Experience a new level of sharpness with this large 32" monitor. The Q3277PQU utilises a state-of-the-art AMVA panel with the stunning QHD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. With its D-Sub, DVI-D,...
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22 Reasons For
One Industry Award
The expert at one expert review site thought that this medium monitor was good. This PC display received a "5 Star" award from Les Numeriques.com.
Good Product Quality
A number of AOC Q3277PQU reviewers who reviewed this PC monitors agreed that it was good quality. Les H wrote this year “Picture quality is excellent with good colours, no dead pixels” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Mikesg7 mentioned in their review of this PC monitors on Amazon “All seem like good quality”. Mikesg7 also said “The picture quality is excellent, no flickering at all”.
On average AOC medium monitors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all PC screens produced by AOC.
Across all PC displays, the Q3277PQU is one the top selling products currently on sale according to Amazon sales data.
A number of people wrote in their reviews that this PC monitors was well made. Gort1951 mentioned on Amazon “I haven't tried the built in speakers since I have a av amp for that” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Les H and he wrote in his review “It's a large, well-built monitor with a fantastic stand”. Owb mentioned last year “The Aoc Q3277PQU is a well made and the stand is both strong” in their review of the AOC Q3277PQU.
Good Picture Quality
A few people thought the AOC Q3277PQU had good colour saturation. Les H said “Picture quality is excellent with good colours, no dead pixels”. This month Mikesg7 gave this PC monitors a score of 5 stars and said in their review of this PC monitors “The colours look pretty natural, black is pretty dark too”.
One AOC Q3277PQU owner who reviewed the AOC Q3277PQU reckoned that it had a wide viewing angle. Mikesg7 scored it 99 out of 100 and mentioned “The viewing angle is amazing”. One person considered that it had good picture quality. Mikesg7 and wrote in August “The picture quality is excellent, no flickering at all”.
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A few AOC Q3277PQU owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good looking. J. Watkin gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the AOC Q3277PQU this month “The sound coming out of the speakers is also pretty good”. Mikesg7 said on Amazon this year “The colours look pretty natural, black is pretty dark too” and gave this PC monitors a rating of 5 stars.
One AOC Q3277PQU reviewer said that the AOC Q3277PQU was ergonomic. A few weeks ago Mr. Peter Cavaney gave it a rating of 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “It's an ergonomic disaster”.
Easy to Use
One AOC Q3277PQU reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Alex S. and he said in his review of this PC monitors on Amazon “The monitor has a fantastically adjustable and simple to set up stand, which is partly tool-less too”.
One AOC Q3277PQU reviewer who reviewed this PC monitors concluded that it was easy to use. Alex S. wrote on Amazon in August last year “I have created two profiles in Catalyst Control Centre to easily switch between an individual setting for each monitor's native resolution” and rated the product 5 stars.
One person who purchased it wrote that it was a good height. Mikesg7 said in their review of the AOC Q3277PQU a few weeks ago “The stand swivles on the base, you can adjust the height, tilt it backwards”.
One customer who reviewed it considered that it was good value for money. J. Watkin mentioned in August “For the price it looks very good” in their review.
Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports
The AOC Q3277PQU is a four USB Type-A downstream port flatpanel monitor.
Owner Reviews Are Excellent
On average, based on 14 owner reviews this medium monitor has a superb overall owner rating.
80000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The AOC Q3277PQU has a maximum contrast ratio of 80000000:1. That's over sixteen times the contrast ratio of a 5000000:1 LCD screen, which is the most common contrast ratio. Across all medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago the worst contrast ratio is Mega Contrast and the best is 100000000:1.
There are a number of other flatpanel monitors that have an 80000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio currently available that you might want to look at including the AOC U3277PQU (£621.60) which has a better Rating.
LCD screens with a higher contrast ratio that might also be worth considering include the B326HULA (100000000:1 and higher rated), or the XF270H (£328.84) (100000000:1 and higher rated) both from Acer or the Asus MG278Q (£399.64) (100000000:1 and higher rated).
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Q3277PQU has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other PC monitors of a similar type and age to the Q3277PQU.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including the Viewsonic VG2860MHL (£325.00), or the Wortmann AG 3031216 (£335.39) which has a better Rating; or the Samsung S29E790C (£375.00) which is cheaper.
