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Benq GL2250 PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 12000000:1 LED Feb 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
Owner reviews are excellent
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
345 Reviews

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Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

People who bought this PC screen rated this PC monitor as fantastic on average. Over 77% of reviewers gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Excellent Brand

Based on 10,156 owner and expert reviews (including 868 verified purchases), Benq has excellent reviews for its flatpanel monitors. Benq also has excellent reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Benq flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Reasonably Priced

One hundred people concluded that this PC monitor was good value for money. Scribe mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “A bargain for the price” . Two years ago Ric Kay scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Fantastic Value, prompt delivery”. Ric Kay also mentioned “I'm very impressed with the quality for this amazing price” in their review.

Three owners wrote in their reviews that it was expensive. Michael Mccann gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he wrote in April last year “When people come over, they usually think it is a lot more expensive than it is due to its sleek form factor”. Ket mentioned in their review of the Benq GL2250 on Amazon “Misleading description and a bit overpriced”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Seven owners mentioned that the Benq GL2250 was thin. Three years ago Mike mentioned “It is thinner and lighter as expected” and rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Michael Mccann said on Amazon “The build quality is very good, display is excellent and the slim bevel really makes a difference”. -Happy Customer wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “It is perfect, slim, amazing picture quality”.

Six people said in their reviews that this PC monitor was a good size. Three years ago Mrs Paula Barnett said on Amazon.co.uk “It was purchased for work, good clear screen and good size” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Four years ago William wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The design is sleek and it is well-built as it barely wobbles on my desk and the stand is a good size”. Billy Spence gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he mentioned “Ideal Size monitor at a great price”.

One owner reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. -Happy Customer said in their review of this PC monitor “TRUST ME in the pictures this monitor looks kinda chunky (IMO”.

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Good Picture Quality

Eighteen customers who reviewed the product concluded that it had good picture quality. T. Dunt wrote on Amazon three years ago “Excellent picture quality for the price”. Mr. Colin B. Taylor mentioned on Amazon “I don't think I'll bother as the picture quality using VGA is brilliant” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Four years ago Mr Brian J Herbert mentioned on Amazon “The picture quality is very good” in his review of this PC monitor.

Fifteen customers agreed that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Sm Turner said “Great colours, resolution and the brightness is good” in their review of this PC monitor and rated it a maximum of 5 stars. Mike said three years ago “Colours are good as well as the sharpness” and gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars. Zayn Dubois Gafar said in their review of this PC monitor four years ago “The colours look nice and vivid” and gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Three customers who reviewed it agreed that it had a sharp image. Petera wrote on Amazon “The colour definition and image sharpness are superb” in their review of this PC monitor. Graham gave this PC monitor a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor “The brightness and sharpness are excellent and setting up was very easy”. Majorfubar wrote on Amazon “The picture quality in terms of sharpness and resolution is perfectly acceptable” in their review of this PC monitor although they only rated it 60 out of 100.

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it had a wide viewing angle. One owner who purchased the product concluded that it had clear images. Mark gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and he wrote “Nice screen, good clarity with no dead pixels” in his review of this PC monitor.

One person considered that this PC monitor had a good refresh rate. Sam Lynch scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon.co.uk “3 1280x1024 monitor* This monitor is excellent; it works great with widescreen games and films, has a 60Hz refresh rate, supports VGA”.

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Design

Good Product Quality

Fifty-seven customers who reviewed this PC monitor mentioned that it was good quality. Three years ago Sean Malarkey wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Good quality screen and for the price it's at i wouldn't have any complaints a great buy would purchase another to upgrade my set-up”. Ryan Peters wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “1920 x 1080 is pretty much the best you'll find in dedicated computer monitors as well so overall they're very good quality LCDs”. Ryan Peters also said “Significantly less so than any other brand that i'd trust to deliver a good quality product anyway” in his review.

Easy to Use

Eleven owners mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. S. Bowler mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Full review + setup settings”. Throb1603 wrote on Amazon “Picture quality is excellent, being HD (1920x1080) so videos etc (youtube etc) are crystal clear-very impressive !Settings range is also very impressive”. Anubhav Bhardwaj said four years ago “The display is nice and after messing with the color settings it just looks awesome”.

Eleven owners mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use. Mr. J. D. Bignall said on Amazon “I would definately recommend this screen as its a comfortable size to use on a normal desk”. Petera said on Amazon “The controls are real physical switches discretely hidden away on the side as opposed to the touch controls which I hate”. Three years ago Liam Wilson mentioned “The side buttons are easy to use and navigate though the menus” in their review of this PC monitor.

