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Benq GW2870H28

88

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Benq GW2870H28

£174.99
Benq GW2870H
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A fully featured and excellently reviewed 28" PC monitor, with a good price and low running costs
28" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 20000000:1 No Sep 2015
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Benq GW2870H Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Benq GW2870H number 447 in medium monitors and number 452 across all PC monitors.
93
Reviews
6 Reviews
87
Value for Money
Very Good
89
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Age
2 Years Old
79
Running Costs
£72 Over 5 Years
88
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 88?

It has good expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%. DELL PC displays also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This Benq PC monitor has running costs of £72 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,258 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
The GW2870H has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Better eye protection with low blue light modes
EcoFACTS label
Win 8 compatible
HDMI multimedia interface
178/178 wide-viewing angles
True 8-bit color performance
3000:1 native contrast ratio for color depth and definition
Visible flickering
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Flicker-free backlight for visual pleasure
'simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. - leonardo da vinci
Designed simply for the ultimate sophistication
Celebrating minimalism at its finest everyday enjoyment for leisure and business
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Very wide horizontal viewing angle
Energy star qualified

Benq GW2870H In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 73 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews and gadgetspeak.com.

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Benq LCD Screens Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 20,893 expert and user reviews (including 1,700 verified purchases) for Benq PC screens and found that on average Benq has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Benq PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The GW2870H has an average 5 year running cost of £72 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,258 PC screens.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Benq released the GW2870H in September 2015.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

PC displays have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The GW2870H's display diagonal of 28" is in the biggest 14% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the GW2870H of 5ms is fairly typical compared to most other PC displays. It is slower than 50% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the GW2870H of 178° is wider than 70% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC displays, the GW2870H does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the GW2870H of 178° is very wide compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 3% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. PC displays have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The GW2870H's contrast ratio (typical) of 3,000 is higher than 93% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Benq GW2870H is a two HDMI port PC display. Most of the other PC displays have between one and five HDMI ports.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hldplatbe, benq 1920x1080, benq 300cdm2, benq gw2870h

Barcodes:

04718755059728

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