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Benq BL2420PT PC Monitor

£199.66
£144.99 £54.67 cheaper than 44 days ago
23.8" 20000000:1 LED Mar 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date £71.79 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Reasonably priced
Easy to use
234 Reviews + 1 Award
hardware.info Excellent
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Price Has Gone Down by £54.67 (27%)

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Reasonably Priced

Some people who reviewed the product considered that it was good value for money. Two years ago A. Haddock mentioned on Amazon “Fantastic monitor for the price” in their Benq BL2420 review. Amazon Customer wrote last year “Great quality at a good price” in their review and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Ash73 gave the Benq BL2420 a score of 80 out of 100 and said in their review “Good quality display for the price, best thing about it is the height adjustable stand”.

Seven people wrote in their reviews that the Benq BL2420 was a bargain for the price. Adrian rated the product 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Not really a big deal to me, I'm ok with vsync in games” in his review. Genasisgod said in their review of the Benq BL2420 on Amazon “The price at £599.99 (when on offer) is a real bargain”. Geoffrey Foale said “I had a cheap monitor on my internet computer” however despite that he only gave it a score of 60 out of 100.

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Reviews

One Industry Award

This Benq PC display received an "Excellent" award from Hardware.info.

Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 336 owner reviews this flatpanel monitor has an average owner rating of 86 out of 100. 162 reviewers (82% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars.

Benq LCD Screens Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 10,156 expert and user reviews (including 868 verified purchases) for Benq LCD screens and found that on average Benq has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Benq has excellent ratings specifically for its medium monitors. 96% of those that bought a Benq flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Robust

Several Benq BL2420 owners who purchased it reckoned that it was well made. Amazon Customer scored it 5 stars and mentioned in January last year “Very solid display with good performance” in their Benq BL2420 review. Grayling mentioned on Amazon last year “Nice solid monitor” in their Benq BL2420 review. Handygrandad rated this PC monitor 4 stars and said in their review of the Benq BL2420 on Amazon “It has a solid, fully adjustable stand, with the option of a 90 degree turn into portrait format”.

A number of people concluded that it was strong and durable. Jdr scored it 5 stars and said on Amazon “The base is very sturdy and is adjustable for height, rotation” in their review. Markoppenheim wrote in their review of the Benq BL2420 on Amazon two years ago “The stand is sturdy, has a reasonably small footprint which mainly sits behind the screen”.

One Benq BL2420 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. Amazon Customer wrote “A shame that my unit has some damage and there are red, green”.

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Nice Design

Several Benq BL2420 reviewers said in their reviews that the product was good looking. A wrote “I have two of these, they are beautifully built” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. A also wrote “The panel is gorgeous”. Adrian rated it as very good and he said “60Hz so gaming is pretty good” in his review of this PC monitor.

Two Benq BL2420 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was a good design. Richard said “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” and scored this PC monitor 5 stars.

Two Benq BL2420 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was neat. Handygrandad said “There is a neat bit of software provided that allows you to adjust all the settings using your mouse (or touchpad”. Morgan said in his review “I like the design feature of it which allows the cables to be passed through its centre hole to retain them together neatly”.

One person concluded that it was ergonomic.

One Benq BL2420 owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it was smooth. Nikos said “Small enough to allow for smooth text and graphics, yet large enough to offer 32 inches worth of working space (diagonal” nonetheless they gave it a rating of 3 stars.

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Good Product Quality

A number of people said in their reviews that the product was good quality. Amazon Customer rated this PC monitor as very good and wrote on Amazon “The image quality is also brilliant” in their review of the Benq BL2420. Beanchance mentioned on Amazon “The screen itself appears very good quality and the colours look brilliant when viewing photos” and scored it 5 stars. Three years ago David Gee said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Worth it for superb picture quality”.

Easy to Use

Several Benq BL2420 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use. A mentioned in their review on Amazon “I have to use full fat DisplayPort cables of good quality to get proper sync at boot time”. Aj said on Amazon “The other features of the panel are very good, including a great stand, detached control panel and nicely positioned USB ports” in their review of this PC monitor. Beanchance wrote on Amazon “Could only recommend it if you plan to use it to its full potential” in their review of this PC monitor.

Four Benq BL2420 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Adrian scored it 5 stars and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor two years ago “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”. Geoffrey Foale mentioned “The default settings may be fine for people who want to play games with high brightness” in his review but even so he only rated it 60 out of 100. N. J. Holms said “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” .

A few people who reviewed the product wrote that it had a good experience. Adrian wrote “The experience is certainly playable” and rated the product as excellent. Last year Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “The colours certainly do pop and it's a great experience after only owning a TN panel in the past” in their review of this PC monitor. Morgan said in his review of the Benq BL2420 “Whether I got lucky or not I can only be more than happy with my experience”.

A number of people who reviewed it considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Dimart65 wrote “Landscape mode with variable screen intensities allowing reading at a much more comfortable light level for documents etc” in their Benq BL2420 review. Three years ago Morgan mentioned “I only reduced the brightness setting from a searing 100% as it arrived to a more comfortable 30%”. Two years ago Rev John mentioned “Contrast set low, even on the lowest settings this monitor is too bright for me to use comfortable for long” in their review of the Benq BL2420.

Several Benq BL2420 reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to handle. M. Yip said on Amazon in January last year “I found the eco sensor an very good idea, in handling wasted electricity”. One person considered that it was easy to assemble. Andy wrote in his Benq BL2420 review “Great design too and very easy to assemble, fully moveable screen means it is so simple to get into the desired viewing position”.

