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Benq PG2401PT

£649.00
reviewed.com Editor's Choice tomshardware.co.uk Smart Buy tomshardware.com Smart Buy photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice
A multi award winning and 4 year old 1920 x 1200 PC monitor
24.1" 1920 X 1200 Pixels 12000000:1 LCD Aug 2013
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Benq PG2401 Review

With excellent reviews,
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10 Reviews + 5 Awards
9
Poor
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Missing Some Features
34
4 Years Old
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£194 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
35
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 36?

It has great expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor to others. This PC monitor has received five awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Photoreview.com.au plus one other site and more industry awards from Thg.ru plus two other sites. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However this Benq PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC displays 2017.
The PG2401 has running costs of £194 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 7% of all 2,768 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Fairly slow response time
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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Benq PG2401 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Five Industry Awards

This flatpanel monitor is one of the most highly awarded by experts of all the PC screens.

The editors of two expert review sites both thought that this PC display was excellent and gave it their highest award. This was from Photoreview.com.au and Reviewed.com who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

The experts at three other expert review sites all concluded that this Benq PC screen was very good. This was from Thg.ru, Tomshardware.com and Tomshardware.co.uk who gave it an "Smart Buy".

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this LCD screen is 87 out of 100 based on four expert reviews from sites including PC Advisor.co.uk, reviewed.com, prad.de and photoreview.com.au. If all the LCD screens are ranked by average expert review score then this flatpanel monitor is in the top 18%.

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 6 owner reviews the average owner rating of this PC display is superb. 3 reviewers (100% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This puts this flatpanel monitor in the top 15% of all the LCD screens when ranked by average owner review score.

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Benq PC Displays Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 15,867 user and expert reviews (including 1,451 verified purchases), Benq has excellent ratings for its PC screens. 96% of those that bought a Benq PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £649.00 it is more expensive than 92% of PC screens.

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Free Next Day Delivery Voucher Available

There is a Wex Photographic voucher for £0 off available. Free Next Day Delivery on all orders over £100. The voucher expires on 31 Jul 2017.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq PG2401 and the United Kingdom price of £649.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $749.99 (£972.74).

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Features

Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Benq PG2401 has a card reader integrated, unlike 99% of PC monitors which do not have a card reader integrated.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The Benq PG2401 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all flatpanel monitors the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The Benq PG2401's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is in the widest 21% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature. LCD screens have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The Benq PG2401's response time of 12ms is in the slowest 8% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature. The response times of PC monitors range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Benq PG2401 has a headphone out. 90% of PC screens do not have a headphone out.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other flatpanel monitors, the Benq PG2401 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Benq released the PG2401 in August 2013.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

The PG2401 has an average 8 year running cost of £194 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 7% of all 2,768 PC screens.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00840046028466, 04718755045127

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