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Benq RL2455 PC Monitor

£129.99
24" 1920 X 1080 12000000:1 LED Sep 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £71.78 Electricity cost over 5 years
Three industry awards
Does not have good sound quality
Does not have good technical guidance
533 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

The editor of websites Hardwareheaven.com endorse this PC screen and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Eteknix.com gave this PC screen a "Gamer's Choice" award and it received a "Player's Dream" award from Hwa.com.tr.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on three expert reviews from sites including gamingpctest.de, techmagnifier.com and fragbite.se this PC display has an average expert rating of 76 out of 100.

Excellent Owner Reviews

This medium monitor has an exceptional average owner rating based on 661 owner reviews. Over 75% of reviewers gave this LCD screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 94% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Benq Has Excellent Reviews for Its PC Monitors

We checked 10,156 user and expert reviews (including 868 verified purchases) for Benq PC monitors and found that on average Benq has excellent reviews. We also found that Benq has excellent reviews specifically within its medium monitors range. 96% of those that bought a Benq flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Four customers who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was quiet. Jkvkd4 mentioned “My only negative was that the integrated speakers are pretty quiet.” and gave this PC monitor a score of 8 stars. Six years ago Erock20 mentioned in their Benq RL2455 review on Bestbuy.com “Speakers are quiet”. Amazon Customer rated it 8 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “Some reviews mention poor quality speakers, for me there fine just a little bit quiet”.

Three people wrote that this PC monitor was noisy. Working from Home wrote “The monitor has built-in speakers (2W x 2) and isn't that loud”. Racerd3 gave it a rating of 6 stars and said on Bestbuy.com “The only problem is that the sound is not the loud.”. Mr Tim wrote on Amazon.co.uk “The speakers aren't very loud” and gave it a rating of 6 stars.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Two owners agreed that the product was good in terms of connectivity. Expert website Hardwareheaven.com wrote in their Benq RL2455 review “Plenty of connectivity for those with multiple devices too” and scored it 5 stars. Paul mentioned on Amazon “The connectivity is great”.


Features

Good Features

Ten owners wrote in their reviews that the Benq RL2455 had good features. Newegg.com wrote in their review of the Benq RL2455 four years ago “Price and features” . Expert website Hardwareheaven.com said two years ago “Crisp, clear matt display with features aimed at gamers”. Ljpn wrote on Bestbuy.com “Excellent size, great features and the image quality is just amazing” in their review of this PC monitor.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq RL2455 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Benq BL2201 (£119.99) which has better reviews; or the Benq EW2440 (£124.98), or the Viewsonic VX2370SMH (£121.25) which is cheaper.

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Ergonomics

Wall Mountable

The Benq RL2455 is wall mountable. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to this LCD screen also are wall mountable.

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Display

Has an HDCP

The Benq RL2455 has an HDCP, as do most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and spec to this flatpanel monitor.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The average response time of PC displays of a comparable type and age to this PC display is 6.1ms. At only 1 millisecond, the Benq RL2455 has a very fast response time compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to this LCD screen.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

Medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as this LCD screen have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. At only 160 degrees, the Benq RL2455 has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to this PC monitor.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to it.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Benq RL2455 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other PC monitors of this age and type also have an Energy Star certified.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four people who bought this PC monitor thought it was heavy and bulky. Walmart.com wrote “Not bulky”. Pntbttrjlly mentioned “Only thing is that it is a bit bulky”. Boxer from the Return wrote on Amazon.co.uk “This one has a chunkier look about it”.

Two owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was a good size. Siouxfly mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “Great, son has 2 of these set up and they are a good size, easy to tilt”. In April last year Anton said on Bestbuy.com “Great Picture, nice size for the price”.

Two owners reckoned that the Benq RL2455 was good structurally. James D. Gane mentioned “It has good viewing angles for a TN monitor and the construction seems pretty solid”.

Two owners who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was thin. Boxer from the Return said on Amazon.co.uk two years ago “The EW model has a much nicer looking ALMOST edge to edge display with a VERY slim bezel”. Kieran Taafe said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “Monitor is relatively thin, this may be troublesome for some webcameras” and scored it 4 stars.

One customer said in their reviews that the product was lightweight. Jkvkd4 mentioned two years ago “I love this monitor! The screen is large, easy to look at, lightweight” in their Benq RL2455 review. One owner who reviewed it concluded that it was tight. Waynerb mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “I pulled the power cord too tight and it came loose at the back of the monitor” .

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Heavy and Bulky

Four people who bought this PC monitor thought it was heavy and bulky. Walmart.com wrote “Not bulky”.

