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8 Reasons For
Average Expert Reviews
This flatpanel monitor received a rating of 70% from expert review site Trusted Reviews.
Benq has excellent average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire flatpanel monitor range compared to other manufacturers.
One Benq BL2420Z reviewer who reviewed the product said that it was well made. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com said “It makes up for its lack of style with a solid range of features” in their review of this PC monitor.
Good Technical Features
One customer said in their reviews that the Benq BL2420Z had good features.
One Benq BL2420Z owner who purchased the Benq BL2420Z mentioned that it was good looking. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review “What is the BenQ BL2420Z? This no-nonsense business monitor doesn't have the kind of flashy design that'll help it stand out in a stylish office.”.
Two Upstream Ports
The BL2420Z is a two upstream port PC screen.
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LED Display Type
This PC display has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.
We compared all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display to this PC monitor and we think cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the DELL E2314H[plb_2095841_price] is also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age, the BL2420Z has a built-in speaker.
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker to this LCD screen and we think the Asus VP239H[plb_3257031_price] which has better reviews; or the Fujitsu E24T-7 Pro[plb_3070054_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.
Alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to look at include the Acer B246HQL[plb_3150873_price].
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age, the Benq BL2420Z does not have a built-in camera.
The BL2420Z is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the BL2420Z are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The BL2420Z does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the BL2420Z also do not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to it.
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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.
Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power
The BL2420Z has a quite low RMS rated audio power (only 2 Watts) compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the BL2420Z. The average RMS rated audio power of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the BL2420Z is 5.6W.
Fairly Slow Response Time
The response times of flatpanel monitors of this age and type range from 1ms to 40ms. With a response time of 7 milliseconds, the BL2420Z has one of the slower response times amongst medium monitors of this age.
The average weight of PC displays that have been on the market for more than a year is 5kg, and the weights range from 2.3g to 79kg. With a weight of 7 kilograms, the BL2420Z is one of the heavier medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the BL2420Z amongst medium monitors of this age.
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Average Running Costs
The average running cost of the BL2420Z is £37 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 505 PC monitors of this type and age.
Released Over a Year Ago
This Benq PC display has been on the market for over a year.
With a width of 563.2 millimeters, the Benq BL2420Z has a pretty standard width compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age.
PC monitors with a wider width that might be worth considering include the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3[plb_3019034_price] (563.89mm) which is also cheaper.
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1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Full HD, HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 76
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 83
0.275 x 0.275
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Out Port
Audio Input Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB Hub Version
Built-In USB Hub
AC Power in Port
RMS Rated Audio Power
Windows Operating System
Windows 10 Education, Windows 10 Education, Windows 10 Education x64, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Home x64, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium
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