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Benq PG2401

73

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Benq PG2401

$965.96
Benq PG2401
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A multi award winning and good spec 24.1" PC monitor, with satisfactory running costs
24.1" 1920 X 1200 Pixels 20000:1 No Aug 2013
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BenQ 24-inch IPS High Definition LED Monitor (PG2401PT), Color Certified, WUXGA HD 1920x1200 Display
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Benq PG2401 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Benq PG2401 as follows:
97
Reviews
11 Reviews + 5 Awards
78
Features
Good Features
63
Running Costs
$160 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has great expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This Benq PC monitor has running costs of $160 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 5% of all 3,257 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
The PG2401 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 pixels resolution
Perfect color authenticity
Full range of connectivity
Fine-Tuned presets
Ergonomic design
*Support colorimeter: x-rite i1 pro / i1 pro 2 / i1 display
Brightness uniformity function
Hardware calibration
Predictable colors with 14-bit 3d LUT
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Expand the spectrum on a 10-bit IPS panel
Excellent adobe RGB and CMYK coverage
Individually tested to verify performance
Certified print-quality display
Less-trouble soft proofing makes monitor to printing more efficient
Shading hood
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Benq PG2401 of £664.00 ($664.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $301.96.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The PG2401 is one of the less economic to run PC displays that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the PG2401 will cost $160 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Benq PG2401 of 24.1" is pretty typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 64% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1200 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Benq PG2401 is 1920 x 1200 pixels. That's 11% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most common resolution. Across all PC displays the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Benq PG2401 of 5ms is pretty average compared to most other PC displays. It is slower than 52% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq PG2401 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although it is worth noting that 53% of PC screens also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC displays is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Benq PG2401 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is wider than 66% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Benq PG2401 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 11% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Benq PG2401 of 1,000 is relatively average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 25% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Benq PG2401 has a headphone out, which is unusual. 89% of LCD screens do not have a headphone out.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Benq PG2401 has a card reader integrated. 99% of PC displays do not have a card reader integrated.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

9hla5lbqbe pg2401pt, benq 9hla5lbqbe, benq pg2401pt, benq 350cdm2

Barcodes:

00840046028466, 04718755045127

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