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Benq BL3200PT

77

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Benq BL3200PT

£483.39
Benq BL3200
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Les Numeriques.com 5 Star hardwarecanucks.com Dam Good Digital Versus 5 Star Expert Reviews Best Buy
A powerful and multi award winning 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution PC display, with a Gold award from two expert review websites and 7 further awards from other expert sites
32" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 20000000:1 No Mar 2014
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Benq BL3200PT 32" QWHD High Resolution Monitor
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Benq BL3200 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Benq BL3200 as follows:
95
Reviews
291 Reviews + 9 Awards
54
Value for Money
Average
92
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Age
3 Years Old
54
Running Costs
£250 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with 99% of buyers recommending this PC monitor to others. This PC monitor has received nine awards including a "Recommended" award from F1cd.ru plus one other site and a "Gold" award from Xtremehardware.com plus one other site. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors 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 BL3200 has running costs of £250 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 3% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
Customers report good product quality, that it is easy to use and design.
It has some great features:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
Faster than average response time
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Get brilliant detail with incredibly accurate coloraccurate color gamut that brings your imagination to life, a large screen that extends your design space, high resolution to view the smallest details and ergonomic features that provide excellent viewing comfort... the result
A monitor that meets all of your cad/cam designing needs!

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Benq BL3200 Video Reviews

Benq BL3200 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Nine Industry Awards

Experts in PC displays really like this LCD screen and have given it nine awards.

The authors at websites F1cd.ru and Ddworld.cz both recommend this flatpanel monitor and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This LCD screen received a "Gold" award from both websites Xtremehardware.com and Techzine.nl, both of which concluded that this PC display was marvellous.

Two other expert review sites both endorsed this flatpanel monitor. This Benq LCD screen received a "Silver Award" from review site Hardware.info and it received a "Best Buy" award from review site Expert Reviews.

Three other expert review sites all said that this flatpanel monitor was very good. This PC screen received a "5 Star" award from both Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com and Hardwarecanucks.com gave it a "Dam Good" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this PC display is 90% based on nine expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Digital Versus and prad.de. If all the PC screens are ranked by average expert review score then this PC screen is in the top 12%.

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Good User Reviews

People who bought this PC display rated this LCD screen 88 out of 100 on average. 189 reviewers (74% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 99% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Excellent Brand

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

Users Report Superior Product Quality

22 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Eight owners reckoned that it was easy to use, five customers who bought the product considered that it was easy to use the menus and three customers who reviewed it agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold. two customers considered that it was easy to setup.

  • The screen size and resolution make it comfortable to use from a respectable distance (50 cm) so there's no need to sit right up close to the sc…
  • The default setting in the custom menu was almost spot on accurate - calibration barely made any visible difference…
    QT (Amazon.co.uk) - January 2016
  • Internal power supply is handy as no power brick to hide…
  • The second issue might be a deal breaker for some, especially those who are intending to use this monitor for photography, which requires great colour accuracy…
  • Colours seem vibrant and 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…
  • The came up with the best settings using sophisticated test equipment…
  • The stand twist for orientation is a good idea and the easy to use buttons on the monitor work well…
  • With its semi matte finish it is great to use in daylight, without the need to close curtains…
    Morgan (Amazon.co.uk) - November 2014
  • The on-screen controls are a joy to use and are not confusing in the least…
    Morgan (Amazon.co.uk) - November 2014
  • Easy to set up once you know the functions…
    D (Bhphotovideo.com) - January 2016

Customers Report Excellent Design

Four customers who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was well designed and three people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

11 owners who bought it said that it had good colour saturation, eight customers considered that the product had good picture quality and two owners mentioned that this PC monitor had clear images. two owners considered that it had a flickering image.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

18 customers who bought it reckoned that it was good value for money.

Users Report That it is Robust

18 owners who purchased it considered that it was well made and five owners mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable.

Users Report Great Technical Features

Four people who purchased this PC monitor said that it had good features.

  • Have not tried the vertical screen rotation or screen partition features yet so can't speak about that…
  • These monitors are incredible, So many great features and not a dead pixel to be found…
  • Some of the extra features are of limited value in practice…
    Eiffel (Amazon) - October 2014
  • Features that seem really sensible…
    Whippy (Amazon) - December 2014
  • Frankly these monitors perform as well in my eyes and have more useful features…
    Steph (Amazon) - June 2015
  • * It has some nice extra features, such as vertical…

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Three customers who reviewed it said that it was thin.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, but is over 6 months old, and at £483.39 it is more expensive than 86% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq BL3200 and the United Kingdom price of £483.39 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $562.99 (£780.92).

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the BL3200 is £250, which makes it one of the more expensive to run flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since March 2014.

Features

2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The Benq BL3200 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 worst resolution of all PC displays is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Benq BL3200's display diagonal of 32" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is bigger than 93% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all PC monitors is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95".

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The fastest response time of PC displays is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The response time of the Benq BL3200 of only 4ms is faster than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is faster than 76% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq BL3200 of 3,000 is higher than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is in the highest 11% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq BL3200 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of all PC screens is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The Benq BL3200's vertical viewing angle of 178° is in the widest 31% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the PC screens the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Benq BL3200's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than 83% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Audio Output

The Benq BL3200 has an audio output, unlike 87% of flatpanel monitors which do not have an audio output.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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