Benq BL2420U vs DELL U2414H
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Benq BL2420U

80

Overall Score

80

Overall Score

Benq BL2420U

£349.98
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and fully featured 23.6" LCD screen, with moderate running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
94
Reviews
9 Reviews + 4 Awards
66
Value for Money
Good
89
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Age
2 Years Old
56
Running Costs
£150 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent
23.6" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 20000000:1 No May 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 23.6"
Display Resolution 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 20000000:1
3D No
Release Date May 2015
DELL U2414H

78

Overall Score

78

Overall Score

DELL U2414H

£149.00
Our Verdict:
An extremely economical to run and award winning 23.8" LCD screen, with good features but representing only average value for money
92
Reviews
695 Reviews + 3 Awards
67
Value for Money
Good
77
Features
Good Features
71
Age
3 Years Old
97
Running Costs
£24 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good
23.8" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2000000:1 No Jan 2015 A+
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 23.8"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 2000000:1
3D No
Release Date Jan 2015
Energy Efficiency A+
Benq BL2420U

80

Overall Score

80

Overall Score

Benq BL2420U

£349.98
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and fully featured 23.6" LCD screen, with moderate running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
94
Reviews
9 Reviews + 4 Awards
66
Value for Money
Good
89
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Age
2 Years Old
56
Running Costs
£150 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent
23.6" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 20000000:1 No May 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 23.6"
Display Resolution 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 20000000:1
3D No
Release Date May 2015
DELL U2414H

78

Overall Score

78

Overall Score

DELL U2414H

£149.00
Our Verdict:
An extremely economical to run and award winning 23.8" LCD screen, with good features but representing only average value for money
92
Reviews
695 Reviews + 3 Awards
67
Value for Money
Good
77
Features
Good Features
71
Age
3 Years Old
97
Running Costs
£24 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good
23.8" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 2000000:1 No Jan 2015 A+
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 23.8"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 2000000:1
3D No
Release Date Jan 2015
Energy Efficiency A+

Top Prices

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Reasons For

Benq BL2420U DELL U2414H
5 Reasons For
Faster Response Time
The Benq BL2420U has a response time of 4ms, but the DELL U2414H is an 8ms response time PC monitor (4ms slower).

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

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Built-In Speaker(s)
The Benq BL2420U has a built-in speaker(s), however the DELL U2414H does not.

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

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One More Awards
The Benq BL2420U has 4 awards from expert review sites, whereas the DELL U2414H has 3 awards.
A Little Better Expert Reviews
The Benq BL2420U has an average expert review score of 86% based on 7 reviews, however the DELL U2414H has an average rating of 82% (based on 17 reviews).
Better Brand
Benq PC monitors have an average rating of 90.1%, whereas DELL has an average rating of 89.5%.
4 Reasons For
1% Bigger Display Diagonal
The DELL U2414H is a 23.8" PC monitor. That's 0.2" bigger than the Benq BL2420U (23.6").

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

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Cheaper by £201
The DELL U2414H costs £200.98 less than the Benq BL2420U.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
84% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the DELL U2414H is £128 cheaper to run than the Benq BL2420U.
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Reasons Against

Benq BL2420U DELL U2414H
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Reviews & Awards

Awards

The Benq BL2420U has more awards than the DELL U2414H. The Benq BL2420U has 4 awards, where as the DELL U2414H has 3 awards. Compare all award winning PC monitors.
Benq BL2420U DELL U2414H
4 Awards Best
hardware.info: Excellent kitguru.net: Worth Buying uk.hardware.info: Excellent XSreviews.co.uk: Editor's Choice
3 Awards
alphr.com: Recommended pcauthority.com.au: Hot Award ua.gecid.com: High Functionality

Average Expert Rating

The Benq BL2420U has better expert reviews than the DELL U2414H. The average expert reviews score for the Benq BL2420U is 86% based on 7 reviews, where as the average score for the DELL U2414H is 82% based on 17 reviews.
Benq BL2420U DELL U2414H
Best
5 stars
3 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Benq BL2420U and the DELL U2414H have identical average user review scores. For both PC monitors the average user review score is 88%.
Benq BL2420U DELL U2414H
Best
5 stars
3 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
351 reviews
4 stars
107 reviews
3 stars
43 reviews
2 stars
16 reviews
1 star
19 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Benq has a better average brand rating than DELL. The average brand rating for Benq is 90.09% based on 22,947 reviews, where as the average brand rating for DELL is 89.52% based on 17,943 reviews.
Benq BL2420U DELL U2414H
Benq

