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Benq GW2255 PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Aug 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £73.33 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent owner reviews
Good product quality
Reasonably priced
10 Reviews
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Excellent Owner Reviews

People who bought this PC display rated this PC display as superb on average. Over 90% of reviewers gave this PC display the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Benq Has Excellent Reviews for Its PC Screens

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


Reasonably Priced

Five owners who bought it concluded that it was good value for money. Zerolight gave it a rating of 9 stars and mentioned in their review of the Benq GW2255 “Best price you tend to see on a 1080p monitor is 109”. Zerolight also mentioned “6ms aint bad, better then any low cost IPS” in their review. An anonymous reviewer wrote “This monitor is be on my expectation for the price, Love it.I would recommend it to any one that needs a good monitor” in her review of this PC monitor.


Good Product Quality

Seven customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Neurosys mentioned “This is a high quality screen” and gave this PC monitor a score of 9 stars. Neurosys also said “Good Quality” in their review. Ronsmail wrote “This monitor ROCKS! Outstanding image quality, super sharp”.


One person considered that this PC monitor was well made. Kara rated it 6 stars and she wrote “It was an amazing improvement after i built myself a new computer i was playing on a tiny tube monitor”.

Good Picture Quality

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it had good picture quality. One customer who reviewed it considered that it had clear images. An anonymous author mentioned in her review of the Benq GW2255 on “The clarity is amazing”.


Good Technical Features

One customer who reviewed it considered that it had good features. Neurosys wrote “The only thing lacking is features, meaning it doesnt do some things we might expect nowadays(HDMI).” in their Benq GW2255 review.


Running Costs Are Average

The average 8 year running cost of the GW2255 is £74 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,088 PC monitors of a comparable age and spec.


Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC screen was released in April 2017.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq GW2255 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago do have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) which you might also want to look at including the AOC Q2770PQU which also has a higher rating.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC monitors of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the Benq GW2255's viewing angle, vertical is one of the widest amongst similar spec PC displays that are a comparable age to this LCD screen. The viewing angles, vertical of PC displays of this type and age range from 10° to 180°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that have been around for more than two years is 18° and the widest is 1,800°. At 178 degrees, the Benq GW2255 has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Has an HDCP

The Benq GW2255 has an HDCP. Most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to this LCD screen also have an HDCP.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The Benq GW2255 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to this PC display.

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Packaging Content

Has One Cables Included

The Benq GW2255 has a greater number of cables included than most similar spec PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to this PC display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq 9hla2latpu, benq 1920x1080, gw2255hm
Barcodes 00132017586755, 00163120798995, 00840046028190, 04718755045028, 04718755045035, 05054484779643, 05054629501160, 08400460281902

Benq GW2255 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq GW2255 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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