Comparison between:
- 31.5" BenQ PD3220U
- 32" BenQ SW321C
- 34" Dell Alienware AW3420DW
- 35" BenQ EX3501R

Brand, series, model

Information about the brand, series, model and model aliases.

BenQ PD3220UBenQ SW321CDell Alienware AW3420DWBenQ EX3501R
BenQ PD3220UBenQ SW321CDell Alienware AW3420DWBenQ EX3501R
Model alias-SW321C-B--
Model year2018201920192017

Display

Information about the main characteristics of the display - panel, backlight, resolution, refresh rate, etc.

Size class31.5 in32 in34 in35 in
Diagonal801 mm
80.1 cm
31.5354 in
2.628 ft
812.8 mm
81.28 cm
32 in
2.6667 ft
867.2 mm
86.72 cm
34.1417 in
2.8451 ft
889 mm
88.9 cm
35 in
2.9167 ft
Width697.31 mm
69.731 cm
27.4531 in
2.2878 ft
708.48 mm
70.848 cm
27.8929 in
2.3244 ft
799.8 mm
79.98 cm
31.4882 in
2.624 ft
819.408 mm
81.9408 cm
32.2602 in
2.6883 ft
Height392.23 mm
39.223 cm
15.4421 in
1.2868 ft
398.52 mm
39.852 cm
15.6898 in
1.3075 ft
334.8 mm
33.48 cm
13.1811 in
1.0984 ft
345.888 mm
34.5888 cm
13.6176 in
1.1348 ft
Radius of curvature--1900 mm
190 cm
74.8031 in
6.2336 ft
1800 mm
180 cm
70.8661 in
5.9055 ft
Panel manufacturerLG DisplayAU Optronics-AU Optronics
Panel modelLM315WR1-SSB1M320QAN01.5-M350QVR01.1
Panel typeIPSAHVA IPSIPSAMVA
Panel bit depth10 bits (8 bits + FRC)10 bits (8 bits + FRC)8 bits8 bits
FRCYesYes-No
LUT-16 bits--
Colors1073741824 colors
30 bits
1073741824 colors
30 bits
16777216 colors
24 bits
16777216 colors
24 bits
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
2.389:12.389:1
Resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
3440 x 1440 pixels3440 x 1440 pixels
Pixel pitch0.182 mm
0.0182 cm
0.0071 in
0.0006 ft
0.185 mm
0.0185 cm
0.0073 in
0.0006 ft
0.233 mm
0.0233 cm
0.0092 in
0.0008 ft
0.238 mm
0.0238 cm
0.0094 in
0.0008 ft
Pixel density140 ppi
55 ppcm
137 ppi
54 ppcm
109 ppi
43 ppcm
106 ppi
41 ppcm
Display area92.83 %82.96 %90.48 %85.92 %
BacklightW-LEDW-LEDW-LEDW-LED
sRGB100 %100 %134.5 %100 %
Adobe RGB (1998)80 %99 %-75 %
DCI P395 %95 %98 %85 %
Brightness300 cd/m²250 cd/m²350 cd/m²300 cd/m²
Static contrast1000 : 11000 : 11000 : 12500 : 1
Dynamic contrast20000000 : 120000000 : 1-200000000 : 1
HDRHDR10HDR10
HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
-HDR10
Horizontal viewing angle178 °178 °178 °178 °
Vertical viewing angle178 °178 °178 °178 °
Minimum response time5 ms
0.0050 s
5 ms
0.0050 s
2 ms
0.0020 s
4 ms
0.0040 s
Average response time--10 ms
0.0100 s
15 ms
0.0150 s
Maximum response time---20 ms
0.0200 s
Input lag--5 ms
0.0050 s
15 ms
0.0150 s
CoatingAnti-glare/MatteAnti-glare/MatteAnti-glare/Matte (3H)Anti-glare/Matte (3H)

3D

3D displays use various technologies to achieve a 3D effect. Each of these technologies has its own advantages and drawbacks.

3DNoNoNoNo

Frequencies

Information about the horizontal and vertical refresh rates/frequencies.

