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Benq XR3501

£590.00
£420.28 £169.72 cheaper than 11 days ago
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A multi award winning and massive display diagonal 2560 x 1080 pixels resolution LCD screen, with great features but representing inferior value for money
35" 2560 X 1080 Pixels No 4ms Feb 2016
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BenQ XR3501 35-Inch Curved LCD Gaming Monitor, 144Hz (2000R Curve, 21:9, 2000:1, 2560 x 1080, 4ms, HDMI, DP, miniDP) - Black/Glossy Black
£420.28
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Benq XR3501 35 inch A-MVA Black – Monitor (2560 x 1080 pixels, LED, A-MVA, 2560 x 1080, 2000:1, 16.78 Million Colours)
£445.99
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BenQ XR3501 LED 35inch Curved Gaming Monitor (2560 x 1080, 2000:1, 12 ms) - Black/Silver
£499.99
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BenQ XR3501, 35" 21_9 Ultra Wide, 2000R Ultra Curve, 144Hz, 4ms GTG, 2560x1080 (Brand new, unopened)
£679.00
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BenQ XR3501 LED Monitor Curved 35"
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£684.31
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BenQ XR3501 LED 35Inch Curved Gaming Monitor (2560 X 1080, 2000_1, 12 Ms) - (Brand new, unopened) - on
£925.41
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Used - BenQ XR3501 ultrawide curved Gaming Monitor (Used)
£280.00
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Used - BenQ XR3501 35-Inch Curved LCD Gaming Monitor, 144Hz (2000R Curve, 21:9, 2000:1, 2560 x 1080, 4ms, HDMI, DP, miniDP) - Black/Glossy Black
£375.70
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Amazon UK
16.9% APR for 12 Months
Purchase price £420.28. APR 16.9%.
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£459.74
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16.9% APR for 24 Months
Purchase price £420.28. APR 16.9%.
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Novatech
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Purchase price £684.31. APR 19.9%. An additional fee of £40.00 is payable if you settle the loan early.
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£845.07
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£927.43
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Novatech
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Benq XR3501 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Benq XR3501 number 325 in best selling monitors, number 437 across all PC monitors and number 439 in medium monitors.
90
Reviews
26 Reviews + 11 Awards
48
Value for Money
Average
82
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
20 Months Old
26
Running Costs
£183 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has very good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC display to others. This PC monitor has received 11 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Chip.com.my plus two other sites and a "Recommended" award from Goldfries.com plus one other site. Benq PC displays also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC screen is slightly out of date, and newer PC monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC screens 2017.
It has running costs of £183 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 5% of all 3,159 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
This Benq PC monitor has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1080 pixels resolution
Faster than average response time
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £590 to £420.28 in the last 11 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 77% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

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Benq XR3501 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

11 Industry Awards

Amongst PC screens, this flatpanel monitor is one of the most highly awarded by LCD screen experts.

The authors at websites Chip.com.my, Tomshardware.co.uk and Tomshardware.com all thought that this PC monitor was spectacularly good and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

This flatpanel monitor received a "Recommended" award from both websites Goldfries.com and Computerdiy.com.tw, both of which thought that this PC display was very good.

Three additional expert review sites all liked this LCD screen. This PC display received a Hardwareheaven.com "Value Award" and it received a Pctuning.tyden.cz "Silver Award". Furthermore, the editor of website Pokde.net thought that this PC screen was brilliant and gave it a "Gold Award".

Three additional expert review sites all thought that this LCD screen was very good. This PC screen received an "Ulitmate" award from Hardware.info, it received an "Approved" award from HEXUS.net and it received a "Top Class" award from Lite-magazin.de.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on 21 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, pcpowerplay.com.au and XSreviews.co.uk the average expert rating of this LCD screen is 82 out of 100.

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Excellent Brand

Based on 20,913 expert and user reviews (including 1,638 verified purchases), Benq has excellent reviews for its PC monitors. 96% of those that bought a Benq LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Expert review site Hardwareheaven.com highlighted in their review that this Benq PC monitor was good value for money.

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, very good features and is under 2 years old, however at [price] it is more expensive than 85% of LCD screens.

Price Has Gone Down by £170 (29%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq XR3501 and the United Kingdom price of £420.28 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $499.95 (£665.33).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The XR3501 is in the most expensive 5% of all 3,159 PC monitors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the XR3501 is £183.

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Age

Released 20 Months Ago

This LCD screen was released in February 2016.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

PC screens have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 24". The display diagonal of the Benq XR3501 of 35" is very big compared to most other PC displays. It is bigger than 97% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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2560 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Benq XR3501 is 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all flatpanel monitors the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Faster Than Average Response Time

PC screens have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.6ms. The Benq XR3501's response time of only 4ms is in the fastest 24% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Benq XR3501 of 178° is in the widest 25% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked 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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Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The Benq XR3501's vertical viewing angle of 178° is very wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is wider than 98% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature. PC screens have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq XR3501 of 2,000 is in the highest 18% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The Benq XR3501 features Picture-in-Picture support, unlike 95% of flatpanel monitors which do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Has an Audio Output

The Benq XR3501 has an audio output. 87% of LCD screens do not have an audio output.

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Has AC and HDMI

The Benq XR3501 has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included HDMI and AC are also found on this PC screen.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Benq XR3501 has a headphone out, unlike 89% of PC screens which do not have a headphone out.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most PC monitors have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Benq XR3501 which has two HDMI ports.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

benq 4718755060908, benq 9hle7lbqbe, benq 9hle7lbq8e, info 9hle7lbqbe, benq 2560x1080, benq xr3501

Barcodes:

00840046033378, 04718755060908, 04718755060922, 05054629810484

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