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BenQ VL2040AZ

93points

Dell S2817Q 28"

BenQ VL2040AZ
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BenQ VL2040AZ vs Dell S2817Q 28"

BenQ VL2040AZ
Dell S2817Q 28"
BenQ VL2040AZ
Dell S2817Q 28"

Why is BenQ VL2040AZ better than Dell S2817Q 28"?

  • 38.5mm shorter
    345mmvs383.5mm
  • 78.4mm thinner
    107mmvs185.4mm
  • 2.73kg lighter
    2.3kgvs5034.9g
  • 143.9mm narrower
    514mmvs657.9mm
  • Has a glossy panel

Why is Dell S2817Q 28" better than BenQ VL2040AZ?

  • 3ms less response time
    2msvs5ms
  • 43.08% bigger screen size
    27.9"vs19.5"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 5.76x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs1600 x 900px
  • Supports total tilt
  • 1.67x higher static contrast ratio
    1000:1vs600:1
  • 100cd/m² more luminance
    300cd/m²vs200cd/m²
  • Has an IPS screen

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General info

1.supports total tilt
BenQ VL2040AZ
Dell S2817Q 28"

Total tilt adjustment is the ability for the monitor head to move up and down. Tilt adjustment enables a user to change the viewing position of the display, creating a more comfortable view of the screen.

2.height

345mm

383.5mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.Supports VESA mount
BenQ VL2040AZ
Dell S2817Q 28"

The VESA mount is a standard used by most manufacturers. A device that supports the VESA mount can be mounted on many different supports, from arms to wall mounts.

4.thickness

107mm

185.4mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

5.weight

2.3kg

5.03kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

6.width

514mm

657.9mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

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Display

1.response time

5ms

2ms

Response time is how long it takes for a display to change the state of pixels, in order to show new content. The less time it takes to respond, the less likely it is to blur fast-changing images.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

1ms

2.screen size

19.5"

27.9"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
BenQ VL2040AZ
Dell S2817Q 28"

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

4.has an IPS screen
BenQ VL2040AZ
Dell S2817Q 28"

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

5.resolution

1600 x 900px

3840 x 2160px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

90º

170º

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

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Colors

1.luminance

200cd/m²

300cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

600:1

1000:1

Contrast ratio is the visual distance between the lightest and the darkest colors that may be reproduced on the display. A high contrast ratio is desired, resulting in richer dark colors and more distinctive color gradation.

Best

Acer XB0 XB240H 24"

100000000:1

3.display colors

16.7m

1074m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
BenQ VL2040AZ
Dell S2817Q 28"

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

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Power

1.power consumption on standby

0.5W

0.3W

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

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Features

1.supports PiP and PaP
BenQ VL2040AZ
Dell S2817Q 28"

Devices supporting PiP and PaP - Picture in Picture can show two images from different sources at the same time by splitting the viewing window or creating a smaller window inside the bigger image.

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