Comparison between:
- 27" BenQ PD2705U
- 27" BenQ PD2705Q
- 23.8" BenQ GW2480

Brand, series, model

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

BenQ PD2705UBenQ PD2705QBenQ GW2480
BenQ PD2705UBenQ PD2705QBenQ GW2480
Model aliasPD2705UE--
Model year202120202017

Display

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

Size class27 in27 in23.8 in
Diagonal684 mm
68.4 cm
26.9291 in
2.2441 ft
685.8 mm
68.58 cm
27 in
2.25 ft
604.7 mm
60.47 cm
23.8071 in
1.9839 ft
Width596.736 mm
59.6736 cm
23.4935 in
1.9578 ft
596.736 mm
59.6736 cm
23.4935 in
1.9578 ft
527.04 mm
52.704 cm
20.7496 in
1.7291 ft
Height335.664 mm
33.5664 cm
13.2151 in
1.1013 ft
335.664 mm
33.5664 cm
13.2151 in
1.1013 ft
296.46 mm
29.646 cm
11.6717 in
0.9726 ft
Panel manufacturerLG DisplayLG DisplayLG Display
Panel modelLM270WR3-SSC1LM270WQ4-SSC1LM238WF2-SSA1
Panel typeIPSAH-IPSAH-IPS
Panel bit depth10 bits (8 bits + FRC)8 bits8 bits (6 bits + FRC)
FRCYesNoYes
Colors1073741824 colors
30 bits
16777216 colors
24 bits
16777216 colors
24 bits
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
2560 x 1440 pixels
Quad HD (QHD) / 1440p
1920 x 1080 pixels
Full HD / 1080p
Pixel pitch0.185 mm
0.0185 cm
0.0073 in
0.0006 ft
0.233 mm
0.0233 cm
0.0092 in
0.0008 ft
0.275 mm
0.0275 cm
0.0108 in
0.0009 ft
Pixel density163 ppi
64 ppcm
109 ppi
42 ppcm
92 ppi
36 ppcm
Display area89.21 %88.67 %85.1 %
BacklightW-LEDW-LEDW-LED
sRGB99 %100 %-
NTSC (1953)--72 %
Brightness250 cd/m²250 cd/m²250 cd/m²
Peak brightness350 cd/m²300 cd/m²-
Static contrast1200 : 11000 : 11000 : 1
Dynamic contrast--20000000 : 1
HDRHDR10--
Horizontal viewing angle178 °178 °178 °
Vertical viewing angle178 °178 °178 °
Minimum response time5 ms
0.0050 s
5 ms
0.0050 s
5 ms
0.0050 s
Average response time--14 ms
0.0140 s
CoatingAnti-glare/MatteAnti-glare/Matte-

3D

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

3DNoNoNo

Frequencies

Information about the horizontal and vertical refresh rates/frequencies.

Horizontal frequency (digital)--30 kHz - 83 kHz
Vertical frequency (digital)60 Hz60 Hz50 Hz - 76 Hz

Power supply and consumption

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

110V100 V - 120 V-100 V - 120 V
220V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V
Alternating current frequency50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz
Power consumption (off)0.5 W0.5 W0.5 W
Power consumption (sleep)0.5 W0.5 W0.5 W
Power consumption (eco)-24 W-
Power consumption (average)27.5 W-16 W
Power consumption (maximum)152 W155 W27 W
Power consumption (annual)--30 kWh
Energy efficiency class--A

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.

