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Benq XL2720 PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 12000000:1 LED Feb 2014
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date $109.61 Electricity cost over 5 years
Six industry awards
Nice design
Good size
71 Reviews + 6 Awards
f1cd.ru Recommended neitsabes.fr Very Good PC Mag Editor's Choice Les Numeriques.com 5 Star

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Reviews

Six Industry Awards

Experts love this PC monitor and have given it six awards.

The expert at review site PC Mag concluded that this flatpanel monitor was excellent and gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and the editor of website F1cd.ru conluded that they would endorse it and gave it a "Recommended" award. In addition, the expert at review website Gamestar.de gave this LCD screen a "Platinum" award and wrote it was excellent.

This LCD screen received a "5 Star" award from Les Numeriques.com, Insidehardware.it gave it a "Best in Class" award and it received a "Very Good" award from Neitsabes.fr.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on ten expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Techradar, PC Mag and IT Reviews.com this PC display has an average expert rating of 75 out of 100.

Good User Reviews

The average user rating of this PC screen is 83 out of 100 based on 101 user reviews. 26 reviewers (77% of all reviewers) gave this PC display either 4 or 5 stars.

Benq Has Excellent LCD Screen Reviews

Based on 10,156 user and expert reviews (including 868 verified purchases), Benq has excellent reviews for its LCD screens. Benq also has excellent reviews specifically for its medium monitors. 96% of those that bought a Benq LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

Nice Design

Two customers agreed that it was smooth. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Has a huge refresh rate of 120Hz for supremely smooth visuals” in their review of this PC monitor. Emad said on Amazon “Pros; Big screen with sharp and smooth display”.

Two people who bought the Benq XL2720 reckoned that it was well designed. Luke Holdsworth gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and he mentioned three years ago “Simple to use interface and sleek design” in his review of this PC monitor. Emad wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Great design and stylish finish for enthusiast looking for the best 120 refresh rate monitor”.

One person who bought this PC monitor thought it was good looking. Wingfield mentioned three years ago “It's just beautiful!” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Excellent Motion Handling

Three customers agreed that the Benq XL2720 was easy to use the menus. Four years ago Book Obsessed said “Once calibrated (google search for settings) they look fantastic” and gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5. Two years ago Jmac gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5 and said on Amazon “Having the ability to programme settings is great as with different games you may want to tweak” in their review of this PC monitor.

One owner who bought it reckoned that it was easy to handle. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Excellent motion handling” in their review of this PC monitor and rated the product 80 out of 100. One customer who reviewed the product thought it was easy to use.

One owner said in their reviews that it had a good interface. Dominic James Birch mentioned “Good monitor, nice picture and really good interface for changing your colour settings” however despite that he only rated the product 3 stars out of 5.

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Good Product Quality

Three people who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Four years ago Expertreviews.co.uk said in their review of the Benq XL2720 on expert website Expert Reviews “It has average image quality”. Monkeyseemonkeydo wrote “Amazing monitor with great picture quality” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.

Robust

Three customers who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was strong and durable. Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of the Benq XL2720 “Earlier this year its 24-inch BenQ XL2420TX%displayPrice% at %seller% monitor snagged an Editors' Choice award for its great performance and robust feature set”. Expert website Itreviews.com wrote “Earlier this year its 24-inch BenQ XL2420TX monitor snagged an Editors’ Choice award for its great performance and robust feature set” in their review of this PC monitor. Luke Holdsworth mentioned on Amazon “Great base stand, very sturdy and can flip the monitor landscape/portrait, raise/lower it on the stand” in his review of this PC monitor.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two people who purchased it considered that it was heavy and bulky. Mr. Ian Evans said in his review of the Benq XL2720 four years ago “I'm a heavy gamer and it stands up to the heavy demands” and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars.


Features

Loaded With Features

Four customers who purchased this PC monitor agreed that it had good features. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Loaded with features”. Dougiemuir said on Amazon “Packed with great features such as USB ports, S-switch”.


Display

Has an HDCP

The Benq XL2720 has an HDCP, as do most of the other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to this LCD screen.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response times of PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC display range from 1ms to 40ms. When compared to other medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to this flatpanel monitor that we have checked the response time of, the Benq XL2720's response time of only 1 millisecond is one of the fastest.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

PC monitors of a similar spec and age to this PC screen have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. The Benq XL2720 has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical (only 160 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to it.

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120Hz Refresh Rate

Four owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good refresh rate. Techradar wrote “120Hz refresh rate” in their review of this PC monitor. Jmac said “Try to aim for the nice refresh rate” and scored it 4 stars out of 5.

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had good picture quality. J M Taylor said on Amazon three years ago “Brilliant picture, no lag, i play counter strike, battlefied4 etc and the graphics are stunning !” in their review of the Benq XL2720 and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Two customers who reviewed it thought it had good colour saturation. Luke Holdsworth said “This monitor is perfect for any type of gamer! Picture quality and performance is 5*, not seen or used anything better then this! Colours are vibrant”.

One customer who purchased it reckoned that it had a good contrast ratio. Pc Mag scored this PC monitor 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Dark blacks”.

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Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Benq XL2720 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to this PC screen do have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the AOC G2770 ($309.99), or the Asus PB278Q ($69.95) or the Philips 288P6 ($427.75).

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Benq released the XL2720.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers visipax 1920x1080, visipax prxl2720z, visipax xl2720z, benq 1920x1080, benq xl2720z
Barcodes 00013591028056, 00779184010968, 00840046028206, 00840046030049, 04054319111939, 04718755045110, 04718755052767, 05053959179759, 05054531163289, 05054629416198, 05711045719943, 08400460282060, 08400460300498

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