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Benq BL2711U PC Monitor

$479.00
$449.99 $29.01 cheaper than 8 days ago
27" 20000000:1 LED Mar 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
The BL2711U, world's first 27" 4K2K ultra-high-definition (UHD) resolution monitor with built-in 100% sRGB, IPS technology and exclusive CAD/CAM, animation and low blue light modes for designers... More
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BenQ BL2711U 4K 10bit IPS Monitor Review
BenQ BL2711U UHD 4K Designer Monitor [Unboxing]
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18 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This medium monitor received an expert rating of 80 out of 100 from gadgetshow.channel5.com.

User Reviews Are Average

Owners have rated this PC monitor on average 73 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

Some customers who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it was good quality. This month Abraham John mentioned in his review on Amazon “Good picture quality”. Ah mentioned on Amazon “Beautiful screen quality” in their review however they only gave the Benq BL2711 a score of 60 out of 100. In October Amazon Customer said “The picture quality is superb”.

Nice Design

Some people wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was neat. This month Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “There are 4 USB 3.0 outputs which are very useful and tidy”. Pitabread mentioned in their review of the Benq BL2711 on Amazon a few weeks ago “It has a cable management system to keep the cables in the back of the monitor looking neat” and rated it as excellent.

One Benq BL2711 owner who bought the Benq BL2711 thought it was well designed. Glenn A. he mentioned “Its well designed, flexible, has plenty of connectivity options (including HDMI 2.0 to support 4k @ 60Hz” in his review of this PC monitor.

One Benq BL2711 reviewer thought the Benq BL2711 was a good design. In October Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Overall this is a great monitor for design”. One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking.

One Benq BL2711 reviewer who reviewed the Benq BL2711 considered that it was smooth. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Benq BL2711 this month “It is great to have smooth fonts for once” .

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Excellent Brand

Benq has excellent average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire flatpanel monitor range compared to other brands.

Easy to Use

Several people who reviewed the Benq BL2711 thought it was easy to use. This year Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “It has increased the ease of use for me incredibly” although they only scored the product 3 stars. Amazon Customer also said “Better quality control is needed”.

Some customers who reviewed the Benq BL2711 considered that it was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Benq BL2711 on Amazon this month “The touch buttons allow for fast alteration of settings on the Benq, so no need to click through clunky menus with stiff buttons”. Pitabread mentioned on Amazon “To tweak the monitor settings is easy as the menus are so easy to select, you just touch the bottom right of the monitor”.

One Benq BL2711 owner concluded that it had a good experience. Amazon Customer said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon this month “It has made using my PC a great experience, combined with Windows 10”.

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Robust

A number of customers who reviewed it thought it was well made. Abraham John wrote on Amazon “Solid feel”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon in October this year “Light colours has slight horizontal ridges or bands which are noticeable - whereas the BL2711U displays clear solid colours perfectly” however despite that they only rated the Benq BL2711 60 out of 100. Mr D G Taylor mentioned on Amazon “The build quality wasn't very good & being a TN panel” in his review of this PC monitor.

One Benq BL2711 owner wrote in their reviews that the Benq BL2711 was strong and durable. Glenn A. he mentioned on Amazon “Sturdy stand too” in his Benq BL2711 review.

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Good Picture Quality

Some customers wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good picture quality.

Good Connectivity

One person who bought it considered that it was good in terms of connectivity. One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of USB connections.

Good Environmental Credentials

One person who purchased the Benq BL2711 said that it was good in terms of power usage. In October last year Glenn A. gave the product an excellent rating and he mentioned on Amazon “Blanks it out when not in use after a short time - good for power saving”.

Good Sound Quality

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it had good sound quality. Pitabread mentioned on Amazon “The sound quality is ok and has decent volume.” in their review of the Benq BL2711.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available including a cheaper PC display such as the Acer B326HULA[plb_3029905_price] or you might consider a better rated PC display such as the Samsung LS32E590CS[plb_3844505_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Benq BL2711 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the BL2711 also have a built-in speaker.

We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker and we think because of it's better review score, the Philips BDM3270[plb_2783117_price], and the Acer S277HK wmidpp[plb_2693769_price] is also worth considering.

