Benq BL3200 vs Benq BL3201

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Benq BL3200
Benq BL3201

Top Prices

B&H Photo
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In stock
Best Buy
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In stock
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B&H Photo
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In stock
Overstock
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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
$213 cheaper
The Benq BL3200 costs $398.99, whereas the Benq BL3201 is $611.99.
Available from 4 shops
The more retailers stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Expert reviews are better
Based on 16 reviews, the Benq BL3200 has an average expert review score of 91%, but the Benq BL3201 has an average rating of 84% (based on 27 reviews).
User reviews are a bit better
Based on 74 reviews, the Benq BL3200 has an average user review score of 87%, but the Benq BL3201 has an average rating of 86% (based on 101 reviews).
9 Reasons For
Bigger viewable size, horizontal Edit
The Benq BL3201 is a 708.5mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 0.10000000000002mm bigger than the Benq BL3200 (708.5mm).
15% brighter display brightness Edit
The Benq BL3201 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Benq BL3200 (350 cd/m²).
One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Benq BL3201 has two HDMI ports quantitys, however the Benq BL3200 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Two more USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The Benq BL3201 is a five USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the Benq BL3200 only has three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
Card reader integrated Edit
The Benq BL3201 has a card reader integrated, but the Benq BL3200 does not have a card reader integrated. Read more

Some monitors have integrated card readers which allow you to read from the memory card directly to the computer with out the need for a separate card reader.

An integrated card reader allows you to read from a memory card such as the card used in your camera directly to your computer without the need for an external card reader.

500g lighter Edit
The Benq BL3201 has a weight of 12.5kg, however the Benq BL3200 is a 13kg weight PC monitor (500g heavier).
18% cheaper to run
Over five years the Benq BL3201 only costs $96.34 to run but the Benq BL3200 costs $117.77 to run (22% more). Read more
Better selling
The Benq BL3201 ranks No. 1245 by number of sales, however the Benq BL3200 ranks No. 1450.
Five more awards
The Benq BL3201 has 12 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Benq BL3200 has 7 awards.

Reasons Against

10 Reasons Against
Slightly smaller viewable size, horizontal Edit
The Benq BL3200 has a viewable size, horizontal of 708.4mm, however the Benq BL3201 is a 708.5mm viewable width PC monitor (0.10000000000002mm bigger).
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Benq BL3200 has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², but the Benq BL3201 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Benq BL3200 is one, but the Benq BL3201 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Only three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The Benq BL3200 has three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys, however the Benq BL3201 only has five USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
Does not have a card reader integrated Edit
The Benq BL3200 does not have a card reader integrated, however the Benq BL3201 has a card reader integrated. Read more

Some monitors have integrated card readers which allow you to read from the memory card directly to the computer with out the need for a separate card reader.

An integrated card reader allows you to read from a memory card such as the card used in your camera directly to your computer without the need for an external card reader.

Heavier Edit
The Benq BL3200 is a 13kg weight PC monitor. That's 500g heavier than the Benq BL3201 (12.5kg).
Nine months older
The Benq BL3200 is older than the Benq BL3201 by nine months.
22% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Benq BL3200 are $117.77 which is $21.43 more than the Benq BL3201. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Benq BL3200 ranks No. 1450 by sales volume, but the Benq BL3201 ranks No. 1245.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Benq BL3200 has received 7 awards, the Benq BL3201 has received 12 awards.
4 Reasons Against
More expensive by $213
The Benq BL3201 is $213 more expensive than the Benq BL3200.
Less retailers
The Benq BL3201 is only stocked by 15 shops, whereas the Benq BL3200 is stocked by 19 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The Benq BL3201's average expert score is 84%, however the Benq BL3200's is 91% (based on 16 reviews).
User review Rating is a little Worse
The Benq BL3201's average user score is 86%, however the Benq BL3200's is 87% (based on 74 reviews).

Awards

7 Awards
Digital Versus: 5 Star
Expert Reviews: Best Buy
f1cd.ru: Recommended
hardware.info: Silver Award
hardwarecanucks.com: Dam Good
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
xtremehardware.com: Gold
12 Awards
3dnews.ru: Best Buy
altomdata.dk: Best Product
cnews.cz: Smart Buy
Digital Versus: 5 Star
hardware.info: Great Value
hardwareheaven.com: Gold Award
kitguru.net: Worth Buying
pcgamers.net.au: Editor's Choice
tomshardware.co.uk: Approved
tomshardware.com: Approved
Tweak.dk: Editor's Choice
uk.hardware.info: Great Value

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

36 months Ago 28 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 115.51
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 117.77
Purchase price $ 398.99
Total cost of ownership $ 516.76
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 94.08
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 96.34
Purchase price $ 611.99
Total cost of ownership $ 708.33
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.79T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.79 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.64T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.64 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
32" 32"
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 20000000:1
 20000000:1
Display
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
 Display sRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
398.5mm 398.5mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
708.4mm 708.5mm
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Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.276 x 0.276 0.1845 x 0.1845
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
BEST
 3000:1
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
4ms 4ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 100%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
Audio Output
 Audio output
 Audio output
Audio Input
 Audio input
 Audio input
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
3 5
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
10W 10W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 TV tuner integrated
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Feet Colour
 Silver
 Silver
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated
BEST
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
150mm 150mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of OSD Languages
17 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
97W 79W
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Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
16kg 15.6kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
640.16mm
BEST
640.2mm
Depth (with Stand)
232.48mm 213.4mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
740.28mm
BEST
740.3mm
Weight
13kg 12.5kg
BEST
Height
436.88mm 436.4mm
Depth
232.48mm 65.6mm
Width
740.28mm 740.3mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 USB
 HDMI
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 USB
 HDMI
 DVI
 DisplayPort
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