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Benq GL2250HM PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 12000000:1 LED Sep 2015
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20 Reasons For

Good Owner Reviews

GL2250HM owners on average rated this PC monitor 87 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

Eighty-one people who reviewed it considered that it was good value for money. All Things Tech said “Great Value” in their review of the Benq GL2250HM. Amazon Customer wrote “Great quality for price!” in their review of this PC monitor and scored this PC monitor 5 stars. Amazon Customer also said “It's great for the price given! I don't like the menu navigation”.

Some Benq GL2250HM reviewers who purchased this PC monitor concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Anthonywjones said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon in December this year “I must admit when considering buying this I thought, "Benq really? Do I want something that cheap?" However having got it up”. Dar mentioned on Amazon “Fast delivery, cheap and the specs are sublime for the price you're paying” in their Benq GL2250HM review and gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars. Darim Ibn-La'ahad said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The quality it bring for a fairly cheap price compared to some monitors out there which offer less”.

Several customers who reviewed the product thought it was cheap. Alex Maidment mentioned in his review of the Benq GL2250HM on Amazon “What can you expect from a monitor?Overall, well worth the price and actually not expensive for a monitor as good as this!” and rated it as very good. Three years ago Darim Ibn-La'ahad wrote “Fantastic Monitor- Budget or not” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. George Bungle wrote “Easy to use; it doesn't suffer from that problem many budget displays seem to exhibit, of having unfathomable buttons” in his review.

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Good Picture Quality

Some Benq GL2250HM owners who reviewed the Benq GL2250HM concluded that it had good picture quality. Danny said in his Benq GL2250HM review on Amazon last year “Picture quality is good”. Dar said on Amazon three years ago “Fast 2ms response time, 74Hz refresh rate and the picture quality is outstanding” and gave it a very good rating. E. M. W mentioned in their review on Amazon last year “The picture quality is superb, games look bright & vibrant”.

Fourteen people who bought it reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Three years ago All Things Tech rated this PC monitor 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon “Certainly do the job with options for game mode movie, Photo and others I found the colours warm crisp” in their review of this PC monitor. In December this year Anthonywjones mentioned on Amazon “Colours are vivid and bright, I did have to turn the brightness down because it was too bright” in their review of the Benq GL2250HM and gave it a score of 5 stars. In December Antonio D. mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Two entirely different colours”.

Some people who reviewed the Benq GL2250HM reckoned that it had image ghosting. Dreamspec scored the product 5 stars and said on Amazon “I play cs go on this screen so it is very important that there is zero ghosting (confirmed 0 ghosting) Maybe not the the flashiest screen in terms of features” in their review of this PC monitor. Ed S wrote on Amazon “The response time 2ms when using with my playstation 3 is great no ghosting at all” in his review of this PC monitor. Max Reading wrote on Amazon “Colours are crisp, ghosting is minimal (I tend to play a lot of fast paced games where this is more noticeable” in his review.

Two Benq GL2250HM owners who bought the product considered that it had a flickering image. Fishyboy rated the Benq GL2250HM 5 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “That leads me to my only criticism, which is screen flicker”.

Two customers said in their reviews that it had a sharp image. Mr & Mrs Kemal rated the Benq GL2250HM 5 stars and she mentioned on Amazon this month “I really do enjoy the detail and sharpness that this monitor can produce” in her review. Wolf's Head said in their review of the Benq GL2250HM on Amazon “Blacks were grey, colours were unsaturated, sharpness wasn't good” yet they only rated this PC monitor 3 stars.

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Easy to Use

Several Benq GL2250HM owners who purchased the Benq GL2250HM said that it was easy to setup. Bilioph88 scored the product very highly and mentioned “The Benq arrived next day and was easy to set up”. Gary Murfitt wrote in his review of this PC monitor “Excellent monitor for the price, very easy to set up and adjust” and gave it an excellent review. Jack Warner said “It's sharp and easy to set up but” but he only rated the Benq GL2250HM 3 stars.

