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Benq GW2270 PC Monitor

21.5" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Sep 2015
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The GW2270 VA LED monitor brings viewing pleasure to everyday work and play with exquisite details on the exterior and striking visual performance delivered by 3000:1 high contrast ratio,... More
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BenQ GW2270 Monitor Unboxing & First Impression
BENQ GW2270H Monitor (Unboxing, Quick Review)

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Average Expert Reviews

Expert review website Trusted Reviews scored this Benq PC monitor 75%.

A Best Selling PC Monitor

The GW2270 is one the fastest selling PC screen currently available for purchase according to sales data from Amazon.

Excellent Brand

Medium monitors produced by Benq have excellent reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all flatpanel monitors (not just medium monitors) and found that Benq also has excellent reviews across its entire range.

Good Picture Quality

One Benq GW2270 owner who purchased the Benq GW2270 thought it had good colour saturation. Penelope Tweeddale scored it 5 stars and she mentioned “Display is clear colours bright”. One customer who reviewed the product thought it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

One customer who bought it reckoned that it was good quality. Trusted Reviews wrote “Good overall image quality” in their review of this PC monitor.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on comparable spec PC monitors that came out around the same time as it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including the Asus VS229 ($109.00) which is cheaper.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Benq GW2270 is more than most PC displays of a similar spec and age to it. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC displays of a similar age and type to the GW2270. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Narrow

PC displays that have been available for more than a year have widths of between 340mm and 960mm. With a width of only 506 millimeters, the Benq GW2270 is one of the narrower medium monitors that were released one year ago amongst medium monitors of this age.

PC monitors with a wider width that might also be worth looking at include the KA220HQ (508mm), or the V226HQL ($68.99) (508mm) both from Acer or the DELL SE2216H ($120.14) (506.2mm).

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the GW2270 range from 22kWh to 140kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 47kWh. The Benq GW2270 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions (only 31 kilowatt hours) amongst comparable spec PC monitors of this age.

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Short

The Benq GW2270 is one of the shorter medium monitors that came out more than a year ago (only 304 millimeters) amongst LCD screens of this age. Across all the PC displays of this age and type the heights range from 28mm to 930mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and type to the GW2270 have a built-in speaker, however the Benq GW2270 does not have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker including the AOC e2470Swh ($133.99) or the HP ProDisplay P202 ($102.99).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the GW2270, the Benq GW2270 does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Philips 221S6QYKMB.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Benq GW2270 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most medium monitors that are a comparable age to the GW2270 do not have an integrated card reader. The Benq GW2270 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Very Small Viewable Height

The Benq GW2270 has one of the smaller viewable heights (only 268 millimeters) amongst LCD screens of this age. Across all the medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the GW2270 the viewable heights range from 230mm to 700mm.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on PC displays of this age and spec.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of PC screens that have been around for a comparable time to the GW2270 is 65cm, and the screen sizes range from 48cm to 600cm. With a display diagonal of only 54.6 centimeters, the Benq GW2270 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar type and age to the GW2270.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Across all the LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the GW2270 the display brightness range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the Benq GW2270 has one of the dimmer display brightness amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Benq released the GW2270.

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Expert Reviews

(2)
31 May 2016

The BenQ GW2270H is certainly good value for money. My other half wanted to swap her BenQ DL2215 for the GW because of its more eye-friendly smarts such as flicker free viewing.The GW2270H may be...

Easy to live with
Bargain price
Great officework monitor
Decent picture quality
Dual monitors for under 160
Not ideal for gamers or photovideo editors
No height adjustment
Better grilles that stay on all the time
Floor spikes that lock into position
Defeatable front LED
18 December 2015

What is the BenQ GW2270? The GW2270 is a low-cost 22-inch monitor with a 1080p resolution and IPS LCD screen. With modern touches such as a low-blue light mode for reduced eye-strain and a... Read more…

Good overall image quality
Ideal ratio of resolution and size
Very good value
Basic feature set
Only 91 sRGB
Very soft screen surface

User Reviews

(42)
Reviewed 28 July 2016 by Joao
(Verified Purchase)

Bought it mainly because of the low black levels. I use it for coding and general use. Very satisfied. Viewing angles are also good. No IPS glow, since this is a VA panel. No dead/stuck pixels.... Read more…

Reviewed 26 July 2016 by Jonathan Storey
(Verified Purchase)
Reviewed 7 July 2016 by Babyboo
(Verified Purchase)

Good quality monitor.

Reviewed 6 July 2016 by Richard Rector
(Verified Purchase)

Product as advertised. Promptly delivered...

Reviewed 5 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Has a really strange effect with dark on light colours. For example, if I'm looking at something dark in a game, and it has something bright near it, if I turn my camera the darkness will "bleed"... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $26.23
Electricity cost when on standby $2.37
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Total running cost over 5 years $28.60
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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