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Benq GW2270 PC Monitor

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21.5" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Sep 2015
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The GW2270 VA LED monitor brings viewing pleasure to everyday work and play with exquisite details on the exterior and striking visual performance delivered by 3000:1 high contrast ratio,... More
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BENQ GW2270H, 22 Monitor (Unboxing, Review) VA panel, 1080p, 60Hz, LED, HDMI+VGA
BENQ GW2270H Monitor (Unboxing, Quick Review) 1080p, 60Hz, LED, HDMI+VGA
UNBOXING MONITOR BENQ GW2270 22'
BenQ GW2270 review

11 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

Expert review website Trusted Reviews scored this flatpanel monitor 80%.

Top Seller

The GW2270 is one the best selling LCD screen currently on the market.

Benq Has Excellent Reviews for Its PC Monitors

Based on 10,132 owner and expert reviews, Benq has excellent reviews for its PC screens. Benq also has excellent reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.

Good Picture Quality

One person who reviewed the product wrote that it had good colour saturation. Penelope Tweeddale said in her Benq GW2270 review on Amazon this year “Display is clear colours bright”. One Benq GW2270 reviewer who purchased it reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

One customer considered that the Benq GW2270 was good quality. Trusted Reviews said “Good overall image quality”.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

There are a number of alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to consider including cheaper PC monitors such as the Acer V226HQL[plb_2757757_price].

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Benq GW2270 is more than most medium monitors that have been available for more than a year. This Benq flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC screens that have been around for more than a year. The cable included "VGA" is also found on this LCD screen.

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Narrow

Medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the GW2270 have widths of between 340mm and 960mm. The Benq GW2270 is fairly narrow (only 506 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the GW2270.

If you would consider a PC monitor with a wider width then you might want to look at the Acer V226HQL[plb_2757757_price] (508mm) which is also cheaper.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the medium monitors that are a similar age to the GW2270 the annual energy consumptions range from 22kWh to 140kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 48kWh. At only 31 kilowatt hours, the Benq GW2270 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GW2270.

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Short

With a height of only 304 millimeters, the Benq GW2270 is fairly short compared to most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age. Across all the PC monitors of this type and age the heights range from 28mm to 930mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Benq GW2270 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age which have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker including the AOC e2470Swh[plb_3027864_price]; or the Asus VP228TE[plb_3240551_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Benq GW2270 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other LCD screens that have been available for around the same time as the GW2270 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Benq GW2270 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and type to the GW2270 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other PC displays of this age and spec, the Benq GW2270 does not have an integrated card reader.

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Very Small Viewable Height

Across all the PC screens of this type and age the viewable heights range from 230mm to 700mm, and the average viewable height is 320mm. The Benq GW2270 has one of the smaller viewable heights (only 268 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 54.6 centimeters, the Benq GW2270 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst medium monitors of this age. The smallest display diagonal of PC displays of this age and spec is 48cm and the biggest is 600cm.

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1 Other reason to consider the Benq GW2270

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Specification

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No Flickering

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Expert Reviews

(3)
14 November 2016

The GW2270HM looks good, thanks to a sleek design and a VA panel with reasonable colour accuracy and good viewing angles. The monitor is definitely on the short side and lacks adjustability, but...

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31 May 2016

The BenQ GW2270H is certainly good value for money. My other half wanted to swap her BenQ DL2215 for the GW because of its more eye-friendly smarts such as flicker free viewing.The GW2270H may be...

Easy to live with
Bargain price
Great officework monitor
Decent picture quality
Dual monitors for under 160
Not ideal for gamers or photovideo editors
No height adjustment
Better grilles that stay on all the time
Floor spikes that lock into position
Defeatable front LED
18 December 2015

What is the BenQ GW2270? The GW2270 is a low-cost 22-inch monitor with a 1080p resolution and IPS LCD screen. With modern touches such as a low-blue light mode for reduced eye-strain and a... Read more…

Good overall image quality
Ideal ratio of resolution and size
Very good value
Basic feature set
Only 91 sRGB
Very soft screen surface

User Reviews

(44)
Reviewed 13 November 2016 by Paul K.
(Verified Purchase)

I would recommend this monitor to other people needing one. This is the second BenQ monitor that I have purchased from Newegg (the first one is a 27 inch model that has performed well for a couple... Read more…

Reviewed 28 July 2016 by Joao
(Verified Purchase)

Bought it mainly because of the low black levels. I use it for coding and general use. Very satisfied. Viewing angles are also good. No IPS glow, since this is a VA panel. No dead/stuck pixels.... Read more…

Reviewed 26 July 2016 by Jonathan Storey
(Verified Purchase)
Reviewed 7 July 2016 by Babyboo
(Verified Purchase)

Good quality monitor.

Reviewed 6 July 2016 by Richard Rector
(Verified Purchase)

Product as advertised. Promptly delivered...

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Electricity cost when switched on $25.48
Electricity cost when on standby $2.31
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Total running cost over 5 years $27.79
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers gw2270, 9hle6l, gw2270h, 9hle6la, 9hle5la, gw2270hm, 9hle5lat, 9hle6lat, 9hle6latb, benq 5ms0, 9hle5latp, code 9hle6, info 9hle5, 9hle5latpe, benq 9hle5, 9hle6latbe, benq 9hle6, info 9hle6, benq bg089, info 9hle5l, benq 9hle52, benq 9hle5l, info gw2270, benq 9hle6l, info 9hle6l, benq bg089b, benq gw2270, code gw2270, code 9hle6l
Barcodes 00014013538276, 00840046033347, 00843591083553, 04549292041644, 04718755060809, 04718755060830, 04718755065507, 05054629906385

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