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Benq GW2265HM PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Jan 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
Built to bring you the ultimate personal visual entertainment, the BeQ GW2265HM is certainly one of a kind! Featuring the speakers, ultra-high 3000:1 native contrast, 20M:1 dynamic contrast ratio,... More
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Expert Reviews Are Good

This PC screen received an expert rating of 80 out of 100 from gadgetspeak.com.

Owner Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 9 owner reviews the average owner rating of this flatpanel monitor is 70 out of 100.

Benq Has Excellent PC Monitor Reviews

Based on 7,763 user and expert reviews, Benq has excellent reviews for its PC screens. Benq also has excellent reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands.

Nice Design

One person who reviewed the product considered that it was a good design. Amazon Customer wrote “This model has a nicer design for the buttons making it easier to turn off” in their Benq GW2265 review.

Reasonably Priced

A number of customers who purchased the Benq GW2265 reckoned that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer wrote in their review on Amazon three years ago “Great Value” and scored the product very highly. William Morrison said in his Benq GW2265 review “Avoid there is much better for your money” but even so he only gave the Benq GW2265 a rating of 1 stars.

LED Display

This PC monitor has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the GW2265 the viewing angle, verticals range from 15° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. The Benq GW2265 has one of the wider viewing angle, verticals (178 degrees) amongst comparable spec PC monitors of this age.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the GW2265 is 170°. At 178 degrees, the Benq GW2265 has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other PC screens that have been around for around the same time as the GW2265.

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Quite Low Power Consumption (off)

The average power consumption (off) of similar spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the GW2265 is 0.5W. At only 0.3 Watts, the Benq GW2265 has a quite low power consumption (off) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This PC screen has a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many PC screens that have been available for around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC displays of this type and age.

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Very Low Power Consumption (PowerSave)

The power consumption (PowerSave)s of medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago range from 0.14W to 80W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 6W. The Benq GW2265 has a fairly low power consumption (PowerSave) (only 0.3 Watts) compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as the GW2265.

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Very Low Power Consumption (max)

Across all the PC screens of this spec and age the power consumption (max)s range from 16W to 250W, and the average power consumption (max) is 55W. With a power consumption (max) of only 26 Watts, the Benq GW2265 has one of the lower power consumption (max)s amongst medium monitors of this age.

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11 Reasons Against

Inferior Picture Quality

One Benq GW2265 owner who bought it concluded that it did not have good colour saturation. William Morrison scored the Benq GW2265 1 stars and he wrote in his Benq GW2265 review three years ago “Below average quality picture, viewing from any angle rather than directly in front of screen is impossible, colours poor”.

Poor Product Quality

One customer who purchased it thought it was not good quality. Three years ago William Morrison said on Amazon “I will never consider Benq again, bargain basement quality” in his review of the Benq GW2265.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq GW2265 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other comparable spec PC displays that came out more than two years ago also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

Other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might also want to look at include the iiyama XB2779QS-W1[plb_1954340_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The Benq GW2265 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the GW2265 are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a PC monitor that is 3D then you might want to look at the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most medium monitors that are a similar age to the GW2265 do not have a built-in camera. The Benq GW2265 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

Other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider include the Viewsonic VG2437mc[plb_1464473_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Benq GW2265 does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the GW2265 also do not have a card reader integrated.

It is worth considering alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a card reader integrated including the U3011[pl_1534149_price], the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], or the UP3214Q[pl_2251540_price] all from DELL.

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Quite Small Viewable Size, Vertical

The Benq GW2265 has one of the smaller viewable size, verticals (only 268.11 millimeters) amongst PC screens of this age. PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the GW2265 have viewable size, verticals of between 100mm and 630mm, and the average viewable size, vertical is 320mm.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the Benq GW2265 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and type to the GW2265. Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the GW2265 the display brightnesss range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m².

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The Benq GW2265 is a one HDMI ports quantity flatpanel monitor. Most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.

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Quite Slow Response Time

With a response time of 6 milliseconds, the Benq GW2265 has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the GW2265. PC monitors of a similar type and age to the GW2265 have response times of between 1ms and 69ms.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Benq GW2265

Released Over Two Years Ago

Benq released the GW2265 over two years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to it.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Supported Video Modes
HD Type
HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Aspect Ratio
Pixel Pitch
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Color Gamut
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
PC Audio in
Headphone Outputs
Audio Input
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
Built-In Microphone
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Feet Colour
Colour of Product
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Pivot
Plug and Play
Power LED
On/off Switch
Number of OSD Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Power
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (max)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Other Features
Power Cord Included

Expert Reviews

(1)
23 May 2014

Looking at this panel alongside others of a like size makes it look tiny. It isn?t but the borders around the screen are so despite it being a 22inch panel that offers full 1920x1080 display it... Read more…

User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 26 January 2015 by Ken
(Verified Purchase)

Bought one of these to try out then decided to go for a second one to have dual monitor configuration. Both are very nice monitors but the colour match between them is not that great.

Reviewed 17 June 2014 by Amazon Customer "Dr.Bunny"
(Verified Purchase)

This is a good monitor. I bought an earlier model which we still own and are happy with. This model has a nicer design for the buttons making it easier to turn off and on. Picture is great. I... Read more…

Reviewed 16 June 2014 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

This is a good monitor. I bought an earlier model which we still own and are happy with. This model has a nicer design for the buttons making it easier to turn off and on. Picture is great. I... Read more…

Reviewed 8 April 2014 by William Morrison
(Verified Purchase)

Below average quality picture, viewing from any angle rather than directly in front of screen is impossible, colours poor. It was also delivered without a power lead. I will never consider Benq... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq gw2265, benq gw2265h, benq gw2265hm, benq 1920x1080
Barcodes 00758399141414, 04718755048975, 04718755048982, 05054629506202

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