Nine customers thought it was easy to setup. Taju scored it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Delivered promptly, well-packaged and easy to set up” in their review of this PC monitor. Mr Jackson said in his review of this PC monitor four years ago “Arrived quickly, easy to set up, great price” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Also four years ago Kev Shaw rated it a maximum of 5 stars and said “Setting up these screens was easy as expected, comes with a VGA cable only”.

Eight owners who bought the product thought it was easy to assemble. Ryan wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon four years ago “Brilliant picture, easy to put together and set up, stable stand, shame it collects all the dust in my room though!”. Mr. Colin B. Taylor mentioned on Amazon “Easy to assemble and works immediately when connected to your PC” in his review of this PC monitor. Two years ago Fros wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Well Packaged, easy to assemble, great buy!”.

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Smooth

Eight customers mentioned in their reviews that the Benq GL2250 was good looking. Ryan Peters mentioned on Amazon “The 5ms response is pretty standard”. Mrs H M Head mentioned on Amazon “I myself think the resolution of the screen is beautifully clear” and rated this PC monitor a maximum of 5 stars. Four years ago James Cowie Mclean said “This a wonderful product which provides a beautifully clear picture and performs like magic for everything you need to do” in his review of this PC monitor.

Eight owners agreed that it was well designed. Philip Wallenius said “Nice, slick design with glossy surface”. Zayn Dubois Gafar mentioned “The monitor has a nice sleek design and I think it would fit in nicely in pretty much any computer set up” . Two years ago Amazon Customer wrote “Quality great, design great, no complaints”.

One person thought this PC monitor was smooth. Amazon.co.uk said four years ago “It is a very smooth washing machine” in their review of this PC monitor. One customer who purchased the product concluded that it was neat.

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Well Made

Twelve owners who reviewed the Benq GL2250 thought it was well made. Amazon.co.uk said “Appears to be built for the long haul” in their review of this PC monitor. Three years ago T. Dunt said in their review of this PC monitor “Good all round entry level screen with good build quality that provides a clear”. Throb1603 mentioned also three years ago “A very good, well built, monitor, with a host of useful facilities.”.

Three people who reviewed the product concluded that it was strong and durable. Tim Fothergill wrote “It's a sturdy piece with a good resolution for its size”.

Two customers who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it was reliable. Anas Sh Din said on Amazon “Definetly buy it if you are looking for something reliable”. Bill mentioned on Amazon “Following on from my seven-year-old 12inch Medion screen, this is just terrific! Hope it will be as reliable as the Medion” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Other

A Top Selling PC Monitor

The GL2250 is one the fastest selling LCD screen currently available for sale.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2017 when Benq released the GL2250.


Features

Good Technical Features

Three owners who purchased it agreed that it had good features. Billy Spence said on Amazon “The quality of the screen is second to none and the features are ideal” in his review of this PC monitor and gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was quiet. Dr Pedro Fonseca mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Since I have a nearly silent PC and a low-light environment this was very distressing”.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Two people who reviewed it agreed that it had good technical guidance. S. Bowler gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and said “There is a manual and CD setup within the box.”. Electrosquid mentioned on Amazon “The quick start guide takes you through it, even if a bit vaguely” in their review of this PC monitor.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most of the other PC monitors of a similar spec and age to this PC monitor, the Benq GL2250 does not have a built-in USB hub.

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Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq GL2250 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that were launched more than a year ago.

Other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to consider include the Hannspree HL207DPB (£72.74).

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Benq GL2250 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were released around the same time as this PC monitor also have an Energy Star certified.

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Display

Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Has an HDCP

The Benq GL2250 has an HDCP, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than a year.

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Very Fast Response Time

The response times of medium monitors that came out more than a year ago range from 1ms to 25ms, and the average response time is 5.3ms. With a response time of only 2 milliseconds, the Benq GL2250 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as this LCD screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 9hl6vladpe 1920x10805msvgadvi, 9hl6vladpe 9hl6vladpe, info 1920x10805ms, benq 9hl6vlatpe, code 9hl6vladpe, benq 9hl6vlbqpu, benq 9hl6vladpe, home 9hl6vlatpe, benq 9hl6vlatpu, home 9hl6vladpe, info 9hl6vladpe, benq 7pm6zs00, benq c94jza00, benq vp673050, benq c94jzs00, benq 7pm6za00, benq p148352p, benq 250cdm2, benq 107725, benq gl2250, 9hl6vlbqpe, 1000112m1
Barcodes 02002529004000, 04718755031731, 04718755034602, 05054484381709, 05054533381704, 05054629820766

Benq GL2250 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq GL2250 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,037 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 687,538 product attributes, 78,627 PC monitor reviews and 7,443,100 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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