Benq GL2250 vs Benq GW2255 vs Benq GW2265

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Benq GL2250
Benq GW2255
Benq GW2265

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
20% faster response time Edit
The Benq GL2250 is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms faster than the Benq GW2255 and 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 GW2255 and the Benq GW2265 do 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.

4 Reasons For
18° wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Benq GW2255 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (as does the Benq GW2265), whereas the Benq GL2250 is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
Wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Benq GW2255 is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor, and so does the Benq GW2265. That's 8° wider than the Benq GL2250 (178°).
Cheaper to run by £15.38
Over five years the Benq GW2255 only costs £55.38 to run however the Benq GL2250 costs £70.76 to run (28% more). Read more
Moderately better user reviews
Based on 10 user reviews, the average review score of the Benq GW2255 is 95%, whereas the average rating of the Benq GL2250 is 93% (based on 345 reviews) and the average rating of the Benq GW2265 is 70% (based on 4 reviews).
4 Reasons For
Wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
Benq GW2265 is 178° vertical viewing angle (as does the Benq GW2255), but the Benq GL2250 is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
Wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Benq GW2265 is 178° horizontal viewing angle, and so does the Benq GW2255. That's 8° wider than the Benq GL2250 (178°).
Audio input Edit
The Benq GW2265 has an audio input, however the Benq GW2255 does not have an audio input.
300g lighter Edit
The Benq GW2265 has a weight of 3.4kg, but the Benq GL2250 and the Benq GW2255 are both 3.7kg weight PC monitors (300g heavier).

Reasons Against

6 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 GW2255 and the Benq GW2265 (178°).
8° narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Benq GL2250 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the Benq GW2255 and the Benq GW2265 are both 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitors (8° wider).
9% heavier Edit
The Benq GL2250 is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor, and so does the Benq GW2255. That's 300g heavier than the Benq GW2265 (3.4kg).
Over two years older
The Benq GL2250 is older than the Benq GW2255 by 15 months and older than the Benq GW2265 by three years.
More expensive to run over five years by 28%
The running costs of the Benq GL2250 are £70.76 which is £15.38 more than the Benq GW2255 over five years. Show assumptions.
Marginally Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Benq GL2250 is 93%, whereas the average user rating of the Benq GW2255 is 95% (based on 10 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
17% slower response time Edit
The Benq GW2255 has a response time of 6ms (as does the Benq GW2265), however 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 an audio input Edit
The Benq GW2255 does not have an audio input, whereas the Benq GW2265 has an audio input.
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Benq GW2255 does not have a built-in speaker(s) (As does the the Benq GW2265), however 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.

300g heavier Edit
The Benq GW2255 has a weight of 3.7kg (as does the Benq GL2250), whereas the Benq GW2265 is a 3.4kg weight PC monitor (300g lighter).
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Older by over one year
The Benq GW2255 is 16 months older than the Benq GW2265.
4 Reasons Against
1ms slower response time Edit
The Benq GW2265 has a response time of 6ms (as does the Benq GW2255), 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) (As does the the Benq GW2255), 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.

Not currently available
We couldn't find any retailers that are currently selling the product. Read more
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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) and the Benq GW2255 has an average user rating of 95% (based on 10 reviews).

Awards

1 Award
frandroid.com: 2016 Google Play Awards
No awards found No awards found

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

56 months Ago 41 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 £ 53.84
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 55.38
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data 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.
0.27T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.27 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
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" 21.5"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
BEST
 20000000:1
BEST
Display
 LED
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 76
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 83
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 268.11mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 476.64mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.248 x 0.248 0.248 x 0.248 0.248 x 0.248
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 178°
BEST
178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 178°
BEST
178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 54.61cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms
BEST
6ms 6ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 72%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

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

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
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 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Built-In Microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in microphone
RMS Rated Power
2W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Loudspeakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
 Black

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated
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
 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
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

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

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W 0.3W
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Power Consumption (typical)
27W 21W
BEST
30W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W 0.3W
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 26W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 9
 90-264
 90
 9
 90-264
 90
 9
 90-264
 90

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
5.3kg 4.8kg 4.4kg
BEST
Package Height
399.9mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 400mm
Package Depth
173.9mm Unknown - Click to provide data 110mm
BEST
Package Width
524.69mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 581mm
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 396.96mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 185.74mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 510.24mm
Weight
3.7kg 3.7kg 3.4kg
BEST
Height
397mm 400mm 396.96mm
Depth
122mm 174mm 185.74mm
Width
583mm 525mm 510.24mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 VGA
 VGA
 VGA
BEST

Other Features

Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions (W X D X H) With Stand
524.69 x 60.5 x 319.79 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Cord Included
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power cord included
Bezel Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 11.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
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