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Benq GW2270 PC Monitor

XSreviews.co.uk Editor's Choice
21.5" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Sep 2015
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A perfect embodiment of The Bauhaus less is more" minimalism design philosophy, the GW2270H is a delightful complement to almost any modern space. Every aspect of its form and feature is reduced... More
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BENQ GW2270H, 22 Monitor (Unboxing, Review) VA panel, 1080p, 60Hz, LED, HDMI+VGA
BENQ GW2270H Monitor (Unboxing, Quick Review) 1080p, 60Hz, LED, HDMI+VGA
UNBOXING MONITOR BENQ GW2270 22'
BenQ GW2270 review

16 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The writer at XSreviews.co.uk wrote that this PC screen was excellent and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 80 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including XSreviews.co.uk and gadgetynews.com.

Good User Reviews

Owners have rated this flatpanel monitor on average 88 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

Twenty people mentioned in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Alex said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon last year “Good value for money”. David Kwan rated the product as very good and he wrote on Amazon “Very reasonable price monitor with 2 HDMI input” in his review. David Kwan also mentioned “Anyway, in this price tag, no complain”.

Two customers who reviewed the Benq GW2270 considered that it was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Very good for such a cheap monitor” in their review. Gadgetynews.com said “Bargain price” in their review of the Benq GW2270.

One Benq GW2270 reviewer who reviewed the Benq GW2270 reckoned that it was cheap. Roger Priddes mentioned “Excellent budget monitor” .

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Easy to Use

A few people mentioned in their reviews that the Benq GW2270 was easy to setup. A. Devlin said “Excellent, nice monitor easy to setup” in their review of this PC monitor. Alex mentioned “Setting up to stand was easy, seems quality only bad thing is the power cable is tiny” in his review of this PC monitor and rated it as very good. Dj Johnson wrote in their review of the Benq GW2270 “Very well packaged arrived quickly, easy to set up, looks and works great, well pleased, price good too” and scored it 5 stars.

Several customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Mantas rated it 4 stars and wrote in their Benq GW2270 review on Amazon “Great quality for value Flicker-free technology X2 HDMI ports Great height and swivel adjustment Good settings on the UI Comes with a power cable”.

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Good Product Quality

Some Benq GW2270 owners who bought the Benq GW2270 wrote that it was good quality. A said in their Benq GW2270 review on Amazon “Was expecting this to be a decent quality monitor”. Amazon Customer said “Nice screen quality with good colours” in their review and rated the product 4 stars. Last year Areeb Khan wrote in their review of the Benq GW2270 on Amazon “Excellent quality and the picture is so crisp that your eyes will bleed”.

Benq Has Excellent Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Benq flatpanel monitors and also specifically for Benq medium monitors and found that in both cases Benq had excellent reviews.

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Good Picture Quality

Three people who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it had a flickering image. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “There is constant flicker from the display” however despite that they only scored it 1 stars. Mr L. said in his review on Amazon “Flickering is also a huge issue”. Gadgetynews.com gave it a score of 79 out of 100 and mentioned “My other half wanted to swap her BenQ DL2215 for the GW because of its more eye-friendly smarts such as flicker free viewing”.

Two customers who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it had good picture quality. Jiv mentioned in their review of the Benq GW2270 “And If you are looking for a monitor that's good for your eyes, where the image quality still looks good on low brightness settings”. Gadgetynews.com gave this PC monitor a score of 79 out of 100 and said in their review “Decent picture quality”.

One person wrote in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. One customer who purchased it reckoned that it had clear images. Edward P. gave it a very good review score and he mentioned “He is very impressed with the clarity of the monitor” in his review of this PC monitor.

One Benq GW2270 owner wrote that it had a good refresh rate. In January last year Jiv wrote “Fantastic 1080p60 monitor with amazing viewing angles and flicker free refresh rate” in their review.

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Nice Design

One Benq GW2270 reviewer said in their reviews that the product was neat. Jiv gave the Benq GW2270 a score of 5 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor “Also it looks very neat and attractive on a desk”.

One Benq GW2270 owner said that the product was a good design. Xsreviews.co.uk said on expert website XSreviews.co.uk “The GW2270HM looks good, thanks to a sleek design and a VA panel with reasonable colour accuracy” in their Benq GW2270 review.

One Benq GW2270 reviewer mentioned that it was well designed. Gadgetynews.com wrote “It is well designed and comes in at a price” in their Benq GW2270 review. One person who purchased it reckoned that it was smooth. In January last year Gadgetynews.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Smooth sound”.

One customer said in their reviews that the Benq GW2270 was good looking. Gadgetynews.com said “Beautiful finishes” and scored the product 4 stars.

