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Benq BL2411 PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1200 20000000:1 LCD May 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date $46.19 Electricity cost over 5 years
Three industry awards
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
141 Reviews + 3 Awards
f1cd.ru Recommended gadgetspeak.com Highly Recommended cnews.cz Smart Buy

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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

The authors at websites F1cd.ru and Cnews.cz both thought that concluded that they would endorse this LCD screen and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The expert at websites Gadgetspeak.com strongly endorse this flatpanel monitor and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on four expert reviews from sites including PC Advisor.co.uk, cw.no, firstpost.com and gadgetspeak.com the average expert rating of this flatpanel monitor is 85 out of 100.

Good User Reviews

Based on 139 user reviews this PC screen has an average user rating of 86%. Over 71% of reviewers gave this PC screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Excellent Brand

We checked 10,156 expert and owner reviews (including 868 verified purchases) for Benq PC screens and found that on average Benq has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Benq has excellent ratings specifically for its medium monitors. 96% of those that bought a Benq PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

Good Product Quality

Twenty-eight owners mentioned in their reviews that the Benq BL2411 was good quality. Expert review site Firstpost.com said “BenQ BL2411PT has good colour output, has enough user-customisable options for home or office users, sturdy build quality, great flicker control, optimum viewing angles” in their review of this PC monitor. Mr D said on Amazon.co.uk “Very nice display quality”. Two years ago Kourouyiannis Fivos said “It's a 24- inch high quality screen with an IPS panel” in their review of the Benq BL2411.

Nice Design

Seven owners considered that this PC monitor was good looking. Morgan gave the product a rating of 8 stars and he mentioned “The screen itself is beautiful to view” in his review of this PC monitor. John Williams mentioned “They are surpringly good, I live alone, with a dog, so it's pretty quiet here.” in his Benq BL2411 review. Adrian mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “60Hz so gaming is pretty good” in his review of this PC monitor.

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was well designed. Morgan mentioned in his review of the Benq BL2411 on Amazon.co.uk “I like the design feature of it which allows the cables to be passed through its centre hole to retain them together neatly”. Richard gave it a score of 6 stars and he mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “With the ability to swivel the monitor into portrait mode it makes a great monitor for design work and there is plenty of adjustment for height” in his review of this PC monitor. Andy gave it a rating of 7 stars and he mentioned “Great design too and very easy to assemble, fully moveable screen means it is so simple to get into the desired viewing position” in his review of this PC monitor.

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it was smooth. Vera Coe mentioned two years ago “Has smooth running wheels which has it trotting behind me quite happily when I am vacuuming”. Nikos wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Small enough to allow for smooth text and graphics, yet large enough to offer 32 inches worth of working space (diagonal” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a score of 6 stars.

Two owners said in their reviews that it was neat. Three years ago Handygrandad rated the product 7 stars and mentioned “There is a neat bit of software provided that allows you to adjust all the settings using your mouse (or touchpad”.

One owner who purchased the product concluded that it was ergonomic.

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Easy to Use

Sixteen people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Three years ago Morgan wrote on Amazon.co.uk “With its semi matte finish it is great to use in daylight, without the need to close curtains” in his review of this PC monitor. Morgan also mentioned “The on-screen controls are a joy to use and are not confusing in the least” in his review. N. J. Holms rated the Benq BL2411 7 stars and wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Useful "ECO" feature which detects user in front of monitor, if not blanks in 40 seconds; while not really a security feature could be handy if distracted away” in their review of this PC monitor.

Five people considered that the product was easy to use the menus. Qt mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The default setting in the custom menu was almost spot on accurate - calibration barely made any visible difference”. Adrian mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “AMD Fury X or 980 Ti is likely the minimum, consider going 2 of these cards or more if you want to run max detail settings on modern games at 60fps”. Haseeb wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “Vivid colours, easy to use monitor menu with an array of options, very large, acts as an excellent hub, with numerous USB ports”.

Four owners concluded that this PC monitor was comfortable and easy to hold. Morgan mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “I did not bother about downloading any particular colour profile and I only reduced the brightness setting from a searing 100% as it arrived to a more comfortable 30%”. Whippy said on Amazon.co.uk three years ago “What ever happened to brightness dials? No need to press several buttons, just turn a dial till things are comfy” and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Renovatio said on Amazon.co.uk “With 32" feels a lot more comfortable use”.

Three owners who reviewed it considered that it was easy to assemble. Nd said in their review of this PC monitor “I'm not 100% sure on this, is it an issue with the actual panel? It's shame because I thought it looked really good with regards to build quality”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. Three years ago David Gee mentioned “Brilliant picture and verey easy to set up - reducing brightness was only adjustment needed” and gave it a score of 8 stars.

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Robust

Twenty-one customers who bought the Benq BL2411 concluded that it was well made. Two years ago Mark Wilson he wrote “Very well built as well, very useful USB3 hub built in with ports at the side” in his review of this PC monitor. Markoppenheim wrote also two years ago “I believe Macs have manual screen rotation control built in”. Mosta67 said in their review of the Benq BL2411 on Amazon.co.uk “The monitor stand is solid, easy to assemble (twist” and scored this PC monitor 6 stars.

Four owners concluded that it was strong and durable. Markoppenheim wrote “The stand is sturdy, has a reasonably small footprint which mainly sits behind the screen”. Jonnyfez said “It was very well packaged with a very sturdy, quality stand which is massively adjustable”. Haseeb wrote “Cable management hole on the stand makes thing easy to tidy, monitor is sturdy, rotates 90 degrees to pivot” in their Benq BL2411 review.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Two people concluded that it was quiet. Three years ago J E Walford rated it 9 stars and wrote “The set up instructions are on disc and the speakers are very quiet” in their review of the Benq BL2411.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. Rick York wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk three years ago “Don't be fooled into thinking this monitor is poor because it's far from that and I'm overall very happy with its connectivity and general appearance”.

