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Benq EW2740 PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LCD Oct 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
Three industry awards
Reasonably priced
Great all around monitor with excellent color saturation
29 Reviews + 3 Awards Recommended Gold Expert Reviews Best Buy
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Three Industry Awards

Three expert review sites thought that this Benq LCD screen was good. The expert at review site Expert Reviews gave this PC screen a "Best Buy" award and decided it was good and it received a "Recommended" award from review website This PC display also received a "Gold" award from website who wrote it was superb.

Average Expert Reviews

This Benq PC monitor has an average expert rating of 77 out of 100 based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, PC Mag and PC

User Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 6 user reviews the average user rating of this PC screen is brilliant. 3 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this flatpanel monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Benq Has Excellent PC Display Reviews

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

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Great All Around Monitor With Excellent Color Saturation

Three owners said in their reviews that the product had good picture quality. Adrianiraq rated the product 8 stars and mentioned in their review of the Benq EW2740 on last year “He uses for gaming and graphics are awesome”.

Two owners who purchased this PC monitor thought it had good colour saturation. Two years ago said in their Benq EW2740 review “Great all around monitor with excellent color saturation”. Expert review site rated the product 7 stars and mentioned three years ago “BenQ EW2740L offers good contrast ratio, good colours and barely noticeable flicker”.

One person who reviewed it considered that it had a wide viewing angle. Three years ago scored it 4 stars and mentioned “Some important features are high contrast, flicker free, wide viewing angle, focus mode, mhl, super resolution, etc”.

One owner who purchased it thought it had a good contrast ratio. wrote in their Benq EW2740 review three years ago “Though it doesn't come with a lot of features, its high contrast ratio brings good shadow” and gave it a score of 6 stars.

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One customer reckoned that it was well made. mentioned on PC Mag three years ago “The BenQ EW2740L is a moderately priced, 27-inch, Vertical Alignment (VA) monitor that displays deep blacks, solid gray-scale reproduction”.

Good Product Quality

Two customers who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it was good quality. Expert website mentioned “BenQ EW2740L is a widescreen 27inch monitor designed to deliver rich picture quality from different angle” in their review of the Benq EW2740 and gave it a score of 5 stars. Expert review site wrote “A great VA monitor with good image quality and MHL support”.


Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The Benq EW2740 has one of the widest viewing angles, vertical (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age. The viewing angles, vertical of similar spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as this LCD screen range from 10° to 180°.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angles, horizontal of LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to this PC monitor range from 18° to 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The Benq EW2740 has one of the wider viewing angles, horizontal (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Has an HDCP

The Benq EW2740 has an HDCP. Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been available for more than two years also have an HDCP.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The Benq EW2740 has one of the slower response times (12 milliseconds) amongst medium monitors of this age. The fastest response time of comparable spec PC screens that have been available for more than two years is 1ms, the slowest is 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC monitors of this spec and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

The Benq EW2740 is a two HDMI port PC display.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq EW2740 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC displays of this spec and age which have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the AOC G2460 ($215.53), or the iiyama XB2783HSU which also has a higher rating.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this PC screen was released.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00163121392796, 00840046028435, 04718755046872, 05054484881209, 08400460284354

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