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Benq GL2450E PC Monitor

£119.99
24" 1920 X 1080 12000000:1 LED Sep 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
Excellent brand
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
100 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

Sixty-five customers agreed that this PC monitor was good value for money. Martyn said “I would definitely recommend this product to any one looking to purchase a monitor or even a TV, great value for money” in their review of the Benq GL2450E. Four years ago Mouse scored the product 7 stars and wrote on Amazon “I agree with other reviewers that this is (was) an excellent monitor for the price”. M. T. Bowen mentioned “Excellent in all aspects, price, quality and looks” in their review of this PC monitor.

One person who bought the product concluded that it was expensive.

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Reviews

Excellent Brand

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


Good Picture Quality

Nine customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had good picture quality. Robert Daly rated it 7 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Let me start off by saying that this monitor is brilliant! The picture quality is amazing even using VGA” in his review of this PC monitor. Pincho Paxton said “Fantastic Picture Quality! Loses a Star because it came with a continental 2 Pin plug” in their review of this PC monitor and rated it 8 stars. Mrs Christine Williams mentioned on Amazon “Lovely graphics, so very pleased with this product, arrived very well packed, great for gaming, large screen so much better for my needs” in her review of this PC monitor.

Six owners mentioned that it had good colour saturation. Mr C rated this PC monitor 8 stars and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Pure crisp blacks and warm rich colours”. Lax wrote four years ago “Very good screen and colours” . William Daysh mentioned on Amazon “Colours are sharp and true, images are crystal clear”.

Three people wrote in their reviews that the product had clear images. A. Mills scored the product 7 stars and mentioned four years ago “Great clarity and sharpness of image” in their review of the Benq GL2450E. G. Richards wrote in the same month “This Benq model has exceeded expectations - not only does it give crystal clear clarity to Blu Rays” in their review of the Benq GL2450E.

Two customers who purchased it concluded that it had image ghosting. Master Cm Rockliffe mentioned “Everything else is (which doesn't bother me too much I've had no issues with ghosting, nor with lag” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it 6 stars. Dave L. scored the product 6 stars and he said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon four years ago “Gaming (Arma2, Dayz etc.) is great, no delays or ghosting”.

One owner wrote in their reviews that it had a good refresh rate. Four years ago Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Very good monitor which has an excellent refresh rate and at the price good value”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two customers who purchased the product reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Four years ago Ray Horton mentioned “It was delivered by yodel who left it outside unattended on one of the days when we had heavy snow and was never seen again” and scored it 7 stars. Anthony Brown wrote in the same month “So will anything else the tv etc which is on a very solid heavy cabinet” in his review of the Benq GL2450E and scored it 6 stars.

Two customers who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was thin. Penman wrote “Very pleased i bought the monitor, excellent picture quality and sound, very neet and slim for hanging on the wall” and rated it 8 stars. Giggsy wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The monitor was excellent quality for money slim, stylish and great clarity of picture”.

One owner wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was lightweight. Mr. Lt Barrett said on Amazon “The stand is cheap and feels very lightweight” and gave the product a rating of 8 stars. One person who purchased it thought it was a good size. Brandon Douglas gave this PC monitor a rating of 6 stars and he wrote on Amazon “It's a nice size”.

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Design

Good Product Quality

Thirty-one people agreed that it was good quality. Metodi Nikolaev rated this PC monitor 9 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Very good Quality for money”. Mikew wrote on Amazon “Bought this to replace an older LED screen and what a fantastic choice! Great quality, easy set up”. Mr. J. Glendenning rated it 8 stars and said on Amazon “There's not much to be said, plug and play, excellent quality, good finish on the plastic, securely packaged” in their Benq GL2450E review.

Easy to Use

Eight owners who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to setup. William Fleming mentioned in his Benq GL2450E review on Amazon “Easy to set up and change settings”. David gave it a rating of 9 stars and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “This arrived quickly and was easy to set up”. Amazon Customer gave the product a rating of 8 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Quick delivery, stunning display as good as the Lenovo screens I use at work, great value and so easy to setup on Windows eight”.

Three customers concluded that it was easy to use. Mrs Holly Matts rated it 7 stars and she wrote “A perfectly sound practical monitor at a good price” in her review of this PC monitor. Anthony Brown gave it a score of 6 stars and he mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “Upgraded to separate graphics card to use its full potential”.

Two customers considered that the product was easy to use the menus. Tomwelder said in their Benq GL2450E review on Amazon “This monitor has an easy to use menu so that you can adjust the brightness levels etc”. Tomwelder also said “Good monitor, does the job, easy to use menu” in their review.

One person said in their reviews that it was easy to assemble. Four years ago Mrs Holly Matts scored it 8 stars and she said on Amazon “I was very happy with this monitor, easy to assemble base and picture quality is excellent” in her review of the Benq GL2450E.

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Nice Design

Eight owners said in their reviews that this PC monitor was good looking. Metodi Nikolaev mentioned “DVI-to-HDMI mix is pretty easy to find”. Four years ago Laslondon mentioned in their review of the Benq GL2450E on Amazon “The options are pretty self-explanatory”. Laslondon also mentioned “It worked beautifully right away” in their review.

One owner wrote in their reviews that the product was well designed. James wrote “Really great for graphic design work where you need more space” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Robust

Two people who bought it reckoned that it was well made. Four years ago Laslondon mentioned “I find the stand totally solid.”. Nina L scored it 7 stars and she wrote on Amazon “Reasonably well built” in her review of this PC monitor.

One person who reviewed it thought it was reliable. Laslondon mentioned in their review of the Benq GL2450E on Amazon “Reliable and good quality (I am demanding for my little money I am willing to pay”.

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Power

Good Environmental Credentials

One customer said in their reviews that the product was good in terms of power usage. Mouse gave it a rating of 7 stars and mentioned four years ago “Excellent picture, low energy” in their review of this PC monitor.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

One person who purchased the product considered that it had good technical guidance.


Features

Good Technical Features

One person who purchased it reckoned that it had good features. Laslondon mentioned “You can see it - it is economical and it has some nice automatic features (e.g”.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most of the other medium monitors that came out more than a year ago, the GL2450E does not have a built-in USB hub.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was September 2015 when Benq released the GL2450E.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The GL2450E does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC screen which have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC monitor to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Asus VE248HR (£114.92) is also worth considering.

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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 PC monitors of this age and type.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

Across all the similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to this PC monitor the viewing angles, vertical range from 50° to 180°. With a viewing angle, vertical of only 160 degrees, the GL2450E has one of the narrower viewing angles, vertical amongst flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At only 170 degrees, the GL2450E has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been available for more than a year. The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to this PC display is 80°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The GL2450E has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to this PC screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9hl7alafpe, benq 1920x1080

Benq GL2450E Review Sources

To prepare this Benq GL2450E 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 691,708 product attributes, 78,213 PC monitor reviews and 8,104,600 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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