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Benq EW2740 PC Monitor

£194.99
27" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LCD Oct 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
Three industry awards
Reasonably priced
Great all around monitor with excellent color saturation
32 Reviews + 3 Awards
f1cd.ru Recommended xtremehardware.com Gold Expert Reviews Best Buy
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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

Three expert review sites thought that this PC screen was good. Website Expert Reviews concluded that this LCD screen would make a great purchase and gave it a "Best Buy" award and it received a F1cd.ru "Recommended" award. Also, review site Xtremehardware.com gave this PC screen a "Gold" award and decided it was terrific.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, PC Advisor.co.uk and PC Mag the average expert rating of this PC screen is 77 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, EW2740 owners rated this flatpanel monitor as outstanding. 3 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this flatpanel monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Benq Has Excellent Reviews for Its PC Monitors

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

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Three people who bought the Benq EW2740 concluded that it was good value for money. Expert website Techarena.in wrote “It is a value for money pro”. Dempstick said “Excellent price” in their review of this PC monitor.


Great All Around Monitor With Excellent Color Saturation

Three customers reckoned that it had good picture quality. Adrianiraq mentioned “He uses for gaming and graphics are awesome” in their review of this PC monitor.

Two customers who reviewed it considered that it had good colour saturation. Two years ago website Knowyourmobile.com mentioned “Great all around monitor with excellent color saturation”. Expert review site Firstpost.com gave the Benq EW2740 a score of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “BenQ EW2740L offers good contrast ratio, good colours and barely noticeable flicker”.

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Design

Good Product Quality

Two owners who bought the Benq EW2740 said that it was good quality. Expert review site Techarena.in mentioned “BenQ EW2740L is a widescreen 27inch monitor designed to deliver rich picture quality from different angle” in their review of this PC monitor. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their review of this PC monitor “A great VA monitor with good image quality and MHL support” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5.


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Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC display was released in October 2013.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq EW2740 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to this PC monitor.

It is worth also looking at other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the AOC G2460 (£199.99), or the iiyama XB2783HSU (£199.99).

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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 typical of many PC screens of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

Flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to this LCD screen have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°. The Benq EW2740 has one of the wider viewing angles, vertical (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angles, horizontal of PC screens of a similar age and type to this PC screen range from 18° to 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the Benq EW2740's viewing angle, horizontal is one of the widest amongst medium monitors that are a similar age to this PC screen.

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Has an HDCP

The Benq EW2740 has an HDCP, as do most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to this PC screen.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The Benq EW2740 has one of the slower response times (12 milliseconds) amongst PC screens of this age. The fastest response time of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC screen is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms.

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Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

The Benq EW2740 is a two HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00163121392796, 00840046028435, 04718755046872, 05054484881209, 08400460284354

Benq EW2740 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq EW2740 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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