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Benq RL2240

Benq RL2240
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A low cost and classic 21.5" PC display, with alright running costs and good features
21.5" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 12000000:1 No Nov 2014
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Benq RL2240 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Benq RL2240 number 944 in medium monitors.
85
Reviews
3 Reviews
82
Value for Money
Very Good
75
Features
Good Features
70
Age
3 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£78 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 73%. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This Benq PC monitor has running costs of £78 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
The RL2240 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very fast response time
Unlock the power, unleash the battle
Gaming-comfort flicker-free technology
The black equalizer gives you total visibility
Exclusive RTS mode ensures you would play like a pro
Customize your individual viewing preference
Fast 1ms GTG response time
Windows 8 compatible
Energy star qualified
EcoFACTS label
Smaller than average display diagonal
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

Benq RL2240 Video Reviews

Benq RL2240 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, techtree.com and tweaktown.com this PC screen has an overall expert rating of 73%.

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Benq Has Excellent PC Monitor Reviews

Based on 22,424 expert and owner reviews (including 1,896 verified purchases), Benq has excellent ratings for its flatpanel monitors. 96% of those that bought a Benq PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the RL2240 will cost £78 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 PC monitors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC display was released in November 2014.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The Benq RL2240's display diagonal of only 21.5" is in the smallest 21% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all flatpanel monitors is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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

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Very Fast Response Time

The Benq RL2240's response time of only 2ms is faster than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the fastest 12% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The average response time of all PC screens is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq RL2240 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC screens also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Benq RL2240 of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the narrowest 18% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Benq RL2240's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is narrower than 91% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The average vertical viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq RL2240 of 1,000 is relatively typical compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 69% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq rl2240he

Barcodes:

00809393892403, 00840046030391, 04913603122627, 07427457373342

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