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Benq GW2270 PC Monitor

XSreviews.co.uk Editor's Choice
21.5" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Sep 2015
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A perfect embodiment of The Bauhaus less is more" minimalism design philosophy, the GW2270H is a delightful complement to almost any modern space. Every aspect of its form and feature is reduced... More
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BenQ GW2270 Monitor Unboxing & First Impression
BENQ GW2270H Monitor (Unboxing, Quick Review)

18 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This medium monitor was given an "Editor's Choice" award by XSreviews.co.uk who said that this PC display was superb.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This PC screen has an average expert rating of 80% based on two expert reviews from sites including XSreviews.co.uk and gadgetynews.com.

User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 43 user reviews this PC display has an overall user rating of 87%.

Easy to Use

Some Benq GW2270 reviewers considered that the product was easy to setup. This month A. Devlin said on Amazon “Excellent, nice monitor easy to setup”. Alex wrote in his review of this PC monitor “Setting up to stand was easy, seems quality only bad thing is the power cable is tiny” . Dj Johnson gave the product an excellent review score and mentioned “Very well packaged arrived quickly, easy to set up, looks and works great, well pleased, price good too”.

Several customers agreed that the product was easy to use the menus.

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Reasonably Priced

Several Benq GW2270 reviewers who purchased this PC monitor wrote that it was good value for money. Alex wrote in his Benq GW2270 review on Amazon “Good value for money”. In December this year David Kwan gave it a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Very reasonable price monitor with 2 HDMI input”. David Kwan also wrote “Anyway, in this price tag, no complain”.

Some customers who purchased the Benq GW2270 reckoned that it was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer wrote “Very good for such a cheap monitor” in their review. In December this year Gadgetynews.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and said “Bargain price” in their review.

One Benq GW2270 owner mentioned that the product was cheap. Roger Priddes mentioned “Excellent budget monitor” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Good Product Quality

Several Benq GW2270 reviewers who purchased it concluded that it was good quality. A mentioned “Was expecting this to be a decent quality monitor”. Amazon Customer said a few weeks ago “Nice screen quality with good colours”. Areeb Khan wrote in their review of the Benq GW2270 on Amazon in December this year “Excellent quality and the picture is so crisp that your eyes will bleed”.

Benq Has Excellent Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

We checked 10,132 expert and owner reviews for Benq LCD screens and found that on average Benq has excellent ratings. We also found that Benq has excellent ratings specifically within its medium monitors range.

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Good Picture Quality

Several Benq GW2270 owners who reviewed the Benq GW2270 considered that it had a flickering image. Amazon Customer wrote in December “There is constant flicker from the display” . Mr L. said in his review on Amazon also in December “Flickering is also a huge issue”. This month expert website Gadgetynews.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and said in their review of the Benq GW2270 “My other half wanted to swap her BenQ DL2215 for the GW because of its more eye-friendly smarts such as flicker free viewing”.

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Jiv said on Amazon “And If you are looking for a monitor that's good for your eyes, where the image quality still looks good on low brightness settings” in their Benq GW2270 review. Gadgetynews.com gave the product a rating of 79 out of 100 and wrote a few weeks ago “Decent picture quality” in their Benq GW2270 review.

One person considered that it had good colour saturation. One customer wrote in their reviews that the Benq GW2270 had clear images. Edward P. gave it a score of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon in December “He is very impressed with the clarity of the monitor”.

One Benq GW2270 owner who bought the product concluded that it had a good refresh rate. Jiv mentioned in their review in December this year “Fantastic 1080p60 monitor with amazing viewing angles and flicker free refresh rate” .

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Nice Design

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was neat. In December this year Jiv mentioned in their review of the Benq GW2270 on Amazon “Also it looks very neat and attractive on a desk”.

One Benq GW2270 reviewer who purchased the Benq GW2270 concluded that it was a good design. This year Xsreviews.co.uk wrote in their review of this PC monitor on XSreviews.co.uk “The GW2270HM looks good, thanks to a sleek design and a VA panel with reasonable colour accuracy”.

One customer said that the Benq GW2270 was well designed. Expert review site Gadgetynews.com said in December this year “It is well designed and comes in at a price”. One customer who reviewed it thought it was smooth. Gadgetynews.com said “Smooth sound”.

One Benq GW2270 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking. Gadgetynews.com said in their review “Beautiful finishes” and scored it 79 out of 100.

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Good Connectivity

A number of customers who bought the Benq GW2270 mentioned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Alex wrote this year “Can confirm has 2 hdmi ports” . A few weeks ago Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Really good monitor with 2 HDMI ports and 1 dvi port, only con is there is no speakers!” in their review of the Benq GW2270 and rated it 4 stars. Finbar mentioned this month “Good quality, came on time, has 2 HDMI ports and 1 VGA port if i remember correctly, unfortunatly for me my GFX card only has 1 HDMI port”.

