ProLite X2783HSU - a 27 LED backlit LCD Screen featuring AMVA+ panel technology, guarantees accurate and consistent colour reproduction with wide viewing angles. Offering 24 bit True Colour and...
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25 Reasons For
A number of people said in their reviews that the iiyama X2783HSU was good value for money. Adam C. gave the product a score of 5 stars and he said in his iiyama X2783HSU review on Amazon “Great value for money!”. Last year Ben Jones mentioned on Amazon “Absolutely stunning monitor for the price, stand build seems solid”. Also last year C. D. Knapp and said on Amazon “Excellent picture quality and good price” in their review of the iiyama X2783HSU.
Five people considered that it was a bargain for the price. Last year David said on Amazon “Colour accuracy is excellent viewing angles are brilliant no backlight bleed whatsoever it really is a bargain for the price”. In August this year Gary Paul wrote on Amazon “The product it is a bargain, nothing negative to say really”. Paul C gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he wrote in his review of this PC monitors on Amazon “A very good piece of kit and a bargain for the money”.
Good Picture Quality
A number of iiyama X2783HSU owners said in their reviews that this PC monitors had good colour saturation. D. Hayes wrote in their review of the iiyama X2783HSU on Amazon “Clean, crisp, great colours and good backlight spread with no dark areas” and gave the product a score of 99 out of 100. Dragon mentioned “Colours are good” in their review of the iiyama X2783HSU. Jamie Hutton said in his review of this PC monitors on Amazon a few weeks ago “Strong colours or better clarity” and gave the iiyama X2783HSU a rating of 80 out of 100.
Several iiyama X2783HSU owners who reviewed it concluded that it had good picture quality. C. D. Knapp rated it 99 out of 100 and said on Amazon “Excellent picture quality and good price” in their review of the iiyama X2783HSU. Happycustomer and wrote “Great Picture Quality” in their iiyama X2783HSU review. Mpw wrote on Amazon a few weeks ago “Great image quality; only thing missing that would be a huge improvement would be height adjustment.” in their review of the iiyama X2783HSU.
Three customers concluded that this PC monitors had clear images. Jamie Hutton wrote in his review of the iiyama X2783HSU “The clarity is good” and scored this PC monitors 4 stars. This month Nick S rated this PC monitors 80 out of 100 and he wrote “The monitor has a beautifully clear image with excellent colour” in his review of the iiyama X2783HSU. Richard and he said on Amazon “The colour reproduction looks extremely good to me, having spent some time in the company of cheap monitors the clarity and gamut are a revelation”.
Some customers who purchased the iiyama X2783HSU mentioned that it had image ghosting. Michal Kobryn rated the product 80 out of 100 and he said in his review of the iiyama X2783HSU in August this year “Best Ever Monitor! NO ghosting in FPS Games like many people say! Excellent Value”. Richard wrote “Scrolled text didn't show appreciable ghosting which, since I find that annoying, is also pretty welcome” in his review.
One customer wrote in their reviews that this PC monitors had a flickering image. In August this year Dk63 wrote “I wanted a flicker free monitor” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. One iiyama X2783HSU reviewer concluded that the iiyama X2783HSU had a wide viewing angle. Last year Kh1234567890 mentioned in their review on Amazon “A good viewing angle span without any great gamma difference”.
Good Product Quality
Some iiyama X2783HSU owners reckoned that the iiyama X2783HSU was good quality. C. D. Knapp wrote last year “Excellent picture quality and good price” in their review of this PC monitors. A few weeks ago Deannatrois mentioned in their iiyama X2783HSU review “Plays demanding games)so obviously reasonable quality as far as speed goes”. Gene Kemp said on Amazon “Still very pleased with the quality of the pictures”.
Easy to Use
Six iiyama X2783HSU owners wrote that the iiyama X2783HSU was easy to use. D. Fortune said on Amazon “Its OK to use for the PS3”. Geoff scored it 99 out of 100 and said on Amazon last year “Push buttons easy to use” in their iiyama X2783HSU review. Kirstie Rowlands and she wrote on Amazon “I love the addition of the USB hubs on the monitor which make it very practical”.
Four iiyama X2783HSU owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to setup. A. Pugh mentioned in their review of this PC monitors in August this year “Easy to set up”.
Three people concluded that the iiyama X2783HSU was easy to use the menus. D. Hayes wrote “It is too bright though at default settings and looks far far better when turned down to about 65%” in their review of the iiyama X2783HSU. Davem gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “I must admit that I have yet to play with there many features available from the on-screen menu; the default settings were great” in their review of this PC monitors. Gene Kemp mentioned on Amazon “I think it's great! The only downside is that it's initial settings are bright” in his review of the iiyama X2783HSU.
