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Benq GL2251M
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Benq GL2251M PC Monitor

22" 1680 X 1050 12000000:1 LED Dec 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £42.56 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent brand
Very low running costs
Has a built-in speaker(s)

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Excellent Brand

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


Very Low Running Costs

The GL2251M is in the cheapest 4% of all 1,092 LCD screens of a comparable spec and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the GL2251M will cost only £43 over 8 years to run.


Released Over Four Years Ago

It was December 2012 when this medium monitor was released.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq GL2251M has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC screens of a comparable spec and age to this flatpanel monitor also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 1680 X 1050 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the GL2251M is 1680 x 1050 pixels. That's 15% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common display resolution. The worst display resolution of all medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago is 1366 x 768 pixels and the best is 3440 x 1440 pixels.

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Has an HDCP

The GL2251M has an HDCP, as do most of the other similar spec LCD screens that came out more than two years ago.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The GL2251M has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq gl2251tm, benq gl2251m
Barcodes 04718755042218, 04718755042225, 04718755044434

Benq GL2251M Review Sources

To prepare this Benq GL2251M 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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