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AOC M2870V PC Monitor

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28" 1920 X 1080 50000000:1 LED Mar 2014
Screen Size Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Release Date
: -5/25 Tilt,Audio out,Display Port Input,Eco Mode,e-Saver,i-Menu,Kensington Security Lock,screen+,VESA 100 mm More
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AOC M2870VQ MVA 1080p 28 Monitor Review - By TotallydubbedHD
AOC M2870VQ - Review

23 Reasons For

One Industry Award

Pcgameware.co.uk thought that this AOC LCD screen was exceptional and gave it their "Gold" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Two experts from sites including gadgetspeak.com and pcgameware.co.uk have rated this PC screen on average 86 out of 100. This means that experts think this flatpanel monitor is one of the better LCD screens of this age and spec.

Excellent User Reviews

People who bought this LCD screen rated this PC display 90 out of 100 on average.

Good Product Quality

Some customers thought the product was good quality. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer mentioned “Great quality”. D Robinson wrote on Amazon “Arrived ahead of scheduled delivery, well packaged, easy set up, good quality picture, happy customer”. Miss L Bennett said on Amazon “The screen quality is amazing, much better than my secondary monitor” in her review of this PC monitor.

Reasonably Priced

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. Allsortsdigital scored the product very highly and said on Amazon in November last year “Good value for the price”. N. Solomon wrote on Amazon two years ago “Great monitor for the price” in their review of the AOC M2870V. Rice gave it a rating of 5 stars and said on Amazon “Very very happy with this aoc there is definitely nothing better at this price” in their review of the AOC M2870V.

Excellent Brand

AOC has excellent average ratings for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC display range compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Picture Quality

One person wrote in their reviews that the product had a sharp image. Li S. said “But, I fond the sharpness of this monitor” in her review of this PC monitor. One customer reckoned that this PC monitor had clear images. Two years ago Sam Scriven wrote “Colour and clarity are amazing”.

One customer who bought it concluded that it had good colour saturation. William Hill said on Amazon “Great colours, bright and a large screen” in his review of the AOC M2870V.

One AOC M2870V reviewer wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their review of the AOC M2870V “This large 1080p screen will give you good image quality on a budget”.

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Easy to Use

One AOC M2870V owner who reviewed this PC monitor mentioned that it was easy to use. Shahar wrote in November last year “Great and easy to use” and rated the product 5 stars. One customer who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was easy to setup. Sharon Jenkinson said on Amazon “Good value for money and easy to set up” in her review of the AOC M2870V.

Robust

One person considered that the AOC M2870V was well made. Rick mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “A Full HD res, good brghtness, good build quality, very slm”. One person said in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Two years ago Sam Scriven wrote on Amazon “Has proven pretty sturdy” in his review.

Nice Design

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was good looking.

Good Size

One person said in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Rick mentioned “The outer panel border is narrow and not bulky at all” in his AOC M2870V review and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Good Connectivity

One AOC M2870V owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. Rick wrote “Has DVI, HDMI, VGA, ports”.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to consider including the DELL UP2414Q (£439.00), or the iiyama B2888UHSU (£560.00) which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Unlike most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the M2870V which do not have a built-in speaker, the AOC M2870V has a built-in speaker.

We compared this PC display to all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker and we think the AOC Q2963PM (£299.99), the Viewsonic VX2770Smh, and the Asus MK241 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the PC screens of this type and age the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°. The AOC M2870V has a fairly wide vertical viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the M2870V.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

At 178 degrees, the AOC M2870V has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and spec. Similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released more than two years ago have horizontal viewing angles of between 60° and 1,800°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Quite Big Viewable Width

The average viewable width of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the M2870V is 520mm, and the viewable widths range from 1mm to 880mm. The AOC M2870V has one of the bigger viewable widths (597.89 millimeters) amongst PC monitors of this age.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The AOC M2870V has one of the bigger screen sizes (71.1 centimeters) amongst LCD screens of this age. Across all the medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the M2870V the screen sizes range from 28cm to 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm.

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Quite Big Viewable Height

Across all the medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago the viewable heights range from 28mm to 630mm, and the average viewable height is 310mm. At 336.31 millimeters, the AOC M2870V has a fairly big viewable height compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 300 candellas per square meter, the AOC M2870V has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago. The dimmest display brightness of similar spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago is 30 cd/m², the brightest is 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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1080p Video Mode

This PC screen has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on LCD screens of a similar age and type to it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

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Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the AOC M2870V is more than most comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to it. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on medium monitors that are a comparable age to the M2870V. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "HDMI" and "VGA" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The AOC M2870V is not 3D compatible. Most of the other PC monitors that have been around for more than two years are also not 3D compatible.

