BenQ unveils world's first 21.5in LED monitor

BenQ is launching 49 new products this year, including LED monitors, projectors, notebooks and digital cameras

BenQ's V2200 Eco is the world's first 21.5in LED monitor.

BenQ's V2200 Eco is the world's first 21.5in LED monitor.

BenQ today launched the world's first 21.5in LED monitor, one of 49 new products from the company that will hit the market in Australia before the end of 2009.

At the launch at Bondi Beach, Sydney, BenQ unveiled the V2200 Eco — a 21.5in LED monitor featuring a 5,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, Full HD 1080p resolution and an HDMI input.

According to BenQ, the Eco range of monitors is manufactured using natural, recyclable materials, reducing the impact on the environment. "The Eco series monitors are green products, which minimise the bad effect on the ecosystem during manufacturing," said Chee Fui Chung of BenQ.

BenQ claims the V2200/V2400 Eco's packing materials have been reduced and that 80 per cent of the paper used is recycled, while the LED panel can reduce power consumption by up to 36 per cent compared to regular LCD monitors.

The other product of note launched today was the GP1 mini projector: a portable LED projector weighing 640g. The BenQ GP1 projector includes a USB reader, so it simply requires the connection of a USB flash drive or personal media player to display movies and photos. It also comes with a built-in 2W speaker.

BenQ also launched a number of mini notebooks, compact digital cameras and a range of projectors for education and home entertainment.

Join the PC World newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags LEDBenQmonitorslcd monitors

Our Back to Business guide highlights the best products for you to boost your productivity at home, on the road, at the office, or in the classroom.

Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.
Ross Catanzariti

Ross Catanzariti

Good Gear Guide
Show Comments

Essentials

Lexar® JumpDrive® S57 USB 3.0 flash drive

Learn more >

Microsoft L5V-00027 Sculpt Ergonomic Keyboard Desktop

Learn more >

Mobile

Lexar® JumpDrive® S45 USB 3.0 flash drive 

Learn more >

Exec

Lexar® JumpDrive® C20c USB Type-C flash drive 

Learn more >

Lexar® Professional 1800x microSDHC™/microSDXC™ UHS-II cards 

Learn more >

HD Pan/Tilt Wi-Fi Camera with Night Vision NC450

Learn more >

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 Noise Cancelling Headphones

Learn more >

Budget

Back To Business Guide

Click for more ›

Most Popular Reviews

Latest News Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Michael Hargreaves

Windows 10 for Business / Dell XPS

I’d happily recommend this touchscreen laptop and Windows 10 as a great way to get serious work done at a desk or on the road.

Aysha Strobbe

Windows 10 / HP Spectre

Ultimately, I think the Windows 10 environment is excellent for me as it caters for so many different uses. The inclusion of the Xbox app is also great for when you need some downtime too!

Mark Escubio

Windows 10 / Lenovo Yoga

For me, the Xbox Play Anywhere is a great new feature as it allows you to play your current Xbox games with higher resolutions and better graphics without forking out extra cash for another copy. Although available titles are still scarce, but I’m sure it will grow in time.

Kathy Cassidy

STYLISTIC Q702

First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

Anthony Grifoni

STYLISTIC Q572

For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.

Featured Content

Latest Jobs

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?