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Benq EW2440L PC Monitor

£124.98
24" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Jan 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
Two industry awards
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
337 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The author at review websites Goldfries.com endorse this Benq PC display and have given it their "Recommended" award.

One other expert review site concluded that this LCD screen was good. Ua.gecid.com gave this PC display a "Tested" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

This flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 79% based on seven expert reviews from sites including Techradar, vernonchan.com, techmagnifier.com and pcquest.com.

Good User Reviews

Based on 384 user reviews the average user rating of this Benq flatpanel monitor is 89 out of 100. 233 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this flatpanel monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Excellent Brand

Based on 10,044 expert and user reviews (including 862 verified purchases), Benq has excellent ratings for its PC screens. Benq also has excellent ratings specifically for its medium monitors. 96% of those that bought a Benq PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Thirty-two owners who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was thin. Three years ago expert website Pcquest.com said in their review of this PC monitor “The Benq EW2440-B monitor is a beauty in black, with a glossy frame and slim design” although they only gave it a rating of 60 out of 100. Lewis Johnson mentioned on expert website Amazon “They are actually that thin.” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. Lengle said in their review of this PC monitor “The bezel is thin.” although they only scored the Benq EW2440 2 stars out of 5.

Four people who reviewed it thought it was heavy and bulky. Adrian he mentioned “To get better quality you need to stretch the budget (a lot) for an IPS panel or go back to the "old fashioned" looking panels with chunky bezelsBest bits”. Alexander scored it 80 out of 100 and he wrote on expert review site Amazon “It's a limitation of the technology I suppose we've got to put up with until CRTs make their big, statically charged and extremely heavy comeback” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Fourty-one people who reviewed it thought it was good value for money. Expert review site Gadgetdiary.com said “Benq EW 2440 is available in India for Rs 15,000 which makes it one of the best monitors in this price segment” in their review of this PC monitor. Two years ago Mr. R. Iles mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “Really good screen for a really good price” and gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Mr. D. J. Brown wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “After that good value for money” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

Two people who purchased it concluded that it was expensive. R wrote on expert website Amazon “I previously purchase an Asus MX239H 23" IPS HD (more expensive”. Two years ago Duncan Bunting mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “The bluelight option allows my eyes to relax - when previously I had a serious problem with my eyes, so much I had to buy special (expensive) glasses to help”.

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Support

Poor Technical Guidance

Two owners who bought the Benq EW2440 reckoned that it did not have good technical guidance. Three years ago Gordon Dunbar said in his review of this PC monitor “Instructions on connection are not clear”.


Design

Well Designed

Fourty-five people who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was good looking. Expert website Goldfries.com wrote “Just how good is this monitor that boasts Eye care features such as Flicker Free and Low Blue Light?BenQ is pretty generous”. Pfx said on expert website Amazon “Good monitor performing well and looking stylish enough” in their Benq EW2440 review. They also wrote “Looks stylish and works for me as a work monitor (I don't play games on a PC these days” in their review.

Ten customers who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was well designed. Website Amazon.co.uk wrote “Lovely aesthetic design with almost invisible "hard" bezel” and scored the product 80 out of 100. Steffi said “Lovely clean minimalist design, feels well built, great picture -” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. Tahir Tariq mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The monitor design is great and the picture quality is also very good” and gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Seven owners wrote in their reviews that it had a thin frame. Madtechuk mentioned on expert website Amazon “Very thin bezel, nice in a multi-screen setup” in their review of this PC monitor. Sooeesydalga gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and said “The thin bezel makes them ideal for this.I have never used BenQ equipment before”. Bam mentioned “It looks great and the thin bezel is really nice”.

Four customers wrote in their reviews that the product was neat. Jo Ellen Mo gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5 and she said in her review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “Very good monitor, great clarity looks neat and sleek”. Three years ago Kris Randall mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “Easy access and tidy as your wires hang straight down behind the neck of the monitor - Awesome non reflective matte finish with excellent viewing angles” and scored this PC monitor a maximum of 5 stars.

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Strong and Durable

Sixteen people who bought the Benq EW2440 concluded that it was well made. Expert website Vernonchan.com mentioned “The flicker-free technology and Senseye Reading mode are built for added eye comfort” and scored it 80 out of 100. Mr. R. Iles said “The base is solid and clean looking” and scored it 5 stars out of 5. Pfx rated it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website Amazon “I am no expert.I can recommend this monitor as a versatile, well built and well performing, stylish option” in their review of this PC monitor.

Five people who reviewed the product said that it was strong and durable. Website Amazon.co.uk said “Robust OSD allows for customization of face buttons” in their review of this PC monitor and gave this PC monitor a rating of 80 out of 100. Sam Watson wrote two years ago “Base is sturdy enough” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Mr. M. Eisenhuth said on expert website Amazon.co.uk also two years ago “Great quality whether it's the sturdy stand or the tiny bezel Great number of inputs Very comprehensive menu Cons”.

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Good Product Quality

Fourty-nine owners who bought the Benq EW2440 agreed that it was good quality. Rich in Cheadle wrote “Sound quality is perfectly acceptable to me” in his review of this PC monitor. He also mentioned “It is smaller, lighter and better quality than a tv for the same price” in his review. M. Ismael said three years ago “Screen quality is excellent, I calibrated mine via SpyderExpress calibration tool” in their review of this PC monitor.

