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BenQ GW2870H

BenQ GW2870H
alaScore 92

40 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 reviews of BenQ GW2870H. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price. The design also gets good opinions. Opinions are divided on the usability, while some have doubts about the reliability.

design, price


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the BenQ GW2870H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Mike Jennings (

BenQ GW2870H


Choosing a monitor has become more complicated than ever before, with new screens routinely boasting dozens of features – from game-friendly screen modes and tweaks to speakers, webcams and other bits of kit designed to aid productivity.

Excellent contrast levels ; Impressive colour accuracy ; Smart, subtle design

Slightly cool colour temperatures ; Mediocre input lag ; Lack of features

Dec, 2015

Expert review by : paul_smart (

BenQ 27inch Panel GW2870h


To the best of my limited medical knowledge I think they have yet to perfect eye transplants. So we are stuck with the pair we are born with, one way to knacker your eyes is staring at a screen for far too long each day, the manufacturers have produced...

The BenQ GW2870h is available from the first link below for £189.99 with free delivery.

Mar, 2016

Expert review by : paul_smart (

BenQ 28inch GW2870H


This flat panel from BenQ is one of a growing range that not only want to give you a crisp clear but also are aware of the damage that can be done to eyes by Blue light so that is possibly the one stand out selling point for eye health.

The BenQ GW2870H is available from the first link below for £185.40 with free delivery.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review (

28 inches of superlatives


One month of use, unit is powered on 6 hours a day, working great

Eye protection, vast real estate, the price is right.

- no complaints.

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (

BenQ GW2870H


Ease of assembly

Apr, 2016

Consumer review (

BenQ GW2870H


Much sturdier and steadier than the AOC screen it replaced. Easy to assemble and set up. Reasonable image quality.

Nothing so far

Feb, 2016

Product Specifications


Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Silver


Color of product:Black
Feet color:Black
Feet colour:Black
Market positioning:Home & Office
Product color:Black


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Color gamut:72
Contrast ratio (dynamic):20000000:1
Contrast ratio (typical):3000:1
Display brightness:300
Display Diagonal:28
Display Diagonal (metric):28
Display number of colors:16.78 million colors / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Technology:VA
HD type:Full HD
HDCP:Y / Yes
Horizontal scan range:30 - 83
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Panel type:VA
Pixel Pitch:0.0126 x 0.0126
Response Time:5
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Vertical scan range:50 - 75
Viewable size diagonal:13.4
Viewable size, horizontal:24.4
Viewable size, vertical:13.4 / 24.4
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

AC input voltage:90-264
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):27


Cable lock slot:N / Y
LED Indicators:Y / Yes
Number of OSD languages:17
On Screen Display (OSD):Y / Yes
On/Off switch:Y / Yes
Tilt adjustment:Y / Yes
Tilt angle:-5 - 15
Tilt angle range:-5 - 15
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100


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


Ethernet LAN:N

Other Features


Packaging Content

Cables included:AC, VGA
Quick start guide:Y / Yes

Packaging Data

Package weight:16.3


AMD FreeSync:N
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8 x64, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 8.1 x64 / Y

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in:Y / Yes
Built-in USB hub:N
DVI port:N / No
HDMI ports quantity:2
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC input voltage:90-264
Power consumption (off):0.5
Power consumption (PowerSave):0.5
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):27 / 38

Thin Client

Thin client installed:N / No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth (with stand):8.02 / 8.03
Height (with stand):18.8
Width (with stand):25.9