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Benq ZOWIE XL2720
Benq ZOWIE XL2720
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Benq ZOWIE XL2720

$379.99
A 1920 x 1080 PC monitor with average features
27" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 12000000:1 LED Jun 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
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Benq ZOWIE XL2720 Review

With average features and low running costs, we have ranked the Benq ZOWIE XL2720 number 953 across all PC monitors.
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Average Features
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$58 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

At over a year old this PC monitor is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest LCD screens 2017.
It has running costs of $58 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,770 PC screens that we have compared it to.
This PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in USB hub
Quite fast response time
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $333.99 at Best Buy 26 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 63% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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Benq ZOWIE XL2720 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The ZOWIE XL2720 has a built-in USB hub. 85% of PC screens do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response time of the ZOWIE XL2720 of only 1ms is very fast compared to most other PC screens. It is in the fastest 3% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. The response times of PC screens range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on LCD screens.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the Benq ZOWIE XL2720 of only 160° is in the narrowest 19% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of LCD screens is 10°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of LCD screens is 17°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The viewing angle, horizontal of the ZOWIE XL2720 of only 170° is fairly narrow compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the narrowest 24% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The ZOWIE XL2720 has a microphone in. 98% of PC displays do not have a microphone in.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the ZOWIE XL2720 which has two HDMI ports.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other LCD screens, the Benq ZOWIE XL2720 does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The ZOWIE XL2720 is typical compared to the other 2,770 flatpanel monitors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the ZOWIE XL2720 will cost $58 over 8 years to run.

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Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by $46 (12%)

There was a cheaper price of $333.99 at Best Buy 26 days ago.

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Benq ZOWIE XL2720 and the United States price of $379.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £407.17 ($407.17).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers benq monitortnled271691920x1080144hz1mshdmidi, benq 1920x10801msvgadvid2xhdmidpusb, benq xl2720zowie, bq9hlewlbrbe, benq ldkev, res1920x
Barcodes 04718755065460
$31 Cheaper
Three HDMI ports
Wider viewing angle, vertical
76% higher running costs over five years
$33 Cheaper
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Five months older

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