Benq XL2720 vs LG 29UM57-P

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Benq XL2720
LG 29UM57-P

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Benq XL2720 has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², whereas the LG 29UM57-P is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
Height adjustment Edit
The Benq XL2720 has a height adjustment, however the LG 29UM57-P does not have a height adjustment.
6 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.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The LG 29UM57-P is a two HDMI ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the Benq XL2720 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The LG 29UM57-P has a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Benq XL2720 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.

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
Much 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 77% (based on 22 reviews).
Much 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 84% (based on 47 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 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.

Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Benq XL2720 is a one HDMI ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the LG 29UM57-P only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq XL2720 does not have a built-in speaker(s), however the LG 29UM57-P 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.

One year older
The Benq XL2720 is older than the LG 29UM57-P by one year.
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.
A lot Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Benq XL2720 is only 77%, whereas the average expert rating of the LG 29UM57-P is 90% (based on 1 review).
A lot Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Benq XL2720 is 84%, whereas the average user rating of the LG 29UM57-P is 100% (based on 1 review).
3 Reasons Against
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The LG 29UM57-P is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Benq XL2720 (250 cd/m²).
Does not have a height adjustment Edit
The LG 29UM57-P does not have a height adjustment, but the Benq XL2720 has a height adjustment.
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Awards

7 Awards
Digital Versus: 5 Star
f1cd.ru: Recommended
gamestar.de: Platinum
insidehardware.it: Best in Class
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
neitsabes.fr: Very Good
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

36 months Ago 25 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 £ 361.04
Total cost of ownership £ 500.77
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 89.73
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 91.27

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
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 12000000:1
BEST
 12000000:1
Display
 LED
BEST
 LED
3D
 3D
 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
BEST
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
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
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)
BEST
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

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
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 (typical)
0.5W
BEST
35W
Power Consumption (standby)
27W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 50kWh

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
10.2kg 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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