Benq ZOWIE XL2720 vs LG 25UM58P

Benq ZOWIE XL2720
LG 25UM58P

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
2" bigger display diagonal Edit
The Benq ZOWIE XL2720 has a display diagonal of 27", whereas the LG 25UM58P is only a 25" PC monitor (2" 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.

3D Edit
The Benq ZOWIE XL2720 is a 3D PC monitor, but the LG 25UM58P is not 3D. Read more

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Benq ZOWIE XL2720 has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², whereas the LG 25UM58P is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
Vastly faster response time Edit
The Benq ZOWIE XL2720 is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms faster than the LG 25UM58P (5ms). 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.

3 Reasons For
Wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
LG 25UM58P is 178° vertical viewing angle. That's 18° wider than the Benq ZOWIE XL2720 (178°).
Slightly wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
LG 25UM58P is 178° horizontal viewing angle, but the Benq ZOWIE XL2720 is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
£8.71 cheaper to run
The LG 25UM58P is £8.71 cheaper to run than the Benq ZOWIE XL2720 over five years. Read more

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
18° narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Benq ZOWIE XL2720 is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the LG 25UM58P (178°).
8° narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Benq ZOWIE XL2720 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the LG 25UM58P is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
More expensive to run over five years by 14%
Over five years the Benq ZOWIE XL2720 costs £71.78 to run which is £8.71 more to run than the LG 25UM58P. Show assumptions.
6 Reasons Against
Marginally smaller display diagonal Edit
The LG 25UM58P has a display diagonal of 25", but the Benq ZOWIE XL2720 is a 27" PC monitor (2" 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.

Not 3D Edit
The LG 25UM58P is not 3D, but the Benq ZOWIE XL2720 is 3D. Read more

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

Dimmer display brightness Edit
The LG 25UM58P has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², but the Benq ZOWIE XL2720 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
Slower response time Edit
The LG 25UM58P is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms slower than the Benq ZOWIE XL2720 (5ms). 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.

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Five months older
The LG 25UM58P is older than the Benq ZOWIE XL2720 by five months.

Date Released

8 months Ago 13 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 £ 369.97
Total cost of ownership £ 441.75
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 61.53
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 63.07

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.
0.31T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27"
BEST
25"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 2560 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 2560 x 1080
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 12000000:1
BEST
 12000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1680 x 1056
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1600 x 600
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
 2560 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1680 x 1056
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1600 x 600
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 720 x 400
BEST
Supported Video Modes
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480p
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 90
Viewable Size, Vertical
336.15mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
597.6mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 144 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 140 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.2286 x 0.2286
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
BEST
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.58cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
5ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 99%
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
BEST
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Upstream Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Grey
 Grey

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
140mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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

Power

Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Power Consumption (typical)
27W 24W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Power Consumption (max)
50W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 47/63
 47/63
AC Input Voltage
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 0 - 85
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 90 0 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
10.2kg 5.4kg
BEST
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 355.6mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 132.08mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 683.26mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 4kg
Height (with Stand)
548mm 383.54mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
273mm 187.96mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
642mm 609.6mm
BEST
Weight
7.5kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
485mm 287.02mm
Depth
269mm 55.88mm
Width
642mm 609.6mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 HDMI
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 HDMI
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM

Technical Details

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Picture Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Yes
No Flickering
 No flickering
Unknown - Click to provide data
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