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Benq GL950AM

71

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Benq GL950AM

£86.88
Benq GL950A
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A bargain price and very economical to run 18.5" LCD screen, with good features
18.5" 1366 X 768 Pixels 12000000:1 No Sep 2012
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BenQ GL950AM 18.5 inch LCD Monitor - Black (1366 x 768 1000:1 5ms 250 cd/m2)
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Benq GL950A Review

With low running costs and representing very good value for money, we have ranked the Benq GL950A number 169 in small monitors.
79
Value for Money
Very Good
63
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
89
Running Costs
£40 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £40 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wall mountable
Enjoyment for your everyday home and work life
Brilliant image quality
12M:1 ultra high dynamic contrast for depth and definition
Superior response time
Senseye 3 visual solution to your everyday viewing needs
Win 7 compatible
EcoFACTS label
Energy star qualified
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1366 x 768 pixels resolution

Benq GL950A In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Benq PC Screens Have Excellent Reviews

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

Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £86.88 it is cheaper than 93% of PC monitors.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The GL950A is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the GL950A will cost £40 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since September 2012.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Benq GL950A of only 18.5" is in the smallest 6% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. Across all the PC monitors the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Resolution

The Benq GL950A has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% smaller display resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all flatpanel monitors ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Benq GL950A of 5ms is pretty typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 52% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Benq GL950A's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than 73% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. The average vertical viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Benq GL950A's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is in the narrowest 30% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq GL950A has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wall Mountable

The Benq GL950A is wall mountable, unlike 92% of flatpanel monitors which are not wall mountable.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq comtguzfg9hj3t, benq gl950am

Barcodes:

00840046023584, 04718755031670

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