Benq BL2420U vs Samsung U24E850R

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Benq BL2420U
Samsung U24E850R

Top Prices

Amazon UK
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FREE Standard delivery
In stock
BT Business Direct
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Standard delivery: £6.00
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Standard delivery: £3.49
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Standard delivery: £9.95
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FREE Standard delivery
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Standard delivery: £6.00
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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
0.1" bigger display diagonal Edit
The Benq BL2420U has a display diagonal of 23.6", however the Samsung U24E850R is only a 23.5" PC monitor (0.1" 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.

Larger color gamut Edit
The Benq BL2420U is a 100% color gamut PC monitor. That's 2% larger than the Samsung U24E850R (98%).
Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Benq BL2420U has two HDMI ports quantitys, however the Samsung U24E850R only has one HDMI ports quantity.
8% higher height adjustment Edit
Benq BL2420U is 140mm maximum height adjustment. That's 10mm higher than the Samsung U24E850R (130mm).
Expert reviews are vastly better
The Benq BL2420U has an average expert review score of 90% based on 1 review, however the Samsung U24E850R has an average rating of 60% (based on 1 review).
5 Reasons For
Four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The Samsung U24E850R is a four USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the Benq BL2420U only has three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
69% lighter Edit
The Samsung U24E850R is a 4.2kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.9kg lighter than the Benq BL2420U (4.2kg).
£35 cheaper
The Samsung U24E850R costs £35.20 less than the Benq BL2420U.
Available from 10 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
More popular
The Samsung U24E850R is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 21519 by sales volume in our PC monitors, however the Benq BL2420U ranks No. 26606.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Only three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The Benq BL2420U is a three USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the Samsung U24E850R only has four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
41% heavier Edit
The Benq BL2420U is a 7.1kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.9kg heavier than the Samsung U24E850R (4.2kg).
£35 more expensive
The Benq BL2420U is more expensive than the Samsung U24E850R by £35.20.
Less retailers
Only 10 shops sells the Benq BL2420U, whereas 20 stores sell the Samsung U24E850R. 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.
Worse selling
The Benq BL2420U ranks No. 26606 by sales volume, however the Samsung U24E850R ranks No. 21519.
6 Reasons Against
0.1" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung U24E850R has a display diagonal of 23.5", however the Benq BL2420U is a 23.6" PC monitor (0.1" 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.

Smaller color gamut Edit
The Samsung U24E850R is a 98% color gamut PC monitor. That's 2% smaller than the Benq BL2420U (98%).
Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Samsung U24E850R has one HDMI ports quantity, however the Benq BL2420U only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
8% lower height adjustment Edit
Samsung U24E850R is only 130mm maximum height adjustment. That's 10mm lower than the Benq BL2420U (130mm).
Two months older
The Samsung U24E850R is older than the Benq BL2420U by two months.
Vastly Lower expert review Score
The Samsung U24E850R's average expert rating is only 60%, however the Benq BL2420U's is 90% (based on 1 review).

Awards

1 Award
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

21 months Ago 23 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 £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.74T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.74 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
23.6"
BEST
23.5"
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 20000000:1
BEST
 20000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Viewable Size, Vertical
293.22mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
521.28mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 140 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.136 x 0.136 0.4525 x 0.13575
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 Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
4ms 4ms
Color Gamut
100%
BEST
98%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Brightness (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 250
Maximum Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 60Hz

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 Input
 Audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
USB 3.0 Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
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)

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
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
 Mac operating systems supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
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

Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -1.5 - 91.5
Height Adjustment
140mm
BEST
130mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 22
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 -25 - 25
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)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
58W 41W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 59kWh
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.45W
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
Power Consumption (DPMS)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
Electromagnetic Compatibility
 CE
 FCC
 KCC
 CCC
 GB
 VCCI
 C-Tick
 CE
 FCC
 KCC
 CCC
 GB
 VCCI
 C-Tick
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
9.5kg
BEST
9.6kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 497mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 320mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 634mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.7kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 397.2mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 260.6mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 561mm
Weight
7.1kg 4.2kg
BEST
Height
524.9mm 336.1mm
Depth
239.55mm 59.3mm
Width
563.2mm 561mm

Packaging Content

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

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Samsung Magic Function
Unknown - Click to provide data MagicBright, MagicRotation Auto
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 521.28mm
No Flickering
Unknown - Click to provide data
 No flickering
Samsung Eye Saver Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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