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Benq GW2870H
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Benq GW2870H PC Monitor

28" 1920 X 1080 20000000:1 LED Sep 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
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Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews and gadgetspeak.com the average expert rating of this PC screen is 73%.

Benq Has Excellent LCD Screen Reviews

Benq medium monitors have excellent reviews on average and across all flatpanel monitors Benq is one of the leading brands.

Robust

One Benq GW2870H owner considered that the Benq GW2870H was strong and durable.

Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, verticals of similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the GW2870H range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. At 178 degrees, the GW2870H has a fairly wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the GW2870H.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At 178 degrees, the Benq GW2870H has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as the GW2870H. The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of PC displays of this type and age is 18°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Benq GW2870H is a two HDMI ports quantity flatpanel monitor.

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Quite Big Viewable Size, Horizontal

PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the GW2870H have viewable size, horizontals of between 290mm and 800mm. The GW2870H has one of the bigger viewable size, horizontals (621 millimeters) amongst LCD screens of this age.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal (metric)

Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year the display diagonal (metric)s range from 48cm to 89cm, and the average display diagonal (metric) is 64cm. At 71.1 centimeters, the GW2870H has a quite big display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other PC monitors of this age and type.

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Quite Big Viewable Size, Vertical

The viewable size, verticals of PC monitors of this age and type range from 240mm to 800mm, and the average viewable size, vertical is 330mm. The GW2870H has a fairly big viewable size, vertical (341 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to the GW2870H.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the GW2870H has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec. Medium monitors that were released one year ago have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 500 cd/m².

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC screens of a similar age and type to it.

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Has Two Cables Includeds

The Benq GW2870H has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that are a comparable age to it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the GW2870H. The cables included "VGA" is also found on this Benq LCD screen.

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8 Reasons Against

Inferior Technical Features

One customer said in their reviews that the product did not have good features. Gadgetspeak.com mentioned in their review of the Benq GW2870H “Lack of features” but they still gave it a score of 76 out of 100.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The GW2870H does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth noting that most of the other PC displays of a similar spec and age to the GW2870H also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared all the other PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Benq EW2750ZL ($179.00) or the Fujitsu B22T-7 Pro are also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The GW2870H does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other LCD screens of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to look at including the Asus VK248H ($199.00); or the DELL UZ2315H ($222.10).

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Most PC screens that are a similar age to the GW2870H do not have a card reader integrated. The GW2870H is no exception to this as it too does not have a card reader integrated.

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Not 3D

The GW2870H is not 3D. Most of the other LCD screens of this type and age are also not 3D.

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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 the most commonly found display resolution on LCD screens of a similar age and type to it.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Small Color Gamut

Across all the PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the GW2870H the color gamuts range from 68% to 120%. The GW2870H has a quite small color gamut (only 72 percent) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the GW2870H.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD Type
HDCP
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Aspect Ratio
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Color Gamut
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Connectivity
Headphone Outputs
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Design
Feet Colour
Colour of Product
Performance
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Ergonomics
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
On/off Switch
Number of OSD Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
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Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $52.93
Electricity cost when on standby $1.96
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Total running cost over 5 years $54.89
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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