Benq VW2235 vs Samsung SMT-2232

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Benq VW2235
Samsung SMT-2232

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
HDCP Edit
The Benq VW2235 has an HDCP, however the Samsung SMT-2232 does not have an HDCP.
11% wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Benq VW2235 has a viewing angle, vertical of 178°. That's 18° wider than the Samsung SMT-2232 (160°).
8° wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Benq VW2235 has a viewing angle, horizontal of 178°, however the Samsung SMT-2232 is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
29% lighter Edit
The Benq VW2235 is a 3.9kg weight PC monitor. That's 1.1kg lighter than the Samsung SMT-2232 (5kg).
£263 cheaper
The Benq VW2235 costs £263.02 less than the Samsung SMT-2232.
18% cheaper to run
The Benq VW2235 only costs £73.33 to run over five years but the Samsung SMT-2232 costs £89.73 to run (22% more). Read more
5 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Samsung SMT-2232 is 3D, but the Benq VW2235 is not 3D. Read more

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

20% faster response time Edit
The Samsung SMT-2232 has a response time of 5ms, however the Benq VW2235 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.

Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Samsung SMT-2232 has a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Benq VW2235 does not. 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.

Height adjustment Edit
The Samsung SMT-2232 has a height adjustment, however the Benq VW2235 does not have a height adjustment.
VESA mounting Edit
The Samsung SMT-2232 supports VESA mounting, but the Benq VW2235 does not support VESA mounting.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Not 3D Edit
The Benq VW2235 is not 3D, however the Samsung SMT-2232 is. Read more

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

Slower response time Edit
The Benq VW2235 is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the Samsung SMT-2232 (5ms). 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.

Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq VW2235 does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the Samsung SMT-2232 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.

Does not have a height adjustment Edit
The Benq VW2235 does not have a height adjustment, whereas the Samsung SMT-2232 has a height adjustment.
Does not support VESA mounting Edit
The Benq VW2235 does not support VESA mounting, however the Samsung SMT-2232 does.
7 Reasons Against
Does not have an HDCP Edit
The Samsung SMT-2232 does not have an HDCP, however the Benq VW2235 has an HDCP.
18° narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Samsung SMT-2232 is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the Benq VW2235 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
Narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Samsung SMT-2232 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° narrower than the Benq VW2235 (170°).
1.1kg heavier Edit
The Samsung SMT-2232 has a weight of 5kg, whereas the Benq VW2235 is a 3.9kg weight PC monitor (1.1kg lighter).
More expensive by £263
The Samsung SMT-2232 is £263.02 more expensive than the Benq VW2235.
Older by eleven months
The Samsung SMT-2232 is eleven months older than the Benq VW2235.
£16.40 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Samsung SMT-2232 are £89.73 which is £16.40 more than the Benq VW2235. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

43 months Ago 54 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 71.79
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 73.33
Purchase price £ 94.98
Total cost of ownership £ 168.31
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 89.73
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 89.73
Purchase price £ 358.00
Total cost of ownership £ 447.73
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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).
11
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)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
BEST
 HDCP
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178°
BEST
160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178°
BEST
170°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
BEST
 3000:1
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms 5ms
BEST
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

BNC Input Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI-I Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
Number of TV Tuners
Unknown - Click to provide data 600
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 2W
Number of Loudspeakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 White
 White

Performance

Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 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 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 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 Enterprise x64

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
BEST
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 CHI (SIMPL)
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
 CHI (SIMPL)
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 KOR
BEST
Number of OSD Languages
17
BEST
13
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
28W
BEST
35W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
BEST
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 Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 391.8mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 217.4mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 515mm
Weight
3.9kg
BEST
5kg
Height
392mm 316mm
Depth
120mm 59.9mm
Width
513mm 515mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
BEST
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control

Other Features

Connection to PC
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Connection to PC
HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI
Dimensions (W X D X H) With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 515 x 217.4 x 391.8
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Unknown - Click to provide data 515 x 59.9 x 316
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 12.44
Width (imperial)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20.28
Depth (imperial)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.36
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