One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. In August this year Ib said “A very good one for long hours of comfortable work” in their review of the iiyama X2783HSU. One person concluded that it was easy to assemble. Gary Paul and he said in his review on Amazon this month “Surround is nicely finished, stand does what it should and it's easy to assemble, plug and play as they say”.
A few customers considered that this PC monitors was well made. Ben Jones said on Amazon in August last year “Absolutely stunning monitor for the price, stand build seems solid”. K. W. F. wrote “Built in speakers, audio out (for headphones”. Mr F. said “As a minor issue the built in speakers are of tinny quality, to be expected”.
Several iiyama X2783HSU reviewers who purchased this PC monitors said that it was strong and durable. Jw gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “Great display and very sturdy setup”. Kirstie Rowlands mentioned in her review of this PC monitors on Amazon “Lovely and sturdy and the image is crisp”.
A few people who reviewed it considered that it was reliable. Paul C wrote on Amazon “Great display from a reliable branf” in his review and gave the iiyama X2783HSU a score of 5 stars. Paul C also said “When I was looking for a replacement for my trusty old 22" LCD, I was pleasantly surprised to come across this offering from iiyama”. Paul C also mentioned “Always found them to be good quality and reliable”.
A number of customers who reviewed it wrote that it was good looking. Gary Paul wrote in his review of the iiyama X2783HSU on Amazon “I was honestly supprised at the quality of the screen compared to my old one, very nice and pretty sharp images” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. In August this year Mr. R. J. O'sullivan said “The colour really does dull pretty quickly in comparison” in their iiyama X2783HSU review nonetheless only gave the product a rating of 3 stars. This month Nick S mentioned “The monitor has a beautifully clear image with excellent colour” and scored it 4 stars.
Several iiyama X2783HSU owners mentioned in their reviews that it was a good design. Two years ago Ta Berkhout said on Amazon “Nice design too”. Wd mentioned on Amazon this month “Simple to use, works well, good simple design”.
One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was well designed. Heathcliff Blair wrote in their iiyama X2783HSU review “The monitors are well designed, pretty light in weight”.
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One Industry Award
This PC display was given a "Design Award" by Almodi.org who thought that this medium monitor was carefully designed.
Across all PC displays, the X2783HSU is one the fastest selling products currently available for sale.
Several customers who bought it said that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Last year Dr M Sohail wrote on Amazon “Yes, I used two different HDMI cables to ensure the problem wasn't with the HDMI cable” in their iiyama X2783HSU review and rated this PC monitors 4 stars. In August this year Jamie Hutton said on Amazon “These have better colour than the Iiyama (and the colour is adjustable on HDMI which is a plus” in his review of this PC monitors. Jamie Hutton also said “I was using an HDMI cable and full HD 1080 output when testing both”.
Two people who reviewed it mentioned that it was good in terms of USB connections. Cbm Sharp mentioned on Amazon last year “Also I haven't used the built in USB Hub, although I may later on”. In August Daddy-O said on Amazon “There is a USB lead which I connected to the correct place” in their review but scored it 20 out of 100.
Several iiyama X2783HSU owners mentioned that it was thin. Dan T mentioned in his review of this PC monitors last year “It has thin bezels and clear and” and scored it 5 stars. In August last year Davem mentioned on Amazon “The edge is very thin so all your available space can be screen” in their review of the iiyama X2783HSU. Richard mentioned on Amazon “Decently rather than obsessively thin - more "ripped" than anorexic” in his review.
One iiyama X2783HSU owner said in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Two years ago Richard said “The monitor is, perhaps as a result of the rather light frame, not heavy at all” and scored it 99 out of 100. One iiyama X2783HSU owner reckoned that it was a good weight. Heathcliff Blair said on Amazon this year “The monitors are well designed, pretty light in weight” in their review of this PC monitors.
One customer who bought the iiyama X2783HSU reckoned that it was a good height. This month Mpw wrote in their iiyama X2783HSU review “Great image quality; only thing missing that would be a huge improvement would be height adjustment.”.
Iiyama Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays
On average iiyama medium monitors have good reviews as do all PC screens manufactured by iiyama.
One customer who reviewed the iiyama X2783HSU wrote that it had good technical guidance.
Acceptable Noise Level
One iiyama X2783HSU reviewer who purchased this PC monitors said that it was noisy. Amazon Customer wrote “The sound on this monitor does not have a good quality and is not loud enough” in their review of the iiyama X2783HSU.
Excellent User Reviews
X2783HSU owners on average rated this LCD screen as fantastic.
LED Display Type
This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many PC screens of a similar age and type to it.