Several Benq GL2250HM reviewers considered that it was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Benq GL2250HM review on Amazon “I honestly never used a monitor which had an actually good menu”. Ben mentioned in his review of the Benq GL2250HM “Despite other reviews I have found the menu reasonably user friendly”. Laurence said “This is quickly changed within the settings” in his Benq GL2250HM review and gave the Benq GL2250HM a very good review score.

A number of people who reviewed this PC monitor mentioned that it was easy to use. Dan the it Man mentioned in his Benq GL2250HM review on Amazon “The menu options itself is very easy to use”. Leo91 wrote “Is simple to use” in their review of this PC monitor and rated it 5 stars. Mike Ives scored it 5 stars and he said in his review on Amazon last year “If I wanted to be picky I would prefer the controls beneath the monitor instead of on the side as turning the left one off meant disturbing the setup.”.

Some Benq GL2250HM owners who bought this PC monitor thought it had a good experience. Mahmoud Mostafa mentioned in their review of the Benq GL2250HM on Amazon “Easier so you can give customers a better experience”. Mrs said “Sharpness.)While using the monitor, I had a pleasant experience” in her review and scored it very highly.

A number of Benq GL2250HM owners wrote in their reviews that the Benq GL2250HM was easy to assemble. Three years ago Andrew Duncan rated it as very good and he mentioned on Amazon “I've given it a 5 star rating because it met my expectations - crystal clear display & easy to assemble both for a great price” in his review of this PC monitor. Belami said in their Benq GL2250HM review “Having said this it is easy to assemble the stand”.

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Robust

A number of Benq GL2250HM owners thought it was well made. Antonio D. wrote in his Benq GL2250HM review this year “Very easy to adjust and solid” but in spite of that he scored it 3 stars. Beano said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Good study build and sits solidly on its standBenQ might not be a huge name in the tech world” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Beano also wrote “The only downside for some might be the built in speakers”.

Several Benq GL2250HM reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was strong and durable. D. Cook mentioned on Amazon in December this year “Was delivered on time in robust packaging and works fine” in their review. Jessica mentioned “This just means its more sturdy and it doesn't take up much more space - Only 21.5inches” . Peter Tooth said “Sturdy enough and nicely finished”.

One customer said in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to damage or scratch.

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Good Connectivity

Twenty-one customers wrote in their reviews that the Benq GL2250HM was good in terms of HDMI connections. Brian Galvin mentioned “If you are using HDMI to connect to your PC you may notice a border or even a lack of display quality”. In December last year E. M. W wrote in their Benq GL2250HM review “Only down side for me is it only has one HDMI input, so I am forced to use DVI from my PC, this isn't a massive problem.”. E. M. W also said “I would prefer an extra HDMI”.

One Benq GL2250HM reviewer who bought the Benq GL2250HM reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections.

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Nice Design

A number of Benq GL2250HM owners who bought the product said that it was good looking. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “The sound is pretty low if you try to use it as a TV, I tried watching a movie with some friends in it.” in their review of this PC monitor. Andrew P. Watson he wrote “When first deployed I used the included stand which I found to be sturdy and quite good looking” in his review. Two years ago Dtb scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “PS4 looks gorgeous too!Controls a bit fiddly”.

Some Benq GL2250HM reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was smooth. Dar wrote “Having Battlefield 4 on max settings with this monitor, gives a truly beautiful and smooth gaming experience” in their Benq GL2250HM review. Mr & Mrs Kemal mentioned “Everything is nice and smooth, no flickering” and scored it very highly.

Two Benq GL2250HM reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was aesthetic. A few weeks ago Mr & Mrs Kemal said on Amazon “I found this monitor to be aesthetically pleasing, although I must say this is the least important aspect of any purchase I buy, I was pleasantly surprised at how nice”.

