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Benq VW2235 vs Samsung SMT-2232

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).
£205 cheaper
The Benq VW2235 costs £205.01 less than the Samsung SMT-2232.
Available from 2 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
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
3 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.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
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.

6 Reasons Against
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°).
More expensive by £205
The Samsung SMT-2232 is £205.01 more expensive than the Benq VW2235.
Fewer sellers
The Samsung SMT-2232 is only stocked by 1 retailer, but the Benq VW2235 is stocked by 3 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by over one year
The Samsung SMT-2232 is 21 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

36 months Ago 57 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 £ 299.99
Total cost of ownership £ 389.72
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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)
 20000000:1
BEST
 20000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
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
Pixel Pitch
0.248 x 0.248 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Color Gamut
72% Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

BNC Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-I Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
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
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Feet Colour
 White
 White
Colour
 White
 White

Performance

Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 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

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

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
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 (PowerSave)
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 90
 90-264
 9
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90
 90-264
 9
 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

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

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
193mm 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 (imperial)
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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