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Benq BL2420PT

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A fully featured and award winning 23.8" LCD screen, with moderate running costs and a fair price
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9 to 5 Supplies
£208.41
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BenQ BL series BL2420PT - LED monitor - 23.8"
£238.94
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Insight
£239.99
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Amazon UK
BenQ BL2420PT 24inch QHD Designer Monitor (1440p, 100% sRGB, Rec 709, Height Adjustment, CAD/CAM and Animation Mode, VGA/DVI-DL/DP1.2/HDMI) - Black
£243.52
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Amazon UK
Benq 9H.LCWLA.TBE - BENQ BL2420PT 24 WIDE IPS LED MONITOR
£261.20
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24" BenQ BL2420PT, IPS, 2560x1440, 5ms, 20M_1, 300cd/m, 100% sRGB, HDMI/DP/DVI-D (Brand new, unopened) - on
£252.06
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Ginger6
£257.36
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Novatech
BenQ BL2420PT 23.8"LED Monitor - 16:9 - 5 ms
£258.36
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Benq BL2420PT 23.8" 2K Ultra HD IPS Black computer monitor - 9H.LCWLA.TBE (Brand new, unopened) - on
£266.42
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Benq BL2420PT 23.8" Black 2K Ultra HD PC Flat Monitor/Panel - 2560 X 1440 Pixels (Brand new, unopened) - on
£267.79
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NEW! Benq Bl2420Pt 60.5 Cm 23.8" Led Lcd Monitor 16_9 5 Ms 2560 X 1440 16.7 Mill (Brand new, unopened) - on
£270.55
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BenQ BL2420PT 60.5 cm (23.8") LED Monitor - 16_9 - 5 ms (Brand new, unopened)
£270.90
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BenQ BL2420PT 23.8" 2560x1440 5ms VGA/HDMI/DVI/DP IPS LED Monitor 9H.LCWLA.TBE (Brand new, unopened)
£279.69
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BenQ BL2420PT 24-inch 2K QHD Designer Monitor 2560 x 1440, 100% sRGB, Rec 709, - (Brand new, unopened)
£296.87
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Benq BL2420PT 23.8" 2K Ultra HD IPS Black computer monitor (Brand new, unopened)
£314.25
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BenQ BL2420PT 24inch QHD Designer Monitor 1440p, 100% sRGB, Rec 709, Height and (Brand new, unopened)
£340.53
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BenQ BL2420PT (24 inch) LCD Monitor 1000_1 300cd/m2 14ms 2560 x 1440 D-Sub/DVI-D (Brand new, unopened) - on
£280.09
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9H.LCWLA.TBE BenQ BL2420PT/24" UWHD 2560 x 1440 25_14 IPS - 9H.LCWLA.TBE (Monit (Brand new, unopened) - on
£281.98
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BenQ BL2420PT Widescreen LCD Monitor 9H.LCWLA.TBE (Brand new, unopened) - on
£285.79
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£288.34
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BENQ BL2420PT 24INCH 2K QHD DESIGNER MONITOR | FREE DELIVERY BRAND NEW (Brand new, unopened) - on
£311.97
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Benq BL2420 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Benq BL2420 number 208 in best selling monitors, number 505 in medium monitors and number 510 across all PC monitors.
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Reviews
460 Reviews + 2 Awards
78
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
2 Years Old
66
Running Costs
£73 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has great user reviews with 25% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others. This PC monitor has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from Cnews.cz and an industry award from Hardware.info. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays 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 BL2420 has running costs of £73 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
Customers report good picture quality, nice design and excellent product quality. However they also report that it is not an acceptable size.
It has some great features:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Very wide vertical viewing angle
Has a built-in speaker(s)

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £146.68 on Amazon UK 85 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 64% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Benq BL2420 Video Reviews

Benq BL2420 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

This PC display was given a "Recommended" award by review site Cnews.cz who said that this LCD screen was very good.

The expert at one more expert review site said that this flatpanel monitor was very good. This was from Hardware.info who gave it an "Excellent".

