This is our 2019 review of BenQ Zowie XL2540. For a smooth gaming experience, the Zowie XL2540 has Lightning-fast 240 Hz refresh rate output and 1ms response time (GTG) to remove ghosting and lagging, offering an optimal gaming experience.
BenQ Zowie XL2540 Features
- 1920×1080 Native Resolution
- 240Hz Refresh Rate, 1ms(GTG) Response Time
- G-Sync Compatible
- Black eQualizer & Color Vibrance
- S-Switch to access custom display profiles
- Display Port, DVI-DL, HDMI Connectivity, USB3.0
The BenQ Zowie XL2540 features an exclusive color vibration and black equalizer technology to improve visual clarity and custom color settings, giving players the battlefield advantage.
Color Vibrance gives you the versatility to achieve the quality of color. You can get specific viewing requirements and preferences for all types of gameplay with 20 Light Vibrance settings levels.
Each game has its own optimal settings. BenQ has fitted several settings for each XL-series display. With the touch of a hotkey, you can easily switch to these game modes.
The monitor height-adjustable stand can be controlled with only one finger so that you can conveniently change the screen height to your desired viewing angle to optimize your comfort.
BenQ ZOWIE native 240Hz refresh rate monitor, providing a consistent view of fast-motion at all times.
Design & Connectivity
The BenQ Zowie XL2540 has a removable Shield that helps players focus on the game by blocking external distractions coupled with an s-switch that allows players to navigate the menu, save custom display profiles, and instantly change monitor settings by pressing a button.
Total adjustment of height, tilt, and swivel with compatibility with VESA: 100 mmx100 mm.
The Zowie XL2540 has multiple connectivity options featuring DisplayPort, DVI-D dual-link, HDMI, and input headphone/microphone jack.
Should You Buy The BenQ Zowie XL2540
The BenQ ZOWIE XL2540 is an outstanding 240Hz gaming monitor that will provide you with all you need for competitive gameplay that is fun and immersive.
Considering the performance and exclusive features of the monitor, the BenQ ZOWIE XL2540 has a reasonable price.
Other affordable gaming monitor options are available, such as the Acer XF252Q, ASUS Rog Swift PG279Q, Dell S2419HGF 24″, ASUS ROG Swift PG27UQ 27″, & ASUS VG248QE 24″.
BenQ Zowie XL2540 Specifications
|Model Number||ZOWIE XL2540|
|DISPLAY||Screen Size Class||25″ (inches)|
|Diagonal Size||24.5 in
|Screen Width||21.41 in
|Screen Height||11.91 in
|Display Manufacturer||AU Optronics|
|Display Bit Depth||8 bits (6 bits + FRC)|
|Frame Rate Control||Yes|
|Max Number of Colors||16777216|
|Screen Aspect Ratio||16:9|
|Screen Resolution||1920 x 1080|
|Screen Pixel Pitch||0.283 mm|
|Screen Pixel Density||89 PPI|
|NTSC 1953||72 %|
|Screen Brightness||400 cd/m²|
|Static Screen Contrast||1000: 1|
|Dynamic Screen Contrast||12000000: 1|
|Screen Horizontal Viewing Angle||170 °|
|Screen Vertical Viewing Angle||160 °|
|Screen Input Lag||3.7 ms|
|Display Minimum Response Time||1 ms|
|Display Average Response Time||4 ms|
|SIZE, WEIGHT, COLOR||Case Width with Stand||22.44 in
|Case Height with Stand||17.55 in
|Case Depth with Stand||8.9 in
|Case Weight with Stand||7.5 kg
|Connectivity||1 x HDMI 1.4
1 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DVI-D Dual Link
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x 3.5 mm Microphone In
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
3 x USB 3.0 (downstream)
1 x USB 3.0 (upstream)
|FEATURES||Cool Features||HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection)
Low Blue Light
S Switch Arc
|Extra Features||Anti-theft stand lock slot – Kensington|
|ERGONOMICS||Vesa Mount Support||Yes|
|VESA Interface Standard Size||100 x 100|
|Removable VESA Stand||Yes|
|Height Adjustment Range||140 mm
|Landscape or Portrait Pivot Support||Yes|
|Left Pivot||0 °|
|Right Pivot||90 °|
|Left or Right Swivel Support||Yes|
|Left Swivel||45 °|
|Right Swivel||45 °|
|Forward and Backward Tilt Support||Yes|
|Forward Tilt||5 °|
|Backward Tilt||20 °|
|FREQUENCY AND INTERPOLATION||Vertical Digital Frequency||240 Hz|
|POWER||110V||100 V – 120 V|
|220V||220 V – 240 V|
|AC Frequency||50 Hz – 60 Hz|
|Power Consumption When Device is Off||0.5 W|
|Power Consumption in Sleep Mode||0.5 W|
|Maximum Power Consumption||55 W|
|CERTIFICATES AND STANDARDS||Licenses||ENERGY STAR 6.0|