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Originally Posted by JasioApart from the remote, and the extra HDMI port -- this isn't all that impressive. The BenQ FP241W that Bit-Tech reviewed over a year ago had similar/better specs than this monitor and I bought it a year ago for $800 CDN. So what's so great about this monitor? Nothing really imo. It's just a "solid performer" -- but then again, there's quite a few of those out there already. This is one of those "Oh cool, that's a good quality LCD but meh" kinda deal.
The price tag is a kick in the bean-bag though. $1200? Ouch.
Originally Posted by Tim SIt's a good quality monitor and probably an equal to the BenQ in terms of image quality - it's a long time since we looked at that display though. We reviewed the BenQ almost 2 years ago now and I'd still recommend that above this to be honest - I'm seriously thinking of getting one for myself, frankly. Had we been scoring back in November 2006, the BenQ FP241W would have come very close to straight 10s because it was simply an amazing product at the time - well ahead of anything else out there.
The price is definitely a kicker, you're right, but I don't think it'd be as expensive as you're suggesting in North America, because the UK price quoted includes tax. I'd imagine it'd less than $900 before tax and, in Canada, it'll be around $1050 CAD.
Originally Posted by JasioThe FP241W is dead -- discontinued and replaced with a cheap, crappy TN+Film 24"
Originally Posted by KúsařColours are 8bpc?
Originally Posted by Xir? I can still buy it in Germany? Or is this the same name with a different panel?
Originally Posted by Tim SQuote:Originally Posted by KúsařColours are 8bpc?
yep, it's an 8bpc panel
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