Benq is one of the best PC screen manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Benq also has excellent ratings for its medium monitors.
According to Amazon sales data, the GL2760 is a popular choice amongst customers who purchased flatpanel monitors in the last 3 months.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on medium monitors that were released around the same time as it.
We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC displays that have an LED Display and we think a cheaper flatpanel monitor such as the Benq GW2320 or you might consider a higher Rating flatpanel monitor such as the Benq EW2440 are also worth considering.
Quite Big Display Diagonal
The Benq GL2760 has a quite big display diagonal (68.58 centimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago. Across all the comparable spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago the screen sizes range from 28cm to 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 63cm.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Benq GL2760 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the GL2760. Across all the similar spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as the GL2760 the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.
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PC screens of a comparable age and type to the GL2760 have widths of between 220mm and 5,200mm, and the average width is 580mm. The Benq GL2760 is fairly narrow (only 490 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the GL2760.
Alternative flatpanel monitors with a wider width that you might want to look at include the Eizo FlexScan EV2216 (500mm).
Very Fast Response Time
The fastest response time of PC screens of this type and age is 1ms, the slowest is 69ms, and the average response time is 6.2ms. At only 2 milliseconds, the Benq GL2760 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The Benq GL2760 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the GL2760.
We compared all the other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker to this flatpanel monitor and we think the VN247 ($189.00), or the VN279 ($172.99) both from Asus which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other PC displays of this age and spec, the Benq GL2760 is not 3D compatible.
The Benq GL2760 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC displays of a similar spec and age to the GL2760 also do not have a built-in camera.
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera to this LCD screen and we think the Lenovo L2251, or the HP EliteDisplay E221 ($159.00) is also worth considering.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other PC screens of this spec and age, the Benq GL2760 does not have an integrated card reader.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC screens that have been around for around the same time as it.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This LCD screen has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC monitors that were released around the same time as the GL2760 is 50°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. At only 160 degrees, the Benq GL2760 has a fairly narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the GL2760.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Benq released the GL2760.
12000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The Benq GL2760 has a maximum contrast ratio of 12000000:1. That's 40% less contrast ratio than a 20000000:1 flatpanel monitor, which is the most common contrast ratio.
Other flatpanel monitors that have a 12000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio currently available which you might want to look at include the BL2201 ($296.99), or the BL2211 both from Benq which has a better Rating.
If you are looking for a flatpanel monitor with a higher contrast ratio then you might also want to consider the AOC E2495 (20000000:1) which is also cheaper.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.
There are a number of alternative PC monitors that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels currently available that you might also want to look at including cheaper PC monitors such as the Lenovo E2223.
If the display resolution of this Benq LCD screen is not many enough for you then you might also want to consider the Asus VS24 ($149.00) (1920 x 1200) which also has a higher rating.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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