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17 Reasons For
Owner Reviews Are Excellent
People who bought this PC screen rated this PC screen as terrific on average. This puts this medium monitor in the top 19% of all the medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago when ranked by average owner review score.
Three iiyama B2780HSU reviewers agreed that this PC monitor was good value for money. A Customer scored the iiyama B2780HSU 5 stars and said in their review on Amazon two years ago “Great Value”. K. D. Driver said in November last year “All in all a good monitor with an excellent price tag” and gave it a score of 5 stars.
Medium monitors produced by iiyama have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all flatpanel monitors (not just medium monitors) and found that iiyama also has good reviews across its entire range.
Good Product Quality
One iiyama B2780HSU owner who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it was good quality. K. D. Driver wrote “The picture quality is excellent and easily adjusted to suit individual tastes” in their review of the iiyama B2780HSU and scored it very highly.
Good Picture Quality
One person who bought it considered that it had good picture quality.
One person who purchased this PC monitor mentioned that it was well made.
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One iiyama B2780HSU owner said in their reviews that it was a good design. El President scored this PC monitor very highly and wrote on Amazon two years ago “Solid design Great picture” in their review of this PC monitor.
Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports
The iiyama B2780HSU is a four USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor.
LED Display Type
This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.
We compared this PC screen to all the other PC screens that have an LED Display and we think because of it's better review score, the Philips 221B3LPC[plb_1390791_price], and the Samsung S24B420BW[plb_2471976_price] is also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The B2780HSU has a built-in speaker, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for a similar time to the B2780HSU do not have a built-in speaker.
We compared this PC monitor to all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker and we think because of it's better review score, the 221P3[pl_1529839_price], and the 241B6QPYEB[pl_3444350_price] both from Philips or the Hanns.G HL273[plb_2664411_price] is also worth considering.
Quite Big Viewable Width
With a viewable width of 597.6 millimeters, the B2780HSU has a quite big viewable width compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the B2780HSU. The smallest viewable width of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the B2780HSU is 1mm, the biggest is 880mm, and the average viewable width is 520mm.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal
The B2780HSU has a fairly big display diagonal (69 centimeters) compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age. The smallest display diagonal of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the B2780HSU is 28cm, the biggest is 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm.
Quite Big Viewable Height
The smallest viewable height of medium monitors that came out around the same time as the B2780HSU is 28mm, the biggest is 630mm, and the average viewable height is 310mm. With a viewable height of 336.2 millimeters, the iiyama B2780HSU has one of the bigger viewable heights amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age.
1080p Video Mode
This LCD screen has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on medium monitors that were launched around the same time as it.
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 comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than two years.
Has Five Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the iiyama B2780HSU is more than most flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to it. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC displays of a similar age and spec to the B2780HSU. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DVI", "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this PC screen.
Very Fast Response Time
The B2780HSU has one of the faster response times (only 2 milliseconds) amongst medium monitors of this age. The fastest response time of medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the B2780HSU is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms.
8 Reasons Against
Expert Reviews Are Poor
This iiyama PC screen received a score of 60% from expert review site prad.de. The expert review sites aren't convinced by this medium monitor.
Difficult to Use
A few people who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was not easy to use the menus. Two years ago Joe Turley mentioned on Amazon “Frustrating Menu Buttons” in his review of the iiyama B2780HSU nonetheless he gave the iiyama B2780HSU a rating of 4 stars. Joe Turley also mentioned “The Menu buttons are very difficult to see & operate as they are underneath the screen rather than on the side”.
A few iiyama B2780HSU owners who reviewed it agreed that it was not easy to use. Joe Turley wrote on Amazon “The Menu buttons are very difficult to use” in his iiyama B2780HSU review however despite that he still gave the iiyama B2780HSU a score of 4 stars. Joe Turley also said “Very painful and frustrating to use”.
Price Has Increased by £18.73
The price of the B2780HSU has increased by £18.73 in the last 59 days.
Not 3D Compatible
The B2780HSU is not 3D compatible. Most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and spec to the B2780HSU are also not 3D compatible.
PC displays which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the XL2411[pl_2130532_price], or the XL2420[pl_1453626_price] both from Benq or the Acer XB240H[plb_2719156_price] which also has a higher rating.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The iiyama B2780HSU does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.
We compared this PC display to all the other LCD screens with a built-in camera and we think the Philips 272C4QPJKAB[plb_1532812_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The B2780HSU does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age also do not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC monitors of a comparable age and type to it.
The B2780HSU is quite heavy (8 kilograms) compared to most of the other PC screens of this type and age. The weights of PC monitors that were released more than two years ago range from 3g to 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.
3 Other reasons to consider the iiyama B2780HSU
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this PC screen was released.
OK Running Costs
The B2780HSU has an average running cost of £66 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 998 medium monitors that have been around for more than two years.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
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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
0.3113 x 0.3113
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
Common Interface Technology (CI)
Headphone Out Port
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Headphone Socket Size
Audio Input Port
USB 2.0 Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
AC Power in Port
RMS Rated Audio Power
Integrated TV Tuner
Integrated Card Reader
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Thin Client Installed
Ethernet LAN Port
0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
-4 - 22
Swivel Angle Range
-170 - 170
VESA Mount Interface
-170 - 170
Plug and Play
On Screen Display Language
CHI (SIMPL), DEU, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, JPN, POR, RUS
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