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Benq BL2711U PC Monitor

27" 20000000:1 LED Mar 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
The BL2711U, world's first 27" 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... More
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16 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This flatpanel monitor received a score of 80% from PC display expert review website gadgetshow.channel5.com.

User Reviews Are Average

On average, people who bought this flatpanel monitor rated it as 73%.

Good Product Quality

Several Benq BL2711 owners who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it was good quality. Abraham John said in his review of the Benq BL2711 this month “Good picture quality”. Ah said “Beautiful screen quality”. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Benq BL2711 this year “The picture quality is superb” .

Nice Design

Some people who bought it thought it was neat. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer said “There are 4 USB 3.0 outputs which are very useful and tidy” in their review of the Benq BL2711 however they only gave it a rating of 60 out of 100. In December this year Pitabread wrote in their Benq BL2711 review on Amazon “It has a cable management system to keep the cables in the back of the monitor looking neat”.

One person who reviewed it said that it was good looking. One Benq BL2711 owner who bought it thought it was smooth. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “It is great to have smooth fonts for once” however they gave it a rating of 3 stars.

One person concluded that the product was a good design. Amazon Customer wrote in December this year “Overall this is a great monitor for design” in their Benq BL2711 review but despite that they gave the Benq BL2711 a score of 3 stars.

One Benq BL2711 owner who reviewed the Benq BL2711 concluded that it was well designed. Glenn A. wrote “Its well designed, flexible, has plenty of connectivity options (including HDMI 2.0 to support 4k @ 60Hz” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Excellent Brand

Benq has excellent average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire LCD screen range compared to other manufacturers.

Easy to Use

Several Benq BL2711 owners who reviewed this PC monitor mentioned that it was easy to use. In December this year Amazon Customer wrote in their review on Amazon “It has increased the ease of use for me incredibly” although they only rated it 60 out of 100. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Better quality control is needed”.

A few Benq BL2711 owners reckoned that this PC monitor was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer said this month “The touch buttons allow for fast alteration of settings on the Benq, so no need to click through clunky menus with stiff buttons”. Pitabread mentioned “To tweak the monitor settings is easy as the menus are so easy to select, you just touch the bottom right of the monitor” in their review of this PC monitor.

One person considered that it had a good experience. Amazon Customer wrote “It has made using my PC a great experience, combined with Windows 10” in their Benq BL2711 review but they only rated the Benq BL2711 3 stars.

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Robust

Some Benq BL2711 reviewers who purchased the Benq BL2711 considered that it was well made. Abraham John said on Amazon in December “Solid feel” in his Benq BL2711 review. Amazon Customer said on Amazon in the same month “Light colours has slight horizontal ridges or bands which are noticeable - whereas the BL2711U displays clear solid colours perfectly”. Mr D G Taylor he wrote in December last year “The build quality wasn't very good & being a TN panel”.

One Benq BL2711 owner considered that the Benq BL2711 was strong and durable. Glenn A. said in his review “Sturdy stand too” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

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Good Picture Quality

Several people mentioned that it had good picture quality.

Reasonably Priced

Two customers who bought it reckoned that it was a bargain for the price. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer wrote “The monitor provides a great deal of flexibility, lots of viewing heights” but even so they gave the product a score of 3 stars.

Good Connectivity

One Benq BL2711 owner wrote in their reviews that the product was good in terms of USB connections. One Benq BL2711 reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity.

Good Environmental Credentials

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was good in terms of power usage. Glenn A. wrote in his review of this PC monitor “Blanks it out when not in use after a short time - good for power saving” and scored the product very highly.

Good Sound Quality

One person who reviewed it mentioned that it had good sound quality. Pitabread said in December “The sound quality is ok and has decent volume.” in their review of this PC monitor.

