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Benq BL3200PT PC Monitor

$399.00
32" 20000000:1 LCD Mar 2014
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date $197.08 Electricity cost over 5 years
Eight industry awards
Reasonably priced
Good quality
247 Reviews + 8 Awards
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Reviews

Eight Industry Awards

This PC screen is one of the most awarded by experts of all the PC screens of this spec and age.

This flatpanel monitor was given a "Gold" award by both websites Techzine.nl and Xtremehardware.com, both of which decided that this medium monitor was brilliant.

Three additional expert review sites endorsed this Benq PC monitor. This flatpanel monitor received a "Best Buy" award from website Expert Reviews who said it was was good and the writer at review website F1cd.ru conluded that they would endorse it and gave it a "Recommended" award. Furthermore, the editor of review site Hardware.info gave this PC display a "Silver Award" and wrote it was very good.

Three more expert review sites all thought that this flatpanel monitor was good. This PC display received a "5 Star" award from both Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com and it received a "Dam Good" award from Hardwarecanucks.com.

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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Based on eight expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Digital Versus and techzine.nl the average expert rating of this PC screen is 90 out of 100. PC screen experts think this LCD screen is one of the very best medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, BL3200 owners rated this PC monitor 87 out of 100. Over 73% of reviewers gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 98% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Excellent Brand

Based on 10,156 user and expert reviews (including 868 verified purchases), Benq has excellent ratings for its flatpanel monitors. Benq also has excellent ratings specifically within its medium monitors range compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Benq LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

A Versatile Monitor for Web Browsing, Office Computing, Graphic Design and Even Some Games

Twelve owners considered that the product was good looking. Three years ago Morgan scored it 8 stars and he mentioned “The screen itself is beautiful to view”. Two years ago Maziara mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “Excellent quality, Elegant looking, Very sleek” in their review of this PC monitor. Twpatterson2003 mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “GO, BF4 pretty extensively and have noticed absolutely no ghosting”.

Eight owners who bought the product considered that it was well designed. Trusted Reviews said “A versatile monitor for web browsing, office computing, graphic design and even some games” in their review of this PC monitor nonetheless they rated it 18.8 out of 100. Expert website Trustedreviews.com gave this PC monitor a rating of 6 stars and wrote “If you need its ports and impressive exterior design”. Trustedreviews.com also said “We're pleased to report that its huge size is complemented by sensible design in other departments” in their review.

Two customers who purchased the product agreed that it was smooth. Nikos said in their review of the Benq BL3200 two years ago “Small enough to allow for smooth text and graphics, yet large enough to offer 32 inches worth of working space (diagonal” and gave the product a score of 6 stars.

Two customers who reviewed it considered that it was neat. Handygrandad said in their review of the Benq BL3200 “There is a neat bit of software provided that allows you to adjust all the settings using your mouse (or touchpad” and scored it 7 stars. Haseeb wrote on Amazon “Cable management hole on the stand makes thing easy to tidy, monitor is sturdy, rotates 90 degrees to pivot” in their review of this PC monitor.

One owner concluded that it was ergonomic.

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Good Quality

Thirty-nine customers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was good quality. Amazon.co.uk wrote in their review of this PC monitor three years ago “High quality” but they only scored this PC monitor 20 out of 100. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on expert review site Trusted Reviews “The BenQ impresses with a versatile design, neat controller and solid image quality.” in their Benq BL3200 review and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Expertreviews.co.uk said in their review of this PC monitor “For the most part it feels very well made”.

Easy to Use

Twenty-one owners concluded that the product was easy to use. Bestbuy.com said two years ago “Fast Blue Light Control” in their review of this PC monitor. Amazon.co.uk said three years ago “Easy To Use”. Digitalversus.com said on expert website Digital Versus “The screen size and resolution make it comfortable to use from a respectable distance (50 cm) so there's no need to sit right up close to the sc”.

Nine customers who bought the product reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Good colour fidelity after changing settings” nonetheless they gave it a score of 1 stars. Last year 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”. Toughchoice wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The came up with the best settings using sophisticated test equipment” and gave it a rating of 9 stars.

Four customers reckoned that this PC monitor was easy to setup. D mentioned last year “Easy to set up once you know the functions”. Actionjackson wrote on Bestbuy.com “It was very easy to set up and the picture is excellent” in their review of this PC monitor. Three years ago David Gee said “Brilliant picture and verey easy to set up - reducing brightness was only adjustment needed”.

Four people who bought it wrote that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Three years ago Morgan mentioned in his review of the Benq BL3200 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%”. Dimart65 gave this PC monitor a rating of 7 stars and mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “Doesn't disappoint- great screen in both portrait and landscape mode with variable screen intensities allowing reading at a much more comfortable light level for documents etc” in their review of this PC monitor. Whippy wrote “What ever happened to brightness dials? No need to press several buttons, just turn a dial till things are comfy”.

Three owners considered that the product was easy to assemble. Mosta67 wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The monitor stand is solid, easy to assemble (twist and lock)”. Nd gave the product a rating of 6 stars and wrote “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”. Andy he said on Amazon.co.uk “Great design too and very easy to assemble, fully moveable screen means it is so simple to get into the desired viewing position”.

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Robust

Thirty-three owners thought it was well made. Handygrandad scored this PC monitor 6 stars and wrote “It has a solid, fully adjustable stand, with the option of a 90 degree turn into portrait format”. Markoppenheim mentioned in their Benq BL3200 review “I believe Macs have manual screen rotation control built in”. Mark Wilson rated it 9 stars and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “Very well built as well, very useful USB3 hub built in with ports at the side”.

