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Benq GW2255

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Benq GW2255

£93.88
£85.99 £8.00 cheaper than 5 days ago
Benq GW2255
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A top-value and classic 21.5" PC screen, with low running costs and good features
21.5" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 20000000:1 No Nov 2013
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Benq GW2255 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Benq GW2255 number 311 in medium monitors and number 317 across all PC monitors.
96
Reviews
27 Reviews
96
Value for Money
Excellent
71
Features
Good Features
60
Age
4 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£55 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 93%, based on 27 reviews. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This Benq PC monitor has running costs of £55 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.
Customers report excellent product quality.
The GW2255 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Enjoyment for your everyday home and work life
VA LED leads the way
Flicker-free backlight for visual pleasure
3000:1 native contrast ratio and 20m:1 dynamic contrast ratio for depth and definition
Full HD 1080p 16:9 visual perfection
Superior response time
Improved eco mode for higher energy efficiency
Senseye visual solution to your everyday viewing needs
Windows 8 and windows 7 compatible
EcoFACTS label
Energy star qualified
Smaller than average display diagonal
Slower than average response time

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There is a 82% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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Benq GW2255 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent User Reviews

GW2255 owners on average rated this PC display as marvellous. 12 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this PC display the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Benq Flatpanel Monitors Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 22,424 owner and expert reviews (including 1,896 verified purchases), Benq has excellent reviews for its LCD screens. 96% of those that bought a Benq PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

Eight people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Four owners agreed that it was good value for money.

Value For Money

Marvellous Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £85.99 it is cheaper than 90% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq GW2255 and the United Kingdom price of £85.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $157.99 (£219.53).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The GW2255 has an average running cost of £55 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Benq LCD screen has been on the market since November 2013.

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Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of flatpanel monitors range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The Benq GW2255's display diagonal of only 21.5" is in the smallest 27% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The Benq GW2255's response time of 6ms is slower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 20% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature. PC screens have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the GW2255HM of 3,000 is higher than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 93% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq GW2255 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The Benq GW2255's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is wider than 74% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The Benq GW2255's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 73% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has an AC Cables Included

The Benq GW2255 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included AC are also found on this PC screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq etde0he004, benq e200hvb, gw2255hm

Barcodes:

00012300322232, 00012303100233, 00014444646519, 00041114640829, 00132017586755, 00163120798995, 00809392587966, 00840046028190, 04718755045028, 04718755045035, 05054484779643, 05054629501160, 07426100850889, 07426100936989, 07426900582539, 08400460281902

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