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Benq XR3501
Benq XR3501
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Benq XR3501 PC Monitor

$999.99
$549.99 $450.00 cheaper than 39 days ago
35" 2560 X 1080 LED 853mm Feb 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Width Release Date $140.77 Electricity cost over 5 years
Nine industry awards
A bit expensive
Recent price increase of 25%
45 Reviews + 11 Awards
tomshardware.com Editor Approved tomshardware.co.uk Editor Approved chip.com.my Editor's Choice HEXUS.net Approved
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Reviews

Nine Industry Awards

This flatpanel monitor is one of the most highly awarded by experts of all the LCD screens of this type and age.

This PC display received an "Editor's Choice" award from websites Tomshardware.co.uk, Tomshardware.com and Chip.com.my all of whom thought that this flatpanel monitor was terrific.

This LCD screen was given a "Recommended" award by both websites Goldfries.com and Computerdiy.com.tw, both of which decided that this medium monitor was good.

The editor of review sites Pctuning.tyden.cz said that this PC monitor was very good and gave it their "Silver" award.

The editors of three additional expert review sites all decided that this flatpanel monitor was good. This PC screen received an "Approved" award from HEXUS.net, it received an "Ulitmate" award from Hardware.info and it received a "Top Class" award from Lite-magazin.de.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this LCD screen is 82 out of 100 based on eighteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, playwares.com and pricerunner.se.

Benq Has Excellent Reviews for Its PC Monitors

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


Design

144Hz, Build Quality, Extraimmersive Curve

Two people who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality. Last year Hardwarecanucks.com mentioned “144Hz, build quality, extraimmersive curve”. Kitguru.net mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Image quality is good, with the exception of brightness uni” and rated it 4 stars out of 5.

Great Design

Two people who purchased this PC monitor wrote that it was well designed. Last year Trusted Reviews mentioned “Great design”.

Two people who bought it considered that it was smooth. Expert review site Tomsguide.com said in their Benq XR3501 review last year “The monitor's high refresh rate of 144Hz makes your games look as smooth as they”. Tomsguide.com also wrote “The BenQ XR3501 is a highly impressive curved gaming monitor, largely thanks to its striking 35-inch, 2560 x 1080 screen; a smooth, 144Hz refresh rate;” in their review.

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Sleek Design and Wellbuilt

Two owners who reviewed the Benq XR3501 considered that it was well made. Tbreak.ae scored it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “Sleek design and wellbuilt”. One person who bought this PC monitor thought it was strong and durable. Hardwarecanucks.com wrote “Robust och stadig”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Three owners who reviewed the Benq XR3501 said that it was heavy and bulky. Expert website Tbreak.ae wrote “The BenQ XR3501 is heavy on the wallet” . Goldfries.com wrote “The monitor is really heavy and I”.

One person wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was thick. Arrbus mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com two years ago “VESA-mounting requires an accessory that's sold-separately and not available yet (as of today), 1080-height resolution means that the pixels are a bit broad for the display size” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Features

Effective Gaming Features Like Black Qualizer

Two people reckoned that the product had good features. Tbreak.ae wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Effective gaming features like Black Qualizer”. Tbreak.ae also mentioned “Good gaming features” in their review.


Price

Relatively Expensive

Two owners who purchased it reckoned that it was expensive. Kitguru.net mentioned “Relatively expensive”. Hardwarecanucks.com mentioned “1080p resolution, expensive”.


Display

2560 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Benq XR3501 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC displays of this age and spec the display resolution ranges from 1366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Has an HDCP

The Benq XR3501 has an HDCP, as do most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been around for a similar time to this PC screen.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The fastest response time of medium monitors that came out around the same time as this PC display is 1ms and the slowest is 25ms. At only 4 milliseconds, the Benq XR3501 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as this PC monitor.

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Ergonomics

Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The Benq XR3501 features Picture-in-Picture support, as do most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to this PC display.

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Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

Most PC monitors of this age and type have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Benq XR3501 which has two HDMI ports.

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Has an Audio Output

The Benq XR3501 has an audio output. Most of the other PC screens of a similar age and type to this PC display also have an audio output.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Benq XR3501 has a headphone out, as do most of the other LCD screens that are a comparable age to this PC monitor.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Benq XR3501 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and type to this flatpanel monitor.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Benq XR3501 is more than most medium monitors that came out more than a year ago. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on medium monitors that came out around the same time as this LCD screen. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)" and "HDMI" are also found on this LCD screen.

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High Refresh Rate

Five people who reviewed the Benq XR3501 agreed that it had a good refresh rate. Tbreak.ae said last year “144hz refresh rate is bliss”. Tbreak.ae also wrote “Serves its purpose well with great color accuracy, 144hz refresh rate” in their review.

One owner who reviewed it reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Hardwarecanucks.com said “Vibrant Colours” in their review of this PC monitor. One person who reviewed this PC monitor thought it had good picture quality.

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Price

Price Has Gone Down by $450 (45%)

The price has dropped from $999.99 to $549.99 in the last 39 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 56% chance that the price will go back up. However the future is never certain and there remains a 44% chance that the price will actually go down further. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC screen has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00840046033378, 04718755060908, 04718755060922

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