Benq EW2740
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Benq EW2740

£194.99 Recommended Gold Expert Reviews Best Buy
A multi award winning and average value for money 1920 x 1080 PC monitor
27" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 20000000:1 LCD Oct 2013
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Benq EW2740 Review

With excellent reviews but representing good value for money, we have ranked the Benq EW2740 number 794 across all PC monitors.
21 Reviews + 3 Awards
Missing Some Features
3 Years Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 46?

It has not bad expert reviews and great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others. This PC monitor has received three awards including a "Gold" from and a "Best Buy" from Expert Reviews. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
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 PC monitors 2017.
Customers report it is reasonably priced.
The EW2740 is missing some features:
Fairly slow response time
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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Benq EW2740 In-Depth Analysis


Three Industry Awards

Three expert review sites liked this PC display. This flatpanel monitor received a "Gold" award from review website who concluded it was terrific and the writer at website Expert Reviews thought that it would make a great purchase and gave it a "Best Buy" award. Additionally, the writer at review site gave this PC display a "Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on 13 expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, PC and PC Mag this LCD screen has an average expert rating of 77%.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, people who bought this flatpanel monitor rated it as 83 out of 100. Over 83% of reviewers gave this PC screen either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Benq Has Excellent LCD Screen Reviews

Based on 15,867 expert and owner reviews (including 1,451 verified purchases), Benq has excellent reviews for its flatpanel monitors. 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 people agreed that the product was good value for money.

Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £194.99 it is more expensive than 58% of PC screens.

Cheaper Prices Found Overseas

We found several cheaper prices for the Benq EW2740 in other countries:

France €142.96 £159.46
Belgium €142.96 £159.46
Germany €142.96 £159.46
Italy €142.96 £159.46
Netherlands €142.96 £159.46
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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on PC monitors.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The Benq EW2740's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the widest 21% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature. The average viewing angle, vertical of all LCD screens is 160°, with the narrowest being 10° and the widest being 180°.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The response time of the Benq EW2740 of 12ms is in the slowest 7% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. LCD screens have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

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

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Two HDMI Ports

Most LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Benq EW2740 which has two HDMI ports.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Benq released the EW2740 in October 2013.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9hlaflbqbe, benq 1920x1080, bq9hlaflbqbe, benq ew2740l
Barcodes 00163121392796, 00840046028435, 04718755046872, 05054484881209, 08400460284354

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