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Good Picture Quality

A number of people who bought the Benq BL2420 concluded that it had good colour saturation. Amazon Customer wrote “A Philips 27 inch monitor because it just made me feel ill! This monitor is fine and the colours are much better than on the Philips I bought too”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Monitor response seems amazing, colours are really good”. Come Along said “Great screen, viewing angles are amazing, colours are very accurate” and rated this PC monitor as very good.

Eleven Benq BL2420 reviewers said in their reviews that the product had good picture quality. Adrian wrote in his review of the Benq BL2420 on Amazon “Make absolutely sure that your graphics card has a display port out”. Jdr mentioned in their review three years ago “The overall image quality is superb”. Lamixer mentioned on Amazon “I find the image quality as good or better than my old Apple monitor” in their review of this PC monitor.

Several people who purchased the Benq BL2420 agreed that it had a flickering image. In January last year Beanchance said “It's probably best to set this to 'high' for the best performance with no flicker”. Three years ago Handygrandad gave it a rating of 4 stars and wrote on Amazon “BenQ recently began a marketing campaign for it's new range of "flicker free" monitors which includes the BL2410PT”. Handygrandad also wrote “The problem is that, at the time of writing (March 2014), there are two versions of the BL2410PT available, one is flicker free”.

A number of Benq BL2420 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product had clear images. Adrian said in his Benq BL2420 review on Amazon “Amazing image clarity as you'd expect from 3840x2160”. E B scored it very highly and wrote three years ago “It has good colour and clarity so also good for photographs”. Evan said “Incredible clarity, 100% sRGB colour, 4ms, IPS UHD monitor at 60hz”.

A number of Benq BL2420 owners reckoned that it had a wide viewing angle. Markoppenheim gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review on Amazon “They also seem to have a really good viewing angle”. Morgan mentioned in his review of the Benq BL2420 on Amazon “I have not noticed any lag issues when playing "faster" type of games and the viewing angle etc have been great”.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

A few Benq BL2420 owners wrote in their reviews that the Benq BL2420 had good technical guidance. Graham Smith said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Land on your foot! In the box are quick start instructions that are about as well written as any are - it's enough to get the monitor set up”. Graham Smith also mentioned “I didn't find any full instruction manual though”. Markoppenheim wrote “I believe Macs have manual screen rotation control built in” in their review and rated the product as excellent.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Some people who bought it concluded that it was a good height. Honeycuddler said in their Benq BL2420 review last year “Nice stand and height adjustment” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Lamixer said on Amazon three years ago “Has a range of height adjustment” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Richard wrote in the same month “There is plenty of adjustment for height and monitor angle” in his review of this PC monitor.

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good body shape. Three years ago Seaside said “Really good mount, quality of body and image - I use it as an 'office' second screen whilst photo post processing on my other screen - well worth buying”.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Several people agreed that this PC monitor was good in terms of USB connections. Morgan mentioned “The USB ports seem to function fine” in his review and gave it an excellent review. One customer wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Genasisgod said in their review of the Benq BL2420 “Connected my you view box and blue ray player via HDMI and all work fine” .

One person who reviewed the product mentioned that it was able to connect to the internet.

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Rick York mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “I'm overall very happy with its connectivity and general appearance”.

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Features

Good Technical Features

A number of customers who reviewed the Benq BL2420 agreed that it had good features. Kourouyiannis Fivos mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “It's a 24- inch high quality screen with an IPS panel and ergonomic features” and gave it an excellent review score. R3d Bu11 said in their Benq BL2420 review on Amazon “Great picture, colour and features”.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One Benq BL2420 owner who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was quiet. J E Walford gave it an excellent review and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The speakers are very quiet”.


Other

Popular Choice

The BL2420 is one the fastest selling LCD screen currently on the market.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC screen has been on the market since April 2017.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the BL2420 is £72, which is typical compared to the other 1,088 PC monitors of this age and spec.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq BL2420 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC displays that have been on the market for more than two years also have a built-in speaker(s).

Alternative PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to consider include the NEC EA224WMI-BK, the AOC I2460 (£201.35), or the iiyama XB2483HSU (£200.39) which has better reviews.

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Display

Has an HDCP

The Benq BL2420 has an HDCP, as do most of the other PC screens that came out around the same time as this LCD screen.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Benq BL2420 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other similar spec PC screens that came out more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Microphone in

The Benq BL2420 has a microphone in, as do most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been available for a comparable time to this LCD screen.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Benq BL2420 which has one HDMI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 9hlcwlatbe 2560x14405msvgadvihdmidpusb, benq vgadvidldp12hdmi, benq dvidldp12hdmi20, 9hlcwlatbe bl2420pt, info 1920x10807m, info 2560x14405m, benq bl2420ptled, benq 9hle3latbe, benq 9hld6latbe, code 9hle3latbe, info 9hle3latbe, info 3840x21607, benq 3840x2160, benq 2560x1440, benq 1920x1080, benq p236418p, benq p235503p, info bl2420pt, code bl2420pt, benq bl2420z, benq 300cdm2, benq 250cdm2, info bl2420u, benq bl2420u, code bl2420z, info bl2420z
Barcodes 00840046035457, 04718755054495, 04718755056512, 04718755060694, 05054629904336

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