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6 Reasons For
Iiyama is one of the better rated PC display brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and iiyama also has good ratings for its medium monitors.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The B2480HS-B2 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago.
It may also be worth considering one of the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer G257HL[plb_2569415_price].
We compared all the other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Hannspree HL274HPB[plb_3200817_price], or the Neovo LE-22[plb_2736261_price] is also worth considering.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Has Three Cables Included
The B2480HS-B2 has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on comparable spec PC screens that were released more than a year ago. The cables included "AUX" and "DVI" are also found on this LCD screen.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
The annual energy consumptions of PC monitors of this age and spec range from 22kWh to 140kWh. At only 32 kilowatt hours, the B2480HS-B2 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that are a similar age to the B2480HS-B2.
Very Fast Response Time
The fastest response time of similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than a year is 1ms, the slowest is 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. At only 2 milliseconds, the B2480HS-B2 has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and type.
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9 Reasons Against
Recent Price Increase of £9.55
In the last 59 days the price of the B2480HS-B2 has increased by £9.55.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The iiyama B2480HS-B2 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year also do not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of alternative PC displays which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider including the Asus VK248H[plb_2969185_price], or the Viewsonic VG2437[plb_2780335_price] which also has a higher rating.
Not 3D Compatible
Most medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the B2480HS-B2 are not 3D compatible. The B2480HS-B2 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
PC screens which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the LG 24MP47[plb_2768374_price].
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The B2480HS-B2 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the B2480HS-B2 also do not have an integrated card reader.
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Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year.
Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as it.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
When compared to other medium monitors that were released more than a year ago, the vertical viewing angle of the iiyama B2480HS-B2 of only 160 degrees is one of the narrowest. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that were released one year ago is 10° and the widest is 180°.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The average horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that came out more than a year ago is 170°. With a horizontal viewing angle of only 170 degrees, the iiyama B2480HS-B2 has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the B2480HS-B2.
The iiyama B2480HS-B2 is fairly heavy (6.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the B2480HS-B2. Across all the medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the B2480HS-B2 the weights range from 2.3g to 79kg, and the average weight is 5kg.
4 Other reasons to consider the iiyama B2480HS-B2
Running Costs Are Average
This PC screen is rated A for energy efficiency, and based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the B2480HS-B2 will cost £39 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 505 PC screens of a similar age and spec.
Released Over a Year Ago
This LCD screen has been on the market for over a year.
LCD Display Type
The iiyama B2480HS-B2 has an LCD display type which is better than most LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an LED display type.
We compared this PC monitor to all the other LCD screens that have an LCD Display and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus VN247[plb_1473074_price], the Philips 246V5[plb_1499524_price], and the LG 25UM57[plb_2782463_price] is also worth considering.
If you want a PC monitor with a better display type then you might also want to consider the DELL E2314H[plb_2095841_price] (LED) which is also cheaper.
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The B2480HS-B2 has a pretty typical width (571.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than a year ago.
PC screens with a wider width that might also be worth considering include the Neovo LE-24[plb_2736260_price] (571.4mm) which is also cheaper.
1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD, HD
Separate H/V Sync
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
24 - 80
0.2715 x 0.2715
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) Port
RMS Rated Audio Power
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Windows 10 Home, Windows 2000, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 8, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows Vista Home Basic
0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
-5 - 22
Swivel Angle Range
-160 - 160
Plug and Play
On Screen Display Language
CHI (SIMPL), DEU, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, JPN, POR, RUS
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AC Input Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Input Voltage
24, 100, 100-240, 240
24, 100, 100-240, 240
Energy Star Certificate
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Quick Start Guide
AC, AUX, DVI
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.19 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 5 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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