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Benq BL2201PT

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techteamgb.co.uk Worth Money uk.hardware.info Great Value goldfries.com Recommended Hardware Digital Versus 5 Star
A low cost and multi award winning 22" PC screen, with average running costs and good features
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Benq BL2201 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Benq BL2201 number 962 in medium monitors.
94
Reviews
23 Reviews + 13 Awards
86
Value for Money
Very Good
66
Features
Good Features
65
Age
3 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£90 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has great expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 89%, based on 23 reviews. This PC monitor has received 13 awards including a "Value for Money" award from Uk.hardware.info plus two other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from Pcgamers.net.au plus one other site. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However this Benq PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2018.
The BL2201 has running costs of £90 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
Customers report it is robust.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Eco sensor to lower energy costs
Full HD 16:10 visual perfection
LED ultra brilliant colors
Enjoyable
Greener packaging
Recyclable plastic materials
Reduced energy waste impact on earth
LED backlight for a cleaner world
Eco-Friendly
Seamless DP connectivity
Built-in speakers
Energy efficient and money saving
The cost-down game plan to keep your clients ahead of their competitors
Around-the-Clock smart reminder
Anti-Glare display
Automatic eye-protect sensor
Ultra-Flexible height adjustment system (has)
Just the comfort office workers need for greater productivity and efficiency at work
Ergonomic
World's leading expert in LED monitors
Higher level of comfort and productivity
22 W large and comfortable display
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1680 x 1050 pixels resolution

Benq BL2201 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

13 Industry Awards

This flatpanel monitor is one of the most highly awarded by flatpanel monitor experts of all the flatpanel monitors.

This PC display was given a "Value for Money" award by review websites Uk.hardware.info, Hardware.info and Techteamgb.co.uk all of whom thought that this LCD screen was great for its price.

The editors of two additional expert review sites both concluded that this Benq flatpanel monitor was staggeringly good and gave it their highest award. This was from Pcgamers.net.au and Tweak.dk who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

This PC display received a "Recommended" award from both review websites Cnews.cz and Goldfries.com, both of which decided that this LCD screen was very good.

Two additional expert review sites thought that this flatpanel monitor was very good. This PC screen received a "Best Buy" award from website 3dnews.ru who said it was was a sensible purchase and it received a "Gold Award" from website Hardwareheaven.com who concluded it was terrific.

The authors at three more expert review sites all said that this PC display was very good. This flatpanel monitor received a "Worth Buying" award from Kitguru.net, it received a "5 Star" award from Digital Versus and Tomshardware.co.uk gave it an "Approved" award.

Good Expert Reviews

This flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 83 out of 100 based on 14 expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, PC Welt.de, XSreviews.co.uk and ljudochbild.se.

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Excellent User Reviews

The average user rating of this Benq PC display is fantastic based on 9 user reviews. 5 reviewers (71% of all reviewers) gave this PC display the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Excellent Brand

We checked 22,424 expert and owner reviews (including 1,896 verified purchases) for Benq PC monitors and found that on average Benq has excellent reviews compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Benq LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Robust

Four people who reviewed it thought it was well made.

  • Low input lag makes it a good choice for gamers and its bright saturated image stays solid e…
  • Excellence do come at a price, you get a monitor with solid color accuracy, sturdy built…
    Goldfries.com March 2016
  • 90° * good standard of technical specs * comfortable for eyes * build in speakers if you do not have any…
  • The monitor looks professional and is well made…
  • The casing is very sturdy and looks professional…

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Uk.hardware.info, Hardware.info and Techteamgb.co.uk highlighted in their review that this PC display was great for its price.

Great Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at [price] it is in the cheapest 23% of PC monitors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The BL2201 has an average running cost of £90 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 LCD screens.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Benq released the BL2201 in March 2014.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The Benq BL2201's display diagonal of only 22" is smaller than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is smaller than 67% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of PC screens range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Only 1680 X 1050 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Benq BL2201 is 1680 x 1050 pixels. That's 15% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all flatpanel monitors is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Benq BL2201 of 5ms is relatively average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 44% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq BL2201 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Benq BL2201's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than 83% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Benq BL2201 of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is narrower than 88% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. The average vertical viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq BL2201 of 1,000 is pretty standard compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the highest 70% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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