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16 Reasons For
Five Industry Awards
Experts rave about this PC display and have given it five awards.
Three expert review sites liked this PC screen. This medium monitor received a "Recommended" award from HEXUS.net and the expert at In4.pl thought that it would make a great purchase and gave it a "Best Buy" award. Furthermore, Pcgameware.co.uk gave this AOC PC monitor a "Gold" award and decided it was exceptional.
The editor of Pcmasters.de wrote that this flatpanel monitor provided a good bang for your buck and gave it their "Value for Money" award.
This PC display received a "Worth Buying" award from Kitguru.net.
Owners have rated this PC display on average 82 out of 100.
Across all flatpanel monitors, the Q2778 is one the top selling products currently available for purchase.
AOC Has Excellent Reviews for Its LCD Screens
We checked 4,380 expert and user reviews for AOC PC monitors and found that on average AOC has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that AOC has excellent reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.
Good Picture Quality
Several people who reviewed it wrote that it had good picture quality. One AOC Q2778 owner wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. In October Devon Lady said on Amazon “Great colours, etc”.
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Easy to Use
One customer wrote that the AOC Q2778 was easy to use. One AOC Q2778 reviewer said in their reviews that the AOC Q2778 was easy to setup. Tim Boddington rated it 5 stars and he said on Amazon “Quick to set up” in his review.
One AOC Q2778 owner wrote in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. E=mc2 rated it as excellent and said on Amazon “In fact, in order to sit a comfortable distance away”.
Good Value for Money
Expert review site Pcmasters.de highlighted in their review that this PC display was great for its price.
Some AOC Q2778 reviewers thought it was good value for money. Devon Lady mentioned on Amazon this month “Reasonable for the price”. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Expert Reviews “Don't want any additional features, you can get a decent screen at a good price”.
One AOC Q2778 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was cheap. This year Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their AOC Q2778 review on expert review site Expert Reviews “The AOC Q2778VQE is the perfect example, offering impressive quality on a budget by dint of including no fancy extras whatsoever”.
Good Product Quality
Five people who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it was good quality. A few weeks ago Alxvy rated the product 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Great picture quality, DVI-DL worked flawlessly on the PC” in their review of this PC monitor. Expert Reviews said in their review this month “Good overall picture quality” . Expert Reviews also said “Respectable picture quality”.
One AOC Q2778 owner who reviewed the AOC Q2778 mentioned that it was good looking. Expert review site Digitalversus.com said in their review of the AOC Q2778 last year “The accurate colours make it a pretty handy tool for productivity” .
One person who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was well made. Expert review site Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The Q2778VQE has a relatively modest build and finish” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The dimmest display brightness of similar spec PC screens that have been available for around the same time as the Q2778 is 25 cd/m², the brightest is 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². The AOC Q2778 has one of the brighter display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) amongst PC displays of this age.
2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the AOC Q2778 is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) LCD screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all PC monitors of this age and spec ranges from 720 x 400 (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).
Has Four Cables Included
The AOC Q2778 has a greater number of cables included than most comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as it. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on PC monitors of a similar spec and age to the Q2778. The cables included "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.
Quite Fast Response Time
The response times of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the Q2778 range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. When compared to other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for a similar time to the Q2778 that we have checked the response time of, the AOC Q2778's response time of only 1 millisecond is one of the fastest.
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Not Good in Terms of Size
One AOC Q2778 reviewer who purchased it reckoned that it was not heavy and bulky. In October last year expert website Digitalversus.com wrote “The fairly chunky bezel doesn't i”. One AOC Q2778 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was not good structurally. In October Expert Reviews mentioned in their AOC Q2778 review “Construction too plasticky”.
Price Has Recently Increased by £23.43
In the last week the price of the Q2778 has increased by £23.43.
Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker
The AOC Q2778 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the Q2778 which have a built-in speaker.
There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to consider including the LG 29UM57-P[plb_2782303_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the Q2778, the AOC Q2778 does not have a built-in camera.
We think you might also be interested in other flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in camera including the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price] which is also higher rated.
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Not 3D Compatible
Most medium monitors that were released around the same time as the Q2778 are not 3D compatible. The AOC Q2778 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The AOC Q2778 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the Q2778 also do not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors that were released more than a year ago.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
The vertical viewing angles of LCD screens of this spec and age range from 10° to 180°. At only 160 degrees, the AOC Q2778 has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other PC screens of this type and age.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
At only 170 degrees, the AOC Q2778 has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the Q2778. Across all the comparable spec PC screens that were released one year ago the horizontal viewing angles range from 18° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.
Fairly High Power Consumption When Off
The power consumptions when off of PC displays of a comparable age and type to the Q2778 range from 0.005W to 350W, and the average power consumption when off is 1.6W. With a power consumption when off of 0.5 Watts, the AOC Q2778 has a quite high power consumption when off compared to most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released one year ago.
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Running Costs Are OK
The average 5 year running cost of the Q2778 is £50 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 505 PC displays of this spec and age.
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when AOC released the Q2778.
LCD Display Type
The AOC Q2778 has an LCD display type which is better than most medium monitors that came out more than a year ago. Most PC screens that were released one year ago have an LED display type.
If you are looking for a PC monitor with a better display type then you might also want to look at the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price] (LED and higher rated) or the DELL U2414H[plb_2140878_price] (LED and cheaper).
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BobB would recommend the AOC Q2778VQE (Verified Purchase)
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