Benq BL2201 vs Benq RL2455

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Benq BL2201
Benq RL2455

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Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock, only 3 left!
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Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (40 available)
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FREE Standard delivery
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In stock

Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Height adjustment Edit
The Benq BL2201 has a height adjustment, whereas the Benq RL2455 does not have a height adjustment.
Swivelling Edit
The Benq BL2201 has a swivelling, whereas the Benq RL2455 does not have a swivelling.
0.2W lower power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
The Benq BL2201 has a power consumption (PowerSave) of 0.3W, however the Benq RL2455 is a 0.5W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (0.2W higher).
Cheaper by £10
The Benq BL2201 costs £119.99, whereas the Benq RL2455 is £129.99.
Ten more awards
The Benq BL2201 has 11 awards from expert review sites, however the Benq RL2455 has 1 award.
Much better expert reviews
Based on 26 expert reviews, the average review score of the Benq BL2201 is 83%, but the average rating of the Benq RL2455 is 70% (based on 9 reviews).
Moderately better user reviews
Based on 6 user reviews, the average review score of the Benq BL2201 is 93%, but the average rating of the Benq RL2455 is 91% (based on 209 reviews).
5 Reasons For
9% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 24" PC monitor. That's 2" bigger than the Benq BL2201 (24"). 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.

4ms faster response time Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a response time of 1ms, but the Benq BL2201 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (4ms 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.

A lot lighter Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a weight of 4.1kg, however the Benq BL2201 is a 6.1kg weight PC monitor (2kg heavier).
8 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
19% cheaper to run
Over five years the Benq RL2455 is £16.67 cheaper to run than the Benq BL2201. Read more

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Benq BL2201 is a 22" PC monitor. That's 2" smaller than the Benq RL2455 (24"). 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.

4ms slower response time Edit
The Benq BL2201 has a response time of 5ms, whereas the Benq RL2455 is a 1ms response time PC monitor (4ms faster). 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.

2kg heavier Edit
The Benq BL2201 has a weight of 6.1kg, but the Benq RL2455 is a 4.1kg weight PC monitor (2kg lighter).
Not as many stockists
The Benq BL2201 is only stocked by 2 stores, however the Benq RL2455 is stocked by 10 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
£16.67 more expensive to run over five years
The Benq BL2201 costs £88.45 to run which is £16.67 more to run than the Benq RL2455 over five years. Show assumptions.
8 Reasons Against
Does not have a height adjustment Edit
The Benq RL2455 does not have a height adjustment, whereas the Benq BL2201 does.
Does not have a swivelling Edit
The Benq RL2455 does not have a swivelling, whereas the Benq BL2201 has a swivelling.
A lot higher power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 0.5W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor, whereas the Benq BL2201 is a 0.3W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (0.2W lower).
More expensive by £10
The Benq RL2455 is £10 more expensive than the Benq BL2201.
Older by seven months
The Benq RL2455 is seven months older than the Benq BL2201.
Ten less awards
The Benq RL2455 has only received 1 award, whereas the Benq BL2201 has received 11 awards.
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The Benq RL2455's average expert score is only 70%, however the Benq BL2201's is 83% (based on 26 reviews).
User review Rating is a bit Worse
The Benq RL2455's average user score is 91%, however the Benq BL2201's is 93% (based on 6 reviews).

Awards

11 Awards
3dnews.ru: Best Buy
cnews.cz: Smart Buy
Digital Versus: 5 Star
hardware.info: Great Value
hardwareheaven.com: Gold Award
kitguru.net: Worth Buying
pcgamers.net.au: Editor's Choice
tomshardware.co.uk: Approved
tomshardware.com: Approved
Tweak.dk: Editor's Choice
uk.hardware.info: Great Value
1 Award
hwa.com.tr: Player's Dream

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

35 months Ago 41 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 88.45
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 88.45
Purchase price £ 119.99
Total cost of ownership £ 208.44
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 69.22
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 71.78
Purchase price £ 129.99
Total cost of ownership £ 201.77
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.44T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Display

Display Diagonal
22" 24"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1680 x 1050
 1920 x 1080
 1680 x 1050
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 12000000:1
 12000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1680 x 1056
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1680 x 1056
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Pixel Pitch
0.282 x 0.282 0.276 x 0.276
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 170°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 60.96cm
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms 1ms
BEST
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 72%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
BEST
 16:10
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

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

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
Unknown - Click to provide data 4W
Number of Loudspeakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

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

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
Height Adjustment
130mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
BEST
 Swivelling
Rotating
 Rotating
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data
Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
Number of OSD Languages
17 17
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
34.5W 27W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Input Voltage
 96 - 264
 96 - 264
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90-264
 9
 90
 90-264
 9
 90

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.7kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 420mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 134mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 650mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.1kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 435mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 189mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 579mm
Weight
6.1kg 4.1kg
BEST
Height
429.9mm 435mm
Depth
222.6mm 189mm
Width
516.7mm 579mm

Other Features

Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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