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Benq BL2211 PC Monitor

22" 1680 X 1050 12000000:1 LCD Oct 2013
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Add a touch of enjoyment to your life! The BL2211TM brings together outstanding image quality and high performance features in a stylishly fashioned body making the latest visual technology an... More
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12 Reasons For

Excellent User Reviews

Based on 36 user reviews this medium monitor has a brilliant average user rating. This puts this Benq PC display in the top 20% of all the LCD screens of a similar age and type when ranked by average user review score.

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Several people who purchased the product thought it was strong and durable. Claygate mentioned in their Benq BL2211 review in October “Extremely sturdy and flexible stand that can” . Robert Mk he said in his review of the Benq BL2211 on Amazon four years ago “* could be lighter, however the sturdy well-made construction might be responsible for this I was choosing a right monitor for a few weeks”.

Three customers considered that it was well made. Robert Mk gave it an excellent rating and he said “90° * good standard of technical specs * comfortable for eyes * build in speakers if you do not have any” in his Benq BL2211 review.

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Benq LCD Screens Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 10,141 user and expert reviews for Benq PC monitors and found that on average Benq has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Benq has excellent reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.

Good Product Quality

A number of Benq BL2211 reviewers wrote that this PC monitor was good quality. Robert Mk wrote “It was very good quality”. Robert Mk also said “The monitor looks professional and is well made”. Robert Mk also said “* well made, professional look * matt finish of the casing- no reflections while you work * anti-glare”.

Good Picture Quality

One person who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it had good colour saturation. S. Ellis said in their Benq BL2211 review on Amazon “Clear crisp colours, good resolution, excellent contrast” and scored this PC monitor 5 stars.

Nice Design

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good case. Robert Mk mentioned four years ago “The casing is very sturdy and looks professional” .

Easy to Use

One Benq BL2211 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Good Size

One Benq BL2211 owner who bought the Benq BL2211 concluded that it was good structurally.

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq BL2211 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC monitors that are a similar age to the BL2211 do not have a built-in speaker.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the iiyama B2283HS[plb_2323545_price], or the Benq BL2201[plb_2333127_price].

We compared all the other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker to this PC monitor and we think the Asus VX229[plb_1599191_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Fast Response Time

At only 5 milliseconds, the Benq BL2211 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the BL2211. The average response time of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago is 6.1ms.

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Very Low Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

PC screens of this age and spec have power consumptions when in PowerSave mode of between 0.14W and 80W. The Benq BL2211 has one of the lower power consumptions when in PowerSave mode (only 0.3 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and type to the BL2211, the Benq BL2211 is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the BL2211, the Benq BL2211 does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera including the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Benq BL2211 does not have an integrated card reader, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the BL2211 also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only 1680 X 1050 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the Benq BL2211 is 1680 x 1050 pixels. That's 15% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most common display resolution. The best display resolution of all LCD screens of this age and type is 2560 x 1600 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Only One Loudspeaker

The Benq BL2211 is a one loudspeaker flatpanel monitor. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the BL2211 have between one and three loudspeakers.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has an HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment

The average maximum height adjustment of PC displays of this type and age is 130mm. The Benq BL2211 has a quite low maximum height adjustment (only 110 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar age and type to the BL2211.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

At only 160 degrees, the Benq BL2211 has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the BL2211. Across all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.

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Very Small Color Gamut

With a color gamut of only 72 percent, the Benq BL2211 has a fairly small color gamut compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago. The average color gamut of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the BL2211 is 83%, and the color gamuts range from 62% to 120%.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Benq BL2211

Released Over Three Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released over three years ago.

Average Width

The Benq BL2211 has a fairly standard width (522.15 millimeters) compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable type and age to the BL2211.

If you don't mind having a wider width then you might also want to look at the iiyama T2252[plb_1569399_price] (516.5mm), or the Benq GW2255[plb_2013796_price] (525mm) which is also cheaper.

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User Reviews

(10)
(Verified Purchase)

Very impressed by this monitor. first one I've had that's 1680x1050 and it makes a big difference. that extra bit of screen makes multi window opening great. Downside is the cd that came with the... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Amazing monitor. Extremely sturdy and flexible stand that can be configured any way you want it. Backlight is properly dimmed and not with the annoying strobing PWM dimming that most monitors have... Read more…

Reviewed 10 December 2015 by B S SEEHRA
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant. No Problems...

(Verified Purchase)

This monitor would be good for many uses but I wanted to use the screen in portrait mode and it does not offer such wide viewing angles when turned. Also, the stand that holds the monitor,... Read more…

Reviewed 22 March 2015 by Frogwaxer
(Verified Purchase)

Very happy with this monitor, recommended.......not much more to say really ;-).

Reviewed 9 July 2013 by S. Ellis "sellis131"

I have two of these at work, and they are very nice. Clear crisp colours, good resolution, excellent contrast.

One gotcha - they come with the "ECO sensor" setting set to "on" by... Read more…

Reviewed 8 July 2013 by S. Ellis

I have two of these at work, and they are very nice. Clear crisp colours, good resolution, excellent contrast. One gotcha - they come with the "ECO sensor" setting set to "on" by default. This... Read more…

Reviewed 2 January 2013 by Jan
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent monitor - good image, easy to install, and really versatile. Recommended for anyone wanting a monitor in either portrait or landscape.

Reviewed 2 January 2013 by Hillside View
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent monitor - good image, easy to install, and really versatile. Recommended for anyone wanting a monitor in either portrait or landscape.

Reviewed 22 February 2012 by Robert MK
(Verified Purchase)

The BenQ BL2201PT is an excellent choice for office work or study. The resolution of 1680x1050 is very good to read or write documents.Working on documents and reading text on websites in HD 16:9... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $32.27
Electricity cost when on standby $1.41
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Total running cost over 5 years $33.68
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.22 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bl2211, bl2211t, bl2211m, bl2211tm, benq 12m1, benq bl2211, 10620 bl2211, 9H.LATLA.TPE, benq bl2211m, 9H.LATLA.HPE, benq p174498, benq p206545, benq 250cdm2, benq 9hlatla3, benq p174498p, benq p206545p, 10620 bl2211m, benq 1680x1050, benq 9hlatla3p, benq 9hlatla3pe, asrockasusantecarcticb bl2211, asrockasusantecarcticb bl2211m, asrockasusantecarcticb bl2211t, asrockasusantecarcticb bl2211tm
Barcodes 04718755049408, 04718755049446, 05054484527428, 05054484682639, 05054484703549, 05054484704928, 05054533682634, 05054533704923, 05054629615553, 05055927842702
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