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Benq XL2420G

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Benq XL2420G

£259.99
Benq XL2420G

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An economical to run and multi award winning 24" PC screen, with a platinum award from one expert review website and 8 further awards from other expert sites
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No Oct 2014
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Benq XL2420G Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Benq XL2420G as follows:
97
Reviews
252 Reviews + 9 Awards
67
Features
Good Features
71
Age
3 Years Old
72
Running Costs
£67 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has marvellous expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with an average overall rating of 95%, based on 252 reviews. This PC monitor has received nine awards including a "Recommended" award from Techreport.com plus one other site and a "Performance Award" from Hardwareheaven.com. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However this Benq PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
The XL2420G has running costs of £67 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
Customers report good picture quality, technical features and superior product quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:

Benq XL2420G In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Nine Industry Awards

This PC screen is one of the most highly awarded by experts in LCD screens of all the flatpanel monitors.

The writers at two expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this flatpanel monitor. This was from Techreport.com and Muycomputer.com who gave it an "Recommended".

Two more expert review sites both endorsed this Benq flatpanel monitor. This PC screen received a "Performance Award" from review site Hardwareheaven.com and it received a "Platinum" award from website Gamestar.de.

The editors of three more expert review sites all said that this LCD screen was very good. Tomshardware.co.uk and Tomshardware.com both gave this flatpanel monitor an "Approved" award and Hardwarecanucks.com gave it a "Dam Good" award.

The experts at two more expert review sites both decided that this PC display was very good. This was from Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com who gave it an "5 Star".

Excellent Expert Reviews

On average, based on eight expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, Les Numeriques.com, gamestar.de and cw.no this PC screen has an overall expert rating of 92%. This puts this LCD screen in the top 6% of all the flatpanel monitors when ranked by average expert review score.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, XL2420G owners rated this LCD screen as excellent. Over 77% of reviewers gave this LCD screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Benq PC Displays Have Excellent Reviews

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

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Three owners who reviewed it mentioned that it had good colour saturation and two customers who reviewed the product thought it had good picture quality.

  • High Resolution, fast refresh rate and a decent size…
    Me (Amazon) - February 2016
  • Ups my game clarity is amazing…
    Dean keegan (Amazon) - January 2016
  • Very low input lag and picture quality is great 5*…
  • It's not perfect with colours…
  • Amazing Monitor, good out the box setup and amazing colours once you tweak them to your liking, sturdy…
  • Picture quality is very good once set to preference…
  • The increase in sharpness in noticeable…
    Radu (Amazon) - November 2015
  • And my response to that is, if it matters so much to you then you go and buy that £800+ monitor for a monitor that does the exact same thing just with a bit better colours and a response time that might almost match it…
  • Fantastic screens, no glare from lights in room or sunlight which is good Colours are perfect, screen is easy on eyes…
    Iggy (Amazon) - December 2015

Users Report Good Technical Features

Five owners who reviewed it mentioned that it had good features.

  • Good quality panel, decent feature set and competitively priced…
  • It performed well with some decent features…
  • This monitor has some great gaming based features to allow for better performance as we mentioned…
    Ben Enos (Amazon) - March 2016
  • It features a handy headphone arm on the rear of the monitor…
    Dave T (Amazon) - January 2016
  • Fantastic, Good Looking Monitor With Some Handy Features…
    Dave T (Amazon) - January 2016

Users Report Great Product Quality

12 customers said in their reviews that this PC monitor was good quality.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Seven customers thought it was smooth and four owners who bought the product concluded that it was good looking.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Five people agreed that it was easy to use the menus, five owners who reviewed the product thought it was easy to use and three people who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to setup.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Five people said in their reviews that the Benq XL2420G was well made.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Seven people who reviewed the Benq XL2420G considered that it was good value for money.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The XL2420G has an average running cost of £67 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC display was released in October 2014.

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on flatpanel monitors.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Benq XL2420G's display diagonal of 24" is fairly standard compared to most other PC displays. It is bigger than 40% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 9hlc5lbqbe, benq 1920x1080, benq bg078bq, benq xl2420g

Barcodes:

00014444596951, 00840046031091, 04718755053863, 08400460310916

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