90

90

Based on 22,947 reviews
DELL

90

90

Based on 17,943 reviews

Date Released

Benq BL2420U DELL U2414H
33 months old Best 37 months old

Key Features

Display Diagonal

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Response Time

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Built-in Speaker(s)

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

Benq BL2420U DELL U2414H
Best
Yes
No

Width

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Benq BL2420U DELL U2414H
No data

Running Costs Over 5 Years

PC monitor running costs calculated based on an average of 8 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the PC monitor and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving PC monitors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these PC monitors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Benq BL2420U
Benq
BL2420U
19 trees 0.75 tonnes CO2
DELL U2414H
DELL
U2414H
3 trees 0.12 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Display Benq BL2420U DELL U2414H
Display Diagonal 23.6" 23.8"
BEST
Display Resolution
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
20000000:1
 20000000:1
20000000:1
 20000000:1
Response Time 4ms
BEST
8ms
Vertical Viewing Angle 178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle 178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
1000:1
 1000:1
1000:1
 1000:1
Display
LED
 LED
LED
 LED
Supported Graphics Resolutions
3840 x 2160 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
3840 x 2160 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
1080p
 1080p
1080p
 1080p
HD Type
4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
Digital Vertical Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data 605mm
Vertical Viewable Size 293.22mm 296.46mm
BEST
Horizontal Viewable Size 521.28mm 527.04mm
BEST
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Diagonal (metric) Unknown - Click to provide data 60.47cm
Display Brightness 300 Cd/m²
BEST
250 Cd/m²
Color Gamut 100% 85%
BEST
SRGB Coverage (typical) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Benq BL2420U DELL U2414H
HDMI Port 2 2
Headphone Outputs 1 1
DisplayPort 1 2
BEST
Mini DisplayPort Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port 1
BEST
USB Type-A Downstream Port 3 5
BEST
Upstream Port 1 1
 
 
 
Multimedia Benq BL2420U DELL U2414H
Speaker 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power 2W Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Performance Benq BL2420U DELL U2414H
Dell E-Value Code Unknown - Click to provide data
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 60,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Ergonomics Benq BL2420U DELL U2414H
Pivot Angle Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment 140mm
BEST
130mm
Tilt Angle
Swivel Angle Range
 
 
 
Power Benq BL2420U DELL U2414H
Energy Efficiency Class
A+
 A+
A+
 A+
Typical Power Consumption 58W 16W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Input Current Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Current Rating Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A
Power Consumption (PowerSave) 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off) 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 24kWh
Maximum Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 74W
 
 
 
Packaging Data Benq BL2420U DELL U2414H
Package Weight 9.5kg 8kg
BEST
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Benq BL2420U DELL U2414H
Operating Altitude Unknown - Click to provide data
Non-Operating Altitude Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Certificates Benq BL2420U DELL U2414H
Compliance Industry Standards
Rohs
 Rohs
Rohs
 Rohs
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Benq BL2420U DELL U2414H
Bezel Width (bottom) Unknown - Click to provide data 6.05mm
Bezel Width (top) Unknown - Click to provide data 6.05mm
Bezel Width (side) Unknown - Click to provide data 6.05mm
Weight With Stand Unknown - Click to provide data 5.5kg
Height (with Stand) 339mm
BEST
485.8mm
Depth (with Stand) Unknown - Click to provide data 185mm
Width (with Stand) 339mm
BEST
539.1mm
Weight 7.1kg 3.6kg
BEST
Height 524.9mm 321.1mm
Depth 239.55mm 45.6mm
Width 563.2mm 539.1mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Benq BL2420U DELL U2414H
Cables Included
DVI DisplayPort
 DVI
 DisplayPort
DVI DisplayPort
 DVI
 DisplayPort
Bundled Software
Drivers Driver
Dell Display Manager
 Drivers
 Driver
 Dell Display Manager
Drivers Driver
Dell Display Manager
 Drivers
 Driver
 Dell Display Manager
 
 
 
Other Features Benq BL2420U DELL U2414H
Power Consumption (economy Mode) 35W Unknown - Click to provide data

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