One Benq GL2250HM reviewer concluded that it was a good design. Alex Maidment gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “This monitor was great for the design work I was doing as part of my University course”. One Benq GL2250HM owner who reviewed it said that it was well designed. E. M. W said in their review of the Benq GL2250HM “The positioning of the controls on the rear means it looks clean and uncluttered”.

One person who purchased the Benq GL2250HM thought it was ergonomic. Mrs wrote in her review of this PC monitor on Amazon “BenQ for making such an ergonomic and aesthetically pleasing monitor! - Ben, Aged 14”.

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Good Size

Four customers who reviewed it wrote that it was thin. Last year E. M. W scored it very highly and wrote “The thin bezel is nice and the positioning of the controls on the rear means it looks clean”. Edward rated the product 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon two years ago “Looks good, pretty thin bezel and sturdy stand” in his Benq GL2250HM review. Mr. Benoit P. Guilbaud wrote on Amazon “It's very slim! CONS”.

Some customers who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was thick. Edward said on Amazon two years ago “You don't loose any sound quality from connecting speakers through the headphone jack, as some seem to have that impression”. Jaimin Vyas mentioned last year “The rim is thick”. K.m.f gave it a score of 5 stars and said “My only issue is the bezel around the monitor is significantly thicker than I'd like.”.

A number of Benq GL2250HM reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was lightweight. Ae "alpha" said in their review of the Benq GL2250HM on Amazon “It is lightweight and classy looking”. Tim the Techie scored it 4 stars and he said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “It is nice and robust, quite lightweight”.

A number of customers who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was compact.

Two customers said in their reviews that the Benq GL2250HM was good physically. Danny wrote “The physical build quality is worthy of praise” in his Benq GL2250HM review however despite that he gave it a score of 3 stars. This month Hellstorm901 mentioned in their review of the Benq GL2250HM “Decent monitor and easy to physically install that being able to put its stand on in a matter of seconds”.

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Good Product Quality

Some people said in their reviews that the product was good quality. Ae "alpha" said “It has stunning picture quality and the sound is good for a pc monitor of it's class” in their review and rated it as very good. Alex Maidment gave the Benq GL2250HM a score of 5 stars and he said on Amazon “Made it much easier due to the nature of the size of the screen and the high quality”. All Things Blue wrote on Amazon in December last year “Good quality screen resolution”.

Best Seller

The GL2250HM is a popular choice of PC monitor according to Amazon sales data.

Benq Has Excellent Reviews for Its PC Monitors

We calculated the average ratings for all Benq PC displays and also specifically for Benq medium monitors and found that in both cases Benq had excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Sound Quality

Four customers who purchased the Benq GL2250HM considered that it had good sound quality. D. Allison wrote “My one disappointment is the quality of the speakers” and scored this PC monitor 4 stars. Jimmyn mentioned on Amazon “Speaker quality is reasonable considering they are built in speakers”. Lazer mentioned in their review of the Benq GL2250HM on Amazon “The speakers on this monitor really are terrible, you could get better sound quality from a toaster inside a microwave” and rated this PC monitor as very good.

Good Technical Features

A number of Benq GL2250HM owners who reviewed the Benq GL2250HM reckoned that it had good features. Joseph D. Jackson said on Amazon “At least the menu offers a decent array of features, at first it would not detect my xbox”. Oliver rated this PC monitor 5 stars and he mentioned “This monitor fitted the bill perfectly, just the right size for a main screen with some nice features like HDMI port”.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on medium monitors that have been around for more than a year.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including the Asus VS248HR[plb_3103889_price] which has better reviews; or the Philips 227E6[plb_2497490_price] which is cheaper.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq GL2250HM has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the GL2250HM.

We compared all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker to this PC display and we think the Viewsonic VA2252Sm[plb_3034831_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker including the Lenovo T2224[plb_2805500_price], or the HP V212a[plb_3012832_price].

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that came out more than a year ago.

