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Benq EW2740

£373.14
£179.99 £193 cheaper than 56 days ago
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f1cd.ru Recommended xtremehardware.com Gold Expert Reviews Best Buy
An award winning and very cheap 27" PC screen, with good features and low running costs
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 20000000:1 No Oct 2013
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Benq EW2740 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Benq EW2740 number 392 in medium monitors and number 395 across all PC monitors.
91
Reviews
20 Reviews + 3 Awards
94
Value for Money
Excellent
76
Features
Good Features
60
Age
4 Years Old
74
Running Costs
£59 Over 5 Years
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others. This PC monitor has received three awards including a "Gold" from Xtremehardware.com and a "Best Buy" from Expert Reviews. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer LCD screens with better features are available. However this Benq PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
The EW2740 has running costs of £59 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
Customers report it is reasonably priced.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Go big with your smartphone
Transform mobile entertainment with MHL connection
Heighten your movie enjoyment with cinema mode
Upscale every viewing experience with super resolution
Distraction-free viewing with smart focus
Flicker-free backlight for visual pleasure
Low blue light mode
Win 8 compatible
EcoFACTS label
Slower than average response time
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £373.14 to £179.99 in the last 56 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 55% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

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Benq EW2740 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Three Industry Awards

This Benq PC display received an Xtremehardware.com "Gold" award and the expert at review site Expert Reviews concluded that it was very good and gave it a "Best Buy" award. This LCD screen also received a F1cd.ru "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 13 expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, PC Advisor.co.uk and PC Mag the average expert rating of this LCD screen is 77%.

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Excellent User Reviews

Based on 7 user reviews the average user rating of this LCD screen is superb. 3 reviewers (100% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Excellent Brand

We checked 22,424 expert and owner reviews (including 1,896 verified purchases) for Benq flatpanel monitors and found that on average Benq has excellent reviews compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Benq PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two customers concluded that it was good value for money.

Value For Money

Outstanding Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 54% of PC monitors, it has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. At £179.99 it seems like great value for money overall.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average running cost of the EW2740 is £59 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 LCD screens.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since October 2013.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Benq EW2740 of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is bigger than 74% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all LCD screens is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95".

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Slower Than Average Response Time

Flatpanel monitors have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The Benq EW2740's response time of 12ms is in the slowest 7% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq EW2740 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth noting that 53% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Benq EW2740's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than 67% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. PC screens have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Benq EW2740 of 178° is wider than 69% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature. The horizontal viewing angles of flatpanel monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq EW2740 of 3,000 is higher than 86% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Benq EW2740 is a two HDMI port PC screen. Most of the other flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hlaflbqbe, benq 1920x1080, bq9hlaflbqbe, benq ew2740l

Barcodes:

00115971586368, 00163121392796, 00840046028435, 04718755046872, 05054484881209, 08400460284354

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