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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Good Product Quality
Some customers said that it was good quality. Alex Huxtable wrote in October “The display quality is superb”.
Good Picture Quality
One person wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good picture quality.
One person who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Alex Huxtable wrote on Amazon in October this year “The image is sharp and the colours really vivid - a huge step up from 1080p” in his review of this PC monitor.
Iiyama Has Good PC Display Reviews
On average iiyama medium monitors have good ratings compared to other brands as do all LCD screens produced by iiyama.
One iiyama B2783QSU-B1 owner said in their reviews that the product was smooth. Alex Huxtable gave it a score of 5 stars and he wrote this month “It also has AMD's Freesync should you have a compatible graphics card - which should in theory smooth out any screen tearing” in his review.
Easy to Use
One customer wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use. This month Bdonn said on Amazon “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” in their review.
LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.
Other PC screens that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to look at include the Hannspree HQ271HPG[plb_3032770_price] which is cheaper.
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The B2783QSU-B1 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age which are not 3D compatible.
There are a number of alternative 3D compatible flatpanel monitors currently available which you might want to consider including the Samsung S29E790C[plb_2827679_price] which has better reviews.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The iiyama B2783QSU-B1 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the B2783QSU-B1.
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker to this LCD screen and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 29UB67[plb_2884641_price], and the Acer H257HU[plb_2712612_price] is also worth considering.
We think you might also be interested in alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker including the Asus MX25AQ[plb_3283216_price].
Quite Bright Display Brightness
LCD screens that are a comparable age to the B2783QSU-B1 have display brightness of between 25 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². At 350 candellas per square meter, the B2783QSU-B1 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the B2783QSU-B1.
2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the B2783QSU-B1 is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC screen, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all medium monitors that were released more than a year ago is 720 x 400 and the best is 4096 x 2160.
Has Five Cables Included
The number of cables included found on the iiyama B2783QSU-B1 is more than most medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it. This iiyama PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to the B2783QSU-B1. The cables included "AUX", "USB", "DVI" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this LCD screen.
Very Fast Response Time
The B2783QSU-B1 has a quite fast response time (only 1 millisecond) compared to most of the other PC screens of a similar type and age to the B2783QSU-B1. Across all the PC screens that were released one year ago the response times range from 1ms to 40ms.
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A Bit Expensive
One iiyama B2783QSU-B1 reviewer who bought this PC monitor considered that it was not a bargain for the price. A few weeks ago Km mentioned “There's no doubting that the monitor feels cheap compared to rivals when handling it” in their review of this PC monitor.
One customer who purchased the product considered that it was not cheap. This month Km said “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” but they gave it a score of 5 stars.
One iiyama B2783QSU-B1 reviewer said in their reviews that the iiyama B2783QSU-B1 did not have good technical guidance. Alex Huxtable mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The instructions are laughably poor, they're in so many different languages” but despite that he still gave it a rating of 5 stars.
Only Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Most medium monitors that were released more than a year ago have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the iiyama B2783QSU-B1 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Very High Running Costs
This iiyama PC display has an efficiency rating of B, and the B2783QSU-B1 has an average running cost of £74 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 18% of all 505 LCD screens of a similar age and type.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most PC displays of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The B2783QSU-B1 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
We compared all the other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera to this PC display and we think the Philips 241P6[plb_2518920_price] is also worth considering.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The iiyama B2783QSU-B1 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to the B2783QSU-B1 also do not have an integrated card reader.
Only HD HD Type
This PC screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that came out more than a year ago.
Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle
With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the B2783QSU-B1 has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the B2783QSU-B1. Medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the B2783QSU-B1 have vertical viewing angles of between 10° and 180°.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The horizontal viewing angles of medium monitors that have been around for more than a year range from 18° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The B2783QSU-B1 has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles (only 170 degrees) amongst PC displays of this age.
Only One HDMI Port
Most PC displays that were released more than a year ago have between one and three HDMI ports, including the iiyama B2783QSU-B1 which has one HDMI port.
Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption
The lowest annual energy consumption of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the B2783QSU-B1 is 22kWh, the highest is 140kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 48kWh. At 62 kilowatt hours, the B2783QSU-B1 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and type to the B2783QSU-B1.
At 6.1 kilograms, the B2783QSU-B1 is quite heavy compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age. The lightest flatpanel monitor of a similar age and spec to the B2783QSU-B1 is 2.3g weight and the heaviest is 79kg.
2 Other reasons to consider the iiyama B2783QSU-B1
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this PC display was released.
The B2783QSU-B1 has a fairly standard width (622.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the B2783QSU-B1.
We compared all the other 622.5mm wide PC monitors to this PC screen and we think the iiyama XB2783HSU-B1DP[plb_2729280_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
2560 x 1440
Wide Quad HD, HD, Quad HD
Separate H/V Sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 90
0.233 x 0.233
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
Headphone Out Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
RMS Rated Audio Power
Integrated TV Tuner
0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
-5 - 22
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45
VESA Mount Interface
-45 - 45
On Screen Display Language
DUT, ENG, ESP, ITA, POL, JPN, FRE, RUS, CZE, DEU
On Screen Menu Display
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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
Weight & Dimensions
Quick Start Guide
AC, AUX, USB, DVI, DisplayPort
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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