AOC E970 vs Benq GL2250

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AOC E970
Benq GL2250

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
1.6kg lighter Edit
The AOC E970 has a weight of 2.2kg, however the Benq GL2250 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor (1.6kg heavier).
42% cheaper to run
Over five years the AOC E970 only costs £41.02 to run but the Benq GL2250 costs £70.76 to run (73% more). Read more
7 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The Benq GL2250 is a 21.5" PC monitor. That's 3" bigger than the AOC E970 (21.5"). 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.

HDCP Edit
The Benq GL2250 has an HDCP, but the AOC E970 does not have an HDCP.
Hugely wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
Benq GL2250 is 160° vertical viewing angle, but the AOC E970 is only a 50° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (110° narrower).
Wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Benq GL2250 is 170° horizontal viewing angle. That's 80° wider than the AOC E970 (170°).
Brighter display brightness Edit
The Benq GL2250 is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the AOC E970 (250 cd/m²).
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq GL2250 has a built-in speaker(s), but the AOC E970 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.

Much better user reviews
Based on 344 reviews, the average user review score of the Benq GL2250 is 93%, but the average rating of the AOC E970 is 76% (based on 9 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
17% smaller display diagonal Edit
The AOC E970 is an 18.5" PC monitor. That's 3" smaller than the Benq GL2250 (21.5"). 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.

Does not have an HDCP Edit
The AOC E970 does not have an HDCP, but the Benq GL2250 has an HDCP.
Narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The AOC E970 has a viewing angle, vertical of 50°, however the Benq GL2250 is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (110° wider).
Narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The AOC E970 has a viewing angle, horizontal of 90°. That's 80° narrower than the Benq GL2250 (170°).
25% dimmer display brightness Edit
The AOC E970 is a 200 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Benq GL2250 (250 cd/m²).
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The AOC E970 does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the Benq GL2250 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.

User review Rating is much Worse
The AOC E970's average user score is only 76%, however the Benq GL2250's is 93% (based on 344 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
1.6kg heavier Edit
The Benq GL2250 has a weight of 3.7kg, but the AOC E970 is a 2.2kg weight PC monitor (1.6kg lighter).
Not currently available
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Older by ten months
The Benq GL2250 is ten months older than the AOC E970.
£29.74 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Benq GL2250 costs £70.76 to run which is £29.74 more to run than the AOC E970. Show assumptions.

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

46 months Ago 56 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 38.46
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 41.02
Purchase price £ 52.49
Total cost of ownership £ 93.51
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 69.22
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 70.76

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.2T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.35T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.35 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
18.5" 21.5"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1366 x 768
 1920 x 1080
 1366 x 768
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 20000000:1
BEST
 20000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1366 x 768
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1366 x 768
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Backlight Type
 W-LED
BEST
 W-LED
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
BEST
Viewable Size, Vertical
230mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
410mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.3 x 0.3 0.248 x 0.248
Viewing Angle, Vertical
50° 160°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
90° 170°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
47cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
200 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
5ms 5ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DVI-D Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 2W
Number of Loudspeakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
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
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 17
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)

Power

Power Consumption (off)
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
15W
BEST
27W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 240
 90-240
 9
 90
 24
 240
 90-240
 9
 90

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 TCO 5.0
 RoHS
 TCO
 TCO 5.0
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
2.8kg
BEST
5.3kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 399.9mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 173.9mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 524.69mm
Weight
2.2kg
BEST
3.7kg
Height
336.8mm 397mm
Depth
156mm 122mm
Width
437.4mm 583mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

Dimensions (W X D X H) With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 524.69 x 60.5 x 319.79
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