One owner considered that the Benq BL2411 had email functionality. Two years ago D. Fergusson mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “Glad I sent email to BenQ support as gave some insight in to their lack of after sales care”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four owners thought it was heavy and bulky. Mosta67 wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The first thing I noticed is that it's heavy” and gave it a score of 7 stars. M. Burns said “They are bloody heavy, built like granite, extremely solid, zero wobble”. Vera Coe mentioned in her Benq BL2411 review on Amazon.co.uk “This machine looks smart, stands on its end so it can have the hose inserted into a clip to help with storage, has a long lead, is heavy” and scored it 7 stars.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was thin. Whippy wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Nice thin bezels” and gave the product a score of 6 stars.

One owner mentioned that it was a good body shape. Seaside said in their Benq BL2411 review “Really good mount, quality of body and image - I use it as an 'office' second screen whilst photo post processing on my other screen - well worth buying” .

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was thick. Richard said on Amazon.co.uk three years ago “The edge bezel looks quite chunky and the panel is thicker than some other 24inch monitors which means it has little flex in the panel when using it” in his Benq BL2411 review.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

Four people who reviewed it wrote that it had good technical guidance. Speedbird mentioned last year “I would like to add that several weeks on, Benq support are still trying to help with this issue” in their review of this PC monitor. Graham Smith wrote “I didn't find any full instruction manual though” .


Features

Good Technical Features

Five customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had good features. Whippy wrote in their Benq BL2411 review on Amazon.co.uk “Features that seem really sensible” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Steph said two years ago “Frankly these monitors perform as well in my eyes and have more useful features” in their review of the Benq BL2411. David C. mentioned in the same month “* It has some nice extra features, such as vertical”.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq BL2411 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC monitor.

Alternative PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to consider include the Q2577PWQ ($318.83), or the I2460 both from AOC or the Philips 241P4 which is cheaper.

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Display

1920 X 1200 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the Benq BL2411 is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% more display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found display resolution. The best display resolution of all PC displays of this age and spec is 3440 x 1440 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Benq BL2411 has a fairly wide viewing angle, horizontal (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and type to this LCD screen. The average viewing angle, horizontal of flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to this PC screen is 170°, and the viewing angles, horizontal range from 18° to 1,800°.

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Has an HDCP

The Benq BL2411 has an HDCP. Most of the other similar spec PC displays that came out more than two years ago also have an HDCP.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Benq BL2411 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to this PC screen.

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Good Picture Quality

Twenty customers who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it had good colour saturation. N. J. Holms said “Colours seem vibrant and to my eyes quite true to life on the "STANDARD" (Colour temperature) setting, there are 7 settings” in their review of this PC monitor and rated this PC monitor as very good. Kyle Morley said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “For me, certain bright colours with a constant speed (e.g on scrolling) with additional content” and gave it a rating of 8 stars. Uma1r wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Colours are superb” in their review of the Benq BL2411.

Thirteen owners considered that it had a flickering image. Zaroff wrote two years ago “Much worse, though, is the flickering phenomenon appearing in certain situations with this monitor” but in spite of that they gave this PC monitor a rating of 69.898482101345 out of 100. Zaroff also said “Delay as for flashing the new firmware (which apparently does correct the flicker, if not the banding)” in their review. Richard wrote on Amazon.co.uk “The flicker free backlight does make a difference to my eyes, with much less strain on them as compared to the previous 27inch ips screen I tried”.

Twelve customers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had good picture quality. Three years ago Mosta67 mentioned in their Benq BL2411 review on Amazon.co.uk “When the DVI input refused to work properly with more modern graphics cards and laptops”. Lamixer wrote “I find the image quality as good or better than my old Apple monitor” in their review of this PC monitor. Zaroff wrote on Amazon.co.uk “On paper everything looks good - perfect size, perfect resolution for that size, great stand, etc - in practice, however, as good as the picture quality is”.

Four owners who reviewed the product thought it had clear images. Two years ago Kt said on Amazon.co.uk “Amazing clarity”. Jonnyfez mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “The picture is excellent in comparison to the much bigger 4K TVs you see running demos I think it's pretty much as good on sharpness and clarity”. Three years ago E B wrote in their review of the Benq BL2411 on Amazon.co.uk “It has good colour and clarity so also good for photographs” and scored it 7 stars.

Two people who reviewed the product considered that it had a wide viewing angle. Three years ago Morgan wrote “I have not noticed any lag issues when playing "faster" type of games and the viewing angle etc have been great”. Markoppenheim wrote on Amazon.co.uk “They also seem to have a really good viewing angle” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Power

Poor Battery Life

One person who reviewed the product considered that it was not quick to charge. Three years ago Mosta67 wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Doesn't seem to charge anything needing more current than the USB standard (Hudl, some cameras, etc”.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC display has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 9hl99larbe 1920x12005msvgadviddpiheightpivot, 9hl99larbe 9hl99larbe, 9hl99larbe bl2411pt, info 1920x12005ms, benq 9hl99larbe, info 9hl99larbe, benq 9hl99latbe, benq 1920x1200, info bl2411pt, benq p158160p, benq p173112p, benq 300cdm2, benq 20m1
Barcodes 00840046026578, 04718755039836, 05052184525331, 05054484625087, 05054533625082, 05055927842733

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