Benq GL2250 vs Benq GW2265

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Benq GL2250
Benq GW2265

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
20% faster response time Edit
The Benq GL2250 is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms faster than the Benq GW2265 (6ms). 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.

Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq GL2250 has a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Benq GW2265 does not have 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 reviews are significantly better
Based on 345 reviews, the Benq GL2250 has an average user review score of 93%, whereas the Benq GW2265 has an average rating of 70% (based on 4 reviews).
3 Reasons For
Wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
Benq GW2265 is 178° vertical viewing angle, but the Benq GL2250 is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
5% wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Benq GW2265 is 178° horizontal viewing angle. That's 8° wider than the Benq GL2250 (178°).
Moderately lighter Edit
The Benq GW2265 has a weight of 3.4kg, but the Benq GL2250 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor (300g heavier).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
18° narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Benq GL2250 is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the Benq GW2265 (178°).
A bit narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Benq GL2250 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the Benq GW2265 is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
Heavier Edit
The Benq GL2250 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor. That's 300g heavier than the Benq GW2265 (3.4kg).
Over two years older
The Benq GL2250 is older than the Benq GW2265 by three years.
4 Reasons Against
1ms slower response time Edit
The Benq GW2265 has a response time of 6ms, whereas the Benq GL2250 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq GW2265 does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas 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.

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User review Rating is hugely Worse
The Benq GW2265 only has an average user score of 70%, but the Benq GL2250 has an average user rating of 93% (based on 345 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

56 months Ago 25 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 69.22
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 70.76
Purchase price £ 71.94
Total cost of ownership £ 142.70
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

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.
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Display

Display Diagonal
21.5" 21.5"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
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Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
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HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 76
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 83
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 268.11mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 476.64mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.248 x 0.248 0.248 x 0.248
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 178°
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Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 178°
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Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms
BEST
6ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 72%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
HDMI Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in microphone
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

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
Number of OSD Languages
17 17
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Power Consumption (typical)
27W
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30W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 26W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 9
 90-264
 90
 9
 90-264
 90

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 TCO 5.0
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 TCO
 TCO 5.0
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
5.3kg 4.4kg
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Package Height
399.9mm
BEST
400mm
Package Depth
173.9mm 110mm
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Package Width
524.69mm
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581mm
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 396.96mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 185.74mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 510.24mm
Weight
3.7kg 3.4kg
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Height
397mm 396.96mm
Depth
122mm 185.74mm
Width
583mm 510.24mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 VGA
 VGA
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Other Features

Dimensions (W X D X H) With Stand
524.69 x 60.5 x 319.79 Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Cord Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power cord included
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