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Benq GL2230
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Benq GL2230 PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 12000000:1 LED Sep 2012
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Whether you're catching up on the latest show on the Internet or viewing documents, the BeQ GL2230 LED monitor is the perfect choice for you in style! Featuring a dynamic ratio of 12:1M, Senseye... More
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Good Expert Reviews

This PC display received an expert rating of 80% from parentesis.com.

Benq Has Excellent PC Monitor Reviews

We checked 10,132 expert and user reviews for Benq flatpanel monitors and found that on average Benq has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Benq has excellent reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

There are a number of other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the AOC e2250Swdnk, or the LG 34UM65 (£448.45).

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on LCD screens of this age and type.

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Very Low Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

The power consumptions when in PowerSave mode of PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the GL2230 range from 0.14W to 80W. At only 0.3 Watts, the Benq GL2230 has a quite low power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the GL2230.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Benq GL2230 does not have a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the GL2230 also do not have a built-in speaker.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most similar spec PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GL2230 are not 3D compatible. The Benq GL2230 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

PC displays which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the AOC d2757Ph, or the Asus VG236 (£349.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Benq GL2230 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC screens that are a comparable age to the GL2230 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec, the Benq GL2230 does not have an integrated card reader.

Alternative PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader that you might want to look at include the U2413 (£279.00), or the U2713H (£371.00) both from DELL which is also higher rated.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Benq GL2230

Average Running Costs

This LCD screen has an energy efficiency classification of G, and the average 5 year running cost of the GL2230 is £41 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 998 LCD screens of a similar type and age.

Released Over Four Years Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market for over four years.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens of this spec and age.

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Average Width

The Benq GL2230 has a relatively typical width (525 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the GL2230.

If you are not worried about having a wider width then you might want to consider the Samsung SMT-2232 (£358.00) (515mm).

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Specification

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3D Compatible
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HD Type
Full HD
HDCP
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Display Technology
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Ports & Interfaces
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Tilt Angle
Stand-By LED
Power LED
OSD Language
On Screen Menu Display
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Typical Power Consumption
Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Energy Star Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
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Weight
Height
Depth
Width

Expert Reviews

(1)
24 October 2012

Si quieres quitarle lo monótono a tu equipo de cómputo y además requieres de la mejor calidad de imagen, este monitor ofrece ambas cosas...

Tiene un nivel de contraste de colores muy bueno y es Full HD
Es un poco complicado descifrar la navegacin por sus mens con los nicos cuatro botones fsicos con los que cuenta

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £40.06
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Total running cost over 5 years £40.06
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq gl2230, benq gl2240, benq gl2230t, benq gl2240m

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