Benq RL2455 vs HP ENVY 27

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Benq RL2455
HP ENVY 27

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
6x faster response time Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 6ms faster than the HP ENVY 27 (7ms). 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.

Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Benq RL2455 is two, but the HP ENVY 27 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
69% lighter Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 4.1kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.8kg lighter than the HP ENVY 27 (6.9kg).
£600 cheaper
The Benq RL2455 costs £129.99, whereas the HP ENVY 27 is £730.00.
Available from 3 shops
The more stores stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
£20.51 cheaper to run
The Benq RL2455 only costs £71.78 to run over five years whereas the HP ENVY 27 costs £92.29 to run (29% more). Read more
User reviews are hugely better
The Benq RL2455 has an average user review score of 91%, but the HP ENVY 27 has an average rating of 68% (based on 5 reviews).
7 Reasons For
12% bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP ENVY 27 has a display diagonal of 27", however the Benq RL2455 is only a 24" PC monitor (3" 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.

11% wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The HP ENVY 27 has a viewing angle, vertical of 178°. That's 18° wider than the Benq RL2455 (178°).
8° wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The HP ENVY 27 has a viewing angle, horizontal of 178°, however the Benq RL2455 is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
12% bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The HP ENVY 27 has a display diagonal (metric) of 68.58cm, however the Benq RL2455 is only a 60.96cm display diagonal PC monitor (7.62cm smaller).
A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The HP ENVY 27 is a 6W RMS rated audio power PC monitor, whereas the Benq RL2455 is only a 4W RMS rated audio power PC monitor (2W lower). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Two more awards
The HP ENVY 27 has 3 awards, whereas the Benq RL2455 has 1 award.
Expert reviews are better
The HP ENVY 27 has an average expert review score of 78%, however the Benq RL2455 has an average rating of 70% (based on 9 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a display diagonal of 24", but the HP ENVY 27 is a 27" PC monitor (3" 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.

Narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
Benq RL2455 is only 160° vertical viewing angle. That's 18° narrower than the HP ENVY 27 (178°).
8° narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Benq RL2455 is only 170° horizontal viewing angle, but the HP ENVY 27 is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
Smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
Benq RL2455 is only 60.96cm display diagonal, but the HP ENVY 27 is a 68.58cm display diagonal PC monitor (7.62cm bigger).
A lot lower RMS rated power Edit
The Benq RL2455 has an RMS rated power of 4W, however the HP ENVY 27 is a 6W RMS rated audio power PC monitor (2W higher). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Fewer awards
Whilst the Benq RL2455 has received 1 award, the HP ENVY 27 has received 3 awards.
Lower expert review Score
The Benq RL2455 only has an average expert rating of 70%, but the HP ENVY 27 has an average expert rating of 78% (based on 20 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
86% slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 27 is a 7ms response time PC monitor. That's 6ms slower than the Benq RL2455 (7ms). 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.

Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The HP ENVY 27 has one HDMI ports quantity, however the Benq RL2455 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
41% heavier Edit
The HP ENVY 27 is a 6.9kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.8kg heavier than the Benq RL2455 (6.9kg).
£600 more expensive
The HP ENVY 27 is more expensive than the Benq RL2455 by £600.01.
Less retailers
Only 7 retailers sells the HP ENVY 27, whereas 10 shops sell the Benq RL2455. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Five months older
The HP ENVY 27 is older than the Benq RL2455 by five months.
More expensive to run over five years by 29%
Over five years the running costs of the HP ENVY 27 are £92.29 which is £20.51 more than the Benq RL2455. Show assumptions.
Vastly Lower user review Score
The HP ENVY 27's average user rating is only 68%, however the Benq RL2455's is 91% (based on 209 reviews).

Awards

1 Award
hwa.com.tr: Player's Dream
3 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
pcarena.pl: Recommended
zeden.net: Approved

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

41 months Ago 47 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

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
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 89.73
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 92.29
Purchase price £ 730.00
Total cost of ownership £ 822.29
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

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.
0.46T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.46 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
24" 27"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 12000000:1
BEST
 12000000:1
Display
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 94
Pixel Pitch
0.276 x 0.276 0.3114 x 0.3114
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
60.96cm 68.58cm
BEST
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
7ms
Color Gamut
72% Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Digital Audio Optical Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital audio optical out
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Audio Input
 Audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 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
4W 6W
BEST
Number of Loudspeakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating Systems Supported
 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

Networking

Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wall Mountable
 Wall mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
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)
BEST
 On Screen Display (OSD)

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
27W
BEST
35W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 65W
Input Voltage
 96 - 264
BEST
 96 - 264
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 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
5.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
420mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
134mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
650mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
4.1kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
435mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
189mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
579mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
4.1kg
BEST
6.9kg
Height
435mm 454mm
Depth
189mm 140mm
Width
579mm 622mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 HDMI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 VGA
 HDMI
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST

Other Features

Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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