Pntbttrjlly mentioned “Only thing is that it is a bit bulky”. Boxer from the Return wrote on Amazon.co.uk “This one has a chunkier look about it”.


Price

Good Value for Money

One hundred and eighteen people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was good value for money. Walmart.com wrote in their review of the Benq RL2455 two years ago “On sale 170 was a great price” yet they only rated the product 20 out of 100. Walmart.com also wrote “Awesome price, good quality” in their review. Eteknix.com said “This makes it a very affordable alternative to a traditional TV for console owners or someone wanting to upgrade their existing setup without spen”.

Nine owners mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was expensive. Walmart.com mentioned “Wasn't too expensive” in their review of this PC monitor. Walmart.com also wrote “It's Big, Fast, not to expensive, everything was in the box, Newegg delivered flawlessly - as usual” in their review. Techmagnifier.com mentioned in their Benq RL2455 review “We all know that 120Hz based monitors are a lot more expensive” and rated the product 7 stars.

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Expensive

Nine owners mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was expensive. Walmart.com mentioned “Wasn't too expensive” in their review of this PC monitor. Walmart.com also wrote “It's Big, Fast, not to expensive, everything was in the box, Newegg delivered flawlessly - as usual” in their review.

Techmagnifier.com mentioned in their Benq RL2455 review “We all know that 120Hz based monitors are a lot more expensive” and rated the product 7 stars.

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Design

Good Quality

One hundred and five people said in their reviews that it was good quality. Walmart.com wrote “Great picture quality, 1ms response is awesome for gaming”. Walmart.com also wrote “Good Quality, No Glare” in their review. Walmart.com also wrote “Decent quality by default, 3 programmable profiles” in their review.

One owner who bought this PC monitor considered that it was inferior quality. Three years ago Stego mentioned on Bestbuy.com “Built in speakers have bad quality so just use an external speaker system”.

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Good Looking

Twenty-seven owners wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Walmart.com wrote in their review of the Benq RL2455 “It has a pretty good picture overall, when nothing on screen is moving” but they gave it a rating of 1 stars. Three years ago Bestbuy.com mentioned “Beautiful screen and clear text.” yet they only scored it 1 stars. Walmart.com also mentioned “Beautiful colors and sharp” in their review.

Ten people mentioned in their reviews that it was well designed. Hardwareheaven.com wrote two years ago “Attractive design” nonetheless they gave it a rating of 14 out of 100. Bestbuy.com said three years ago “Simple light design” but in spite of that they only gave it a score of 1 stars. Bestbuy.com also wrote “Clean design throughout, easy to attach parts” in their review.

Seven customers mentioned in their reviews that it was smooth. Walmart.com wrote “Very smooth and crisp picture watching HD video's” but despite that they only rated it 1 stars. Walmart.com also wrote “This is a amazing monitor really fast and smooth” in their review. Bestbuy.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor three years ago “1ms response time makes things insanely smooth”.

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Well Made

Twenty-five customers mentioned in their reviews that the Benq RL2455 was well made. Walmart.com said “Picture and response time is solid for gaming” in their review of this PC monitor. Bestbuy.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Everything is solid and well constructed”. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Built in speakers are a space saver” in their review.

Five customers said in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. Walmart.com said “Sturdy stand” in their review of this PC monitor although they scored the product 1 stars. William Scothmer-Clay wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Durable, good quality monitor, though colours could be more prominant, I recommend this only if you game”. Samstewiefisher said on Amazon.co.uk four years ago “It is very, very sturdy” in their review of this PC monitor.

Three owners who purchased the product said that it was easy to damage or scratch. Richard said “There is no physical damage to the monitor” in his review of this PC monitor. Ritchie wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Once u plug it in and get the settings right my online games felt like i destroyed people comperd to a TV” and gave it a score of 8 stars. Kieran Taafe said “I bought this monitor used, from Amazon because it was £50 off and only the packaging was damaged (It wasn't even damaged when it arrived)” in their Benq RL2455 review.

Two customers mentioned that this PC monitor was reliable. Walmart.com said in their Benq RL2455 review “Reliable Performance”. Roop said “A great reliable product with good response times”.

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Easy to Use the Menus

Thirty-three customers who reviewed it thought it was easy to use the menus. Walmart.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “An all around great monitor if you take the time to sit and make all the settings to your liking” . Walmart.com also wrote “Plugged it in, fixed the settings to my liking” in their review. Bestbuy.com mentioned “The pre-programmed display settings are great” .