We compared all the other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Acer BX320HK[plb_3158695_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Large Color Gamut

The Benq BL2711 has one of the larger color gamuts (100 percent) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average color gamut of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the BL2711 is 82%, and the color gamuts range from 68% to 120%.

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Fairly Many Display Colour Count

The average display colour count of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the BL2711 is 150M. The Benq BL2711 has one of the more display colour counts (1,070 million) amongst PC screens of this age.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

At 300 candellas per square meter, the Benq BL2711 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the BL2711. The dimmest display brightness of flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the BL2711 is 25 cd/m², the brightest is 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power

Across all the PC displays that have been available for more than a year the RMS rated audio powers range from 1W to 32W. With an RMS rated audio power of 6 Watts, the Benq BL2711 has one of the higher RMS rated audio powers amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The average response time of medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year is 5.7ms. At only 4 milliseconds, the Benq BL2711 has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to the BL2711.

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10 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One customer who bought the product reckoned that it was not heavy. Gadgetshow.channel5.com said “A hefty display that's aimed at professionals who need to make the most of every pixel”.

One customer thought it was not thick. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon in October “The first one I received had a dead pixel and a loose element inside which could be heard moving around when the screen was tilted (a screw maybe?”.

One Benq BL2711 reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it was not good structurally. Abraham John mentioned a few weeks ago “The biggest problem is the poor construction of the power on button” in his review although he scored it 80 out of 100.

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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most similar spec PC displays that have been around for more than a year have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Benq BL2711 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only Two USB Type-A Downstream Ports

The Benq BL2711 is a two USB Type-A downstream port flatpanel monitor.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other LCD screens that came out around the same time as the BL2711, the Benq BL2711 does not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Benq BL2711 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year are also not 3D compatible.

Flatpanel monitors which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Asus PG278Q[plb_3097078_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Benq BL2711 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC displays of a similar age and spec to the BL2711 also do not have an integrated card reader.

We compared this PC screen to all the other PC monitors with an integrated card reader and we think the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Benq BL2711 is a two USB 3.0 port LCD screen. Most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and spec to the BL2711 have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports.

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Heavy

The Benq BL2711 is one of the heavier medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the BL2711 (8 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age. The weights of PC screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the BL2711 range from 2.3g to 79kg.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Off

Flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the BL2711 have power consumptions when off of between 0.005W and 350W, and the average power consumption when off is 1.6W. With a power consumption when off of 0.5 Watts, the Benq BL2711 has one of the higher power consumptions when off amongst medium monitors of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Benq BL2711

Released Over a Year Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market for over a year.

Specification

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TV Tuner Integrated
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Card Reader Integrated
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Ethernet LAN
Bluetooth
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Picture-in-Picture
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Expert Reviews

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Meet the BenQ BL2711U 27-inch 4K monitor, a hefty display that's aimed at professionals who need to make the most of every pixel, and it certainly packs in plenty of them with its 4K resolution.... Read more…

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User Reviews

(9)
Reviewed 28 April 2016 by Haruna Babangida | 22 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Two faulty. Twice returned. First had a flicker every two or three seconds. Secind had a had light bleed. Excellent Amazon service for returns. I now have the Asus 4k which looks better has a... Read more…

Reviewed 24 April 2016 by Mr. Carl Syres
(Verified Purchase)

Did my research and this Benq came up tops. I do Video editing for wedding and commercial work as well as photo editing. I wanted to get a better quality image and more real estate too, so going... Read more…

Reviewed 11 March 2016 by Amazon Customer

I purchased this monitor to work on web designs. It has made using my PC a great experience, combined with Windows 10 and the 2k4k resolution. It is great to have smooth fonts for once. The... Read more…

Reviewed 6 March 2016 by Pitabread
(Verified Purchase)

Purchased this monitor to go with my new £3000 pc I had built for video editing, picture is stunning, I love the built in presets for the task you are doing such as video, photo,cad etc. To tweak... Read more…

Reviewed 18 January 2016 by Abraham John
(Verified Purchase)

Good picture quality. Solid feel. Will last me for sometime I hope. The biggest problem is the poor construction of the power on button. Very difficult to turn it on and in an awkward place when... Read more…

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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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