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Benq XL2720 vs LG 29UM57-P

Benq XL2720 vs LG 29UM57-P

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Benq XL2720
LG 29UM57-P

Top Prices

eBay
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Out of stock
Overclockers UK
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In stock
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In stock

Reasons For

3 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Benq XL2720 is a 3D PC monitor, but the LG 29UM57-P 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.

£18 cheaper
The Benq XL2720 is £18.01 cheaper than the LG 29UM57-P.
Available from 4 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.
4 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The LG 29UM57-P is a 29" PC monitor. That's 2" bigger than the Benq XL2720 (29"). 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.

Cheaper to run by £48.46
Over five years the LG 29UM57-P only costs £91.27 to run however the Benq XL2720 costs £139.73 to run (53% more). Read more
Better expert reviews
Based on 1 review, the average expert review score of the LG 29UM57-P is 90%, whereas the average rating of the Benq XL2720 is 84% (based on 48 reviews).
Better user reviews
Based on 1 review, the average user review score of the LG 29UM57-P is 100%, whereas the average rating of the Benq XL2720 is 91% (based on 460 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
2" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Benq XL2720 has a display diagonal of 27", whereas the LG 29UM57-P is a 29" PC monitor (2" 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.

Over one year older
The Benq XL2720 is older than the LG 29UM57-P by 17 months.
More expensive to run over five years by 53%
Over five years the running costs of the Benq XL2720 are £139.73 which is £48.46 more than the LG 29UM57-P. Show assumptions.
Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Benq XL2720 is 84%, whereas the average expert rating of the LG 29UM57-P is 90% (based on 1 review).
Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Benq XL2720 is 91%, whereas the average user rating of the LG 29UM57-P is 100% (based on 1 review).
2 Reasons Against
More expensive by £18
The LG 29UM57-P is £18.01 more expensive than the Benq XL2720.
Fewer sellers
The LG 29UM57-P is only stocked by 1 retailer, but the Benq XL2720 is stocked by 5 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.

Awards

13 Awards
benchmarkhardware.com: Gold
Digital Versus: 5 Star
f1cd.ru: Recommended
fz.se: Silver
gamestar.de: Platinum
hardware.info: Silver Award
HEXUS.net: Approved
insidehardware.it: Platinum
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
neitsabes.fr: Very Good
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
tomshardware.co.uk: Smart Buy
tomshardware.com: Smart Buy
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

40 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 1.28
Electricity cost - standby £ 138.45
Total running cost £ 139.73
Purchase price £ 319.99
Total cost of ownership £ 459.72
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 89.73
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 91.27
Purchase price £ 338.00
Total cost of ownership £ 429.27
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.69T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
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
27" 29"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 2560 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 2560 x 1080
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 12000000:1
BEST
 12000000:1
Display
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2560 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2560 x 1080
BEST
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Viewable Size, Horizontal
1mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° Unknown - Click to provide data
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
BEST
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 73cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Color Gamut
72% Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
2 2
DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

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
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
140mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
 Height adjustment
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
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
Number of OSD Languages
17 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
0.5W
BEST
35W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 50kWh
AC Input Voltage
 90
 95-265
 90-264
 5
 9
 90
 95-265
 90-264
 5
 9

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
7.5kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
548mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
273mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
642mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
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