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Benq SW2700PT PC Monitor

$599.00
27" 20000000:1 LCD Jul 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Card Reader Integrated Release Date $75.81 Electricity cost over 5 years
Fifteen industry awards
Nice design
Has a built-in USB hub
51 Reviews + 15 Awards
goldfries.com Recommended Hardware PC Mag Editor's Choice chip.com.my Outstanding Ephotozine Highly Recommended
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Reviews

Fifteen Industry Awards

This LCD screen has received fifteen awards from experts in flatpanel monitors.

Five expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this medium monitor. This flatpanel monitor received a "Recommended" award from both HEXUS.net and Focus-numerique.fr, Digitaltrends.com gave it a "Recommended Product" award, it received a "Recommended Hardware" award from Goldfries.com and it received a "Smart Buy" award from Cnews.cz.

This LCD screen was given an "Editor's Choice" award by websites PC Mag, Tomshardware.co.uk and Tomshardware.com all of whom said that this PC display was brilliant.

The writer at one other expert review site wrote that this PC screen was very good. Ephotozine gave this Benq flatpanel monitor a "Highly Recommended" award.

The writers at three additional expert review sites all said that this Benq flatpanel monitor was good. This PC monitor received an "Excellent" award from both Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info and it received a "Good" award from Prad.de.

The authors at three other expert review sites all decided that this PC screen was good. Benchmark.pl gave this LCD screen a "Good Product" award, it received an "Outstanding" award from Chip.com.my and it received an "Upper Class" award from Lite-magazin.de.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Based on eight expert reviews from sites including Ephotozine, PC Mag, goldfries.com and prad.de this flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 90%. This puts this Benq PC monitor in the top 10% of all the medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year when ranked by average expert review score.

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 36 user reviews the average user rating of this PC display is 80 out of 100.

Benq LCD Screens Have Excellent Reviews

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

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Design

Nice Design

Two Benq SW2700PT reviewers who purchased it considered that it was good looking. Expert review site Goldfries.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “It's got a beautiful backplate, awesome looking RGB LED cooling system tha”. Brian Homer gave it a score of 8 stars and he mentioned “Wow just plugged it in - its beautiful! Almost bought a new Mac” in his review of the Benq SW2700PT.

Easy to Use the Menus

Two customers who purchased the Benq SW2700PT thought it was easy to use the menus. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag in April last year “Extensive image settings” in their review of the Benq SW2700PT nonetheless they only gave the Benq SW2700PT a score of 1 stars. Two years ago Matt J wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The calibration makes virtually no difference to the output so the standard settings are damn good out of the box”.

One customer wrote that it was easy to use.

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Good Product Quality

Three customers said in their reviews that it was good quality. Tomshardware.co.uk said “The BenQ SW2700PT comes in just above that with the most accurate color we've ever seen, high contrast, solid build quality and a wide gamut option” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Strong and Durable

Four Benq SW2700PT owners wrote that this PC monitor was well made. Expert website Chip.com.my wrote “A solid performing monitor that's hard to beat when it comes to colour vibrancy”. One customer wrote in their reviews that the Benq SW2700PT was strong and durable. Digitaltrends.com wrote “Sturdy, versatile stand”.


Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The SW2700PT has a built-in USB hub. Most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and type to this LCD screen do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Headphone Out

The SW2700PT has a headphone out. Most of the other PC monitors of this age and type also have a headphone out.

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Features

Good Features

Two people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had good features. Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag “Strong feature set” in their review of the Benq SW2700PT. Two years ago Digitaltrends.com said “While other monitors are content to offer features like one-millisecond response times”.


Weight & Dimensions

Thick

One Benq SW2700PT reviewer who purchased the product reckoned that it was thick. Laptopmedia.com said “Broad color gamut coverage” in their review of the Benq SW2700PT.


Performance

Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Benq SW2700PT has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been around for more than a year do not have a card reader integrated.

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Display

Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The SW2700PT has one of the wider viewing angles, horizontal (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age. The viewing angles, horizontal of similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to this PC display range from 80° to 180°.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The Benq SW2700PT has a fairly wide viewing angle, vertical (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable spec and age to this LCD screen. Across all the PC screens that are a similar age to this PC screen the viewing angles, vertical range from 50° to 180°.

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Has an HDCP

The Benq SW2700PT has an HDCP, as do most of the other LCD screens of a similar spec and age to this PC screen.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The SW2700PT has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been available for around the same time as this PC display.

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Good Colour Saturation

One customer considered that the Benq SW2700PT had good colour saturation. Chip.com.my mentioned “Vibrant colours” in their review of the Benq SW2700PT. One customer who purchased the product thought it had a good contrast ratio. Laptopmedia.com said “Good contrast ratio” in their review of this PC monitor but despite that they gave the product a rating of 14 out of 100.

One person who reviewed it said that it had good picture quality. Expert website Luminous-Landscape.com wrote in their Benq SW2700PT review “In the later half of last year I reviewed Eizo's brand new, superb CG-318 4k Resolution Graphics Display for Photographers” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2017 when this flatpanel monitor was released.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00840046032890, 04718755059551

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