Other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to look at include the NEC MultiSync EA274 (£528.00), the Asus VX239, or the Lenovo LT2423 (£60.00) which has a better Rating.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The X2783HSU has a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to the X2783HSU also have a built-in speaker.
We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus VX238 (£134.53), the Benq GW2450HM (£128.04), and the iiyama E2482HS (£149.64) is also worth considering.
Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the X2783HSU has a very wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the X2783HSU. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the X2783HSU is 60°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.
Very Wide Vertical Viewing Angle
With a vertical viewing angle of 178 degrees, the X2783HSU has one of the widest vertical viewing angles amongst PC monitors of this age. The average vertical viewing angle of flatpanel monitors of this spec and age is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 50° to 180°.
Fairly Big Viewable Width
With a viewable width of 597.6 millimeters, the X2783HSU has one of the bigger viewable widths amongst comparable spec PC displays of this age. The viewable widths of PC screens of this type and age range from 1mm to 890mm, and the average viewable width is 520mm.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
At 300 candellas per square meter, the X2783HSU has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago. Across all the PC monitors of this type and age the display brightness range from 30 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².
Quite Big Viewable Height
The X2783HSU has one of the bigger viewable heights (336.2 millimeters) amongst PC displays of this age. Across all the medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the X2783HSU the viewable heights range from 28mm to 630mm.
Quite Big Display Diagonal
The X2783HSU has one of the bigger screen sizes (68.6 centimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The screen sizes of LCD screens of this age and type range from 28cm to 770cm, and the average display diagonal is 63cm.
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 PC monitors of a similar type and age to it.
3000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
The highest typical contrast ratio of the X2783HSU is 3000:1. That's over three times the typical contrast ratio of the most common typical contrast ratio of 1000:1. Across all LCD screens that are a comparable age to the X2783HSU the worst typical contrast ratio is 600:1 and the best is 5000:1.
Quite Fast Response Time
The response times of PC monitors of a similar age and spec to the X2783HSU range from 1ms to 69ms. At only 4 milliseconds, the iiyama X2783HSU has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to the X2783HSU.
6 Reasons Against
Poor Sound Quality
One iiyama X2783HSU reviewer considered that it did not have good sound quality. Brian, Wirral mentioned in their review in August last year “Poor sound quality & volume” nonetheless rated this PC monitors 99 out of 100.
Not 3D Compatible
Most LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the X2783HSU are not 3D compatible. The iiyama X2783HSU is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
If you want a flatpanel monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the AOC i2367 (£134.23), the HP 2311 (£773.00), or the LG D2343 which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than two years, the X2783HSU does not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other PC displays which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider including the L2251 (£133.92), or the LT2323 (£288.63) both from Lenovo or the HP EliteDisplay E221 (£331.09) which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The iiyama X2783HSU does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were launched more than two years ago also do not have an integrated card reader.
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Only HD HD Type
This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.
Only Has Five Cables Included
The X2783HSU has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that were released more than two years ago. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC screens of this type and age. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "DVI", "USB" and "VGA" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
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Average Running Costs
The average running cost of the X2783HSU is £58 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 795 PC displays of a comparable type and age.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This LCD screen has been on the market for over three years.
5000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The highest contrast ratio of the iiyama X2783HSU is 5000000:1. That's 75% less contrast ratio than the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio of 20000000:1.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative LCD screens that have a 5000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio currently available including the 27M45, or the 24M35 (£113.09) both from LG or the iiyama B2483HS (£134.64) which has a better Rating.
If the contrast ratio of this PC screen is too low for you then you might also want to consider the S2440L (£119.94) (8000000:1), or the S2240 (£209.97) (8000000:1) both from DELL or the LG 22EA63 (£115.98) (10000000:1) which also has a higher rating.
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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on PC displays of a comparable type and age to it.
We compared this PC display to all the other PC screens that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and we think the Acer 276HL (£139.99), the Benq RL2455 (£129.99), and the AOC I2369 (£112.00) which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
If the display resolution of this PC screen is not many enough for you then you might want to look at the LG 24MB65 (£236.68) (1920 x 1200 and higher rated), the Asus VS24 (£96.80) (1920 x 1200 and higher rated), or the AOC P2460 (£129.99) (1920 x 1200 and higher rated).
The X2783HSU has a pretty standard width (622.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec LCD screens that are a comparable age to the X2783HSU.
1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Full HD, HD
Separate H/V Sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
55 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 80
0.311 x 0.311
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
AMVA+, MVA, VA
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
16.78 million colours
Ports & Interfaces
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
Mac Operating System
Thin Client Installed
-5 - 22
Cable Lock Slot
Plug and Play
On Screen Display Language
CHI (SIMPL), DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, JPN, POL, RUS
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