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Benq GL2023

Benq GL2023
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A very economical to run and classic 19.5" PC monitor, with good features
19.5" 1600 X 900 Pixels 12000000:1 No Aug 2013
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Benq GL2023 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Benq GL2023 number 244 in small monitors.
91
Reviews
174 Reviews
62
Features
Good Features
63
Age
4 Years Old
89
Running Costs
£40 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It has very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor to others. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This Benq PC monitor has running costs of £40 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
Customers report it is fairly priced, it is easy to use and it is robust.
The GL2023 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Enjoyment for your everyday home and work life
LED leads the way
12M:1 ultra high dynamic contrast for depth and definition
Superior response time
Senseye technology
Save energy to save up
Windows 8 and windows 7 compatible
EcoFACTS label
Energy star qualified
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1600 x 900 pixels resolution

Benq GL2023 Video Reviews

Benq GL2023 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good User Reviews

Based on 174 user reviews this PC display has an average user rating of 82%. 42 reviewers (80% 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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Benq PC Screens Have Excellent Reviews

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

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

26 customers said in their reviews that the Benq GL2023 was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Three owners concluded that it was easy to setup.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Three owners said in their reviews that the product was well made.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Three customers said in their reviews that the Benq GL2023 was a good size.

Users Report Nice Design

Three people who reviewed the Benq GL2023 reckoned that it was good looking.

  • Good picture The price No dead pixels Robust feeling design The cons…
    H.E.I.W (Amazon) - April 2014
  • This is the perfect monitor, its display is beautiful…
    Mohsin (Amazon) - September 2016
  • This is the perfect monitor, its display is beautiful, definitely recommend it…
    Mohsin (Amazon) - September 2016
  • It's very stylish looking and easy to use…
    Skater Gal (Amazon) - December 2013

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Three people wrote that this PC monitor had good colour saturation.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

Five owners said in their reviews that the product was good quality.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The GL2023 is typical compared to the other 3,255 PC screens that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the GL2023 is £40.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since August 2013.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The Benq GL2023's display diagonal of only 19.5" is smaller than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the smallest 12% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. Across all the PC displays the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Only 1600 X 900 Pixels Resolution

The Benq GL2023 has a maximum display resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels. That's 31% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all flatpanel monitors the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Average Response Time

The Benq GL2023's response time of 5ms is relatively standard compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 55% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC screens, the Benq GL2023 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Benq GL2023 of only 90° is narrower than 95% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered 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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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

PC monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the Benq GL2023 of only 65° is narrower than 96% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Benq GL2023's contrast ratio (typical) of only 600 is very low compared to most other PC displays. It is in the lowest 3% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hla1lad8e, benq 9hla1lbq8e, benq gl2023a, 1600x900, 200cdm2

Barcodes:

00021111545174, 00163599183704, 00172857315177, 00313962106070, 00611104743894, 00840046028114, 00874390000908, 04718755044779, 05052916771654, 08400460281148

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