Benq BL2420U vs DELL U2414H

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Benq BL2420U

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
17% brighter display brightness Edit
The Benq BL2420U is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the DELL U2414H (250 cd/m²).
Faster response time Edit
The Benq BL2420U has a response time of 4ms, but the DELL U2414H is an 8ms 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.

15% larger color gamut Edit
The Benq BL2420U has a color gamut of 100%, however the DELL U2414H is only an 85% color gamut PC monitor (15% smaller).
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq BL2420U has a built-in speaker(s), however the DELL U2414H 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.

10mm higher height adjustment Edit
Benq BL2420U is 140mm maximum height adjustment, but the DELL U2414H is only a 130mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (10mm lower).
Better expert reviews
Based on 1 review, the average expert review score of the Benq BL2420U is 90%, however the average rating of the DELL U2414H is 82% (based on 10 reviews).
8 Reasons For
1% bigger display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2414H is a 23.8" PC monitor. That's 0.2" bigger than the Benq BL2420U (23.8"). 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.

3.24mm bigger viewable size, vertical Edit
The DELL U2414H has a viewable size, vertical of 296.46mm, however the Benq BL2420U is only a 293.22mm viewable height PC monitor (3.24mm smaller).
2% bigger viewable size, horizontal Edit
The DELL U2414H is a 527.04mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 5.76mm bigger than the Benq BL2420U (527.04mm).
Two displayPorts quantitys Edit
The DELL U2414H has two displayPorts quantitys, however the Benq BL2420U only has one displayPorts quantity.
One more USB Type-A downstream ports quantity Edit
The DELL U2414H is a four USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the Benq BL2420U only has three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
Vastly lighter Edit
The DELL U2414H has a weight of 3.6kg, however the Benq BL2420U is a 7.1kg weight PC monitor (3.5kg heavier).
71% cheaper to run
Over five years the DELL U2414H is £105.12 cheaper to run than the Benq BL2420U. Read more
Two more awards
The DELL U2414H has 3 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Benq BL2420U has 1 award.

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Benq BL2420U is a 23.6" PC monitor. That's 0.2" smaller than the DELL U2414H (23.8"). 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.

Moderately smaller viewable size, vertical Edit
The Benq BL2420U has a viewable size, vertical of 293.22mm, however the DELL U2414H is a 296.46mm viewable height PC monitor (3.24mm bigger).
Smaller viewable size, horizontal Edit
The Benq BL2420U is a 521.28mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 5.76mm smaller than the DELL U2414H (527.04mm).
Only one displayPorts quantity Edit
The Benq BL2420U has one displayPorts quantity, however the DELL U2414H only has two displayPorts quantitys.
One less USB Type-A downstream ports quantity Edit
The Benq BL2420U is a three USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2414H only has four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
3.5kg heavier Edit
The Benq BL2420U has a weight of 7.1kg, however the DELL U2414H is a 3.6kg weight PC monitor (3.5kg lighter).
£105.12 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Benq BL2420U are £148.70 which is £105.12 more than the DELL U2414H. Show assumptions.
Two less awards
The Benq BL2420U has only received 1 award, whereas the DELL U2414H has received 3 awards.
8 Reasons Against
20% dimmer display brightness Edit
The DELL U2414H is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Benq BL2420U (250 cd/m²).
A lot slower response time Edit
The DELL U2414H has a response time of 8ms, but the Benq BL2420U is a 4ms 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.

18% smaller color gamut Edit
The DELL U2414H has a color gamut of 85%, however the Benq BL2420U is a 100% color gamut PC monitor (15% larger).
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The DELL U2414H does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the Benq BL2420U 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.

Moderately lower height adjustment Edit
DELL U2414H is only 130mm maximum height adjustment, but the Benq BL2420U is a 140mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (10mm higher).
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Older by four months
The DELL U2414H is four months older than the Benq BL2420U.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The DELL U2414H's average expert score is 82%, however the Benq BL2420U's is 90% (based on 1 review).

Awards

1 Award
XSreviews.co.uk: Editor's Choice
3 Awards
alphr.com: Recommended
pcauthority.com.au: Hot Award
ua.gecid.com: High Functionality

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

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Date Released

21 months Ago 25 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 148.70
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 148.70
Purchase price £ 335.19
Total cost of ownership £ 483.89
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 41.02
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 43.58

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.74T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.74 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.22T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.22 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
23.6" 23.8"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 20000000:1
BEST
 20000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Viewable Size Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 605mm
Viewable Size, Vertical
293.22mm 296.46mm
BEST
Viewable Size, Horizontal
521.28mm 527.04mm
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 76 56 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 140 30 - 83
Pixel Pitch
0.136 x 0.136 0.274 x 0.274
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 64.47cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
4ms
BEST
8ms
Color Gamut
100%
BEST
85%
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
USB Version
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
Audio Input
 Audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 2
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USB 3.0 Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
3 4
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
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 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
2W Unknown - Click to provide data
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

Feet Colour
 Black
 Silver
 Black
 Silver
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mac Operating Systems Supported
 Mac operating systems supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
60,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
140mm
BEST
130mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -22 - 6.5
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Rotating
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Rotating
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 CHI (SIMPL)
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 JPN
 POR
 ESP
 CHI (SIMPL)
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 JPN
 POR
 ESP
BEST
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Current Rating
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
58W 16W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 74W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 5000
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
9.5kg 8kg
BEST
Bezel Width (bottom)
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.05mm
Bezel Width (top)
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.05mm
Bezel Width (side)
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.05mm
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 485.8mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 185mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 539.1mm
Weight
7.1kg 3.6kg
BEST
Height
524.9mm 321.1mm
Depth
239.55mm 45.6mm
Width
563.2mm 539.1mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 AC
 USB
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 AC
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Stand Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand included
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM

Other Features

Power Consumption (economy Mode)
35W Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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