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BenQ XR3501

BenQ XR3501
alaScore 93

123 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 123 reviews of BenQ XR3501. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews. Comments about the reliability and design are generally positive. The size and usability are also mentioned favorably.

price, usability, size, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the BenQ XR3501 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for BenQ XR3501


alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of BenQ XR3501 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors on

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: BenQ XR3501 35-Inch Curved LCD Gaming Monitor, 144Hz (2000R Curve, 21:9, 2000:1, 2560 x 1080, 4ms, HDMI, DP, miniDP) - Black/Glossy BlackBenQ XR3501 35-Inch Curved LCD Gaming Monitor, 144Hz (2000R Curve, 21:9, 2000:1, 2560 x 1080, 4ms, HDMI, DP, miniDP) - Black/Glossy Black

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Mike Jennings (

BenQ XR3501


Curved monitors are gaining ground in gaming circles, with many preferring their widescreen designs to taller and narrower 4K panels.

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : James Morris (

BenQ XR3501 Curved Gaming Monitor Review


Everybody loves nice curves, or at least BenQ is hoping they do with the XR3501. This 35in-diagonal Everybody loves nice curves, or at least BenQ is hoping they do with the XR3501. This 35in-diagonal screen boasts a 2,560 x 1,080 resolution and 2000R...

Wide 21:9 aspect and 2,560 x 1,080 resolution.

Relatively expensive.

Sep, 2016

Expert review by : AkG (

BenQ XR3501 Curved 35" 144Hz Monitor Review


Last year, curved gaming monitors became all the rage with multiple releases from numerous companies. While Gamers naturally jumped at the opportunity

We went into this review hoping for big things from the XR3501. It is obviously meant to target a segment of the gaming market which doesn’t

Jan, 2016

Expert review by : John R. Delaney (

BenQ XR3501


The BenQ XR3501 is an enormous ultra-wide gaming monitor featuring a 35-inch curved Vertical Alignment (VA) panel that delivers solid gaming and gray-scale performance.

Dark blacks. Immersive gaming experience. Good gray-scale and motion performance in testing.

Only 1080p resolution. Lacks USB ports. Tilt-only stand. Middling color accuracy on our tests.

Conclusion With the BenQ XR3501, you can enjoy immersive gaming action on a curved, ultra-wide, 35-inch screen with a speedy 144Hz refresh rate. Its VA panel delivers good gray-scale and gaming performance, and viewing angles are nice and wide....

Dec, 2015

Expert review by : Michael Andronico (

BenQ XR3501 Curved Gaming Monitor Review


The BenQ XR3501 is a highly impressive curved gaming monitor, largely thanks to its striking 35-inch, 2560 x 1080 screen; a smooth, 144Hz refresh rate; and useful picture-in-picture functionality. Its curved display is one of the most immersive we've...

Highly immersive 35-inch display ; Useful picture-in-picture functionality ; Bright ; High refresh rate

Somewhat inaccurate colors ; No G-Sync or FreeSync support ; Lacks USB ports

The BenQ XR3501 offers an impressively immersive, 35-inch, curved display that really shines with racing and flight-sim games.

Jan, 2016


Expert review by : Christian Eberle (

BenQ XR3501 35-Inch Curved Monitor Review


BenQ's XR3051 high-contrast AMVA panel offers an impressive 2000R curvature and a 144Hz refresh rate along with some very unique attributes.

High contrast AMVA panel, bright saturated color, accurate, 144Hz, build quality, extra-immersive curve

No G-Sync or FreeSync, 1080p resolution, expensive

It seems that these days, no gaming monitor has everything. BenQ has created a unique product but a couple of omissions make the buying decision more difficult. Discriminating users will want G-Sync/FreeSync and at least QHD resolution. But others may...

Aug, 2015

Consumer review (

BenQ XR3501 Curved Gaming


Huge, great contrast ratio and 144Hz!

Not 2k but at this price point that’s not an issue. Plus 144Hz would be very difficult at that resolution

Dec, 2017

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BenQ XR3501 Curved Gaming



none, just wish you tube would catch up with bigger screens in the options

Nov, 2017

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BenQ XR3501 Curved Gaming


144hz ultrawide. Need I say more


Oct, 2017

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BenQ XR3501 Curved Gaming




Oct, 2017

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:2200
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:2


Front Camera:Y


Energy Star certified: Yes


Colour of product:Black / Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Market positioning:Gaming
Product Type:Notebook


Aspect Ratio:16:9 / 21:9
Contrast ratio (typical):2000:1
Display diagonal:35.6 / 88.9
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 2560 x 1080
Display Technology:A-MVA
HD type:HD
LED Backlight:Y
Native Aspect Ratio:21:9
Panel Type:A-MVA
Response Time:4
Supported graphics resolutions:2560 x 1080
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178


Cable lock slot:N
LED indicators: Yes
On/off switch: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Power LED: Yes
Stand-by LED: Yes
Tilt adjustment: Yes
Tilt angle:-5 - 15
Tilt angle range:-5 - 15
VESA mounting: Yes
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100


Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model:Not available
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:311
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:792
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):792
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel® HD Graphics


Numeric keypad:N
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y


Internal Memory:2
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM


TV tuner integrated: No


Bluetooth: No
Ethernet LAN:No / Y
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi:No / Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:N

Other features


Packaging Content

Cables included:AC, Audio (3.5mm), HDMI
Quick start guide: Yes
User Guide on CD-ROM: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:308
Package height:600
Package weight:15.9
Package width:982


Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio input: Yes
Audio output: Yes
Combo headphone/mic port:Y
DC-in jack:Y
DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1 / 2
Headphone Out: Yes
Headphone outputs:1
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1


AC adapter power:40
Power consumption (PowerSave):0.5
Power consumption (typical):70


Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:4
PCI Express configurations:1x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:2.25
Processor cache:1
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Bay Trail
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Intel® Celeron®
Processor frequency:1.58
Processor lithography:22
Processor Model:N2808
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor N2000 series for Mobile
Processor Socket:BGA1170
Processor threads:2
Scenario Design Power (SDP):3
Thermal Design Power (TDP):4.5

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Intel 64:Y
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Connect Technology:Y
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™:N
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Processor ARK ID:82102
Processor code:SR1YH
Processor package size:25


Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:WINDOWS 10 HOME


Card reader integrated:Y
Compatible memory cards:MS PRO, Memory Stick (MS), SD
Flash memory:32
Storage Media:Flash
Total Storage Capacity:32

Technical Details

Picture mode:Standard /Gamer1 /Gamer 2 /Gamer 3 /Movie /sRGB /Photo/Custom 1 /Custom 2

Thin Client

Thin client installed: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:20.6 / 240
Height :49.9
Height (front):2.35
Height (rear):2.9
Package depth:30.8
Package height:60
Package weight:15.9
Package width:98.2
Weight:1.5 / 11.1
Width:342 / 85.3