Good Size

One customer who purchased this PC monitor said that it was a good height. Mantas gave it a rating of 4 stars and said in their review on Amazon this month “Great quality for value Flicker-free technology X2 HDMI ports Great height and swivel adjustment Good settings on the UI Comes with a power cable”.

One customer thought it was thick. Mantas wrote on Amazon “Doesn't come with HDMI Bezels could be smaller The monitor is fairly thick Overall I would recommend this product because its amazing value for what you getting” in their review of the Benq GW2270.

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LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.

Other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at include the Samsung LS24E510CS[plb_3844500_price] which has better reviews; or the LG 22MP57[plb_2766350_price] which is cheaper.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most similar spec PC monitors that were released more than a year ago have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Benq GW2270 which has two HDMI ports.

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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 typical of many LCD screens of this spec and age.

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Has Two Cables Included

The Benq GW2270 has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to it. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on PC monitors of this age and type. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Narrow

With a width of only 506 millimeters, the Benq GW2270 is one of the narrower LCD screens of this age and spec amongst medium monitors of this age. The widths of PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the GW2270 range from 340mm to 960mm.

If you are not concerned about having a wider width then you might also want to consider the LG 22MP57[plb_2766350_price] (510mm), or the iiyama E2282HD-B1[plb_3052594_price] (505mm) which is also cheaper.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

The Benq GW2270 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions (only 31 kilowatt hours) amongst comparable spec PC monitors of this age. The average annual energy consumption of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the GW2270 is 48kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 22kWh to 140kWh.

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Short

PC screens of this age and spec have heights of between 28mm and 930mm. At only 304 millimeters, the Benq GW2270 is quite short compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the GW2270.

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9 Reasons Against

Not Robust

Several Benq GW2270 owners reckoned that the product was not easy to damage or scratch. Amazon Customer wrote this month “There are a few little broken LED's just” but in spite of that they still scored the Benq GW2270 80 out of 100.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Benq GW2270 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to the GW2270.

Alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to consider include the Viewsonic VX2263SMHL[plb_2974753_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Benq GW2270 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the GW2270 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were launched more than a year ago, the Benq GW2270 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the GW2270, the Benq GW2270 does not have an integrated card reader.

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Very Small Viewable Height

With a viewable height of only 268 millimeters, the Benq GW2270 has a quite small viewable height compared to most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and type to the GW2270. PC screens that were released around the same time as the GW2270 have viewable heights of between 230mm and 700mm.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many LCD screens of this spec and age.

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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 LCD screens that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the comparable spec LCD screens that came out more than a year ago the screen sizes range from 48cm to 600cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm. With a display diagonal of only 54.6 centimeters, the Benq GW2270 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the GW2270.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Benq GW2270

OK Running Costs

This PC screen is rated B for energy efficiency. The GW2270 has an average running cost of £37 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 505 flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This LCD screen was released over a year ago.

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1 Award

XSreviews.co.uk Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(3)
14 November 2016

The GW2270HM looks good, thanks to a sleek design and a VA panel with reasonable colour accuracy and good viewing angles. The monitor is definitely on the short side and lacks adjustability, but...

XSreviews.co.uk

31 May 2016

The BenQ GW2270H is certainly good value for money. My other half wanted to swap her BenQ DL2215 for the GW because of its more eye-friendly smarts such as flicker free viewing.The GW2270H may be...

Easy to live with
Bargain price
Great officework monitor
Decent picture quality
Dual monitors for under 160
Not ideal for gamers or photovideo editors
No height adjustment
Better grilles that stay on all the time
Floor spikes that lock into position
Defeatable front LED
18 December 2015

What is the BenQ GW2270? The GW2270 is a low-cost 22-inch monitor with a 1080p resolution and IPS LCD screen. With modern touches such as a low-blue light mode for reduced eye-strain and a... Read more…

Good overall image quality
Ideal ratio of resolution and size
Very good value
Basic feature set
Only 91 sRGB
Very soft screen surface

User Reviews

(45)
Reviewed 13 November 2016 by Paul K.
(Verified Purchase)

I would recommend this monitor to other people needing one. This is the second BenQ monitor that I have purchased from Newegg (the first one is a 27 inch model that has performed well for a couple... Read more…

Reviewed 28 July 2016 by Joao
(Verified Purchase)

Bought it mainly because of the low black levels. I use it for coding and general use. Very satisfied. Viewing angles are also good. No IPS glow, since this is a VA panel. No dead/stuck pixels.... Read more…

Reviewed 26 July 2016 by Jonathan Storey
(Verified Purchase)
Reviewed 7 July 2016 by Babyboo
(Verified Purchase)

Good quality monitor.

Reviewed 6 July 2016 by Richard Rector
(Verified Purchase)

Product as advertised. Promptly delivered...

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Electricity cost when switched on £33.65
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00840046033347, 04718755060809, 04718755060830, 04718755065507, 04913603122429

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