Benq BL2420U vs Samsung U24E850R

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Benq BL2420U
Samsung U24E850R

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
0.1" bigger screen size Edit
The Benq BL2420U has a screen size of 23.6", however the Samsung U24E850R is only a 23.5" PC monitor (0.1" 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.

Larger color gamut Edit
The Benq BL2420U is a 100% color gamut PC monitor. That's 2% larger than the Samsung U24E850R (98%).
Two HDMI ports Edit
The Benq BL2420U has two HDMI ports, however the Samsung U24E850R only has one HDMI port.
8% higher maximum height adjustment Edit
The Benq BL2420U is a 140mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor. That's 10mm higher than the Samsung U24E850R (130mm).
£5 cheaper
The Benq BL2420U costs £4.87 less than the Samsung U24E850R.
More popular
The Benq BL2420U is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 10886 by sales volume in our PC monitors, however the Samsung U24E850R ranks No. 32189.
Expert reviews are vastly better
The Benq BL2420U has an average expert review score of 90% based on 1 review, however the Samsung U24E850R has an average rating of 60% (based on 1 review).
4 Reasons For
Four USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The Samsung U24E850R is a four USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the Benq BL2420U only has three USB Type-A downstream ports.
69% lighter Edit
The Samsung U24E850R is a 4.2kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.9kg lighter than the Benq BL2420U (4.2kg).
Available from 6 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
27% cheaper to run
The Samsung U24E850R only costs £67.53 to run over five years but the Benq BL2420U costs £92.94 to run (38% more). Read more

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Only three USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The Benq BL2420U is a three USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the Samsung U24E850R only has four USB Type-A downstream ports.
41% heavier Edit
The Benq BL2420U is a 7.1kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.9kg heavier than the Samsung U24E850R (4.2kg).
Less retailers
Only 10 sellers sells the Benq BL2420U, whereas 16 retailers sell the Samsung U24E850R. 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.
More expensive to run over five years by 38%
The running costs over five years of the Benq BL2420U are £92.94 which is £25.41 more than the Samsung U24E850R. Show assumptions.
8 Reasons Against
0.1" smaller screen size Edit
The Samsung U24E850R has a screen size of 23.5", however the Benq BL2420U is a 23.6" PC monitor (0.1" 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.

Smaller color gamut Edit
The Samsung U24E850R is a 98% color gamut PC monitor. That's 2% smaller than the Benq BL2420U (98%).
Only one HDMI port Edit
The Samsung U24E850R has one HDMI port, however the Benq BL2420U only has two HDMI ports.
8% lower maximum height adjustment Edit
The Samsung U24E850R is a 130mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor. That's 10mm lower than the Benq BL2420U (130mm).
£5 more expensive
The Samsung U24E850R is more expensive than the Benq BL2420U by £4.87.
Two months older
The Samsung U24E850R is older than the Benq BL2420U by two months.
Worse selling
The Samsung U24E850R ranks No. 32189 by sales volume, however the Benq BL2420U ranks No. 10886.
Vastly Lower expert review Score
The Samsung U24E850R's average expert rating is only 60%, however the Benq BL2420U's is 90% (based on 1 review).

Awards

1 Award
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

20 months Ago 21 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 92.94
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 92.94
Purchase price £ 332.30
Total cost of ownership £ 425.24
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 65.70
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 67.53
Purchase price £ 337.17
Total cost of ownership £ 404.70
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.46T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.34T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
23.6"
BEST
23.5"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 20000000:1
BEST
 20000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
SRGB Display Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 SRGB display feature
Viewable Height
293.22mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Width
521.28mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 140 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.136 x 0.136 0.4525 x 0.13575
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
4ms 4ms
Color Gamut
100%
BEST
98%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Brightness (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 250
Maximum Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 60Hz

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
1 1
USB Version
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
Audio Input Port
 Audio input port
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
1 1
USB 3.0 Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
Mini DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
3 4
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Multimedia

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

Design

Coloured Feet
 Black
 Black
Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac Operating System
 Mac operating system
 Mac operating system
Windows Operating System
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
Mean Time Between Failures
60,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture mode
Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -1.5 - 91.5
Maximum Height Adjustment
140mm
BEST
130mm
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 22
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 -25 - 25
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
 Pivoting base
 Pivoting base
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
 On/off switch
On Screen Menu Display
 On screen menu display
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
BEST
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
58W 41W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 59kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.45W
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
Power Consumption (DPMS)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
Electromagnetic Compatibility
 CE
 FCC
 KCC
 CCC
 GB
 VCCI
 C-Tick
 CE
 FCC
 KCC
 CCC
 GB
 VCCI
 C-Tick
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
9.5kg
BEST
9.6kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 497mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 320mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 634mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.7kg
Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 397.2mm
Depth With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 260.6mm
Width With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 561mm
Weight
7.1kg 4.2kg
BEST
Height
524.9mm 336.1mm
Depth
239.55mm 59.3mm
Width
563.2mm 561mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 USB
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 USB
 DVI
 DisplayPort
Manual Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual included
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide on CD-ROM

Other Features

Power Consumption in Economy Mode
35W Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Samsung Magic Function
Unknown - Click to provide data MagicBright, MagicRotation Auto
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 521.28 x 293.22
No Flickering
Unknown - Click to provide data
 No flickering
Samsung Eye Saver Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Samsung Eye Saver Mode
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