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Benq GL2250 vs Benq GW2255

Benq GL2250 vs Benq GW2255

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Benq GL2250
Benq GW2255

Top Prices

Ebuyer Business
Checked 21 hours ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (69 available)
Ebuyer
Checked 5 hours ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (393 available)
Novatech
Checked 7 hours ago
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
CompAdvance
Checked 3 hours ago
Out of stock
Overclockers UK
Checked 7 hours ago
Out of stock

Reasons For

3 Reasons For
1ms faster response time Edit
The Benq GL2250 has a response time of 5ms, whereas the Benq GW2255 is a 6ms response time PC monitor (1ms slower). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

60 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£2.57 cheaper to run
Over five years the Benq GL2250 only costs £70.76 to run whereas the Benq GW2255 costs £73.33 to run (4% more). Read more
3 Reasons For
Wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
Benq GW2255 is 178° vertical viewing angle. That's 18° wider than the Benq GL2250 (178°).
A little wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Benq GW2255 is 178° horizontal viewing angle, but the Benq GL2250 is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
User reviews are slightly better
Based on 10 reviews, the Benq GW2255 has an average user review score of 95%, but the Benq GL2250 has an average rating of 93% (based on 345 reviews).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
Benq GL2250 is only 160° vertical viewing angle, but the Benq GW2255 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
Narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Benq GL2250 is only 170° horizontal viewing angle. That's 8° narrower than the Benq GW2255 (178°).
User review Rating is a little Worse
The Benq GL2250 has an average user score of 93%, but the Benq GW2255 has an average user rating of 95% (based on 10 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
1ms slower response time Edit
The Benq GW2255 is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the Benq GL2250 (6ms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Not as many stockists
Only 1 shop sell the Benq GW2255, however 61 retailers sell the Benq GL2250. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Five months older
The Benq GW2255 is older than the Benq GL2250 by five months.
4% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Benq GW2255 costs £73.33 to run which is £2.57 more to run than the Benq GL2250. Show assumptions.

Awards

1 Award
frandroid.com: 2016 Google Play Awards
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

40 months Ago 46 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 69.22
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 70.76
Purchase price £ 71.94
Total cost of ownership £ 142.70
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 71.79
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 73.33

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.35T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.35 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.36T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
21.5" 21.5"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
BEST
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Viewable Size, Vertical
268.11mm
BEST
268mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
476.64mm 477mm
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 83
Pixel Pitch
0.248 x 0.248 0.248 x 0.248
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
54.61cm 54.61cm
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms
BEST
6ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 72%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.0
RMS Rated Power
2W 2W
Loudspeaker
2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture support
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 -5 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
Wall Mountable
 Wall mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & Play
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
Number of OSD Languages
17 17
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 21W
Power Consumption (typical)
24W
BEST
28W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 21W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90
 90-264
 9
 90
 90-264
 9

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 TCO 5.0
 RoHS
 TCO
 TCO 5.0
 RoHS
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
5.3kg 4.8kg
BEST
Package Height
397mm 397mm
Package Depth
122mm 122mm
Package Width
583mm 583mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.7kg
Height (with Stand)
319.79mm
BEST
400mm
Depth (with Stand)
60.5mm
BEST
174mm
Width (with Stand)
524.69mm
BEST
525mm
Weight
3.7kg 3.7kg
Height
399.9mm 400mm
Depth
173.9mm 174mm
Width
524.69mm 525mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Dimensions (W X D X H) With Stand
524.69 x 60.5 x 319.79 Unknown - Click to provide data
Bezel Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 11.5
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