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Good Connectivity

Several Benq GW2270 owners who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Alex wrote “Can confirm has 2 hdmi ports” in his Benq GW2270 review. Last year Amazon Customer wrote in their Benq GW2270 review “Really good monitor with 2 HDMI ports and 1 dvi port, only con is there is no speakers!”. In January last year Finbar said “Good quality, came on time, has 2 HDMI ports and 1 VGA port if i remember correctly, unfortunatly for me my GFX card only has 1 HDMI port”.

Good Size

One Benq GW2270 owner said in their reviews that the Benq GW2270 was a good height.

One Benq GW2270 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was thick. Mantas mentioned on Amazon “Doesn't come with HDMI Bezels could be smaller The monitor is fairly thick Overall I would recommend this product because its amazing value for what you getting” in their review and gave the Benq GW2270 a rating of 4 stars.

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LED Display

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

Other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available which you might also want to look at include a cheaper PC monitor such as the Acer G237HL[plb_2266292_price] or you might consider a higher rated PC monitor such as the DELL P2314H[plb_1632519_price].

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Benq GW2270 is a two HDMI ports quantity flatpanel monitor.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC display has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to it.

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Has Two Cables Includeds

The Benq GW2270 has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays that have been on the market for more than a year. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on LCD screens that were launched more than a year ago. The cables included "VGA" is also found on this Benq flatpanel monitor.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of similar spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as the GW2270 range from 22kWh to 120kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 48kWh. The Benq GW2270 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions (only 31 kilowatt hours) amongst PC screens of this age.

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11 Reasons Against

Not Robust

A few Benq GW2270 reviewers who purchased the product said that it was not easy to damage or scratch. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review on Amazon “There are a few little broken LED's just”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq GW2270 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 the GW2270 which have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Viewsonic VX2263SMHL[plb_2974753_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Benq GW2270 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for more than a year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other LCD screens of this type and age, the Benq GW2270 is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Benq GW2270 does not have a card reader integrated, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the GW2270 also do not have a card reader integrated.

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Very Small Viewable Size, Vertical

The viewable size, verticals of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the GW2270 range from 230mm to 700mm. The Benq GW2270 has one of the smaller viewable size, verticals (only 268 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Very Small Display Diagonal (metric)

The Benq GW2270 has one of the smaller display diagonal (metric)s (only 54.6 centimeters) amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age. Across all the similar spec PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the GW2270 the display diagonal (metric)s range from 48cm to 89cm.

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Quite Small Color Gamut

With a color gamut of only 72 percent, the Benq GW2270 has one of the smallest color gamuts amongst medium monitors of this age. Comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the GW2270 have color gamuts of between 68% and 120%, and the average color gamut is 82%.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the GW2270 have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 500 cd/m². At only 250 candellas per square meter, the Benq GW2270 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as the GW2270.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Benq GW2270

OK Running Costs

This Benq PC screen is rated B for energy efficiency, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the GW2270 is £37, which is typical compared to the other 486 PC displays of a similar age and type.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market for over a year.

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1 Award

XSreviews.co.uk Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(3)
14 November 2016

The GW2270HM looks good, thanks to a sleek design and a VA panel with reasonable colour accuracy and good viewing angles. The monitor is definitely on the short side and lacks adjustability, but...

XSreviews.co.uk

31 May 2016

The BenQ GW2270H is certainly good value for money. My other half wanted to swap her BenQ DL2215 for the GW because of its more eye-friendly smarts such as flicker free viewing.The GW2270H may be...

Easy to live with
Bargain price
Great officework monitor
Decent picture quality
Dual monitors for under 160
Not ideal for gamers or photovideo editors
No height adjustment
Better grilles that stay on all the time
Floor spikes that lock into position
Defeatable front LED
18 December 2015

What is the BenQ GW2270? The GW2270 is a low-cost 22-inch monitor with a 1080p resolution and IPS LCD screen. With modern touches such as a low-blue light mode for reduced eye-strain and a... Read more…

Good overall image quality
Ideal ratio of resolution and size
Very good value
Basic feature set
Only 91 sRGB
Very soft screen surface

User Reviews

(44)
Reviewed 13 November 2016 by Paul K.
(Verified Purchase)

I would recommend this monitor to other people needing one. This is the second BenQ monitor that I have purchased from Newegg (the first one is a 27 inch model that has performed well for a couple... Read more…

Reviewed 28 July 2016 by Joao
(Verified Purchase)

Bought it mainly because of the low black levels. I use it for coding and general use. Very satisfied. Viewing angles are also good. No IPS glow, since this is a VA panel. No dead/stuck pixels.... Read more…

Reviewed 26 July 2016 by Jonathan Storey
(Verified Purchase)
Reviewed 7 July 2016 by Babyboo
(Verified Purchase)

Good quality monitor.

Reviewed 6 July 2016 by Richard Rector
(Verified Purchase)

Product as advertised. Promptly delivered...

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Electricity cost when switched on £53.84
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £56.40
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0.28T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00014013538276, 00843591083553, 04549292041644, 04718755060830, 04718755065507, 05054629906385

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