LCD screens which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Asus VG23AH, the AOC d2757Ph, or the Benq XL2411T (£199.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the M2870V, the AOC M2870V does not have a built-in camera.

Other PC screens which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider include the 241P4QPY, or the 231C5 both from Philips or the Asus MK241 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other PC monitors that have been around for a similar time to the M2870V, the AOC M2870V does not have an integrated card reader.

It is worth also looking at alternative flatpanel monitors which also have an integrated card reader including the U2413 (£279.00), the U2713H (£371.00), or the UP2414Q (£439.00) all from DELL which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC screens of this age and spec.

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Only One HDMI Port

The AOC M2870V is a one HDMI port LCD screen.

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Quite High Power Consumption When Off

The power consumptions when off of flatpanel monitors of this type and age range from 0.005W to 45W. At 0.5 Watts, the AOC M2870V has a quite high power consumption when off compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the AOC M2870V

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the M2870V is £47 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 998 PC monitors of this age and type.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released over two years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
Backlight Type
Video Mode
HD Type
HDCP
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Viewable Height
Viewable Width
Aspect Ratio
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Diagonal
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
AC Power in Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Design
Case Colour
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Port
WiFi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling Base
VESA Mount Interface
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Pivoting Base
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
On Screen Menu Display
LED Indicator
Power
Power Consumption When Off
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certificate
EPEAT Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
User Guide On CD-ROM

1 Award

pcgameware.co.uk Gold

Expert Reviews

(6)
9 March 2015

This monitor is approximately 67 cm wide overall and 40 cm high with a polished black bezel -- 3cm at the bottom and 2cm on all other sides. There is no height adjustment but, with the lower edge... Read more…

9 September 2014

All in all I'm actually very impressed and quite surprised by the AOC m2870Vq 28 inch LED MVA Monitor , the packaging whilst not as eye catching as some, will certainly stand out amongst a sea of...

Pcgameware.co.uk

19 June 2014

This large 1080p screen will give you good image quality on a budget...

13 July 2014

Veel lezers van Hardware.Info lopen tegenwoordig niet echt warm voor monitoren met een diagonaal van 27 inch en een Full HD resolutie, dus we zijn benieuwd wat jullie vinden van exemplaren met een... Read more…

6 August 2014

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User Reviews

(41)
Reviewed 14 August 2015 by William Hill
(Verified Purchase)

I now own three of these excellent monitors. Great price if you can catch it around £150 Be the envy of anyone who sees your workstation. I hate going to work and using 19" screens but I love... Read more…

Quiet
I bought this card as a replacement for a 40 card that wasn't truly compatible, but worked for a while ( I got it for another pc but didn't use it so it was there) I played War for the Overworld and h
High performance
Don't overheat at all, keeps a cool temp over long periods of time. Plays mostly any game on ultra setting with out a hitch with goof fps
Good price, runs cool, good perfomance
Faulty HDMI
Heavily under performs around 6k fire strike and low fps in game
None, hopefully won't be any
Poorly constructed not durable
I bought this as a GPU for a whole new system in Aug 2015; it's now mid Jan 2016 and it has self-destructed. I moved my desktop
Reviewed 9 October 2014 by N. Solomon

Got two monitors for me and my son, I am impressed with what I got for the price. My son is very pleased too...

Reviewed 26 August 2015 by Mr Triggs
(Verified Purchase)

Big and impressive with great colour and clarity. Comes with VGA, HDMI and DP cable so no need to buy one (Lesson learned there) Great price as well for such a large monitor...

Reviewed 21 July 2015 by Mick
(Verified Purchase)

Good picture, large screen ata low price for the size. Seems to work with anything, HD media players, CCTV camers via HDMI converters. VGA or HDMI straight from a PC or a VGA/ HDMI converter. Good... Read more…

Reviewed 28 June 2015 by D robinson
(Verified Purchase)

Arrived ahead of scheduled delivery, well packaged, easy set up, good quality picture, happy customer...

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Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £43.26
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £46.30
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the AOC M2870Vuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers aoc 20m1, aoc m2870, aoc m2870v, aoc m2870vq, aoc m2870vh, aoc 300cdm2, aoc m2870vhe, aoc 1920x1080, envision m2870, envision m2870v, envision m2870vh, envision m2870vhe, aoc international m2870, aoc international m2870v, aoc international m2870vh, aoc international m2870vhe, asrockasusantecarcticb m2870, asrockasusantecarcticb m2870v, asrockasusantecarcticb m2870vq
Barcodes 00685417076789, 00685417085583, 04038986184366, 04038986184373, 04923123155388, 05053118914146

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