Designed for business environments, the BeQ BL2411PT of professional monitors is an essential part of your solutions to minimize total cost of ownership and maximize staff productivity a win-win...
People who bought this medium monitor rated this LCD screen 85% on average.
Benq Has Excellent Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors
Medium monitors manufactured by Benq have excellent reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all PC monitors (not just medium monitors) and found that Benq also has excellent reviews across its entire range.
Good Product Quality
One person wrote in their reviews that the Benq BL2411 was good quality. Three years ago expert review site Firstpost.com wrote “BenQ BL2411PT has good colour output, has enough user-customisable options for home or office users, sturdy build quality, great flicker control, optimum viewing angles” and rated this PC monitor 75 out of 100.
One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was strong and durable.
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Easy to Use
One customer who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use.
Good Picture Quality
One Benq BL2411 reviewer who bought the product concluded that it had a flickering image.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Benq BL2411 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC monitors that have been around for more than two years do not have a built-in speaker(s).
Alternative flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might also want to look at include a cheaper PC display such as the Philips 241P4[plb_1485096_price], or the Viewsonic VX2770Smh[plb_1488620_price] or you might consider a better rated PC display such as the Asus VG248QE[plb_1529549_price].
1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution
The Benq BL2411 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most frequently found display resolution. The display resolution of all similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to the BL2411 ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels to 3440 x 1440 pixels.
Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The viewing angle, horizontals of LCD screens of this age and type range from -5° to 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the Benq BL2411 has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and spec.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Benq BL2411 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and type. LCD screens that are a similar age to the BL2411 have display brightnesss of between 25 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m².
1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions
The Benq BL2411 has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's 11% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all PC screens of this type and age is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 640 x 350.
Very Low Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Across all the PC screens that are a similar age to the BL2411 the power consumption (PowerSave)s range from 0.14W to 80W. At only 0.3 Watts, the Benq BL2411 has a quite low power consumption (PowerSave) compared to most of the other PC screens that are a comparable age to the BL2411.
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£10.99 Price Increase
In the last 48 days the price of the BL2411 has increased by £10.99.
The Benq BL2411 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other PC screens of a similar age and type to the BL2411 are also not 3D.
LCD screens which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Benq XL2411T[plb_1522088_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most PC screens of a comparable age and type to the BL2411 do not have a built-in camera. The Benq BL2411 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated
The Benq BL2411 does not have a card reader integrated, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other PC screens that are a comparable age to the BL2411 also do not have a card reader integrated.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on LCD screens of this age and type.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
The Benq BL2411 has a quite low RMS rated power (only 2 Watts) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the BL2411. The lowest RMS rated power of similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago is 0.5W, the highest is 49W, and the average RMS rated power is 5.5W.
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Running Costs Are OK
The BL2411 is typical compared to the other 1,019 flatpanel monitors of this spec and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the BL2411 will cost £59 over 8 years to run.
Released Over Four Years Ago
It was over four years ago when Benq released the BL2411.
The Benq BL2411 has an LCD display which is better than the LED display found on most PC monitors of this age and type.
We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC monitors that have an LCD Display and we think the DELL U2410[plb_1448035_price], the iiyama XB2485WSU[plb_1448731_price], and the Eizo ColorEdge CX240[plb_1815196_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
PC screens with a better display type that might be worth looking at include the Philips 241P4[plb_1485096_price] (LED and cheaper), or the Viewsonic VX2770Smh[plb_1488620_price] (LED and cheaper); or the NEC EA224WMi[plb_1412543_price] (LED and higher rated).
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1920 x 1200
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Full HD, HD
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
16.78 million colours
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Colour of Product
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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