Benq BL2420 vs DELL P2416D

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Benq BL2420

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
1% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Benq BL2420 is a 23.8" PC monitor. That's 0.050000000000001" bigger than the DELL P2416D (23.75"). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

0.35000000000002mm bigger viewable size, vertical Edit
Benq BL2420 is 296.35mm viewable height, but the DELL P2416D is only a 296mm viewable height PC monitor (0.35000000000002mm smaller).
Significantly faster response time Edit
The Benq BL2420 has a response time of 5ms, whereas the DELL P2416D is an 8ms response time PC monitor (3ms 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.

1% larger color gamut Edit
The Benq BL2420 has a color gamut of 100%, but the DELL P2416D is only a 99% color gamut PC monitor (1% smaller).
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq BL2420 has a built-in speaker(s), but the DELL P2416D does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

£19.48 cheaper to run
Over five years the Benq BL2420 is £19.48 cheaper to run than the DELL P2416D. Read more
7 Reasons For
0.14999999999998mm bigger viewable size, horizontal Edit
DELL P2416D is 527mm viewable width, but the Benq BL2420 is only a 526.85mm viewable width PC monitor (0.14999999999998mm smaller).
Four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys on the DELL P2416D is four, but the Benq BL2420 only has three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
96% lighter Edit
The DELL P2416D is a 3.6kg weight PC monitor. That's 3.4kg lighter than the Benq BL2420 (3.6kg).
£40 cheaper
The DELL P2416D is £40.20 cheaper than the Benq BL2420.
Available from 7 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
More popular
The DELL P2416D is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 7529 by sales volume in our PC monitors, whereas the Benq BL2420 ranks No. 10364.
User reviews are better
The DELL P2416D has an average user review score of 94%, whereas the Benq BL2420 has an average rating of 86% (based on 231 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
1% smaller viewable size, horizontal Edit
The Benq BL2420 has a viewable size, horizontal of 526.85mm. That's 0.14999999999998mm smaller than the DELL P2416D (527mm).
One less USB Type-A downstream ports quantity Edit
The Benq BL2420 has three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys, however the DELL P2416D only has four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
A lot heavier Edit
The Benq BL2420 has a weight of 7kg, but the DELL P2416D is a 3.6kg weight PC monitor (3.4kg lighter).
More expensive by £40
The Benq BL2420 is £40.20 more expensive than the DELL P2416D.
Not as many stockists
The Benq BL2420 is only stocked by 11 stores, however the DELL P2416D is stocked by 18 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Older by two months
The Benq BL2420 is two months older than the DELL P2416D.
Less popular
The Benq BL2420 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 10364 by number of sales in our PC monitors, but the DELL P2416D ranks No. 7529.
User review Rating is Worse
The Benq BL2420 has an average user score of 86%, but the DELL P2416D has an average user rating of 94% (based on 31 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
0.050000000000001" smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL P2416D has a display diagonal of 23.75", whereas the Benq BL2420 is a 23.8" PC monitor (0.050000000000001" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Smaller viewable size, vertical Edit
The DELL P2416D is a 296mm viewable height PC monitor. That's 0.35000000000002mm smaller than the Benq BL2420 (296mm).
38% slower response time Edit
The DELL P2416D is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms slower than the Benq BL2420 (8ms). 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.

Smaller color gamut Edit
The DELL P2416D is a 99% color gamut PC monitor. That's 1% smaller than the Benq BL2420 (99%).
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The DELL P2416D does not have a built-in speaker(s), however the Benq BL2420 has a built-in speaker(s). Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

More expensive to run over five years by 27%
Over five years the running costs of the DELL P2416D are £91.27 which is £19.48 more than the Benq BL2420. Show assumptions.

Awards

1 Award
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1 Award
winmagpro.nl: Test Winner

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

23 months Ago 21 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 71.79
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 71.79
Purchase price £ 207.00
Total cost of ownership £ 278.79
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 89.73
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 91.27
Purchase price £ 166.80
Total cost of ownership £ 258.07
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

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.
0.45T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
23.8"
BEST
23.75"
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 20000000:1
BEST
 20000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1440p
 1440p
BEST
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Viewable Size, Vertical
296.35mm
BEST
296mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
526.85mm 527mm
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.205 x 0.205 0.205 x 0.205
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 60.33cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms
BEST
8ms
Color Gamut
100%
BEST
99%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
3 4
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
2W Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Loudspeakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Feet Colour
 Silver
 Silver
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
140mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -21 - 5
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Input Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Power Consumption (off)
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
28W
BEST
35W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 5000
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.8kg
Height (with Stand)
524.9mm 369mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
239.55mm 205mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
563.2mm
BEST
565.6mm
Weight
7kg 3.6kg
BEST
Height
338.7mm 335.1mm
Depth
71.5mm 47mm
Width
563.2mm 565.6mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
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