Horizontal frequency (digital)-27 kHz - 140 kHz73 kHz - 180 kHz28 kHz - 155 kHz
Vertical frequency (digital)24 Hz - 60 Hz24 Hz - 76 Hz30 Hz - 120 Hz48 Hz - 100 Hz
--DisplayPort - 73 kHz - 180 kHz; 30 Hz - 120 Hz
HDMI - 30 kHz - 140 kHz; 24 Hz - 60 Hz
-

Power supply and consumption

Information about the power supply and consumption, energy efficiency class, etc.

110V100 V - 120 V100 V - 120 V100 V - 120 V100 V - 120 V
220V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V
Alternating current frequency50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz
Electric current (A)-2.5 A1.5 A-
Power consumption (off)0.5 W0.5 W0.3 W0.5 W
Power consumption (sleep)0.5 W0.5 W0.5 W0.5 W
Power consumption (eco)37 W52 W39.13 W35 W
Power consumption (average)--58 W65.7 W
Power consumption (maximum)220 W170 W110 W-

Dimensions, weight and color

Information about the dimensions and the weight of the specific model with and without stand as well as the colors, in which it is offered to the market.

Width714.8 mm
71.48 cm
28.1417 in
2.3451 ft
759.4 mm
75.94 cm
29.8976 in
2.4915 ft
813 mm
81.3 cm
32.0079 in
2.6673 ft
833.95 mm
83.395 cm
32.8327 in
2.7361 ft
Height412.2 mm
41.22 cm
16.2283 in
1.3524 ft
448.15 mm
44.815 cm
17.6437 in
1.4703 ft
364 mm
36.4 cm
14.3307 in
1.1942 ft
395.55 mm
39.555 cm
15.5728 in
1.2977 ft
Depth86.63 mm
8.663 cm
3.4106 in
0.2842 ft
77.82 mm
7.782 cm
3.0638 in
0.2553 ft
117.9 mm
11.79 cm
4.6417 in
0.3868 ft
94.49 mm
9.449 cm
3.7201 in
0.31 ft
Weight7.9 kg
17.42 lbs
9.1 kg
20.06 lbs
6.8 kg
14.99 lbs
-
Width with stand714.8 mm
71.48 cm
28.1417 in
2.3451 ft
759.4 mm
75.94 cm
29.8976 in
2.4915 ft
813 mm
81.3 cm
32.0079 in
2.6673 ft
833.95 mm
83.395 cm
32.8327 in
2.7361 ft
Height with stand477.6 mm
47.76 cm
18.8031 in
1.5669 ft
513.65 mm
51.365 cm
20.2224 in
1.6852 ft
429.8 mm
42.98 cm
16.9213 in
1.4101 ft
444.02 mm
44.402 cm
17.4811 in
1.4568 ft
Depth with stand185.8 mm
18.58 cm
7.315 in
0.6096 ft
340.53 mm
34.053 cm
13.4067 in
1.1172 ft
273.8 mm
27.38 cm
10.7795 in
0.8983 ft
224.08 mm
22.408 cm
8.822 in
0.7352 ft
Weight with stand10.4 kg
22.93 lbs
11.8 kg
26.01 lbs
11.1 kg
24.47 lbs
10.4 kg
22.93 lbs
Box width8181 mm
818.1 cm
322.087 in
26.8406 ft
913 mm
91.3 cm
35.9449 in
2.9954 ft
--
Box height676 mm
67.6 cm
26.6142 in
2.2178 ft
690 mm
69 cm
27.1654 in
2.2638 ft
--
Box depth187 mm
18.7 cm
7.3622 in
0.6135 ft
380 mm
38 cm
14.9606 in
1.2467 ft
--
Box weight13.3 kg
29.32 lbs
25.6 kg
56.44 lbs
-16.4 kg
36.16 lbs
ColorsBlack
Silver
GrayBlackGray

Ergonomics

Information about the ergonomic functions - height adjustment, swivel angles, tilt angles, etc.