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Very Low Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

Across all the LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the GL2250HM the power consumptions when in PowerSave mode range from 0.1W to 52W. With a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of only 0.3 Watts, the GL2250HM has a quite low power consumption when in PowerSave mode compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the GL2250HM.

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Narrow

With a width of only 524.69 millimeters, the GL2250HM is one of the narrower flatpanel monitors of this age and spec amongst comparable spec PC monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that were released one year ago the widths range from 340mm to 960mm, and the average width is 590mm.

If you don't mind having a wider width then you might also want to look at the HP ProDisplay P222va[plb_2897358_price] (518mm), or the V7 L21500WDS-9K[plb_3244152_price] (524mm) which is also cheaper.

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Short

Across all the medium monitors that were released more than a year ago the heights range from 28mm to 930mm. At only 319.79 millimeters, the GL2250HM is fairly short compared to most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GL2250HM.

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Very Fast Response Time

PC screens that were launched more than a year ago have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The GL2250HM has one of the faster response times (only 2 milliseconds) amongst LCD screens of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

A number of people wrote in their reviews that it was not noisy. Alex Maidment wrote in his review of this PC monitor “TV, really good for that as well!It also has speakers which is useful, although the speakers aren't very loud.” yet he still gave it a rating of 5 stars. Stuart Cutler mentioned “The only minor issue with this product I have is that the sound maximum is not as loud as I would like” in his review.

Poor Support

Several Benq GL2250HM owners said in their reviews that this PC monitor did not have good technical guidance. Burak said “This was extremely easy and the manual was useless since it uses basic common sense with to set up” in their review of this PC monitor. Ian Henson mentioned on Amazon “Unfortunately, as the manual is, as usual these days, in pdf format on a CD this was not obvious”. Ila said “So, i'm not happy with the cd supplied, its limited and the manual is also limited” in her Benq GL2250HM review.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The GL2250HM does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released more than a year ago also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera which you might want to consider including the Lenovo T2224[plb_2805500_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The GL2250HM is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other PC displays of this type and age are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Benq GL2250HM does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other LCD screens that were released more than a year ago also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors of a similar type and age to it.

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

With an RMS rated audio power of only 2 Watts, the Benq GL2250HM has a fairly low RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the GL2250HM. Across all the medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the GL2250HM the RMS rated audio powers range from 1W to 32W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.6W.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the PC screens of a comparable age and spec to the GL2250HM the vertical viewing angles range from 10° to 180°. At only 160 degrees, the GL2250HM has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other PC monitors that are a similar age to the GL2250HM.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

At only 170 degrees, the Benq GL2250HM has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that came out more than a year ago. The average horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that are a similar age to the GL2250HM is 170°, and the horizontal viewing angles range from 18° to 180°.

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1 Other reason to consider the Benq GL2250HM

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this PC display was released.

Specification

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Expert Reviews

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 20 August 2016 by Eduardo
(Verified Purchase)

None to little image ghosting on this one owing to the 2ms speed, few devices achieve this. the monitor has audio built in, hdmi and vga ports, very pleased. controls are a little clunky but... Read more…

Reviewed 30 July 2016 by Nathan
(Verified Purchase)

Great quality visuals and ok audio. The volume has minimal increments over the full 100% and you'll find yourself turning is 10-30% to hear a difference. It also needs a bit of a work around to... Read more…

Reviewed 22 July 2016 by JimmyN
(Verified Purchase)

Good monitor - great picture quality (when used with hdmi cable). Speaker quality is reasonable considering they are built in speakers. One small issue was setting it up, it wouldn't recognise the... Read more…

Reviewed 22 July 2016 by Antonio D.
(Verified Purchase)

Mixed feelings about this monitor. I bought this model for height adjustment stand (HAS) and that works very well: very easy to adjust and solid. The monitor buttons could be positioned better and... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

I had to replace this to start off with because there was a stuck pixel- it was red and really annoyed me. With regards to delivery, they dispatched a replacement before I had even sent the old... Read more…

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