Width614 mm
61.4 cm
24.1732 in
2.0144 ft
614 mm
61.4 cm
24.1732 in
2.0144 ft
540 mm
54 cm
21.2598 in
1.7717 ft
Height365.7 mm
36.57 cm
14.3976 in
1.1998 ft
367.9 mm
36.79 cm
14.4843 in
1.207 ft
340 mm
34 cm
13.3858 in
1.1155 ft
Depth86 mm
8.6 cm
3.3858 in
0.2822 ft
57.2 mm
5.72 cm
2.252 in
0.1877 ft
50 mm
5 cm
1.9685 in
0.164 ft
Weight6 kg
13.23 lbs
-3.04 kg
6.7 lbs
Width with stand614 mm
61.4 cm
24.1732 in
2.0144 ft
614 mm
61.4 cm
24.1732 in
2.0144 ft
540 mm
54 cm
21.2598 in
1.7717 ft
Height with stand450.9 mm
45.09 cm
17.752 in
1.4793 ft
428.5 mm
42.85 cm
16.8701 in
1.4058 ft
420 mm
42 cm
16.5354 in
1.378 ft
Depth with stand256.8 mm
25.68 cm
10.1102 in
0.8425 ft
230.7 mm
23.07 cm
9.0827 in
0.7569 ft
175 mm
17.5 cm
6.8898 in
0.5741 ft
Weight with stand9.3 kg
20.5 lbs
5.7 kg
12.57 lbs
3.84 kg
8.47 lbs
Box width-680 mm
68 cm
26.7717 in
2.231 ft
730 mm
73 cm
28.7402 in
2.395 ft
Box height-500 mm
50 cm
19.685 in
1.6404 ft
466 mm
46.6 cm
18.3465 in
1.5289 ft
Box depth-223 mm
22.3 cm
8.7795 in
0.7316 ft
140 mm
14 cm
5.5118 in
0.4593 ft
Box weight-10.9 kg
24.03 lbs
5.3 kg
11.68 lbs
Stand depth256.8 mm
25.68 cm
10.1102 in
0.8425 ft
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ColorsBlackDark GrayBlack

Ergonomics

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

VESA mountYesYesYes
VESA interface100 x 100 mm100 x 100 mm100 x 100 mm
Removable standYesYesYes
Height adjustmentYesYesNo
Height adjustment range110 mm
11 cm
4.3307 in
0.3609 ft
120 mm
12 cm
4.7244 in
0.3937 ft
-
Landscape/portrait pivotYesYesNo
Left pivot0 °90 °-
Right pivot90 °90 °-
Left/right swivelYesYesNo
Left swivel30 °45 °-
Right swivel30 °45 °-
Forward/backward tiltYesYesYes
Forward tilt5 °5 °5 °
Backward tilt20 °20 °20 °
-Cable management hole-

Audio

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

Speakers2 x 2.5 W2 x 2 W2 x 1 W

Camera

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

CameraNoNoNo

Connectivity

Available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces.

Connectivity1 x USB 3.2 (Type-C; upstream; 65W; DP Alt Mode)
1 x USB 3.2 (Type-C; downstream)
2 x USB 3.2 (Type-B; upstream)
3 x USB 3.2 (Type-A; Gen 1; downstream)
1 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.4
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x USB (Type-C; 65W; DP Alt Mode)
1 x USB 3.1 (Type-B; upstream)
4 x USB 3.1 (Type-A; downstream)
1 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort (Out with MST)
1 x DisplayPort 1.4
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x HDMI 1.4
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x D-sub
1 x 3.5 mm Audio In
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.2High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.2High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

FeaturesAMA (Advanced Motion Accelerator)
Auto Pivot
Calman Verified
Color Modes
DualView
Flicker-free technology
Hotkey Puck G2
Low Blue Light
KVM Switch
Pantone Validated
Picture-by-Picture
Picture-in-Picture
Solidworks
Uniformity Technology
AQCOLOR technology
DualView (Picture-by-Picture)
Flicker-free technology
HDR10 compatible
ICCsync
KVM Switch
Low Blue Light
Professional Modes (Darkroom
M-book
Animation
CAD/CAM)
AMA (Advanced Motion Accelerator)
Flicker-free technology
Low Blue Light

Image file formats

Smart TV sets allow the display of different image file formats.

Image file formats-JPEG
GIF
PNG
MPO
-

Audio file formats

Smart TV sets allow playing different audio file formats.

Audio file formats/codecs-FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
LPCM
-

Video file formats

Smart TV sets allow playing various video file formats.

Video file formats/codecs-AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
M2TS
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
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Certificates, standards and licenses

Licenses from regulatory agencies, standards, certificates.

Certificates, standards and licenses-ENERGY STAR
Mac Compatible
Pantone Validated
UL/cUL
Verified by CalMAN
Windows 10
Windows 8.1
Windows 8
Windows 7
ENERGY STAR 7.0
Epeat Silver
TCO 7.0
TÜV Low Blue Light
TÜV Flicker-free
WHQL (Windows 10; Windows 8.1; Windows 8; Windows 7)

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
-
Operating humidity-10 % - 80 %-

Accessories

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

Accessories-DisplayPort cable
HDMI cable (optional)
USB Type-A cable
USB Type-C cable
HDMI cable

Additional features

Information about other features.

Additional featuresAnti-theft stand lock slot - KensingtonDesignVue Designer Monitor
Anti-theft stand lock slot - Kensington
Anti-theft stand lock slot - Kensington
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