Benq RL2455 vs LG 27MB85

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Benq RL2455
LG 27MB85

Top Prices

Ebuyer Business
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (40 available)
Maplin Electronics
FREE Standard delivery
Amazon UK
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
Amazon UK
Standard delivery: £7.99
Carbon8
Delivery unknown
In stock
ComWales
Delivery unknown
In stock

Reasons For

9 Reasons For
Faster response time Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms faster than the LG 27MB85 (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.

Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Benq RL2455 is two, but the LG 27MB85 only has one HDMI port.
Lighter Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 4.1kg weight PC monitor. That's 900g lighter than the LG 27MB85 (5kg).
12% narrower Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a width of 579mm, however the LG 27MB85 is a 643mm wide PC monitor (64mm wider).
£346 cheaper
The Benq RL2455 costs £129.99, whereas the LG 27MB85 is £475.79.
Available from 33 shops
The more retailers stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
£81.19 cheaper to run
The Benq RL2455 is £81.19 cheaper to run than the LG 27MB85 over five years. Read more
More popular
The Benq RL2455 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 1104 by sales volume in our PC monitors, but the LG 27MB85 ranks No. 127464.
User reviews are hugely better
Based on 295 reviews, the Benq RL2455 has an average user review score of 92%, but the LG 27MB85 has an average rating of 68% (based on 21 reviews).
7 Reasons For
Bigger screen size Edit
The LG 27MB85 is a 27" PC monitor. That's 3" bigger than the Benq RL2455 (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.

Wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The LG 27MB85 has a vertical viewing angle of 178°, but the Benq RL2455 is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
5% wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The LG 27MB85 is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° wider than the Benq RL2455 (178°).
29% brighter display brightness Edit
The LG 27MB85 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² brighter than the Benq RL2455 (350 cd/m²).
5% shorter Edit
The LG 27MB85 has a height of 417mm. That's 18mm shorter than the Benq RL2455 (417mm).
Shallower Edit
LG 27MB85 is 55.6mm deep, but the Benq RL2455 is a 189mm deep PC monitor (133.4mm deeper).
Considerably better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the LG 27MB85 is 85% based on 4 reviews, but the average rating of the Benq RL2455 is 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 LG 27MB85 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 LG 27MB85 (178°).
A bit narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a horizontal viewing angle of 170°, but the LG 27MB85 is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
A lot dimmer display brightness Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², but the LG 27MB85 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² brighter).
Slightly taller Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a height of 435mm, however the LG 27MB85 is a 417mm tall PC monitor (18mm shorter).
Deeper Edit
Benq RL2455 is 189mm deep. That's 133.4mm deeper than the LG 27MB85 (55.6mm).
Four months older
The Benq RL2455 is older than the LG 27MB85 by four months.
Appreciably Lower expert review Score
The Benq RL2455 only has an average expert rating of 70%, but the LG 27MB85 has an average expert rating of 85% (based on 4 reviews).
9 Reasons Against
Significantly slower response time Edit
The LG 27MB85 has a response time of 5ms, whereas the Benq RL2455 is a 1ms response time PC monitor (4ms 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.

One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the LG 27MB85 is one, but the Benq RL2455 only has two HDMI ports.
Heavier Edit
The LG 27MB85 has a weight of 5kg, but the Benq RL2455 is a 4.1kg weight PC monitor (900g lighter).
Wider Edit
The LG 27MB85 has a width of 643mm. That's 64mm wider than the Benq RL2455 (643mm).
More expensive by £346
The LG 27MB85 is £345.80 more expensive than the Benq RL2455.
Not as many stockists
The LG 27MB85 is only stocked by 3 retailers, however the Benq RL2455 is stocked by 36 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Higher running costs over five years by £81.19
The running costs of the LG 27MB85 are £127.49 which is £81.19 more than the Benq RL2455 over five years. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The LG 27MB85 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 127464 by number of sales in our PC monitors, but the Benq RL2455 ranks No. 1104.
User review Rating is hugely Worse
The LG 27MB85 only has an average user score of 68%, but the Benq RL2455 has an average user rating of 92% (based on 295 reviews).

Awards

1 Award
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

40 months Ago 36 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 £ 120.18
Electricity cost - standby £ 7.31
Total running cost £ 127.49
Purchase price £ 475.79
Total cost of ownership £ 603.28
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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.
0.63T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.63 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
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
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 12000000:1
BEST
 12000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2560 x 1440
BEST
Video Mode
 1080p
 1440p
 1080p
 1440p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.276 x 0.276 Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
1ms
BEST
5ms
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

Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Audio Power
4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 2
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 Ethernet LAN port
WiFi
 WiFi
 WiFi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth

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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wall Mountable
 Wall mountable
 Wall mountable
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
 Pivoting base
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator

Power

Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption When Off
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
27W
BEST
75W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W
BEST
1.2W
Input Voltage
 96 - 264
BEST
 96 - 264
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90-264
 9
 90
 90-264
 9
 90

Certificates

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

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
BEST
258.6mm
Width With Stand
579mm
BEST
643mm
Weight
4.1kg
BEST
5kg
Height
435mm 417mm
BEST
Depth
189mm 55.6mm
BEST
Width
579mm
BEST
643mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 AC
 AC
BEST

Other Features

Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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