ENVY 27 is a 6W RMS rated audio power PC monitor (2W higher). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

26% deeper Edit
Benq RL2455 is 189mm deep. That's 49mm deeper than the HP ENVY 27 (140mm).
Fewer awards
Whilst the Benq RL2455 has received 1 award, the HP ENVY 27 has received 3 awards.
Lower expert review Score
The Benq RL2455 only has an average expert rating of 70%, but the HP ENVY 27 has an average expert rating of 78% (based on 20 reviews).
10 Reasons Against
86% slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 27 is a 7ms response time PC monitor. That's 6ms slower than the Benq RL2455 (7ms). 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.

Only one HDMI port Edit
The HP ENVY 27 has one HDMI port, however the Benq RL2455 only has two HDMI ports.
41% heavier Edit
The HP ENVY 27 is a 6.9kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.8kg heavier than the Benq RL2455 (6.9kg).
19mm taller Edit
The HP ENVY 27 is a 454mm tall PC monitor, whereas the Benq RL2455 is a 435mm tall PC monitor (19mm shorter).
Moderately wider Edit
The HP ENVY 27 is a 622mm wide PC monitor, whereas the Benq RL2455 is a 579mm wide PC monitor (43mm narrower).
£613 more expensive
The HP ENVY 27 is more expensive than the Benq RL2455 by £613.12.
Less retailers
Only 7 stores sells the HP ENVY 27, whereas 28 stores sell the Benq RL2455. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Four months older
The HP ENVY 27 is older than the Benq RL2455 by four months.
More expensive to run over five years by 28%
Over five years the running costs of the HP ENVY 27 are £59.12 which is £12.82 more than the Benq RL2455. Show assumptions.
Vastly Lower user review Score
The HP ENVY 27's average user rating is only 68%, however the Benq RL2455's is 92% (based on 294 reviews).

Awards

1 Award
hwa.com.tr: Player's Dream
3 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
pcarena.pl: Recommended
zeden.net: Approved

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

40 months Ago 45 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 43.26
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 46.30
Purchase price £ 129.99
Total cost of ownership £ 176.29
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 56.08
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 59.12
Purchase price £ 743.11
Total cost of ownership £ 802.23
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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.
0.29T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
24" 27"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 12000000:1
BEST
 12000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 94
Pixel Pitch
0.276 x 0.276 0.3114 x 0.3114
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle
160° 178°
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
170° 178°
BEST
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
60.96cm 68.58cm
BEST
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
7ms
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

Ports & Interfaces

Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital audio optical out port
Microphone in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in 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
BEST
1
DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Power in Port
 AC power in port
 AC power in port

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
4W 6W
BEST
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

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
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture Mode
 Picture-in-Picture mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wall Mountable
 Wall mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
Pivoting Base
 Pivoting base
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 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
 On/off switch
OSD Language
17 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Menu Display
 On screen menu display
BEST
 On screen menu display

Power

Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption When Off
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
27W
BEST
35W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 65W
Input Voltage
 96 - 264
 96 - 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 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
5.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Height
420mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
134mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
650mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
4.1kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height With Stand
435mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth With Stand
189mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width With Stand
579mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
4.1kg
BEST
6.9kg
Height
435mm
BEST
454mm
Depth
189mm 140mm
BEST
Width
579mm
BEST
622mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 VGA
 HDMI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 VGA
 HDMI
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST

Other Features

Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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