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Benq GL2240
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Benq GL2240 PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 12000000:1 LED Dec 2012
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Whether you're catching up on the latest show on the Internet or viewing documents, the BeQ GL2240 LED monitor is the perfect choice for you in style! Featuring a dynamic ratio of 12:1M, Senseye... More
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Benq PC Monitors Have Excellent Reviews

Benq has excellent average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC display range compared to other brands.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it.

There are a number of other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the AOC e2250Swdnk[plb_1364842_price], or the NEC MultiSync EA244[plb_2270820_price].

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on PC screens of this age and spec.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the GL2240 do not have a built-in speaker. The Benq GL2240 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most medium monitors that came out more than two years ago are not 3D compatible. The Benq GL2240 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

PC displays which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price], or the Asus VG236[plb_2030776_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC monitors of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The Benq GL2240 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Benq GL2240 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the GL2240 also do not have an integrated card reader.

It is worth considering other PC screens which also have an integrated card reader including the U2413[pl_1565290_price], or the U2713H[pl_1518815_price] both from DELL or the Acer DA220[plb_1606986_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC displays that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Benq GL2240

Running Costs Are Average

The GL2240 has an average 5 year running cost of £42 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 998 PC screens of this spec and age.

Released Over Four Years Ago

This medium monitor was released over four years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to it.

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Average Width

At 532.72 millimeters, the Benq GL2240 has a relatively typical width compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as the GL2240.

LCD screens with a wider width that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung LS23A700DS[plb_1458097_price] (533.8mm).

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Specification

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3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
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HD Type
HDCP
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Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
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Ports & Interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
Integrated TV Tuner
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Windows Operating System
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
OSD Language
On Screen Menu Display
LED Indicator
Power
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Input Frequency
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
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Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £40.06
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £41.89
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Benq GL2240uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.21 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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