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Benq BL2411PT PC Monitor

£228.70
£206.99 £21.71 cheaper than 49 days ago
24" 1920 X 1200 20000000:1 LCD May 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £58.97 Electricity cost over 5 years
Three industry awards
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
140 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

This PC screen received a "Recommended" award from both review sites F1cd.ru and Cnews.cz, both of which wrote that this PC display was good.

The writer at review websites Gadgetspeak.com strongly endorse this medium monitor and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this PC screen is 85% based on four expert reviews from sites including PC Advisor.co.uk, cw.no, firstpost.com and gadgetspeak.com.

Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 139 owner reviews the average owner rating of this PC screen is 86 out of 100. Over 71% of reviewers gave this flatpanel monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Benq Has Excellent PC Display Reviews

We checked 10,044 owner and expert reviews (including 862 verified purchases) for Benq PC screens and found that on average Benq has excellent reviews. We also found that Benq has excellent reviews specifically for its medium monitors. 96% of those that bought a Benq PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Price

Price Has Gone Down by £21.71 (9%)

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Reasonably Priced

Twenty-nine customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. Michael said “It is already value” in his review of this PC monitor. Two years ago Markoppenheim wrote “More importantly, for fairly cheap monitors, they have a great stand” in their review of this PC monitor. Mr. R. Bragg mentioned “10 monitor for a reasonable price”.

Seven customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was expensive. Mosta67 said “With 30" monitors being historically prohibitively expensive” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Lewis Duffy wrote in his review of this PC monitor “IPS are usually more expensive so this descriptive error could confuse some potential buyers” but despite that he only gave this PC monitor a rating of 1 stars out of 5. Lee C mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “The monitor has good colour reproduction, especially in sRGB mode and reasonably good panel uniformity (especially compared to the more expensive Dell and NEC monitors I tried before these”.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the BL2411 will cost £59 over 8 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,092 PC screens of a comparable spec and age.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Two owners considered that this PC monitor was quiet. Three years ago J E Walford said on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “The set up instructions are on disc and the speakers are very quiet”.


Design

Good Product Quality

Twenty-eight people concluded that it was good quality. Expert review site Firstpost.com mentioned “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”. Mr D wrote “Very nice display quality”. Kourouyiannis Fivos gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “It's a 24- inch high quality screen with an IPS panel” in their review of this PC monitor.

Nice Design

Seven customers who reviewed the Benq BL2411 concluded that it was good looking. Morgan mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “The screen itself is beautiful to view”. John Williams wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon.co.uk two years ago “They are surpringly good, I live alone, with a dog, so it's pretty quiet here.” and scored the product 5 stars out of 5. In the same month Adrian said in his review of this PC monitor “60Hz so gaming is pretty good”.

Three customers who bought the product thought it was well designed. Morgan gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor “I like the design feature of it which allows the cables to be passed through its centre hole to retain them together neatly”. Three years ago Richard mentioned “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”. Andy said “Great design too and very easy to assemble, fully moveable screen means it is so simple to get into the desired viewing position” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Three customers who purchased it reckoned that it was smooth. Two years ago Vera Coe mentioned “Has smooth running wheels which has it trotting behind me quite happily when I am vacuuming”. Also two years ago Nikos said on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “Small enough to allow for smooth text and graphics, yet large enough to offer 32 inches worth of working space (diagonal” however despite that they only rated it 60 out of 100.

Two owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was neat. Handygrandad wrote on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “There is a neat bit of software provided that allows you to adjust all the settings using your mouse (or touchpad” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Easy to Use

Sixteen owners who purchased it thought it was easy to use. Morgan said on expert website Amazon.co.uk three years ago “With its semi matte finish it is great to use in daylight, without the need to close curtains” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. He also wrote “The on-screen controls are a joy to use and are not confusing in the least” in his review. N. J. Holms mentioned on expert website Amazon.co.uk “Useful "ECO" feature which detects user in front of monitor, if not blanks in 40 seconds; while not really a security feature could be handy if distracted away” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Five owners who reviewed the Benq BL2411 concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Qt said “The default setting in the custom menu was almost spot on accurate - calibration barely made any visible difference” in their review of this PC monitor. Adrian rated the product 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned on expert website Amazon.co.uk “AMD Fury X or 980 Ti is likely the minimum, consider going 2 of these cards or more if you want to run max detail settings on modern games at 60fps”. Haseeb wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon.co.uk two years ago “Vivid colours, easy to use monitor menu with an array of options, very large, acts as an excellent hub, with numerous USB ports”.

Four owners said in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. Morgan wrote “I did not bother about downloading any particular colour profile and I only reduced the brightness setting from a searing 100% as it arrived to a more comfortable 30%”. Whippy said on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “What ever happened to brightness dials? No need to press several buttons, just turn a dial till things are comfy” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. Renovatio mentioned “With 32" feels a lot more comfortable use”.

Three customers wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to assemble. Nd mentioned on expert website Amazon.co.uk “I'm not 100% sure on this, is it an issue with the actual panel? It's shame because I thought it looked really good with regards to build quality”.