Quite High Maximum Height Adjustment
When compared to other PC screens of this spec and age, the maximum height adjustment of the Q3277PQU of 180 millimeters is one of the highest. The lowest maximum height adjustment of medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the Q3277PQU is 17mm, the highest is 510mm, and the average maximum height adjustment is 130mm.
Fairly Many Display Colour Count
The AOC Q3277PQU has a quite many display colour count (1,070 million) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than a year. Across all the medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the Q3277PQU the display colour counts range from 16M to 1,100M.
Quite Big Display Diagonal
Flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the Q3277PQU have screen sizes of between 48cm and 110cm. With a display diagonal of 81.28 centimeters, the AOC Q3277PQU has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the Q3277PQU.
Four USB 2.0 Ports
Most LCD screens that were released more than a year ago have between one and four USB 2.0 ports, including the Q3277PQU which has four USB 2.0 ports.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
Medium monitors that were released more than a year ago have display brightness of between 25 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m². The AOC Q3277PQU has a quite bright display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other PC screens of this type and age.
2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution
The Q3277PQU has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all medium monitors that came out around the same time as the Q3277PQU the best resolution is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 720 x 400.
3000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
The Q3277PQU has a maximum typical contrast ratio of 3000:1. That's over three times the typical contrast ratio of a 1000:1 PC screen, which is the most common typical contrast ratio. The worst typical contrast ratio of all LCD screens of this spec and age is 600:1 and the best is 5000:1.
Quite Fast Response Time
The response times of LCD screens of this spec and age range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 5.8ms. The Q3277PQU has one of the faster response times (only 4 milliseconds) amongst medium monitors of this age.
10 Reasons Against
Price Increase of £43.01
In the last fortnight the Q3277PQU has increased in price by £43.01.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Q3277PQU does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the Q3277PQU also do not have a built-in camera.
Other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the Philips 241P6VPJKEB (£405.50).
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the Q3277PQU do not have an integrated card reader. The Q3277PQU is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the Q3277PQU, the Q3277PQU is not 3D compatible.
If you are looking for a PC screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Samsung S29E790C (£375.00).
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Running Costs Are Very High
The Q3277PQU is one of the most expensive to run medium monitors that came out more than a year ago that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the Q3277PQU is £100.
Not Cheap Compared to Other Medium Monitors That Were Launched More Than a Year Ago
After checking the price of 450 medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago they range in price from £51 to £5,066. We thought that this PC screen looks expensive for a PC display of a similar age and spec.
Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC displays of this type and age.
Only One USB 3.0 Port
Most medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the Q3277PQU have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports, including the Q3277PQU which has one USB 3.0 port.
Only One HDMI Port
The Q3277PQU is a one HDMI port LCD screen.
Quite High Power Consumption When Off
The AOC Q3277PQU has one of the higher power consumptions when off (0.5 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age. The power consumptions when off of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the Q3277PQU range from 0.0005W to 1.2W, and the average power consumption when off is 0.36W.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This medium monitor has been on the market for over a year.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on PC screens that have been around for a comparable time to it.
We compared all the other PC displays that have an LED Display to this LCD screen and we think because of it's better review score, the S24E650MW, and the T27D590CW (£287.37) both from Samsung or the Philips 231P4QUPEB (£276.09) is also worth considering.
I echo the comments of other reviewers really, excellent picture, good stand etc etc but my bugbears are the rotating stand and the buttons. The stand only rotates clockwise, when you return it... Read more…
They didn't have this in stock when I looked at Amazon so I have made the purchase elsewhere. I'm highly impressed with the monitor so far but having jumped up from a 27" monitor to 32" its taking... Read more…
Very very good monitor. Loads of features like picture in picture and lots of adjustment. Every connection lead you would ever need is supplied and all seem like good quality. The stand swivles on... Read more…
Happy with monitor. I'm glad I didn't buy a 27" monitor. No dead pixels and the picture seems uniform. My previous monitor was a Dell 2407. I noticed straight away when browsing the web that... Read more…
Bought this from another site in a sale. At the time of writing I could only find one professional review (French and very positive) so I took a bit of a gamble buying it but I'm so glad that I... Read more…
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