LED Display

This PC monitor has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on similar spec PC monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

We compared all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display to this LCD screen and we think the Eizo FlexScan EV2736W[plb_1720119_price], the DELL S2716DG[plb_3096961_price], and the Philips BDM3490UC[plb_3846531_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq BL2711 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the BL2711 also have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the LG 34UB67[plb_2816657_price].

We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this PC monitor and we think the Predator XB271H[pl_3245625_price], or the S277HK wmidpp[pl_2693769_price] both from Acer is also worth considering.

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Very Large Color Gamut

The average color gamut of PC displays of this type and age is 82%, and the color gamuts range from 68% to 120%. At 100 percent, the Benq BL2711 has a very large color gamut compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and spec.

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Quite Many Display Colour Count

The least display colour count of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the BL2711 is 16M, the most is 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 160M. At 1,070 million, the Benq BL2711 has a fairly many display colour count compared to most of the other PC displays of this type and age.

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9 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One customer reckoned that the product was not good structurally. Abraham John mentioned in his review on Amazon a few weeks ago “The biggest problem is the poor construction of the power on button”.

One person who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was not thick. Amazon Customer wrote “The first one I received had a dead pixel and a loose element inside which could be heard moving around when the screen was tilted (a screw maybe?” and gave the Benq BL2711 a rating of 60 out of 100.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was not heavy. Expert website Gadgetshow.channel5.com said in their review in December last year “A hefty display that's aimed at professionals who need to make the most of every pixel”.

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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Benq BL2711 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port LCD screen.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other PC displays of a similar age and type to the BL2711, the Benq BL2711 does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

The Benq BL2711 is not 3D. Most of the other PC displays of this type and age are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the BL2711, the Benq BL2711 does not have a card reader integrated.

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Pricey

We think this PC screen looks expensive compared to other PC screens of a similar age and spec. The price range of PC screens of a similar age and spec is from £64 to £4,006.

Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

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Heavy

The Benq BL2711 is one of the heavier PC monitors that are a comparable age to the BL2711 (8 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average weight of medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the BL2711 is 4.9kg.

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Quite High Power Consumption (off)

The average power consumption (off) of medium monitors that have been around for more than a year is 1.6W, and the power consumption (off)s range from 0.005W to 350W. With a power consumption (off) of 0.5 Watts, the Benq BL2711 has a quite high power consumption (off) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the BL2711.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Benq BL2711

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Benq released the BL2711.

OK Running Costs

The BL2711 is typical compared to the other 486 similar spec PC displays that have been around for more than a year that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the BL2711 is £68.

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Expert Reviews

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Meet the BenQ BL2711U 27-inch 4K monitor, a hefty display that's aimed at professionals who need to make the most of every pixel, and it certainly packs in plenty of them with its 4K resolution.... Read more…

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User Reviews

(9)
Reviewed 28 April 2016 by Haruna Babangida | 22 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Two faulty. Twice returned. First had a flicker every two or three seconds. Secind had a had light bleed. Excellent Amazon service for returns. I now have the Asus 4k which looks better has a... Read more…

Reviewed 24 April 2016 by Mr. Carl Syres
(Verified Purchase)

Did my research and this Benq came up tops. I do Video editing for wedding and commercial work as well as photo editing. I wanted to get a better quality image and more real estate too, so going... Read more…

Reviewed 11 March 2016 by Amazon Customer

I purchased this monitor to work on web designs. It has made using my PC a great experience, combined with Windows 10 and the 2k4k resolution. It is great to have smooth fonts for once. The... Read more…

Reviewed 6 March 2016 by Pitabread
(Verified Purchase)

Purchased this monitor to go with my new £3000 pc I had built for video editing, picture is stunning, I love the built in presets for the task you are doing such as video, photo,cad etc. To tweak... Read more…

Reviewed 18 January 2016 by Abraham John
(Verified Purchase)

Good picture quality. Solid feel. Will last me for sometime I hope. The biggest problem is the poor construction of the power on button. Very difficult to turn it on and in an awkward place when... Read more…

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Total running cost over 5 years £107.68
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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