Benq PG2401 vs NEC MultiSync PA242

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Benq PG2401
NEC MultiSync PA242

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The Benq PG2401 is a 61.21cmcm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.11cm bigger than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (61.1cmcm).
3% brighter display brightness Edit
The Benq PG2401 is a 350 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 10 cd/m² brighter than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (340 cd/m² cd/m²).
Narrower Edit
The Benq PG2401 has a width of 555.4mmmm. That's 0.89999999999998mm narrower than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (556.3mmmm).
Cheaper by $249
The Benq PG2401 costs $749.99, whereas the NEC MultiSync PA242 is $999.00.
3 Reasons For
Four more USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has five USB Type-A downstream ports, however the Benq PG2401 only has one USB Type-A downstream port.
Twenty times lower power consumption when in PowerSave mode Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 2WW, however the Benq PG2401 is a 42WW power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (40W higher).
50% shorter Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a height of 363.2mmmm. That's 179.4mm shorter than the Benq PG2401 (363.2mmmm).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Four less USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The Benq PG2401 has one USB Type-A downstream port, however the NEC MultiSync PA242 only has five USB Type-A downstream ports.
Vastly higher power consumption when in PowerSave mode Edit
The Benq PG2401 has a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 42WW, however the NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 2WW power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (40W lower).
34% taller Edit
The Benq PG2401 has a height of 542.6mmmm. That's 179.4mm taller than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (363.2mmmm).
5 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 61.1cmcm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.11cm smaller than the Benq PG2401 (61.1cmcm).
3% dimmer display brightness Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 340 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 10 cd/m² dimmer than the Benq PG2401 (340 cd/m² cd/m²).
Wider Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a width of 556.3mmmm. That's 0.89999999999998mm wider than the Benq PG2401 (556.3mmmm).
More expensive by $249
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is $249.01 more expensive than the Benq PG2401.
Older by two months
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is two months older than the Benq PG2401.

Awards

5 Awards
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Date Released

41 months Ago 42 months Ago

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

No data No data

Display

Screen Size
24.1" 24.1"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 12000000:1
BEST
 12000000:1
Display Type
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Backlight Type
 RGB-LED
 RGB-LED
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 31.5 - 91.1
Viewable Size Diagonal
612mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Height
324mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Width
518.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 76 50 - 85
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 83 31.5 - 93.8
Pixel Pitch
0.27 x 0.27 0.27 x 0.27
Display Colour Count
1,070M 1,070M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
61.21cm
BEST
61.1cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
340 cd/m²
Response Time
12ms
BEST
8ms
Color Gamut
99% Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
USB 3.0 Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-D Port
1 1
Mini DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
1 5
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
Upstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Design

Coloured Feet
 Black
 Black
Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Compatible Memory Card
 SD
 SDHC
 SDXC
 SD
 SDHC
 SDXC
Windows Operating System
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 x64
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Pro x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8 x64
 Windows 8 Pro
 Windows 8 Pro x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 8 Enterprise x64

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
150mm 150mm
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 30
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 -45 - 45
OSD Language
17 Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
BEST
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
42W 2W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
74.6W 56W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W
BEST
1W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 54kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 56W
Input Voltage
 90 - 264
 90 - 264
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 2000
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192
Relative Humidity Storage Range
10 - 90 10 - 85
Relative Humidity Operating Range
20 - 90 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60 -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
 RoHS
 MPR II

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
12.4kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Height
631mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
520mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
270mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Bezel Width At Bottom
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.2mm
Bezel Width At Top
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.2mm
Bezel Width On Side
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.2mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.6kg
Height With Stand
555.4mm 378mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
254mm 227.6mm
BEST
Width With Stand
542.6mm
BEST
556.8mm
Weight
7kg 7.4kg
BEST
Height
542.6mm 363.2mm
BEST
Depth
254mm
BEST
83.8mm
Width
555.4mm
BEST
556.3mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 VGA
 HDMI
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 VGA
 HDMI
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort

Other Features

Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 28W

Technical Details

Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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