VESA mountYesYesYesNo
VESA interface100 x 100 mm100 x 100 mm100 x 100 mm-
Removable standYesYesYesYes
Height adjustmentYesYesYesYes
Height adjustment range150 mm
15 cm
5.9055 in
0.4921 ft
150 mm
15 cm
5.9055 in
0.4921 ft
130 mm
13 cm
5.1181 in
0.4265 ft
60 mm
6 cm
2.3622 in
0.1969 ft
Landscape/portrait pivotYesYesNoNo
Left pivot0 °0 °--
Right pivot90 °90 °--
Left/right swivelYesYesYesNo
Left swivel30 °45 °20 °-
Right swivel30 °45 °20 °-
Forward/backward tiltYesYesYesYes
Forward tilt5 °5 °5 °5 °
Backward tilt20 °20 °21 °20 °

Audio

Information about the audio system - number and power of the built-in speakers, supported audio technologies.

Speakers2 x 2 W---

Camera

Many contemporary desktop monitors and smart TV sets have built-in cameras.

CameraNo-NoNo

Connectivity

Available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces.

Connectivity1 x USB (Type-C; Thunderbolt 3; 15W)
1 x USB (mini)
1 x USB 3.0 (Type-C; downstream; data)
1 x USB 3.0 (Type-C; Thunderbolt 3; 85W)
3 x USB 3.1 (Type-A; downstream)
1 x USB 3.1 (Type-B; upstream)
2 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.4
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
2 x USB 3.1 (downstream)
1 x USB 3.1 (Type-C; DisplayPort; 60W)
1 x USB 3.1 (upstream)
2 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.4
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x SD Memory Card Slot
3 x USB 3.0 (downstream)
1 x USB 3.0 (downstream; BC 1.2)
1 x USB 3.0 (Type-B; upstream)
1 x HDMI 1.4
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out (line-out)
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out (headphone)
2 x USB 3.0 (downstream)
1 x USB 3.1 (Type-C)
2 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.4
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.2High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.2-High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

FeaturesAMA (Advanced Motion Accelerator)
CAD/CAM mode
Flicker-free technology
Light sensor
Low Blue Light
Picture-by-Picture
Picture-in-Picture
AMA (Advanced Motion Accelerator)
AQCOLOR Technology
Black Level
Flicker-free technology
Gamut Duo
Hardware calibration
Hotkey Puck G2
Low Blue Light
Picture-by-Picture
Picture-in-Picture
Uniformity Technology
AlienFX custom lighting
Nvidia G-SYNC Technology
Built in cable-management
Flicker-free technology
Dynamic on-screen display
AMA (Advanced Motion Accelerator)
AMD FreeSync technology
Brightness Intelligence Plus
Flicker-free technology
Low Blue light
Picture-by-Picture
Picture-in-Picture

Certificates, standards and licenses

Licenses from regulatory agencies, standards, certificates.

Certificates, standards and licensesENERGY STAR 7.0
Epeat Silver
TCO Certified Displays 7.0
WHQL (Windows 10; Windows 8.1; Windows 8; Windows 7)
--ENERGY STAR
TCO Displays

Operating and storage conditions

There are certain requirements for the environmental conditions, in which the display should be used and stored in order to function properly.

Operating temperature-0 °C - 40 °C
32 °F - 104 °F
0 °C - 40 °C
32 °F - 104 °F
-
Operating humidity-10 % - 90 %0 % - 80 %-
Operating altitude-30000 m
98425.2 ft
5000 m
16404.2 ft
-
Storage temperature---20 °C - 60 °C
-4 °F - 140 °F
-
Storage humidity--5 % - 90 %-
Storage altitude--12192 m
40000 ft
-

Accessories

Often the packaging of desktop monitors and smart TV sets includes accessories for them.

AccessoriesHDMI cable
DisplayPort to Mini-DisplayPort
USB Type-C cable
USB Type-B cable
Hotkey Puck G2
HDMI cable
Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort cable
USB cable
USB Type-C cable
Shading hood
DisplayPort cable
HDMI cable
USB 3.0 upstream cable
Stand base
Stand riser
I/O cover
DisplayPort cable - mini-DP to DP
HDMI cable
USB Type-C cable

Additional features

Information about other features.

Additional featuresAnti-theft stand lock slot - Kensington--Anti-theft stand lock slot - Kensington
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