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Benq BL2211TM PC Monitor

22" 1680 X 1050 12000000:1 LCD Jul 2014
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Add a touch of enjoyment to your life! The BL2211TM brings together outstanding image quality and high performance features in a stylishly fashioned body making the latest visual technology an... More
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11 Reasons For

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 12 owner reviews the average owner rating of this PC display is exceptional. This Benq PC screen in the top 20% of all the medium monitors that have been available for more than two years when ranked by user rating.

Robust

Several Benq BL2211TM reviewers considered that it was strong and durable. Claygate scored this PC monitor very highly and said “Extremely sturdy and flexible stand that can” in their review of the Benq BL2211TM. Several customers said in their reviews that it was well made. Robert Mk he said “90° * good standard of technical specs * comfortable for eyes * build in speakers if you do not have any” in his review of the Benq BL2211TM.

Benq PC Displays Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 7,763 owner and expert reviews for Benq PC displays and found that on average Benq has excellent reviews. We also found that Benq has excellent reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.

Good Product Quality

A few Benq BL2211TM reviewers who bought the product agreed that it was good quality. Robert Mk gave the product a score of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of the Benq BL2211TM on Amazon “It was very good quality”. Robert Mk also wrote “The monitor looks professional and is well made”. Robert Mk also wrote “* well made, professional look * matt finish of the casing- no reflections while you work * anti-glare”.

Reasonably Priced

One person considered that it was good value for money. Two years ago Frogwaxer mentioned on Amazon “Great value for money” in their review of the Benq BL2211TM.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who purchased the product considered that it had good colour saturation. S. Ellis mentioned four years ago “Clear crisp colours, good resolution, excellent contrast” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

Nice Design

One customer who purchased it concluded that it had a good case. Five years ago Robert Mk wrote on Amazon “The casing is very sturdy and looks professional” in his review of this PC monitor.

Easy to Use

One Benq BL2211TM owner who purchased it thought it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Good Size

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was good structurally. Robert Mk said on Amazon “* could be lighter, however the sturdy well-made construction might be responsible for this I was choosing a right monitor for a few weeks” in his review.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The BL2211TM has a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC monitors of this type and age which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Asus VX248[plb_2440924_price] which is cheaper; or the AOC M2870V[plb_2246913_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

There are a number of alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at including the Wortmann AG Terra 2230W, Greenline Plus[plb_1912525_price].

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Very Big Display Diagonal (metric)

The display diagonal (metric)s of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the BL2211TM range from 28cm to 590cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 63cm. With a display diagonal (metric) of 558.8 centimeters, the BL2211TM has a very big display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as the BL2211TM.

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9 Reasons Against

Price Increase of £30.92

The price of the BL2211TM has increased by £30.92 in the last 57 days.

Not 3D

Most medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago are not 3D. The BL2211TM is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you are looking for a PC screen that is 3D then you might want to look at the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Benq BL2211TM does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the BL2211TM also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera including the Vk248h[pl_2395629_price], or the VK228H[pl_1386924_price] both from Asus.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Benq BL2211TM does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other PC displays that came out more than two years ago also do not have a card reader integrated.

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Only 1680 X 1050 Pixels Display Resolution

The Benq BL2211TM has a maximum display resolution of 1680 x 1050 pixels. That's 15% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most frequently found display resolution. Across all PC monitors of a similar type and age to the BL2211TM the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 2560 x 1600 pixels.

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Quite Low Height Adjustment

The average height adjustment of medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the BL2211TM is 130mm, and the height adjustments range from 13mm to 1,200mm. The BL2211TM has one of the lower height adjustments (only 110 millimeters) amongst PC screens of this age.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the BL2211TM is 5.5W, and the RMS rated powers range from 0.5W to 49W. At only 2 Watts, the BL2211TM has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of PC monitors that were released around the same time as the BL2211TM is 170°, and the viewing angle, horizontals range from -5° to 1,800°. At only 170 degrees, the BL2211TM has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other LCD screens that are a similar age to the BL2211TM.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the BL2211TM has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type. The display brightnesss of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the BL2211TM range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².

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3 Other reasons to consider the Benq BL2211TM

Running Costs Are Average

The BL2211TM has an average 5 year running cost of £44 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 993 flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Benq released the BL2211TM.

LCD Display

The Benq BL2211TM has an LCD display which is better than the LED display found on most comparable spec flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago.

There are a number of other PC monitors that have an LCD Display currently available which you might also want to look at including the Acer B226HQL[plb_2715536_price] which is cheaper.

If the display type of this PC screen is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Philips 221B3LPC[plb_1390791_price] (LED), the LG 22MB65[plb_2245646_price] (LED), or the Asus Vk248h[plb_2395629_price] (LED) which is also cheaper.

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User Reviews

(10)
(Verified Purchase)

Very impressed by this monitor. first one I've had that's 1680x1050 and it makes a big difference. that extra bit of screen makes multi window opening great. Downside is the cd that came with the... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Amazing monitor. Extremely sturdy and flexible stand that can be configured any way you want it. Backlight is properly dimmed and not with the annoying strobing PWM dimming that most monitors have... Read more…

Reviewed 10 December 2015 by B S SEEHRA
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant. No Problems...

(Verified Purchase)

This monitor would be good for many uses but I wanted to use the screen in portrait mode and it does not offer such wide viewing angles when turned. Also, the stand that holds the monitor,... Read more…

Reviewed 22 March 2015 by Frogwaxer
(Verified Purchase)

Very happy with this monitor, recommended.......not much more to say really ;-).

Reviewed 9 July 2013 by S. Ellis "sellis131"

I have two of these at work, and they are very nice. Clear crisp colours, good resolution, excellent contrast.

One gotcha - they come with the "ECO sensor" setting set to "on" by... Read more…

Reviewed 8 July 2013 by S. Ellis

I have two of these at work, and they are very nice. Clear crisp colours, good resolution, excellent contrast. One gotcha - they come with the "ECO sensor" setting set to "on" by default. This... Read more…

Reviewed 2 January 2013 by Jan
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent monitor - good image, easy to install, and really versatile. Recommended for anyone wanting a monitor in either portrait or landscape.

Reviewed 2 January 2013 by Hillside View
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent monitor - good image, easy to install, and really versatile. Recommended for anyone wanting a monitor in either portrait or landscape.

Reviewed 22 February 2012 by Robert MK
(Verified Purchase)

The BenQ BL2201PT is an excellent choice for office work or study. The resolution of 1680x1050 is very good to read or write documents.Working on documents and reading text on websites in HD 16:9... Read more…

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £66.66
Electricity cost when on standby £1.54
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Total running cost over 5 years £68.20
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Benq BL2211TMuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.34T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq bl2211, benq bl2211t, benq 250cdm2, benq bl2211tm, benq 1680x1050
Barcodes 04718755049408, 04718755049446, 05054484703549, 05054484704928, 05054533682634, 05054533704923, 05055927842702

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