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Benq EW2440 PC Monitor

24" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Jan 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
Two industry awards
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
336 Reviews + 2 Awards
ua.gecid.com Tested goldfries.com Recommended Hardware

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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The editor of one expert review site concluded that they would recommend this flatpanel monitor. Goldfries.com gave this PC display a "Recommended Hardware" award.

This PC monitor received a "Tested" award from Ua.gecid.com.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on seven expert reviews from sites including Techradar, pcquest.com, techradar.com/au/ and gadgetdiary.com this flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 79 out of 100.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, EW2440 owners rated this PC screen 89%. 233 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this PC screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Benq Has Excellent PC Monitor Reviews

We checked 10,156 expert and owner reviews (including 868 verified purchases) for Benq PC screens and found that on average Benq has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Benq has excellent reviews 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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Flicker, Free Screen

Twenty customers wrote in their reviews that the Benq EW2440 had good picture quality. Maremalin gave the product a rating of 9 stars and said on Amazon “Perfect picture quality - bright and crisp”. George mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “For the price its really incredible, picture quality is fantastic, well made, looks tidy on the desk, cant recommend it anymore”. Jay M wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Pretty good picture quality, extremely thin” in his review of this PC monitor.

Ten owners said in their reviews that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Mr. R. Iles wrote on Amazon “The colours are stunning” in their Benq EW2440 review. M. Ismael mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Blacks are great so are viewing angles, colours are good as well”. Three years ago Metalfox said on Amazon “Extremely sharp and great colours” and gave it a rating of 8 stars.

Six people who bought it agreed that it had a flickering image. Techradar said two years ago “Flicker, free screen”. Amazon.co.uk said “No screen flicker is very striking compared to other monitors”. Three years ago expert review site Gadgetdiary.com scored it 6 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor “These monitors comes with flicker free and low blue light technology that help in reducing the blue light emissions wh”.

Five people mentioned in their reviews that it had clear images. Three years ago Hobocrust wrote “Great screen clarity and viewing angles very happy”. Jake Passmore rated it 7 stars and he mentioned on Amazon two years ago “A great looking monitor (even when off) with a clear image when in use”.

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good contrast ratio. Techradar.com gave it a score of 6 stars and mentioned on expert website Techradar “Excellent color reproduction, dark blacks and 60Hz refresh rates help you stay productive”. Tharumu mentioned on Amazon two years ago “However, after a while you will notice the excellent colour balance and contrast ratio” in their Benq EW2440 review. To Much Learning said on Amazon “Great Monitor for almost all uses, Beautiful Picture, high contrast ratio, good colour” in their Benq EW2440 review and rated it 7 stars.

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Good Sound Quality

Four customers who reviewed the Benq EW2440 concluded that it had good sound quality. Kris Randall gave it a score of 6 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Don't be blown away by the sound quality, Its ok at best - there is no bass” in his review of this PC monitor. Scorpion Scribbler said on Amazon “The colours are vivid and the sound quality is good” in their review of this PC monitor. In April last year Jordan mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Great price with a good build and sound quality go to with it”.


Design

Well Designed

Fourty-five people wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was good looking. Expert website Goldfries.com wrote “Just how good is this monitor that boasts Eye care features such as Flicker Free and Low Blue Light?BenQ is pretty generous”. Pfx wrote “Good monitor performing well and looking stylish enough” in their Benq EW2440 review and scored it 8 stars. Three years ago R Thompson mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Stylish and does the Job!”.

Ten owners considered that this PC monitor was well designed. Three years ago Amazon.co.uk wrote “Lovely aesthetic design with almost invisible "hard" bezel”. Steffi said on Amazon “Lovely clean minimalist design, feels well built, great picture -”. Tahir Tariq wrote in their review of the Benq EW2440 “The monitor design is great and the picture quality is also very good”.

Seven owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had a thin frame. Sooeesydalga wrote “The thin bezel makes them ideal for this.I have never used BenQ equipment before” in their review of the Benq EW2440 and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Bam gave this PC monitor a rating of 6 stars and said two years ago “It looks great and the thin bezel is really nice”. Kieren Lucas gave the product a rating of 7 stars and wrote three years ago “I bought 2 of these at once as the thin bezel makes these perfect for multi-screen setups”.

Four owners said in their reviews that the product was neat. Three years ago Jo Ellen Mo said in her review of this PC monitor “Very good monitor, great clarity looks neat and sleek”. Kris Randall mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “Easy access and tidy as your wires hang straight down behind the neck of the monitor - Awesome non reflective matte finish with excellent viewing angles” and scored it 7 stars.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was ugly. Two years ago Duncan Bunting wrote on Amazon “The Purple startup/shutdown screen is very ugly, its extremely pixelised” and gave it a rating of 6 stars.

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Strong and Durable

Sixteen people considered that it was well made. Expert review site Vernonchan.com wrote in their review of the Benq EW2440 “The flicker-free technology and Senseye Reading mode are built for added eye comfort”. Two years ago Mr. R. Iles said “The base is solid and clean looking” in their review of this PC monitor. Pfx gave it a score of 8 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon in the same month “I am no expert.I can recommend this monitor as a versatile, well built and well performing, stylish option”.

Five people who bought the product thought it was strong and durable. Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Robust OSD allows for customization of face buttons” however despite that they only scored it 18.8 out of 100. Sam Watson mentioned two years ago “Base is sturdy enough” in his review of this PC monitor and rated it 7 stars. Mr. M. Eisenhuth mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon.co.uk “Great quality whether it's the sturdy stand or the tiny bezel Great number of inputs Very comprehensive menu Cons”.

