Benq RL2455 vs DELL U2212HM

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Benq RL2455
DELL U2212HM

Top Prices

Ebuyer Business
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (40 available)
Maplin Electronics
FREE Standard delivery
Amazon UK
Standard delivery: £3.00
In stock
CompAdvance
Out of stock
nrg_it
Out of stock
Overclockers UK
Delivery unknown
In stock

Reasons For

5 Reasons For
11% bigger screen size Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a screen size of 24", however the DELL U2212HM is only a 21.5" PC monitor (2.5" 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% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a display diagonal of 60.96cm, however the DELL U2212HM is only a 54.61cm display diagonal PC monitor (6.35cm smaller).
7ms faster response time Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 7ms faster than the DELL U2212HM (8ms). 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.

£32 cheaper
The Benq RL2455 costs £32 less than the DELL U2212HM.
Available from 25 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.
6 Reasons For
18° wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The DELL U2212HM has a vertical viewing angle of 178°, whereas the Benq RL2455 is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
5% wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The DELL U2212HM is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° wider than the Benq RL2455 (178°).
Adjustable height Edit
The DELL U2212HM has an adjustable height, however the Benq RL2455 does not have an adjustable height.
Pivoting base Edit
The DELL U2212HM has a pivoting base, whereas the Benq RL2455 does not.
Significantly lighter Edit
The DELL U2212HM has a weight of 2.7kg, whereas the Benq RL2455 is a 4.1kg weight PC monitor (1.4kg heavier).
Considerably better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the DELL U2212HM is 80% based on 3 reviews, whereas the average rating of the Benq RL2455 is 70% (based on 9 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
12% narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the DELL U2212HM (178°).
Moderately narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a horizontal viewing angle of 170°, however the DELL U2212HM is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
Does not have an adjustable height Edit
The Benq RL2455 does not have an adjustable height, whereas the DELL U2212HM has an adjustable height.
Does not have a pivoting base Edit
The Benq RL2455 does not have a pivoting base, but the DELL U2212HM has a pivoting base.
Heavier Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 4.1kg weight PC monitor. That's 1.4kg heavier than the DELL U2212HM (2.7kg).
Five months older
The Benq RL2455 is older than the DELL U2212HM by five months.
Appreciably Lower expert review Score
The Benq RL2455's average expert rating is only 70%, however the DELL U2212HM's is 80% (based on 3 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
2.5" smaller screen size Edit
The DELL U2212HM is a 21.5" PC monitor. That's 2.5" smaller than the Benq RL2455 (21.5"). 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.

6.35cm smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2212HM is a 54.61cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 6.35cm smaller than the Benq RL2455 (54.61cm).
Vastly slower response time Edit
The DELL U2212HM has a response time of 8ms, however the Benq RL2455 is a 1ms response time PC monitor (7ms 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.

More expensive by £32
The DELL U2212HM is £32 more expensive than the Benq RL2455.
Fewer sellers
The DELL U2212HM is only stocked by 4 retailers, but the Benq RL2455 is stocked by 29 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.

Awards

1 Award
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1 Award
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

40 months Ago 35 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 £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

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).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Screen Size
24"
BEST
21.5"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
BEST
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 268.76mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 476.57mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.276 x 0.276 0.2475 x 0.2475
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
160° 178°
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
170° 178°
BEST
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
60.96cm
BEST
54.61cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
8ms
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 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
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
HDMI Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
AC Power in Port
 AC power in port
 AC power in port

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
4W Unknown - Click to provide data
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

Linux Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Linux operating system
Mac Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating system
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
 Adjustable height
BEST
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
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
 Pivoting base
 Pivoting base
BEST
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
27W Unknown - Click to provide data
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
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

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3048
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 10668
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 90
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
Compliance Industry Standard
 TCO
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

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
BEST
6.8kg
Height With Stand
435mm
BEST
484.5mm
Depth With Stand
189mm 183.3mm
BEST
Width With Stand
579mm 513mm
BEST
Weight
4.1kg 2.7kg
BEST
Height
435mm 304.5mm
Depth
189mm 59.5mm
Width
579mm 513mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI
Product Included
Unknown - Click to provide data 1pc(s)
Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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