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Benq VW2235H PC Monitor

£94.98
21.5" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED May 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £73.33 Electricity cost over 5 years
Average expert reviews
Good value for money
Good quality
149 Reviews
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Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

Two experts from sites including PC Mag and reviewed.com have rated this Benq flatpanel monitor on average 75 out of 100.

Excellent User Reviews

Users have rated this medium monitor as superb on average. 112 reviewers (76% of all reviewers) gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Benq Has Excellent Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

We checked 10,044 owner and expert reviews (including 862 verified purchases) for Benq flatpanel monitors and found that on average Benq has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Benq has excellent reviews specifically within its medium monitors range. 96% of those that bought a Benq PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Good Value for Money

Fifty-six customers said in their reviews that it was good value for money. Website Newegg.com said in their review of this PC monitor “Small, inexpensive”. They also wrote “Works great with 4GB ram and cheap Mushkin 60GB ssd” in their review. And also said “With 2GB DD 3L RAM and a cheap SSD this machine screams with Openelec compared to my old Jetway HTPC”.


Good Picture Quality

Fourteen people who purchased it considered that it had good picture quality. Website Newegg.com wrote “This comp has a 7th generation, Baytrail, integrated Intel HD Graphics” in their review of this PC monitor and rated it 5 stars out of 5. They also said “The Baytrail Intel HD Graphics was introduced in 2013” in their review. Sheila Robb wrote three years ago “The picture quality is very good”.

Nine customers who reviewed this PC monitor said that it had good colour saturation. The Voice of Reason said on expert website Amazon “A little bit of tweaking of the controls soon had the the colours looking great” and scored it 5 stars out of 5. They also wrote “The monitor has a setting for Mbook which seems to work perfectly re colours and definition” in their review. The Fugly Vaper said in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon two years ago “Screen/image is crystal clear and colours are bright”.

Two customers who purchased it concluded that it had a good contrast ratio. Pc Mag wrote in their review of this PC monitor three years ago “High contrast ratio” . Kerrstro said four years ago “Good contrast ratio, especially nice for viewing documents all day”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Compact

Three owners said in their reviews that it was compact. Website Newegg.com wrote two years ago “Small, compact” . They also said “Love this computer Its extremly compact and sleek, like a little brick” in their review. Hillclimb mentioned “Great value computer monitors, very clear display, great colour and compact” in their Benq VW2235 review.

Three people who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was a good size. Janet F Cowlard said on expert website Amazon “Excellent - a good size” in her review of this PC monitor. L. Brown wrote on expert review site Amazon two years ago “Monitor has a nice size to it, although it did take me time to intially get used to everything being so wide compared to my old 19".” but they only gave it a rating of 3 stars out of 5. In the same month Miss H E Moss said in her review of this PC monitor “Fab resolution and a great size for a large or any inevitably small spare room desk due to good proportions”.

Two owners who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was lightweight. Bjsmith mentioned on expert website Amazon “Having had a heavy CTX monitor for years this little lightweight does the job brilliant” in their review of this PC monitor. Pocuk said on expert website Amazon “You find this with the majority of ultra lightweight flat panel LCD/LED TVs” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The VW2235 has an average 8 year running cost of £74 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,092 LCD screens of a similar age and type.


Design

Good Quality

Thirty-four customers said in their reviews that this PC monitor was good quality. Website Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor two years ago “Great picture quality” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. They also wrote “Build quality feels very sturdy” in their review. Wilson Alwaris and Namita Dias mentioned “The video and browsing quality is very crisp” in his review of this PC monitor.

Stylish Design

Seven people who bought the Benq VW2235 agreed that it was good looking. Expert website Reviewed.com said “It's designed beautifully” in their review of this PC monitor and scored the product 79 out of 100. Four years ago The Handsome Afro wrote on expert review site Amazon “Stylish, beautiful ; quirky” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Two years ago Sean Monahan scored the product 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned “Fantastic bit of kit, anyone who says that 6ms screen isn't good enough is kidding themselves - No blur or ghosting, its vibrant, beautiful colours”.

Four owners who bought this PC monitor agreed that it was well designed. Pc Mag said “Stylish design”. Josh M. gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “Great Quality, Great Price and Great Design”.

Two customers considered that the product was smooth. Website Newegg.com said in their review of this PC monitor “It is fast and smooth as silk” . Alex Tsang mentioned “Feels smooth even though only 6ms compared to my 5ms 24” and rated this PC monitor 5 stars out of 5.

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Easy to Use

Seven customers who reviewed it considered that it was easy to setup. Two years ago Simon Ingham mentioned on expert website Amazon “Nice unit great picture and clours simple to set up” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Three years ago Eddie.pix gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Very easy to set up and works great”. Mrs. P. Dixon said in their review of this PC monitor “Arrived promptly and easy to set up”.

Six owners who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use. Website Newegg.com mentioned “Easy To Use” . Miss H E Moss said on expert review site Amazon “Great size to use split screen on”. Mike mentioned “Found needed to turn the brightness control down otherwise fine” in his review of this PC monitor and rated the product 5 stars out of 5.

Three people who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to assemble. James Riddles wrote in his review of this PC monitor “Very easy to assemble, didnt bother with instructions” . Glen Moore said on expert website Amazon “It is easy to put together and well i love it” in his review of this PC monitor. Amazon Customer scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote on expert review site Amazon “Great monitor, easy to put together, came quickly”.

Two customers who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was easy to use the menus. Ross S. mentioned three years ago “Good clear picture, easy to set up and very easy menus”. R. A. Jackson said “However, there are also other brightness settings, so it's easy to adjust the monitor so it's easy on your eyes”.

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Well Made

Seventeen customers concluded that it was well made. Website Newegg.com mentioned “Fully built HTPC with remote for less than 220” and gave the Benq VW2235 a score of 5 stars out of 5. They also wrote “Built with a 120G Mushkin SDD” in their review. And also mentioned “Feels solid and mostly well built”.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. Jon said “The white plastic is the durable non-shiny type”. Two years ago Pocuk scored it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website Amazon “Thankfully! The monitor is sufficiently sturdy, as long as you have it placed on a sturdy surface to begin with” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Audio

Quiet

Six customers who bought the Benq VW2235 reckoned that it was quiet. Website Newegg.com wrote “The Zotac ZBOX C 320 is a silent and very capable HTPC for running Kodi (formerly known as XBMC” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. They also mentioned “Passively cooled - so nice to have silent computing” in their review. And also wrote “Fanless external power supply silent”.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was May 2014 when Benq released the VW2235.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq VW2235 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as this PC screen which have a built-in speaker(s).

It is worth considering alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Hannspree HS221HPB (£94.97) which is also cheaper.

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Display

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 PC screens of a similar type and age to it.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The Benq VW2235 has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical (178 degrees) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age. The viewing angles, vertical of similar spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as this PC monitor range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of LCD screens of this age and spec is 170°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the Benq VW2235 has one of the widest viewing angles, horizontal amongst flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Has an HDCP

The Benq VW2235 has an HDCP, as do most of the other PC displays of a similar age and spec to this flatpanel monitor.

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Certificates

Does Not Have an Energy Star Certified

The Benq VW2235 does not have an Energy Star certified. Most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago do have an Energy Star certified.

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Ports & Interfaces

Only One HDMI Port

The Benq VW2235 is a one HDMI port PC screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq vw2235h
Barcodes 00164361611012, 00654522048059, 00840046025588, 04718755048081, 05054533702301, 08400460255880

Benq VW2235 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq VW2235 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 692,351 product attributes, 78,668 PC monitor reviews and 7,521,600 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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