Benq RL2755 vs Viewsonic VG2847

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Benq RL2755
Viewsonic VG2847

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
44.05mm bigger viewable size, vertical Edit
The Benq RL2755 is a 336.15mm viewable height PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VG2847 is only a 292.1mm viewable height PC monitor (44.05mm smaller).
Bigger viewable size, horizontal Edit
Benq RL2755 is 597.6mm viewable width. That's 76.9mm bigger than the Viewsonic VG2847 (520.7mm).
50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Benq RL2755 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Viewsonic VG2847 (250 cd/m²).
Vastly faster response time Edit
The Benq RL2755 has a response time of 1ms, however the Viewsonic VG2847 is a 6.9ms response time PC monitor (5.9ms 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.

Cheaper by £50
The Benq RL2755 is £49.98 cheaper than the Viewsonic VG2847.
5 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £0.74
Over five years the Benq RL2755 is £0.74 cheaper to run than the Viewsonic VG2847. Read more
4 Reasons For
1" bigger display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VG2847 has a display diagonal of 28", whereas the Benq RL2755 is only a 27" PC monitor (1" smaller). 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.

18° wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Viewsonic VG2847 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Benq RL2755 (178°).
8° wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Viewsonic VG2847 is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the Benq RL2755 is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
49% lighter Edit
The Viewsonic VG2847 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor. That's 1.8kg lighter than the Benq RL2755 (3.7kg).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
4% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Benq RL2755 is a 27" PC monitor. That's 1" smaller than the Viewsonic VG2847 (28"). 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.

18° narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Benq RL2755 is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VG2847 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
5% narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Benq RL2755 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° narrower than the Viewsonic VG2847 (178°).
A lot heavier Edit
The Benq RL2755 has a weight of 5.5kg, whereas the Viewsonic VG2847 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor (1.8kg lighter).
7 Reasons Against
44.05mm smaller viewable size, vertical Edit
The Viewsonic VG2847 is a 292.1mm viewable height PC monitor. That's 44.05mm smaller than the Benq RL2755 (292.1mm).
Smaller viewable size, horizontal Edit
Viewsonic VG2847 is only 520.7mm viewable width, but the Benq RL2755 is a 597.6mm viewable width PC monitor (76.9mm bigger).
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Viewsonic VG2847 has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², whereas the Benq RL2755 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
86% slower response time Edit
The Viewsonic VG2847 is a 6.9ms response time PC monitor. That's 5.9ms slower than the Benq RL2755 (6.9ms). 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.

£50 more expensive
The Viewsonic VG2847 is more expensive than the Benq RL2755 by £49.98.
Fewer sellers
Only 3 stores sells the Viewsonic VG2847, but 8 shops sell the Benq RL2755. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
More expensive to run over five years by 1%
The Viewsonic VG2847 costs £62.81 to run which is £0.74 more to run than the Benq RL2755 over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

25 months Ago 25 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 62.07
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 62.07
Purchase price £ 199.98
Total cost of ownership £ 262.05
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 62.81
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 62.81
Purchase price £ 249.96
Total cost of ownership £ 312.77
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.31T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.31T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27" 28"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
BEST
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080i
 1080p
 1080i
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
Composite Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite sync
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 599.4mm
Viewable Size, Vertical
336.15mm
BEST
292.1mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
597.6mm
BEST
520.7mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 82
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 71.12cm
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
6.9ms
Color Gamut
72% Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
BEST
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out
 Headphone out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
Audio Input
 Audio input
 Audio input
DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
4W 4W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 3 - 25
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
Number of OSD Languages
17 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
24.21W
BEST
24.5W
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 38.5W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90-264
 9
 90
 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

Certification
 RoHS
 RoHS
BEST
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 7.1kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 527mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 192mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 631mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.2kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 450.9mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 239.6mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 556.8mm
Weight
5.5kg 3.7kg
BEST
Height
478mm 340.3mm
Depth
213mm 60.5mm
Width
639mm 556.8mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
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 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 HDMI
 USB
 VGA
 AC
 HDMI
 USB
 VGA
 AC
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM
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