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BenQ ZOWIE XL2540

BenQ ZOWIE XL2540
alaScore 94

15 reviews

Feb, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews of BenQ ZOWIE XL2540. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design. The usability also gets good reviews, but many are less positive about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the BenQ ZOWIE XL2540 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Daniel O'Keeffe , Ian Cumming, Mehdi Azzabi, Marti (rtings.com)

BenQ Zowie XL2540 MONITOR

 

The BenQ Zowie XL2540 is 240Hz gaming monitor with a TN panel that is full of gaming features. It is incredibly responsive due to the high refresh rate and exceptionally low input lag, and also has the ability to flicker the backlight to clear up...

Incredibly responsive due to 240Hz refresh rate ; Input lag is extremely low

Sub-par picture quality ; Poor viewing angle

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Mike Jennings Mike Jennings (hardwareheaven.com)

Zowie XL2540 – Review

 

The Zowie XL2540 is a 24.5in monitor with a 1080p screen, which makes it £390 price look huge – so it's going to have to work hard to justify the outlay.

Zowie set its stall out early with this screen, which has a high price but numerous features that’ll give competitive gamers an edge: the 240Hz refresh rate is huge and enables fast, smooth gameplay, and the 1ms response time is excellent.

May, 2017

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Best 240hz in the business

 

So, I wasn't keen on buying this at first but when it finally arrived and I set it up, I was amazing with how sleek it was, the side panels are optional to place onto the monitor, 240hz with clear colours and black EQ... what more could you ask for?...

Sep, 2018

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

the best !!!

 

... for those who are playing for pleasure it's worth trying out the difference.

Dec, 2017

Product Specifications

Certificates

Certification:CE

Design

Color of product:Black
Detachable stand:Y
Front bezel:Black
Market positioning:Gaming
Product color:Black

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Backlight type:LED
Contrast ratio (dynamic):12000000:1
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1
Digital horizontal frequency:15 - 160
Digital vertical frequency:24 - 144
Display:LED
Display brightness:400
Display Diagonal:24.5
Display Diagonal (metric):24.5
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Technology:LCD / TN
HD type:Full HD
HDCP: Yes
Maximum refresh rate:240
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Panel type:TN
Pixel Pitch:0.0110 x 0.0110
Response Time:1
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080p
Viewable size diagonal:24.5
Viewable size, horizontal:21.4
Viewable size, vertical:11.9
Viewing angle, horizontal:170
Viewing angle, vertical:160

Energy Management

AC input frequency:47/63
AC input voltage:90-264
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):55

Ergonomics

Cable lock slot:Kensington / Y
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Height adjustment:Y / Yes
Number of OSD languages:18
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On/Off switch:Y / Yes
Pivot:Y / Yes
Pivot angle:0 - 90 / 90 - 90
Swivel angle range:-45 - 45 / 45 - 45
Swiveling:Y
Swivelling: Yes
Tilt adjustment:Y / Yes
Tilt angle:-5 - 20
Tilt angle range:-5 - 20
Tilt down angle range:-5 - 0
Tilt up angle range:0 - 20
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100

Multimedia

Built-in camera:N / No
Built-in speaker(s):N
TV tuner integrated:N

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 90
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 40
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 60

Other Features

Display:LED

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC / AC, DisplayPort, USB
Quick start guide:Y
Stand included:Y

Packaging Data

Package weight:24.9

Performance

AMD FreeSync:N
NVIDIA G-SYNC:N

Ports & interfaces

Built-in USB hub:N / Y
DisplayPort version:1.2
DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port:Y / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:2
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:Y / Yes
Number of upstream ports:1
USB hub version:USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
USB Type-A downstream ports quantity:3
USB version:3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Power

AC input frequency:47/63
AC input voltage:90-264 / 90~264
Power consumption (average):55
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):55

Technical Details

Number of colors:16.78 million colors

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.9
Depth (with stand):8.9
Height:17.5 / 20.3
Height (with stand):20.3
Package weight:24.9
Weight:16.5
Weight (with stand):16.5
Width:22.4
Width (with stand):22.4