The ProLite B2783QSU is an excellent 27 QHD LED-backlit monitor bringing the world of Business and Gaming together. The monitor offers accurate and consistent colour reproduction with wide viewing...
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13 Reasons For
Across all PC monitors, the B2783QSU-B1 is one the most popular products currently available.
Good Product Quality
Two customers who reviewed the iiyama B2783QSU-B1 mentioned that it was good quality. Alex Huxtable wrote “The display quality is superb”.
Iiyama is one of the better rated LCD screen brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and iiyama also has good reviews for its medium monitors.
Good Picture Quality
One iiyama B2783QSU-B1 owner said in their reviews that the iiyama B2783QSU-B1 had good picture quality.
One person who reviewed the product concluded that it had good colour saturation. In August this year Alex Huxtable said on Amazon “The image is sharp and the colours really vivid - a huge step up from 1080p” in his review of the iiyama B2783QSU-B1.
Good User Reviews
Based on 8 user reviews the average user rating of this flatpanel monitor is 85%.
One iiyama B2783QSU-B1 reviewer said in their reviews that the iiyama B2783QSU-B1 was smooth. Alex Huxtable mentioned in his review of this PC monitors in August this year “It also has AMD's Freesync should you have a compatible graphics card - which should in theory smooth out any screen tearing”.
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Easy to Use
One person who purchased the iiyama B2783QSU-B1 concluded that it was easy to use. Bdonn mentioned “Can not fault it just a shame the wife has to wait to use it until i get another lead (used mine to test it) edit”.
The B2783QSU-B1 is 3D compatible. Most of the other PC displays of this age and spec are not 3D compatible.
If you would prefer a PC display that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Acer XB240H (£149.99).
Has a Built-In Speaker
The B2783QSU-B1 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the B2783QSU-B1.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available including the Acer XF240H (£169.98) which has a better Rating.
It is worth considering alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker including the Samsung LT27D590CX, or the Acer XB240H (£149.99).
Has One Cable Included
The number of cables included found on the B2783QSU-B1 is more than most flatpanel monitors that have been available for more than a year. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this PC display. The cables included AC|AUX|USB|DVI|DisplayPort are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The iiyama B2783QSU-B1 has one of the brighter display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) amongst comparable spec flatpanel monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the B2783QSU-B1 the display brightness range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².
2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution
The iiyama B2783QSU-B1 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 were launched more than a year ago the best resolution is 3840 x 2160 and the worst is 720 x 400.
Very Fast Response Time
At only 1 millisecond, the B2783QSU-B1 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago. The response times of PC screens that have been available for a comparable time to the B2783QSU-B1 range from 1ms to 40ms.
11 Reasons Against
A Bit Expensive
One customer who bought it reckoned that it was not a bargain for the price. Km said in their review of this PC monitors on Amazon “There's no doubting that the monitor feels cheap compared to rivals when handling it”.
One iiyama B2783QSU-B1 reviewer concluded that the product was not cheap. Km mentioned “I'm glad I didn't buy a more expensive FreeSync monitor (many of which seem plagued with QA issues) because this one is plenty good enough! The monitor looks great” although still rated the product 5 stars.
One iiyama B2783QSU-B1 owner who purchased the iiyama B2783QSU-B1 concluded that it did not have good technical guidance. Alex Huxtable said on Amazon this year “The instructions are laughably poor, they're in so many different languages”.
Very High Running Costs
This PC display has an efficiency rating of B, and the B2783QSU-B1 is in the most expensive 17% of all 486 flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the B2783QSU-B1 will cost £74 over 5 years to run.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the B2783QSU-B1, the B2783QSU-B1 does not have a built-in camera.
Most medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year do not have an integrated card reader. The iiyama B2783QSU-B1 is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This flatpanel monitor has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This flatpanel monitor has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many PC monitors of this spec and age.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
Medium monitors that came out more than a year ago have vertical viewing angles of between 10° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the iiyama B2783QSU-B1 has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
With a horizontal viewing angle of only 170 degrees, the B2783QSU-B1 has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles amongst PC monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year the horizontal viewing angles range from 18° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.
The lightest PC screen of this age and spec is 2.3g weight and the heaviest is 79kg. The B2783QSU-B1 is one of the heavier PC displays that were released around the same time as the B2783QSU-B1 (6.1 kilograms) amongst PC screens of this age.
Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption
With an annual energy consumption of 62 kilowatt hours, the B2783QSU-B1 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst medium monitors of this age. The lowest annual energy consumption of PC monitors of this type and age is 22kWh and the highest is 29,000kWh.
4 Other reasons to consider the iiyama B2783QSU-B1
Released Over a Year Ago
Iiyama released the B2783QSU-B1 over a year ago.
LED Display Type
This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on LCD screens of a comparable age and type to it.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available including cheaper flatpanel monitors such as the Neovo FM-24 (£192.88), or the Philips 231B4QPYCB (£191.45).
12000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The highest contrast ratio of the B2783QSU-B1 is 12000000:1. That's over two times the contrast ratio of a 5000000:1 PC display, which is the most frequently found contrast ratio.
Alternative LCD screens that have a 12000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio currently available which you might want to look at include the B2780HSU-W1 (£180.95), or the XB2783HSU-B1DP (£201.98) both from iiyama which is cheaper; or the Benq RL2755 (£198.00) which has a better Rating.
PC screens with a higher contrast ratio that might be worth looking at include the Philips 277E6 (£184.82) (20000000:1 and higher rated); or the Neovo LE-27 (£207.04) (20000000:1 and cheaper).
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At 622.5 millimeters, the iiyama B2783QSU-B1 has a fairly standard width compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as the B2783QSU-B1.
Alternative 622.5mm wide PC displays currently available that you might want to look at include the iiyama XB2783HSU-B1DP (£201.98) which is cheaper.
PC monitors with a wider width that might be worth looking at include the Asus VX279 (£201.90) (622.6mm and cheaper).
I've been very impressed with this monitor and I'm glad I didn't buy a more expensive FreeSync monitor (many of which seem plagued with QA issues) because this one is plenty good enough!
The... Read more…
I spent ages looking for a decent 1440p monitor which wouldn't break the bank. I settled on this one, a little worried having never heard of the brand nor being able to pronounce it - it sounds... Read more…
Got two star as i have to find a power lead, if i buy something in the uk i expect it to come with a 3 prong plug so i can use it, the monitor its self is great and can not fault it just a shame... Read more…
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