Good Owner Reviews

Based on 460 owner reviews the average owner rating of this PC display is 85 out of 100. Over 80% of reviewers gave this PC monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 25% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Benq PC Screens Have Excellent Reviews

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

Users Report That it is Not an Acceptable Size

Two owners said in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky.

  • Nice thin bezels…
    Whippy (Amazon.co.uk) - December 2014
  • Bright and crisp excellent viewing angles no noticeable lag very solid construction Good range of adjustment, including pivot (though only in one direction) Cons…
  • The stand is sturdy, has a reasonably small footprint which mainly sits behind the screen and it's fairly heavy so it balances well…
  • They are bloody heavy, built like granite, extremely solid, zero wobble…
    M. Burns (Amazon) - April 2015

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

12 customers who bought this PC monitor concluded that it had good colour saturation, eight people who purchased the product wrote that it had good picture quality and two people wrote in their reviews that the product had clear images. two owners said in their reviews that it had a flickering image.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Seven owners reckoned that this PC monitor was good looking.

  • Cable management hole on the stand makes thing easy to tidy, monitor is sturdy, rotates 90 degrees to pivot…
  • Small enough to allow for smooth text and graphics, yet large enough to offer 32 inches worth of working space (diagonal…
    Nikos (Amazon) - October 2015
  • The screen itself is beautiful to view…
    Morgan (Amazon) - November 2014
  • Awful connection design…
  • Beautiful monitor…
  • Gorgeous bright display…
  • 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…
  • Maybe 2 years old now and pretty pleased, great picture…
    VFRMark (Amazon) - January 2015
  • Maybe 2 years old now and pretty pleased, great picture…
    VFRMark (Amazon) - January 2015
  • This happens once every 5 months and since picture is so good still pretty happy…
    VFRMark (Amazon) - January 2015

Users Report Great Product Quality

22 owners who purchased it wrote that it was good quality.

Users Report Good Technical Features

Three customers who reviewed it considered that it had good features.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

21 customers thought the product was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Seven owners wrote that it was easy to use, three customers who reviewed it agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold and three people thought the product was easy to use the menus.

  • 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
  • In most practical uses is not that much of a hindrance…
  • Blue Light control is another excellent adjustment feature that other monitors in this price range don't offer; if you spend long hours in front of your monitor, you want this! Finally…
  • Nonetheless this monitor really packs a punch! Easy to set up…
  • With 32" feels a lot more comfortable use…
  • With its semi matte finish it is great to use in daylight, without the need to close curtains…
    Morgan (Amazon) - November 2014
  • The on-screen controls are a joy to use and are not confusing in the least…
    Morgan (Amazon) - November 2014
  • Could only recommend it if you plan to use it to its full potential…
  • Doesn't disappoint- great screen in both portrait and landscape mode with variable screen intensities allowing reading at a much more comfortable light level for documents etc…
    Dimart65 (Amazon) - December 2013
  • Internal power supply is handy as no power brick to hide…

Customers Report That it is Robust

10 owners who bought it agreed that it was well made and four owners agreed that it was strong and durable.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 58% of PC monitors, it has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old. At £208.41 we think it represents good value for money overall.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq BL2420 and the United Kingdom price of £208.41 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $229.00 (£315.52).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the BL2420 is £73 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Benq released the BL2420 in March 2015.

Features

2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The Benq BL2420 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all LCD screens is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Benq BL2420 of 23.8" is fairly average compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 49% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Benq BL2420 of 5ms is pretty standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is slower than 29% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

LCD screens have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Benq BL2420's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 30% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The Benq BL2420's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 5% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq BL2420 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq BL2420 of 1,000 is pretty average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 71% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The Benq BL2420 has a microphone in. 98% of PC displays do not have a microphone in.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

visipax prbl2420pt, visipax 3840x2160, visipax prbl2420u, visipax 2560x1440, visipax bl2420pt, visipax bl2420u, benq 2560x1440, benq bl2420pt, benq 20m1

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00779184061328, 00779184061359, 00840046035457, 04718755054495

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