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Benq BL2405

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Benq BL2405

Benq BL2405
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f1cd.ru Recommended
A good spec and award winning 24" LCD screen, with alright running costs
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 12000000:1 No Aug 2013
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Benq BL2405 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Benq BL2405 as follows:
91
Reviews
248 Reviews + 1 Award
79
Features
Good Features
62
Age
4 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 83%, based on 248 reviews. This PC monitor has received a "Recommended" award from F1cd.ru. 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 LCD screens 2018.
The BL2405 has running costs of £110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 16% of all 3,255 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
Customers report excellent design, that it is easy to use and good picture quality. However they also report that it is not an acceptable size.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
A win-win decision for mutual benefits
Flicker-free backlight for visual pleasure
Low blue light mode
Height adjustment stand (has)
12M:1 DCR for depth and definition
Win 8 compatible
EcoFACTS label
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle

Benq BL2405 Video Reviews

Benq BL2405 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The editor of review site F1cd.ru concluded that they would recommend this PC display and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including pcmagazine.ru and avforums.com this PC display has an average expert rating of 80 out of 100.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 246 owner reviews the average owner rating of this PC screen is 86%. Over 71% of reviewers gave this PC screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Benq Has Excellent Reviews for Its PC Displays

Based on 22,424 expert and user reviews (including 1,896 verified purchases), Benq has excellent ratings for its LCD screens. 96% of those that bought a Benq PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Not an Acceptable Size

Two owners wrote in their reviews that the product was heavy and bulky.

Users Report Nice Design

Three people who bought this PC monitor thought it was well designed and two customers said that it was good looking.

  • An ergonomic design…
    Uk.hardware.info January 2017
  • The design is simple black…
    Avforums.com October 2016
  • The screen itself is beautiful to view…
    Morgan (Amazon.co.uk) - November 2014
  • Small enough to allow for smooth text and graphics, yet large enough to offer 32 inches worth of working space (diagonal…
    Nikos (Amazon.co.uk) - October 2015
  • With the ability to swivel the monitor into portrait mode it makes a great monitor for design work and there is plenty of adjustment for height…
  • The panel is gorgeous…
  • Cable management hole on the stand makes thing easy to tidy, monitor is sturdy, rotates 90 degrees to pivot…

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Five owners wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use, three owners thought the product was easy to use the menus and three people concluded that the product was comfortable and easy to hold.

  • The on-screen controls are a joy to use and are not confusing in the least…
    Morgan (Amazon.co.uk) - November 2014
  • With its semi matte finish it is great to use in daylight, without the need to close curtains…
    Morgan (Amazon.co.uk) - November 2014
  • Colours seem vibrant and to my eyes quite true to life on the "STANDARD" (Colour temperature) setting, there are 7 settings and a user defined one if you want to play with it…
  • The stand twist for orientation is a good idea and the easy to use buttons on the monitor work well…
  • In most practical uses is not that much of a hindrance…
  • The second issue might be a deal breaker for some, especially those who are intending to use this monitor for photography, which requires great colour accuracy…
  • What ever happened to brightness dials? No need to press several buttons, just turn a dial till things are comfy…
    Whippy (Amazon.co.uk) - December 2014
  • The default setting in the custom menu was almost spot on accurate - calibration barely made any visible difference…
    QT (Amazon.co.uk) - January 2016
  • Internal power supply is handy as no power brick to hide…
  • With 32" feels a lot more comfortable use…

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

11 people mentioned in their reviews that it had good colour saturation, six customers who reviewed the product thought it had good picture quality and two people who purchased this PC monitor wrote that it had clear images. two people said in their reviews that it had a flickering image.

Users Report Great Product Quality

15 customers agreed that it was good quality.

Users Report Great Technical Features

Three customers who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it had good features.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Eight customers reckoned that it was well made and four owners who reviewed the product considered that it was strong and durable.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

14 customers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was good value for money.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the BL2405 is £110 based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since August 2013.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Benq BL2405 of 24" is relatively standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 60% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Benq BL2405 of 5ms is relatively standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 40% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq BL2405 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Benq BL2405's vertical viewing angle of 160° is fairly standard compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 64% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of all PC displays is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The Benq BL2405's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 33% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq BL2405 of 1,000 is fairly typical compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 27% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

bl2205pt bl2405pt, bl2405pt bl2405pt, benq bl2405pt, benq bl2205pt, benq bl2405ht

Barcodes:

04718755049644, 04718755050442, 04718755061196, 04718755065804, 05054533511798, 05054629368367

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