Benq BL2420U Review
|8 Reviews + 2 Awards|
|Value for Money||
|Missing Some Features|
|2 Years Old|
|£149 Over 8 Years|
Why Has it Scored 37?
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens 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 2017.
The BL2420U has running costs of £149 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 12% of all 2,772 PC screens that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Should You Buy it Now?
Benq BL2420U Video Reviews
Benq BL2420U In-Depth Analysis
Two Industry Awards
Expert Reviews Are Good
Benq Has Excellent Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors
We checked 15,312 user and expert reviews (including 1,405 verified purchases) for Benq PC displays and found that on average Benq has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Benq PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £410.36 it is more expensive than 83% of flatpanel monitors.
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Quite Fast Response Time
The fastest response time of PC monitors is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The response time of the BL2420U of only 4ms is quite fast compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the fastest 16% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.
Very Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal
The BL2420U's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is in the widest 3% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The viewing angles, horizontal of flatpanel monitors range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.
Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical
The BL2420U's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is very wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 3% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The average viewing angle, vertical of all flatpanel monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 16° and the widest being 180°.
Two HDMI Ports
The Benq BL2420U is a two HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports.
3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
The BL2420U has a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. Across all flatpanel monitors the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The BL2420U has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of PC monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).
Released Over Two Years Ago
This LCD screen has been on the market since May 2015.
Running Costs Are Very High
Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the BL2420U will cost £149 over 8 years to run, which makes it one of the least economic to run LCD screens.
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