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Robust

Twenty-one customers who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was well made. Mark Wilson said on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “Very well built as well, very useful USB3 hub built in with ports at the side”. Markoppenheim scored it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote two years ago “I believe Macs have manual screen rotation control built in”. Mosta67 gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this PC monitor “The monitor stand is solid, easy to assemble (twist”.

Four customers reckoned that it was strong and durable. Markoppenheim gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “The stand is sturdy, has a reasonably small footprint which mainly sits behind the screen”. Jonnyfez said two years ago “It was very well packaged with a very sturdy, quality stand which is massively adjustable” in their Benq BL2411 review and scored it 5 stars out of 5. Haseeb gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “Cable management hole on the stand makes thing easy to tidy, monitor is sturdy, rotates 90 degrees to pivot”.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

Two people wrote that it had good technical guidance. Graham Smith wrote “I didn't find any full instruction manual though” in his review of this PC monitor.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four people who purchased the Benq BL2411 wrote that it was heavy and bulky. Mosta67 mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The first thing I noticed is that it's heavy” . Two years ago M. Burns wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “They are bloody heavy, built like granite, extremely solid, zero wobble”. Vera Coe mentioned on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “This machine looks smart, stands on its end so it can have the hose inserted into a clip to help with storage, has a long lead, is heavy” in her review of this PC monitor.


Features

Good Technical Features

Five owners who reviewed the product wrote that it had good features. Whippy gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Features that seem really sensible”. Two years ago Steph said on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “Frankly these monitors perform as well in my eyes and have more useful features” and scored it 5 stars out of 5. In the same month David C. wrote “* It has some nice extra features, such as vertical” in his review of this PC monitor and scored the Benq BL2411 a maximum of 5 stars.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market since May 2014.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq BL2411 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC screen.

We compared all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) to this PC display and we think the AOC G2770 (£219.99) which has better reviews; or the Philips 241P4 (£217.88), and the AOC Q2577PWQ (£214.98) both of which are cheaper are also worth considering.

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Display

1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the Benq BL2411 is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The display resolution of all PC screens of a similar age and spec to this PC display ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels to 3440 x 1440 pixels.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to this PC monitor range from 10° to 180°. The Benq BL2411 has one of the wider viewing angles, vertical (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Has an HDCP

The Benq BL2411 has an HDCP. Most of the other PC monitors of this age and type also have an HDCP.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Benq BL2411 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago also have an Energy Star certified.

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Good Picture Quality

Twenty customers wrote in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. N. J. Holms said on expert website Amazon.co.uk three years ago “Colours seem vibrant and to my eyes quite true to life on the "STANDARD" (Colour temperature) setting, there are 7 settings”. Kyle Morley wrote in his review of the Benq BL2411 “For me, certain bright colours with a constant speed (e.g on scrolling) with additional content”. Uma1r said in their review of this PC monitor “Colours are superb”.

Thirteen customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a flickering image. Zaroff mentioned “Delay as for flashing the new firmware (which apparently does correct the flicker, if not the banding)” although they gave it a score of 1 stars out of 5. They also said “Much worse, though, is the flickering phenomenon appearing in certain situations with this monitor” in their review. Richard gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he wrote on expert review site Amazon.co.uk three years ago “The flicker free backlight does make a difference to my eyes, with much less strain on them as compared to the previous 27inch ips screen I tried”.

Twelve owners who bought it said that it had good picture quality. Mosta67 gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website Amazon.co.uk three years ago “When the DVI input refused to work properly with more modern graphics cards and laptops”. In the same month Lamixer mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “I find the image quality as good or better than my old Apple monitor”. Zaroff said in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon.co.uk “On paper everything looks good - perfect size, perfect resolution for that size, great stand, etc - in practice, however, as good as the picture quality is”.

Four customers who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it had clear images. Kt wrote “Amazing clarity” in their review of this PC monitor. Jonnyfez mentioned “The picture is excellent in comparison to the much bigger 4K TVs you see running demos I think it's pretty much as good on sharpness and clarity” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. Three years ago E B scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and said “It has good colour and clarity so also good for photographs” in their review of this PC monitor.

Two people thought it had a wide viewing angle. Morgan wrote on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “I have not noticed any lag issues when playing "faster" type of games and the viewing angle etc have been great” in his review of this PC monitor. Markoppenheim mentioned “They also seem to have a really good viewing angle” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 9hl99larbe 1920x12005msvgadviddpiheightpivot, 9hl99larbe 9hl99larbe, 9hl99larbe bl2411pt, warranty 9hl99larbe, warranty bl2411pt, info 1920x12005ms, benq 9hl99larbe, info 9hl99larbe, benq 9hl99latbe, benq 1920x1200, benq 1900x1200, benq p158160p, code bl2411pt, info bl2411pt, benq p173112p, benq bl2411pt, benq 300cdm2, benq 20m1
Barcodes 00840046026578, 04718755039836, 05052184525331, 05054484625087, 05054533625082, 05055927842733

Benq BL2411 Review Sources

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