One customer who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was reliable. Adrian said “Amazon sorted an exchange easily enough - hope it proves reliable (if it does than its worth 5 stars” and rated it 7 stars.

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Good Product Quality

Fourty-nine customers thought the Benq EW2440 was good quality. Rich in Cheadle he wrote in his review of the Benq EW2440 on Amazon two years ago “Sound quality is perfectly acceptable to me”. Rich in Cheadle also wrote “It is smaller, lighter and better quality than a tv for the same price” in his review. M. Ismael said on Amazon “Screen quality is excellent, I calibrated mine via SpyderExpress calibration tool”.

Easy to Use

Ten customers who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was easy to setup. Mr. R. Iles scored the product 9 stars and mentioned two years ago “It was very easy to set up, I didn't even use the manual”. Last year Valory Fox said “The monitor is crisp, sleek and easy to set up”. Three years ago James Mcl Buchanan said on Amazon.co.uk “So far so good nice clear, bright picture Easy to setup connect, switch on” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it a score of 8 stars.

Nine people said that it was easy to use. Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Audio Out Headphone port for external speakers (it's amazing how many monitors don't have this, like anyone wants to use lousy built-in monitor speakers”. Expert review site Pcquest.com said “There are touch sensitive monitor control buttons for volume control” in their review of this PC monitor. Two years ago Sam Watson wrote in his review of the Benq EW2440 “The low blue light setting is handy if you need it”.

Five owners who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to use the menus. Sam Bonnington scored it 8 stars and he wrote two years ago “Good settings and fast start up”. Lengle mentioned last year “I generally know my way around a PC and I over-scaled and made sure all settings were correct with the graphics drivers” in their review of the Benq EW2440 nonetheless they only rated the product 3 stars. Peter C. said on Amazon.co.uk two years ago “Good picture and stable and easy to work the menu” and rated this PC monitor 7 stars.

Four customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a touch sensitive screen. Mr. R. Iles wrote on Amazon “The buttons are located on the front right hand side and are touch sensitive”. Mengkysan mentioned in their review of the Benq EW2440 on Amazon “Controls are at the bottom and are all touch sensitive, so turning on” and gave it a score of 6 stars. James K. gave it a rating of 5 stars and he said on Newegg.com “The OSD controls are also nice, being touch-sensitive”.

Three people who purchased the product reckoned that it was easy to assemble. A Shropshire Lad said “Easy to assemble”. J M. rated it 9 stars and said “The stands were very easy to put together, picture quality superb”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Thirty-two owners who bought the product agreed that it was thin. Pcquest.com gave this PC monitor a score of 6 stars and said three years ago “The Benq EW2440-B monitor is a beauty in black, with a glossy frame and slim design” in their review of this PC monitor. Lewis Johnson wrote in his review of this PC monitor “They are actually that thin.”. Madtechuk mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Very thin bezel, nice in a multi-screen setup” in their review of this PC monitor.

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that the Benq EW2440 was heavy and bulky. Adrian mentioned “To get better quality you need to stretch the budget (a lot) for an IPS panel or go back to the "old fashioned" looking panels with chunky bezelsBest bits”. Alexander wrote on Amazon three years ago “It's a limitation of the technology I suppose we've got to put up with until CRTs make their big, statically charged and extremely heavy comeback”.

One person mentioned that the product was a good size. Three years ago Amazon Customer wrote “Really good size monitor, easy to set up plug” and scored this PC monitor 9 stars. One owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was thick. Three years ago Fraser mentioned on Amazon “Still a great thickness The speakers”.

One customer who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was compact. Gordon Egar said three years ago “The power brick is nice and compact there's a small HDMI cable along with a HDMI to micro USB, great for a Nexus or other tablet”.

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Smart TV

Smartphone Connectivity

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. Techradar wrote “Smartphone connectivity” yet they rated it 18.2 out of 100.


Features

Good Technical Features

Three people who reviewed the product considered that it had good features. Snaggle wrote in their Benq EW2440 review “This monitor is awesome i love it its very well made good looking has many great features like low blue light”.


Audio

Quiet

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was noisy. One customer said in their reviews that it was quiet. Newegg.com wrote “Both units run quietly and effic” in their review of this PC monitor but they only rated this PC monitor 1 stars.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq EW2440 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to this flatpanel monitor also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth considering one of the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the BL2201, or the RL2455 ($194.99) both from Benq or the Viewsonic VX2370SMH ($139.99).

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Display

Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of PC monitors that came out more than two years ago is 170°, and the viewing angles, horizontal range from 18° to 1,800°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the Benq EW2440 has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

At 178 degrees, the Benq EW2440 has a very wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to this LCD screen. Medium monitors that are a similar age to this LCD screen have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°.

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Has an HDCP

The Benq EW2440 has an HDCP, as do most of the other PC displays of this age and spec.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The Benq EW2440 has a fairly slow response time (12 milliseconds) compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as this PC display. The response times of PC screens that were released more than two years ago range from 1ms to 40ms.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

The Benq EW2440 is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to this flatpanel monitor have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

Five customers reckoned that this PC monitor had good technical guidance. Two years ago Paul wrote “Start-up instructions weren't clear - you have to access the menu using the touch buttons on the bottom right to select the input” in his review of this PC monitor. Bob K wrote in his review of this PC monitor “In use the quick start guide could be improved, as more information is required for easy initial use”. Adrian mentioned in his review of the Benq EW2440 “The low blue light really does seem to help”.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium monitor was released in April 2017.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00163121392789, 00587351620113, 00840046029425, 00925062252337, 04718755046933, 05054484585978, 08400460294254

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