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Benq BL3200 vs Benq BL3201

Benq BL3200 vs Benq BL3201

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Benq BL3200
Benq BL3201

Top Prices

Overstock
Checked 19 hours ago
eBay
Checked 13 hours ago
Standard delivery: $62.54
B&H Photo
Checked 1 day ago
Delivery unknown
In stock
Overstock
Checked 19 hours ago
Amazon US
Checked 4 hours ago
Out of stock
B&H Photo
Checked 4 hours ago
Delivery unknown
In stock

Reasons For

3 Reasons For
$400 cheaper
The Benq BL3200 costs $399.00, whereas the Benq BL3201 is $799.00.
Expert reviews are better
Based on 19 reviews, the Benq BL3200 has an average expert review score of 90%, but the Benq BL3201 has an average rating of 83% (based on 33 reviews).
User reviews are a bit better
Based on 228 reviews, the Benq BL3200 has an average user review score of 87%, but the Benq BL3201 has an average rating of 85% (based on 192 reviews).
6 Reasons For
One more HDMI port Edit
The Benq BL3201 has two HDMI ports, however the Benq BL3200 only has one HDMI port.
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.

1 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
18% cheaper to run
Over five years the Benq BL3201 only costs $160.88 to run but the Benq BL3200 costs $197.08 to run (23% more). Read more
Better selling
The Benq BL3201 ranks No. 1364 by number of sales, however the Benq BL3200 ranks No. 8290.
Six more awards
The Benq BL3201 has 14 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Benq BL3200 has 8 awards.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Only one HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Benq BL3200 is one, but the Benq BL3201 only has two HDMI ports.
Not as many stockists
Only 7 retailers sells the Benq BL3200, however 8 stores sell the Benq BL3201. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Nine months older
The Benq BL3200 is older than the Benq BL3201 by nine months.
23% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Benq BL3200 are $197.08 which is $36.20 more than the Benq BL3201. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Benq BL3200 ranks No. 8290 by sales volume, but the Benq BL3201 ranks No. 1364.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Benq BL3200 has received 8 awards, the Benq BL3201 has received 14 awards.
3 Reasons Against
More expensive by $400
The Benq BL3201 is $400 more expensive than the Benq BL3200.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The Benq BL3201's average expert score is 83%, however the Benq BL3200's is 90% (based on 19 reviews).
User review Rating is a little Worse
The Benq BL3201's average user score is 85%, however the Benq BL3200's is 87% (based on 228 reviews).

Awards

8 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
techzine.nl: Gold
xtremehardware.com: Gold
14 Awards
3dnews.ru: Best Buy
altomdata.dk: Best Product
cnews.cz: Smart Buy
Digital Versus: 5 Star
goldfries.com: Recommended Hardware
hardware.info: Great Value
hardwareheaven.com: Gold Award
kitguru.net: Worth Buying
pcgamers.net.au: Editor's Choice
techteamgb.co.uk: Worth Money
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

39 months Ago 31 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 195.07
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.01
Total running cost $ 197.08
Purchase price $ 399.00
Total cost of ownership $ 596.08
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 158.87
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.01
Total running cost $ 160.88
Purchase price $ 799.00
Total cost of ownership $ 959.88
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

1.2T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
32
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
1.0T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
26
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
 3D
 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
BEST
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
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
DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
Mini DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
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
Loudspeaker
2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Feet Colour
 Silver
 Silver
Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

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

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
BEST
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
BEST
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