Easy to Use

Ten owners agreed that the Benq EW2440 was easy to setup. Two years ago Mr. R. Iles scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and said on expert review site Amazon “It was very easy to set up, I didn't even use the manual”. Valory Fox gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “The monitor is crisp, sleek and easy to set up”. Three years ago James Mcl Buchanan mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon.co.uk “So far so good nice clear, bright picture Easy to setup connect, switch on”.

Nine owners wrote that this PC monitor was easy to use. Website Amazon.co.uk wrote “Audio Out Headphone port for external speakers (it's amazing how many monitors don't have this, like anyone wants to use lousy built-in monitor speakers”. Expert review site Pcquest.com mentioned “There are touch sensitive monitor control buttons for volume control” in their review of this PC monitor. Sam Watson mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “The low blue light setting is handy if you need it”.

Five owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was easy to use the menus. Sam Bonnington wrote on expert website Amazon “Good settings and fast start up” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Last year Lengle said on expert website Amazon “I generally know my way around a PC and I over-scaled and made sure all settings were correct with the graphics drivers” in their review of this PC monitor yet they only gave the product a score of 40 out of 100. Peter C. wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “Good picture and stable and easy to work the menu”.

Four owners considered that this PC monitor had a touch sensitive screen. Mr. R. Iles scored it 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website Amazon “The buttons are located on the front right hand side and are touch sensitive” in their review of this PC monitor. Mengkysan mentioned “Controls are at the bottom and are all touch sensitive, so turning on”. James K. said two years ago “The OSD controls are also nice, being touch-sensitive” in his review of this PC monitor.

Three customers said in their reviews that it was easy to assemble. A Shropshire Lad said in their review of this PC monitor “Easy to assemble” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. Three years ago J M. gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert review site Amazon “The stands were very easy to put together, picture quality superb” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Flicker, Free Screen

Twenty people said in their reviews that the Benq EW2440 had good picture quality. Maremalin wrote on expert review site Amazon two years ago “Perfect picture quality - bright and crisp”. Also two years ago George mentioned on expert website Amazon.co.uk “For the price its really incredible, picture quality is fantastic, well made, looks tidy on the desk, cant recommend it anymore”. Also two years ago Jay M said “Pretty good picture quality, extremely thin”.

Ten customers who purchased this PC monitor agreed that it had good colour saturation. Mr. R. Iles gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and said on expert website Amazon “The colours are stunning”. M. Ismael mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Blacks are great so are viewing angles, colours are good as well” and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Metalfox wrote “Extremely sharp and great colours” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

Six customers wrote that this PC monitor had a flickering image. Techradar gave it a score of 70 out of 100 and said in their review of this PC monitor two years ago “Flicker, free screen”. In the same month website Amazon.co.uk mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “No screen flicker is very striking compared to other monitors”. Three years ago expert review site Gadgetdiary.com gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “These monitors comes with flicker free and low blue light technology that help in reducing the blue light emissions wh”.

Five owners mentioned in their reviews that it had clear images. Amazon Customer mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Really good size monitor, easy to set up plug and play also mhl socket very useful, clarity v good for price” in their review of this PC monitor. Three years ago Hobocrust wrote “Great screen clarity and viewing angles very happy”. Jake Passmore mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “A great looking monitor (even when off) with a clear image when in use”.

Three owners agreed that it had a good contrast ratio. Two years ago Techradar.com said on expert review site Techradar “Excellent color reproduction, dark blacks and 60Hz refresh rates help you stay productive”. Tharumu wrote on expert website Amazon in the same month “However, after a while you will notice the excellent colour balance and contrast ratio” in their review of this PC monitor. To Much Learning gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Great Monitor for almost all uses, Beautiful Picture, high contrast ratio, good colour” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Good Sound Quality

Four people thought the Benq EW2440 had good sound quality. Kris Randall wrote on expert website Amazon “Don't be blown away by the sound quality, Its ok at best - there is no bass”. Scorpion Scribbler said “The colours are vivid and the sound quality is good” in their review of this PC monitor. Jordan mentioned on expert website Amazon “Great price with a good build and sound quality go to with it”.


Features

Good Technical Features

Three people concluded that it had good features. Two years ago Snaggle mentioned “This monitor is awesome i love it its very well made good looking has many great features like low blue light” in their review of this PC monitor.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was January 2014 when this PC monitor was released.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq EW2440 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of its better review score, the Viewsonic VX2370SMH (£120.51).

Other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at include the Philips 221S6 (£127.70), or the Benq GW2450HM (£128.04).

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Display

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Benq EW2440 has a very wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for more than two years. The average viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that came out around the same time as this PC monitor is 170°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of PC monitors of a similar age and spec to this PC screen range from 10° to 180°. With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the Benq EW2440 has one of the wider viewing angles, vertical amongst similar spec PC screens of this age.

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Has an HDCP

The Benq EW2440 has an HDCP, as do most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to this PC display.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The fastest response time of LCD screens of a similar age and spec to this PC monitor is 1ms, the slowest is 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. The Benq EW2440 has a quite slow response time (12 milliseconds) compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

Most medium monitors that were released around the same time as this LCD screen have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Benq EW2440 which has two HDMI ports.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq ew2440l
Barcodes 00012302975467, 00163121392789, 00587351620113, 00840046029425, 00925062252337, 04718755046933, 05054484585978, 05054533585973, 07426700271206, 08400460294254

Benq EW2440 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq EW2440 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 692,351 product attributes, 78,668 PC monitor reviews and 7,521,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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