Benq RL2455 vs DELL U2212HM

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Benq RL2455
DELL U2212HM

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
11% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a display diagonal of 24", however the DELL U2212HM is only a 21.5" PC monitor (2.5" 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% bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a display diagonal (metric) of 60.96cm, however the DELL U2212HM is only a 54.61cm display diagonal PC monitor (6.35cm smaller).
7ms faster response time Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 7ms faster than the DELL U2212HM (8ms). 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.

£32 cheaper
The Benq RL2455 costs £32 less than the DELL U2212HM.
Available from 16 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
6 Reasons For
18° wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The DELL U2212HM is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the Benq RL2455 is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
5% wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The DELL U2212HM is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° wider than the Benq RL2455 (178°).
Height adjustment Edit
The DELL U2212HM has a height adjustment, however the Benq RL2455 does not have a height adjustment.
Pivot Edit
The DELL U2212HM has a pivot, whereas the Benq RL2455 does not.
Significantly lighter Edit
The DELL U2212HM has a weight of 2.7kg, whereas the Benq RL2455 is a 4.1kg weight PC monitor (1.4kg heavier).
Considerably better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the DELL U2212HM is 80% based on 3 reviews, whereas the average rating of the Benq RL2455 is 70% (based on 9 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
12% narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a viewing angle, vertical of 160°. That's 18° narrower than the DELL U2212HM (178°).
Moderately narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Benq RL2455 has a viewing angle, horizontal of 170°, however the DELL U2212HM is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
Does not have a height adjustment Edit
The Benq RL2455 does not have a height adjustment, whereas the DELL U2212HM has a height adjustment.
Does not have a pivot Edit
The Benq RL2455 does not have a pivot, but the DELL U2212HM has a pivot.
Heavier Edit
The Benq RL2455 is a 4.1kg weight PC monitor. That's 1.4kg heavier than the DELL U2212HM (2.7kg).
Appreciably Lower expert review Score
The Benq RL2455's average expert rating is only 70%, however the DELL U2212HM's is 80% (based on 3 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
2.5" smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2212HM is a 21.5" PC monitor. That's 2.5" smaller than the Benq RL2455 (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.

6.35cm smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The DELL U2212HM is a 54.61cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 6.35cm smaller than the Benq RL2455 (54.61cm).
Vastly slower response time Edit
The DELL U2212HM has a response time of 8ms, however the Benq RL2455 is a 1ms response time PC monitor (7ms 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.

More expensive by £32
The DELL U2212HM is £32 more expensive than the Benq RL2455.
Fewer sellers
The DELL U2212HM is only stocked by 1 retailer, but the Benq RL2455 is stocked by 17 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by ten months
The DELL U2212HM is ten months older than the Benq RL2455.

Awards

1 Award
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1 Award
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

41 months Ago 52 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
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

0.36T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Display Diagonal
24"
BEST
21.5"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 12000000:1
BEST
 12000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 268.76mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 476.57mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.276 x 0.276 0.2475 x 0.2475
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
BEST
54.61cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
8ms
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

Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input
 Audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
4W 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

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Linux Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Linux operating systems supported
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported
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
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
BEST
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3048
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 10668
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 10 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
Compliance Industry Standards
 TCO
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

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
BEST
6.8kg
Height (with Stand)
435mm
BEST
484.5mm
Depth (with Stand)
189mm 183.3mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
579mm 513mm
BEST
Weight
4.1kg 2.7kg
BEST
Height
435mm 304.5mm
Depth
189mm 59.5mm
Width
579mm 513mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
BEST
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual

Other Features

HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI
Number of Products Included
Unknown - Click to provide data 1pc(s)
Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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