Nineteen owners who bought the Benq RL2455 mentioned that it was easy to use. Walmart.com mentioned “The buttons on the side of the display, used to control the OSD, are marked with small white dots that make them easier to see from the front” in their review of the Benq RL2455. Bestbuy.com mentioned “Features and ease of use”. Jazen said in their Benq RL2455 review on Bestbuy.com “Great to use for work and school as well”.

Nineteen customers said in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to setup. Bestbuy.com wrote last year “Easy To Set Up” in their Benq RL2455 review. Amazon Customer said “Light, simple to set-up and amazing difference in performance over my TV”. Two years ago Jamdroid rated it 8 stars and said “It's really quick to set up and the response time (since you can't normally get 1ms response time) is actually noticably superior”.

Six owners who purchased this PC monitor concluded that it was easy to assemble. Three years ago Lawdog1123 wrote “It was easy to assemble” in their Benq RL2455 review. Two years ago Jkvkd4 wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The base was easy to assemble, monitor was up”. Caroline mentioned on Amazon “The stand is very easy to assemble and has a satisfying click when the monitor is locked securely in place” and gave it a score of 9 stars.

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it had a touch sensitive screen. Logan M. scored it 4 stars and he said four years ago “Every competitors monitor in this class has touch sensitive input buttons”. Boxer from the Return mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “On the EW, they're located along the lower right FRONT edge and are touch sensitive pads rather that buttons” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Graphics Look Great

Sixty-one owners reckoned that this PC monitor had good picture quality. Techmagnifier.com said “Graphics look Great”. Bestbuy.com mentioned “Picture quality is great for a 60Hz monitor” although they gave it a rating of 20 out of 100. Techmagnifier.com also wrote “The BenQ RL2455HM Gaming Monitor comes with Blazing-Fast Response Time offering an impressive graphics clarity, making it one of the best options for RTS Gameplay” in their review.

Twenty-five customers reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Walmart.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The LED backlighting makes colours vibrant”. Unshou wrote in their review of the Benq RL2455 “The colours look great if your viewing angle is perpendicular to the screen” . In April last year Robert Carson scored the product 6 stars and he said “Picture is clear and sharp and colours are vibrant” in his review of this PC monitor.

Ten owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had image ghosting. Hardwareheaven.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Minimal ghosting” . Walmart.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “No Ghosting blur dead pixels” but even so they scored this PC monitor 1 stars. Bestbuy.com mentioned “I have yet to see any ghosting or responserefresh issues in any game” but they only gave the product a rating of 1 stars.

Five owners who purchased it concluded that it had a sharp image. Walmart.com said in their review of this PC monitor “Effective brightness, contrast, sharpness adjustments (good for different lighting conditions, games document editing web browsing) allows for very low eye fatigue after 4 hours workinggaming straight” but in spite of that they only rated it 20 out of 100. Two years ago The_bossman222 said on Amazon.co.uk “The sharpness is excellent” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 8 stars. Three years ago Terry he wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “The detail, colour, sharpness is fantastic, this is a quality monitor, high quality at a good price”.

Three owners agreed that it had a good refresh rate. Walmart.com mentioned two years ago “Ultrafast refresh rate”. Bowhunter01 said on Walmart.com “The monitor refresh rate was so fast, he loved it” in their Benq RL2455 review. 128plant said in their Benq RL2455 review on Amazon.co.uk “Good quality screen and fast refresh rate for price” and gave the product a rating of 8 stars.

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Does Not Have Good Sound Quality

Seven customers said in their reviews that it did not have good sound quality. Bestbuy.com wrote “The speaker quality sucks The 'speaker out' jack is hard to find” in their review of the Benq RL2455. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Poor Sound Quality” in their review. Ljpn wrote on Bestbuy.com three years ago “Only complaint the audio quality” in their Benq RL2455 review.

Not Good for Making Skype Calls

One owner considered that the Benq RL2455 was not good for making skype calls. Walmart.com said in their Benq RL2455 review two years ago “When using facebook chat or skype”.


Support

Does Not Have Good Technical Guidance

Four people who purchased this PC monitor considered that it did not have good technical guidance. Walmart.com mentioned “It makes dark things brighter, which may help if the game you're playing is particularly dark - such as either”. Bestbuy.com wrote “However upon tinkering with them and learning how the menu works (I skipped the instruction manual) I had my settin”. Lynn said “My only complaint is that the instructions were not clear enough for someone who is technology challenged”.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The RL2455 has an average 8 year running cost of £72 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,088 comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00108953315032, 00163121155933, 00364504720735, 00840046028398, 04718755045813, 05052916762911, 05054484251194, 05054533251199, 08400460283982

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