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Benq ZOWIE XL2720 PC Monitor

£424.38
£362.72 £61.66 cheaper than 54 days ago
27" 1920 X 1080 12000000:1 LED Jun 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £71.78 Electricity cost over 5 years
Benq has excellent reviews for its PC screens
Has a built-in USB hub
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
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Reviews

Benq Has Excellent Reviews for Its PC Screens

Based on 10,044 user and expert reviews (including 862 verified purchases), Benq has excellent reviews for its LCD screens. Benq also has excellent reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Benq PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Price Has Gone Down by £61.66 (15%)

The price has dropped from £369.99 to £362.72 in the last 54 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 78% chance that the price will go down further. However the future is never certain and there remains a 22% chance that the price will actually go back up.

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Not Cheap

The price range of recently released medium monitors is from £59 to £2,399. We think that this flatpanel monitor looks expensive compared to other recently released medium monitors.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The average 8 year running cost of the ZOWIE XL2720 is £72 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 414 new medium monitors.


Other

Released Eleven Months Ago

This PC screen was released in June 2016.


Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The ZOWIE XL2720 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other new medium monitors do have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) which you might want to look at including the MX27 (£366.77), or the PB287Q (£424.54) both from Asus or the Philips 258B6QUEB (£359.99).

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The ZOWIE XL2720 has a built-in USB hub. Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been available for the last year do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Microphone in

The ZOWIE XL2720 has a microphone in. Most of the other latest comparable spec PC displays also have a microphone in.

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Two HDMI Ports

The ZOWIE XL2720 is a two HDMI port LCD screen. Most of the other recently released LCD screens have between one and two HDMI ports.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Benq ZOWIE XL2720 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that were released in the last 12 months also have an Energy Star certified.

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Display

Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many recently released LCD screens.

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Has an HDCP

The ZOWIE XL2720 has an HDCP. Most of the other recently released LCD screens also have an HDCP.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

Across all the latest medium monitors the viewing angles, vertical range from 50° to 180°. At only 160 degrees, the ZOWIE XL2720 has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that are a comparable age to this PC display.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 170 degrees, the Benq ZOWIE XL2720 has a quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that came out around the same time as this PC screen. The average viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that came out around the same time as this flatpanel monitor is 170°, and the viewing angles, horizontal range from 65° to 180°.

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Very Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the ZOWIE XL2720 has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as this PC display. The response times of recently released medium monitors range from 1ms to 22ms.

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Packaging Content

Has Five Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the ZOWIE XL2720 is more than most comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for a similar time to it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on latest medium monitors. The cables included "DVI", "DisplayPort", "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this Benq flatpanel monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04718755065460

Benq ZOWIE XL2720 Review Sources

To prepare this Benq ZOWIE XL2720 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 692,148 product attributes, 78,562 PC monitor reviews and 8,073,300 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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