Benq BL2420U vs Samsung U24E850R
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Benq BL2420UvsSamsung U24E850R

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
Samsung U24E850R

79

Overall Score

79

Overall Score

Samsung U24E850R

£394.57
£277.70
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and remarkably economical to run 24" PC display, with very good user reviews but representing only moderate value for money
82
Reviews
30 Reviews
62
Value for Money
Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Age
17 Months Old
98
Running Costs
£3 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good
24" 3840 X 2400 Pixels No 4ms Sep 2016 C
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Response Time Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 24"
Display Resolution 3840 X 2400 Pixels
3D No
Response Time 4ms
Release Date Sep 2016
Energy Efficiency C
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
Samsung U24E850R

79

Overall Score

79

Overall Score

Samsung U24E850R

£394.57
£277.70
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and remarkably economical to run 24" PC display, with very good user reviews but representing only moderate value for money
82
Reviews
30 Reviews
62
Value for Money
Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Age
17 Months Old
98
Running Costs
£3 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good
24" 3840 X 2400 Pixels No 4ms Sep 2016 C
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Response Time Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 24"
Display Resolution 3840 X 2400 Pixels
3D No
Response Time 4ms
Release Date Sep 2016
Energy Efficiency C

Top Prices

Benq BL2420U Samsung U24E850R
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BenQ BL2420U 24" IPS 4K Ultra HD Monitor
£349.98
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£410.36
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Cherrywood AV
£394.57
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U24E850R/24 UHD 3840x2160 16:9 4ms UHD. FreeSync. PIP/PBP (Picture In and/or By Picture). Optional Soundbar available
£400.98
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Samsung U24e850r 24Inch Uhd 16:9 3840 X 2160 Tilt/pivot/swivel/ha Hdmi&Displayport
£448.18
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Reasons For

Benq BL2420U Samsung U24E850R
5 Reasons For
Two HDMI Ports
The Benq BL2420U has two HDMI ports, however the Samsung U24E850R only has one HDMI port.

This indicates the number of HDMI ports the monitor has.

More HDMI ports means that you can plug in more devices (computer, games console, DVD player, etc) to the screen at once.

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£45 Cheaper
The Benq BL2420U costs £44.59 less than the Samsung U24E850R.
Expert Reviews Are Vastly Better
The average expert review score of the Benq BL2420U is 86% based on 7 reviews, however the average rating of the Samsung U24E850R is 60% (based on 1 review).
User Reviews Are a Lot Better
The average user review score of the Benq BL2420U is 88% based on 5 reviews, however the average rating of the Samsung U24E850R is 77% (based on 23 reviews).
Better Brand
Benq PC monitors have an average rating of 90.1%, whereas Samsung has an average rating of 83.5%.
3 Reasons For
0.4" Bigger Display Diagonal
The Samsung U24E850R has a display diagonal of 24", however the Benq BL2420U is only a 23.6" PC monitor (0.4" smaller).

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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More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
98% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
The Samsung U24E850R only costs £3 to run over five years but the Benq BL2420U costs £151 to run (5523% more).
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Reviews & Awards

Awards

Benq BL2420U Samsung U24E850R
4 Awards
hardware.info: Excellent kitguru.net: Worth Buying uk.hardware.info: Excellent XSreviews.co.uk: Editor's Choice
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

The Benq BL2420U has better expert reviews than the Samsung U24E850R. The average expert reviews score for the Benq BL2420U is 86% based on 7 reviews, where as the average score for the Samsung U24E850R is 60% based on 1 review.
Benq BL2420U Samsung U24E850R
Best
5 stars
3 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Benq BL2420U has better user reviews than the Samsung U24E850R. The average user reviews score for the Benq BL2420U is 88% based on 5 reviews, where as the average score for the Samsung U24E850R is 77% based on 23 reviews.
Benq BL2420U Samsung U24E850R
Best
5 stars
3 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
12 reviews
4 stars
3 reviews
3 stars
4 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
4 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Benq has a better average brand rating than Samsung. The average brand rating for Benq is 90.09% based on 22,947 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Samsung is 83.46% based on 8,714 reviews.
Benq BL2420U Samsung U24E850R
Benq

90

90

Based on 22,947 reviews
Samsung

83

83

Based on 8,714 reviews

Date Released

Benq BL2420U Samsung U24E850R
34 months old 17 months old Best

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.

Width

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Benq BL2420U Samsung U24E850R
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
Samsung U24E850R
Samsung
U24E850R
0 trees 0.013 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Display Benq BL2420U Samsung U24E850R
Display Diagonal 23.6" 24"
BEST
Display Resolution
3840 x 2400
 3840 x 2400
3840 x 2400
 3840 x 2400
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
20000000:1
 20000000:1
20000000:1
 20000000:1
Response Time 4ms 4ms
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
 3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
HD Type
4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
Digital Vertical Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewable Size 293.22mm 293.22mm
Horizontal Viewable Size 521.28mm 521.28mm
Vertical Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
Display Diagonal (metric) Unknown - Click to provide data 59cm
Display Brightness 300 Cd/m² 300 Cd/m²
Color Gamut 100% 98%
BEST
Maximum Refresh Rate Unknown - Click to provide data 60Hz
Display Brightness (min) Unknown - Click to provide data 250 Cd/m²
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Benq BL2420U Samsung U24E850R
HDMI Port 2
BEST
1
Headphone Outputs 1 1
DisplayPort 1 1
Mini DisplayPort Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port 1
BEST
USB Type-A Downstream Port 3 4
BEST
Upstream Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Multimedia Benq BL2420U Samsung U24E850R
Speaker 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power 2W Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Performance Benq BL2420U Samsung U24E850R
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 60,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Ergonomics Benq BL2420U Samsung U24E850R
Pivot Angle Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment 140mm
BEST
130mm
Tilt Angle
Swivel Angle Range
 
 
 
Power Benq BL2420U Samsung U24E850R
Energy Efficiency Class
C
 C
C
 C
Typical Power Consumption 58W 41W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Power Consumption (PowerSave) 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off) 0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 59kWh
Maximum Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 0.45W
Power Consumption (DPMS) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Data Benq BL2420U Samsung U24E850R
Package Weight 9.5kg
BEST
9.6kg
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 497mm
Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 320mm
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 634mm
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Benq BL2420U Samsung U24E850R
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Benq BL2420U Samsung U24E850R
Weight With Stand Unknown - Click to provide data 6.7kg
Height (with Stand) 339mm
BEST
397.2mm
Depth (with Stand) Unknown - Click to provide data 260.6mm
Width (with Stand) 339mm
BEST
561mm
Weight 7.1kg 4.2kg
BEST
Height 524.9mm 336.1mm
Depth 239.55mm 59.3mm
Width 563.2mm 561mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Benq BL2420U Samsung U24E850R
Cables Included
DVI DisplayPort
USB
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 USB
DVI DisplayPort
USB
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 USB
 
 
 
Other Features Benq BL2420U Samsung U24E850R
Power Consumption (economy Mode) 35W Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Technical Details Benq BL2420U Samsung U24E850R
Active Display Area (W X H)
521.28 x 293.22
 521.28 x 293.22
521.28 x 293.22
 521.28 x 293.22
Samsung Magic Function Unknown - Click to provide data

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