Five people said in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Jdr gave this PC monitor a score of 8 stars and wrote “The base is very sturdy and is adjustable for height, rotation”. Markoppenheim wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “The stand is sturdy, has a reasonably small footprint which mainly sits behind the screen”. Two years ago Lovemikids gave it a rating of 7 stars and mentioned “Robust and practical stand with excellent adjustments for height, tilt” in their review of this PC monitor.

One owner who reviewed the product mentioned that it was reliable. Work4free said “Been perfectly reliable thus far” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Weight & Dimensions

Compact

Six owners who reviewed the Benq BL3200 said that it was heavy and bulky. Expertreviews.co.uk rated it 6 stars and mentioned “The BL3200PT is extremely heavy.”. Two years ago M. Burns said on Amazon.co.uk “They are bloody heavy, built like granite, extremely solid, zero wobble”. Jgmann wrote “The monitor has a nice heavy stand and is fully adjustable to include portrait orientation”.

Four people reckoned that it was thin. Rigo mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “Perfect screen, solid base, narrow bezel, accurate colors, sharp lines” in their Benq BL3200 review. Neosage said on Amazon “Nice slim bezel around the edge, all-round great monitor”. Three years ago Whippy wrote on Amazon “Nice thin bezels” in their Benq BL3200 review.

One customer reckoned that it was compact. Two years ago Bestbuy.com said in their review of this PC monitor “Everything that you would expect from a small compact epic gaming machine”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was thick. Richard mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “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”.

One person reckoned that this PC monitor was a good body shape. Seaside mentioned three years ago “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” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. Three years ago Trusted Reviews mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Good connectivity”. Also three years ago Rick York said “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” in his review of this PC monitor.

Two customers said that it had email functionality. Rickeysnakes wrote “I was never informed through e-mail what exactly was wrong nor did I push for that info”. D. Fergusson wrote in their Benq BL3200 review on Amazon “Glad I sent email to BenQ support as gave some insight in to their lack of after sales care”.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Six owners who bought this PC monitor agreed that it had good features. Laserboy mentioned two years ago “These monitors are incredible, So many great features and not a dead pixel to be found”. David C. mentioned “* It has some nice extra features, such as vertical”. Three years ago Whippy mentioned “Features that seem really sensible” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a score of 5 stars.


Audio

Quiet

Three people concluded that the product was quiet. Bestbuy.com wrote “Surprisingly this little pc is very quiet you don't even know that its on” however they only scored the product 20 out of 100. Three years ago J E Walford mentioned in their review of the Benq BL3200 on Amazon.co.uk “The set up instructions are on disc and the speakers are very quiet” and rated it 9 stars. John Williams rated it 8 stars and he wrote on Amazon two years ago “They are surpringly good, I live alone, with a dog, so it's pretty quiet here.”.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq BL3200 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to this PC monitor also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the AOC q2963Pm which is cheaper; or the Eizo Foris FS2434 ($399.00) which has better reviews.

It is worth considering alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the LG 29UB65.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Output

The Benq BL3200 has an audio output, as do most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Display

Has an HDCP

The Benq BL3200 has an HDCP, as do most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 4 milliseconds, the Benq BL3200 has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years. The average response time of medium monitors that were released more than two years ago is 6.1ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 40ms.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

Three customers who bought this PC monitor mentioned that it had good technical guidance. Graham Smith mentioned on Amazon.co.uk two years ago “I didn't find any full instruction manual though”.

One customer who bought the product concluded that it had good customer support. Phil M. wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Newegg.com “I'm pretty confident that I didn't just miss something and customer support didn't add anything useful other than get new BIOS” and rated the Benq BL3200 4 stars.

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Good Picture Quality

Twenty-one owners who reviewed it reckoned 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 gave it a score of 5 stars. Ross Hitchman mentioned on Amazon.co.uk three years ago “The colours are great and the picture is crisp” in his review of the Benq BL3200 and scored it 6 stars. In the same month Jdr gave it a rating of 9 stars and mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “Crisp, clear, excellent colours, non-reflective (I hate those shiny screens” in their review of this PC monitor.

Sixteen people wrote that this PC monitor had good picture quality. Rafal Enden rated it 7 stars and mentioned in their review of the Benq BL3200 on Amazon.co.uk “Image quality is great, with response time of 4ms”. R3d Bu11 wrote two years ago “Great picture quality, colour and features” in their review of this PC monitor. Nikos gave the product a rating of 6 stars and said in the same month “Only miniDP and DisplayPort supports 60Hz, which should not be a problem if your graphics card features DisplayPort output”.

Twelve customers who bought the product agreed that it had a flickering image. Richard mentioned 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”. Richard also said “Primarily looked at this monitor because it had a flicker free backlight and IPS Panel” in his review. Two years ago D. Fergusson wrote on Amazon “Issues I had where some flickering in certain applications” in their Benq BL3200 review.

Four customers said in their reviews that the product had clear images. Jonnyfez said “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” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it 6 stars. E B gave this PC monitor a score of 7 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk three years ago “It has good colour and clarity so also good for photographs”. Adrian rated it 7 stars and he mentioned “Amazing image clarity as you'd expect from 3840x2160”.

Three owners concluded that this PC monitor had image ghosting. Three years ago Richard said in his review of this PC monitor “Movies and games look superb with no ghosting” and rated the product 8 stars. Twpatterson2003 wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “I mostly see people asking if there is noticeble ghosting while playing FPS games on this monitor”. Nd wrote on Amazon “I have done a few tests, no dead pixels, slight back light bleed on the left hand side of the screen, can't seem to notice any ghosting issues” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

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Power

Poor Battery Life

One owner who reviewed it thought it was not quick to charge. Mosta67 mentioned “Doesn't seem to charge anything needing more current than the USB standard (Hudl, some cameras, etc”.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Benq released the BL3200.

Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00840046030100, 04718755051326, 05054484749158, 05054533749153, 08400460301006

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