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Iiyama X2888HSB1 PC Monitor

28" 1920 X 1080 5000000:1 LED Oct 2014
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High-end 28 Screen Featuring MVA PanelThe ProLite X2888HS is the latest addition to the range of monitors featuring VA Panel technology which offers superb colour performance and wide viewing... More
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iiyama ProLite X2888HS-B1 - unboxing
Iiyama Prolite X2888HS unboxing

14 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This LCD screen received a rating of 80% from expert review website Digital Versus.

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 15 owner reviews the average owner rating of this PC display is 86%.

Reasonably Priced

Some people wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money. In October Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Great value”. D. wrote on Amazon this year “Overall, I'd say that Iiyama monitors are good value for money” but despite that they gave it a rating of 60 out of 100. Rndmzr wrote in October last year “Reasonable for the price with a couple of caveats” in their review of this PC monitor.

Iiyama PC Screens Have Good Reviews

On average iiyama medium monitors have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all PC displays manufactured by iiyama.

Easy to Use

One customer who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to use.

Good Size

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the iiyama X2888HS was a good height. Rndmzr rated it 4 stars and said “Don't mind the lack of height adjustment and want a bigger display, you shouldn't go wrong with this”.

LED Display Type

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on similar spec PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to it.

There are a number of alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to look at including the Philips 231P4Q[plb_1394858_price], the LG 24GM77[plb_2470022_price], or the Benq EW2740[plb_2077559_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The X2888HS has a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other medium monitors that came out more than two years ago which do not have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other LCD screens with a built-in speaker to this flatpanel monitor and we think the Acer G276HL[plb_1413284_price] which is cheaper; or the Philips 284E5[plb_2083714_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker and we think the Hanns.G HL273[plb_2664411_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Big Viewable Height

The average viewable height of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the X2888HS is 310mm, and the viewable heights range from 28mm to 630mm. The X2888HS has a very big viewable height (620.9 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Megapixel Count

The X2888HS has a fairly big megapixel count (2.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to the X2888HS. Across all the PC displays that were released more than two years ago the megapixel count range from 0.3MP to 3MP, and the average megapixel count is 1.9MP.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of PC screens of this age and spec is 65cm, and the screen sizes range from 28cm to 770cm. At 71 centimeters, the X2888HS has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the X2888HS.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Audio Power

The RMS rated audio powers of PC screens of this age and spec range from 0.5W to 49W. At 6 Watts, the X2888HS has a fairly high RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the X2888HS.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Has Three Cables Included

The X2888HS has a greater number of cables included than most similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This iiyama LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium monitors that were released around the same time as the X2888HS. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)" and "DVI" are also found on this PC display.

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8 Reasons Against

Poor Product Quality

A few iiyama X2888HS owners reckoned that this PC monitor was not good quality. Oberon57 mentioned in October last year “No dead pixels at all! Fine quality” in their review.

£11.40 Price Increase

The price of the X2888HS has increased by £11.40 in the last 59 days.

Not 3D Compatible

The X2888HS is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a PC screen that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the XL2411[pl_2130532_price], or the XL2420[pl_1453626_price] both from Benq; or the Acer XB240H[plb_2719156_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the X2888HS do not have a built-in camera. The iiyama X2888HS is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this PC screen to all the other PC 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.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most similar spec PC displays that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X2888HS do not have an integrated card reader. The iiyama X2888HS is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Small Viewable Width

The X2888HS has a very small viewable width (only 341.2 millimeters) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this type and age. The smallest viewable width of PC displays of a comparable type and age to the X2888HS is 1mm and the biggest is 880mm.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on LCD screens of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Small Viewable Size Diagonal

The X2888HS has a fairly small viewable size diagonal (only 510 millimeters) compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and type. The smallest viewable size diagonal of LCD screens that were released more than two years ago is 21mm, the largest is 940mm, and the average viewable size diagonal is 570mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the iiyama X2888HS

Running Costs Are Average

This PC display is rated A for energy efficiency. The X2888HS is typical compared to the other 998 PC monitors of this spec and age that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the X2888HS is £55.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This iiyama LCD screen was released over two years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Type
3D Compatible
Graphics Resolution
HD Type
HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link
Separate H/V Sync
Viewable Size Diagonal
Viewable Height
Viewable Width
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Diagonal
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Socket Size
Headphone Output
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Megapixel Count
Integrated TV Tuner
Built-In Subwoofer
Design
Case Colour
Performance
Windows Operating System
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling Base
VESA Mount Interface
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Pivoting Base
Plug and Play
On/off Switch
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
On Screen Menu Display
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Annual Energy Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cable Included

Expert Reviews

(2)
23 March 2015

The X288HS-B1 monitor offers a great picture but quite basic connectivity and menu options. Furthermore, the 28" format is a little too large for Full HD, so you'll have to sit further back to...

Accurate colours (Delta E 2.4)
High contrast ratio 3220 1)
Stand offers limited adjustment
Diagonal a little too large for Full HD
24 December 2014

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User Reviews

(14)
(Verified Purchase)

I want to return this item as soon as possible I've had it about eight weeks it worked for about three weeks I was really annoyed by this as it a complete waste of money...

Reviewed 20 June 2016 by Alan L.
(Verified Purchase)

Good sellerproduct still going well.

(Verified Purchase)

I don't find the monitor any good for working with on a daily basis as screen size is too high for the resolution, this results in text appearing jagged and poorly formed; which might be OK if you... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

I was expecting a sharper quality image. If you need it for work, it is absolutely fine. Not that great for watching HD movies.

Reviewed 18 February 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Great Product Nice Picture well worth the money...

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Electricity cost when switched on £51.28
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £54.32
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the iiyama X2888HSuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.27 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers code x2888, code x2888h, code 300cdm2, iiyama x2888, code x2888hs, iiyama x2888h, iiyama p213364, code 1920x1080, iiyama 300cdm2, iiyama x2888hs, code x2888hsb1, iiyama x2888hsb, iiyama b1jkza00, iiyama p213364p, iiyama b1jkzs00, iiyama x2888hsb2, iiyama x2888hsb1, code iix2888hsb1, iiyama 1920x1080, iiyama x2888hsb1l, iiyama x2888hsb128, iiyama x2888hsb1le, iiyama x2888hsb128l, iiyama x2888hsb1led, iiyama x2888hsb128lc, iiyama x2888hsb128lcd, asrockasusantecarcticb x2888, asrockasusantecarcticb x2888h, asrockasusantecarcticb x2888hs, asrockasusantecarcticb 300cdm2
Barcodes 04056203039763, 04948570113699, 05054629509326

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