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Benq BL2420U PC Monitor

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23.6" 20000000:1 LED May 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
The BL2420U, 24" 4K2K ultra-high-definition (UHD) resolution monitor with built-in 100% sRGB, IPS technology and exclusive CAD/CAM, animation and low blue light modes for designers to improve... More
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13 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The expert at XSreviews.co.uk wrote that this Benq PC screen was excellent and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This PC screen received an expert rating of 90% from XSreviews.co.uk. This means that PC monitor experts think this Benq LCD screen is one of the better PC screens of a similar age and spec.

Benq Has Excellent Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

Benq medium monitors have excellent ratings on average and across all PC monitors Benq is one of the best manufacturers.

Popular Choice

According to sales data from Amazon, the BL2420U is one the top selling PC screen currently on the market.

Good Technical Features

Some people who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it had good features. Xsreviews.co.uk said in their Benq BL2420U review on expert review site XSreviews.co.uk in December “A plethora of special modes and added features”. Xsreviews.co.uk also mentioned “Professionals are well catered for, with special modes and features”.

Nice Design

One Benq BL2420U reviewer mentioned that this PC monitor was good looking. Xsreviews.co.uk mentioned on XSreviews.co.uk a few weeks ago “4K at 24 inches is a beautiful experience, whether working or gaming”.

Easy to Use

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had a good experience.

LED Display

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many PC displays of a comparable age and type to it.

Alternative LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to consider include the XB270H[pl_2658235_price], or the XG270HU[pl_2846714_price] both from Acer or the Benq XL2430[plb_2417361_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the BL2420U, the BL2420U has a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the XB270H[pl_2658235_price], or the XG270HU[pl_2846714_price] both from Acer or the Asus MG279Q[plb_2900144_price].

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Quite Large Color Gamut

Flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the BL2420U have color gamuts of between 68% and 120%, and the average color gamut is 82%. With a color gamut of 100 percent, the BL2420U has one of the larger color gamuts amongst LCD screens of this age.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The BL2420U is a two HDMI ports quantity LCD screen.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Benq BL2420U has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable type and age to the BL2420U. Across all the flatpanel monitors of this spec and age the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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Quite Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 4 milliseconds, the Benq BL2420U has one of the faster response times amongst PC displays of this age. The average response time of PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the BL2420U is 5.5ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 25ms.

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10 Reasons Against

£18.93 Price Increase

In the last 58 days the price of the BL2420U has increased by £18.93.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the BL2420U, the BL2420U does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

The Benq BL2420U is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for more than a year are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the BL2420U, the BL2420U does not have a card reader integrated.

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Very High Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the BL2420U will cost £93 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the least economic to run medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC screens of this type and age.

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Only Has Four Cables Includeds

The BL2420U has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors of this type and age. The most frequently found cables included is AC, but this cables included is not found on this PC screen. The cables includeds Audio (3.5mm), DisplayPort, DVI and USB are also found on this PC display.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (economy Mode)

The BL2420U has one of the higher power consumption (economy mode)s (35 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age. PC screens of this spec and age have power consumption (economy mode)s of between 11W and 48W.

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Heavy

The lightest medium monitor that has been available for around the same time as the BL2420U is 2.3g weight, the heaviest is 79kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. The BL2420U is one of the heavier medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year (7.1 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Not Cheap

We checked 394 PC screens that have been available for more than a year and they range in price from £64 to £4,006. We think that this LCD screen looks expensive compared to other PC screens that have been available for more than a year.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released over a year ago.

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1 Award

XSreviews.co.uk Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

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13 January 2016

The BL2420U is a brilliant monitor well suited for professionals and gamers alike; the 4K resolution and excellent colour reproduction ensure photos look true to life and games look sharp. Its...

XSreviews.co.uk

4K at 24 inches is a beautiful experience, whether working or gaming
Lots of ports and passthroughs ensure youre always connected
Touch controls make for easy adjustments
Professionals are well catered for, with special modes and features
Gaming at 4K at optimum settings requires a beastly PC
144Hz monitors will better suit competitive gamers
You do pay a premium for a professional-grade monitor
There are many cheaper, larger 4K monitors on the market
With 200 scaling, youll definitely notice low-resolution assets while browsing the web and using some programs

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Electricity cost when switched on £148.70
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Total running cost over 5 years £148.70
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.74 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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